Novel Quiz: The Watsons Go To Birmingham Chapter 6-10

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Novel Quiz: The Watsons Go To Birmingham Chapter 6-10 - Quiz

The Watsons got to Birmingham is quite the captivating read, which introduces us to the Watsons who move to a new town due to Byron`s bad behavior. In chapters 6 to 10, we get introduced to the soft side of Byron and see him transform. Review these four chapters by taking the quiz below and keep an eye out on the quiz on the other chapters as well.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What did Byron do after he killed the dove?

    • A.

      He took it home and showed his parents that he did a bad thing.

    • B.

      He did nothing-he just walked away.

    • C.

      He buried it and put a cross on top.

    • D.

      He made Kenny bury it.

    Correct Answer
    C. He buried it and put a cross on top.
    Explanation
    After killing the dove, Byron chose to bury it and put a cross on top. This action suggests that Byron felt remorse for his actions and wanted to honor the bird by giving it a proper burial. By placing a cross on top, he may have been symbolizing his acknowledgement of the dove's life and showing his remorse for taking it.

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  • 2. 

    Why didn't Byron want to sign for the groceries at the store?

    • A.

      He didn't know how to write his name.

    • B.

      He thought that signing for groceries meant they were on welfare.

    • C.

      He thought that signing for the groceries was stealing.

    • D.

      He was afraid that Larry Dunn would steal the groceries.

    Correct Answer
    B. He thought that signing for groceries meant they were on welfare.
    Explanation
    Byron didn't want to sign for the groceries at the store because he thought that signing for groceries meant they were on welfare. This implies that Byron had a misconception or misunderstanding about the act of signing for groceries, associating it with being on welfare. This belief likely influenced his decision to avoid signing and may have been influenced by his personal views or experiences.

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  • 3. 

    How did Mrs. Watson feel about Byron's "conk".

    • A.

      She thought it looked great!

    • B.

      She thought he should go into town and show everyone.

    • C.

      She hated it and wanted Byron to be punished.

    • D.

      She took a razor and shaved Byron immediately.

    Correct Answer
    C. She hated it and wanted Byron to be punished.
    Explanation
    Mrs. Watson's feelings towards Byron's "conk" can be inferred from the given answer. It states that she hated it and wanted Byron to be punished. This suggests that Mrs. Watson did not approve of Byron's hairstyle and had a negative reaction to it.

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  • 4. 

    What did Mr. Watson decide Byron's punishment would be for the conk?

    • A.

      He had to go to church every Sunday.

    • B.

      He had to clean the garage.

    • C.

      He had to shave his head.

    • D.

      He had to take Kenny to the gym with him.

    Correct Answer
    C. He had to shave his head.
    Explanation
    Mr. Watson decided that Byron's punishment for the conk would be to shave his head. This punishment is likely chosen because the conk is a hairstyle that involves chemically straightening and reshaping the hair, and shaving the head would serve as a way to remove the conk and start fresh. Shaving the head can also be seen as a way to symbolize humility and a fresh start, as Byron learns from his mistakes and grows from the experience.

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  • 5. 

    What do they call the Watson's car?

    • A.

      The lean green machine

    • B.

      The Ultra Glide

    • C.

      The green hornet

    • D.

      The brown bomber

    Correct Answer
    D. The brown bomber
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The brown bomber" because this is the name they give to Watson's car.

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  • 6. 

    What is the Ultra Glide?

    • A.

      The name of the Watson's car.

    • B.

      The name of the Watson's dog.

    • C.

      The record player in the car.

    • D.

      The kind of bike that Kenny rides.

    Correct Answer
    C. The record player in the car.
    Explanation
    The Ultra Glide refers to the record player in the car. This can be inferred from the given options where all the other options are related to either the Watson family or Kenny, except for the record player. Additionally, the term "Ultra Glide" is commonly used to describe a type of record player or turntable.

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  • 7. 

    Why do the Watson's decide to go to Birmingham?

    • A.

      To go to the beach.

    • B.

      To have Grandma Sands watch Byron and help him shape up.

    • C.

      To visit Rufus.

    • D.

      To see Martin Luther King.

    Correct Answer
    B. To have Grandma Sands watch Byron and help him shape up.
    Explanation
    The Watsons decide to go to Birmingham because they want Grandma Sands to watch Byron and help him improve his behavior.

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  • 8. 

    The gift that Joetta received was a (n)___________

    Correct Answer
    angel
    Explanation
    The question asks for the type of gift that Joetta received. The correct answer is "angel," indicating that the gift Joetta received was an angel.

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  • 9. 

    What was the surprise that Kenny and Byron found at the rest stop in Ohio?

    • A.

      A stray dog

    • B.

      There were outhouses

    • C.

      A lost girl

    • D.

      Money

    Correct Answer
    B. There were outhouses
    Explanation
    Kenny and Byron were surprised to find outhouses at the rest stop in Ohio. This suggests that they were not expecting to see such facilities at the rest stop. Outhouses are typically found in more rural or remote areas, so their presence at a rest stop may have been unexpected for Kenny and Byron.

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  • 10. 

    What was the trademark that Kenny saw inside Joetta's shoe

    • A.

      Buster Brown

    • B.

      Elmo

    • C.

      Mickey Mouse

    • D.

      Dumbo the elephant

    Correct Answer
    A. Buster Brown
    Explanation
    Kenny saw the trademark "Buster Brown" inside Joetta's shoe.

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