With All Flags Flying Trivia Quiz

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With All Flags Flying Trivia Quiz - Quiz

‘With All Flags Flying’ is a story from award-winning novelist and short story writer Anne Tyler, written in 1971 and commonly used to this day in English classes in the Western world. Can you remember the story?

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the one thing the old man carried with him?
    • A. 

      A brown bag with a few belongings in it

    • B. 

      His hat from the 1940's

    • C. 

      His cane built out of maple tree wood

  • 2. 
    What caused the man to realize he couldn't live by himself anymore?
    • A. 


    • B. 

      He was to weak to do anything

    • C. 

      He lost his house from bankruptcy

  • 3. 
    How old was the man?
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


    • D. 


  • 4. 
    Why did the old man want to go to the old age home?
  • 5. 
    Describe what the old man was like and how he lived?
  • 6. 
    How did the old man get to his daughters house?
    • A. 

      Took a bus

    • B. 

      Took a train

    • C. 

      Road his bike

    • D. 

      By motorcycle

  • 7. 
    The old mans daughter wanted him to go the old peoples home instead of living with them
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 8. 
    Who was Lollie Simpson and what did she want to do?
  • 9. 
    Do you think the old man was selfish? why or why not?
  • 10. 
    What was his daughters initial reaction to his plan to go to the old peoples home?
    • A. 

      Doesnt care

    • B. 

      Think hes sick and is in pain

    • C. 

      Wants him to go and thinks its a good idea

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