Watsons Quiz Chapters 4-6

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Test students comprehension of Watsons book chapers 4-6


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an opinion?
    • A. 

      Byron told Joetta and Kenny a made up story about fake garbage trucks.

    • B. 

      Byron left Kenny to clean up Joetta's tears after scaring her with the story about the fake garbage trucks.

    • C. 

      Byron tells Joetta and Kenny they are at risk for freezing because they have half Southern blood.

    • D. 

      Byron is a good big brother because he helped Kenny with Joetta's whining about having to wear so many winter clothes.

  • 2. 
    What does Kenny mean when he says, “I knew God had finally sent me my personal saver!”?
    • A. 

      Kenny found a life preserver in the garage.

    • B. 

      Byron saved Kenny from the bully's attack.

    • C. 

      Kenny found new toys at a garage sale.

    • D. 

      Rufus and Cody wear worn clothing and will be teased more than Kenny.

  • 3. 
    According to Byron, why do garbage trucks have wide back doors?
    • A. 

      To hide the children who are skipping school.

    • B. 

      To haul away all the garbage that piles up near the school.

    • C. 

      To take the radioactive dinosaurs away.

    • D. 

      Children from the South have thin blood and when they freeze easily the garbage trucks take their frozen bodies.

  • 4. 
    The book is written through the eyes of which character?
    • A. 

      Byron

    • B. 

      Mrs. Watson

    • C. 

      Kenny

    • D. 

      Joetta

  • 5. 
    Why is Kenny so surprised that Byron hit the morning dove?
    • A. 

      Kenny knew that Byron had eaten too much sugar and couldn't believe it didn't affect his aim.

    • B. 

      Kenny had seen millions of people throw things at birds, but they never hit one.

    • C. 

      Kenny remembered Byron's poor pitching skills from Little League, and was shocked that his aim had so greatly improved.

    • D. 

      Kenny knew that Byron secretly cared for birds and was surprised that he would do anything to hurt one.

  • 6. 
    "I didn't mind Rufus coming over to play, because both our favorite game was playing with the little plastic dinosaurs that I had and you couldn't really have any fun playing by yourself. That was because someone had to be the American dinosaurs and someone had to be the Nazi ones.  Rufus didn't even mind being the Nazi dinosaurs most of the time and it was O.K. playing with him because he didn't cheat and didn't try to steal my plastic monsters." pg. 37Which information from the passage best supports the idea the Rufus is a good friend?
    • A. 

      Rufus is willing to be the Nazi dinosaurs.

    • B. 

      Rufus will go to Kenny's house to play everyday.

    • C. 

      Rufus doesn't cheat or steal the toys.

    • D. 

      Rufus is willing to play with Kenny when no one else will.

  • 7. 
    What finally enable Byron to jump up off the couch and make a run for it?
    • A. 

      Byron decided that Buphead could help defend him against Momma.

    • B. 

      Byron heard Momma say she was going to burn his fingers.

    • C. 

      Byron saw that Momma had come back to the living room with vaseline and gauze.

    • D. 

      Byron thought he could out run Momma.

  • 8. 
    Who won the greatest dinosaur war ever?
    • A. 

      LJ

    • B. 

      Rufus

    • C. 

      Kenny

    • D. 

      Byron

  • 9. 
    What does Byron do to discredit the generalization that he is only a tough guy who cares for himself?
    • A. 

      Byron cried big cry baby tears and hugged the bird.

    • B. 

      Byron said a prayer for the bird, then asked Kenny to bury it in the alley behind Mitchell's store.

    • C. 

      Byron buried the bird in the alley behind Mitchell's and marked it with a popsicle stick cross.

    • D. 

      Byron buried the bird in their backyard.

  • 10. 
    Which event came last in events concerning the dead bird and Swedish Cremes?
    • A. 

      Byron's fourth cookie popped the bird in the chest.

    • B. 

      Byron spotted the bird sitting on the wire.

    • C. 

      Byron threw three Swedish Creme cookies at the bird.

    • D. 

      Byron dusted the pink frosting off of the dove's chest.

  • 11. 
    What event happened last in Byron's frozen people story?
    • A. 

      Byron said he would never forget what he saw inside the fake garbage truck.

    • B. 

      Byron told Kenny that he would help him with Joetta's whining.

    • C. 

      Byron explained that Kenny and Joetta were at a great risk because they had half Southern blood.

    • D. 

      Byron described the reason why the back doors of the fake garbage trucks are so big.

  • 12. 
    What is the most likely reason the author included the following line, "Byron held the bird in one hand and with his other one gently brushed pink frosting off of the dove's chest"? pg. 83
    • A. 

      To entertain

    • B. 

      To inform

    • C. 

      To persuade

    • D. 

      To summarize

  • 13. 
    Which question is not answered on page 74?
    • A. 

      Why was Momma's hand covered in Joetta's slob?

    • B. 

      What will Momma do if Byron plays with matches again?

    • C. 

      Who finally punished Byron for playing with matches?

    • D. 

      What snapped Byron out of the "spell" Momma put on him?

  • 14. 
    Who was Larry Dunn?
    • A. 

      He was the school teacher.

    • B. 

      He was Kenny's cousin.

    • C. 

      He was the school bully.

    • D. 

      He liked to read poetry with Kenny.

  • 15. 
    "I didn't mind Rufus coming over to play, because both our favorite game was playing with the little plastic dinosaurs that I had and you couldn't really have any fun playing by yourself.  That was because someone had to be the American dinosaurs and someone had to be the Nazi ones.  Rufus didn't even mind being the Nazi dinosaurs most of the time and it was O.K. playing with him because he didn't cheat and didn't try to steal my plastic monsters." pg. 37Which is the best summary for this passage?
    • A. 

      Kenny prefers to be the American dinosaurs over being the Nazi ones.

    • B. 

      Rufus doesn't mind being the Nazi dinosaurs most of the time.

    • C. 

      Both Kenny and Rufus really enjoy playing with plastic dinosaurs.

    • D. 

      Rufus plays dinosaurs with Kenny at Kenny's house and doesn't steal or cheat when playing.

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