The Ultimate
Cheaper By the Dozen
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 14

What did Anne do to pave the way for her younger sisters?

  • Bobbed her hair
  • Burned her long underwear
  • Wore makeup
  • Joined the birth control movement

Question 2 of 14

What objects did Father film the children burying in a coffin?

  • Pencils
  • Flowers
  • Canaries
  • Chalk

Question 3 of 14

Why would the children flinch or cry as soon as Father disappeared under his black photography blanket?

  • The flash powder explosion
  • They hated to have their picture taken
  • They were scared Father had disappeared
  • The camera was scary

Question 4 of 14

How did Father teach the children Morse code?

  • Painting secret messages on the walls
  • Only spoke in it for two weeks
  • Left daily letters on each child's pillow
  • Made a record to play daily

Question 5 of 14

What made up the other part of the summer cottage in Nantucket next to "The Shoe"?

  • Two lighthouses
  • Treehouses
  • Tennis courts
  • A camp trailer

Question 6 of 14

What was the name of the family car?

  • The Foolish Carriage
  • Old Faithful
  • Mrs. Murphy
  • The Gilbreth Goliath

Question 7 of 14

Which two children did the doctor mix up on their tonsil removal?

  • Ernestine and Martha
  • Bill and Jackie
  • Lillian and Anne
  • Frank and Robert

Question 8 of 14

What profession did Father begin his efficency work in?

  • Bricklaying
  • Typewriting
  • Cement Mixing
  • Factory Assembly

Question 9 of 14

Who was the only family member Father could not teach to swim?

  • Mother
  • Martha
  • Ernestine
  • Fred

Question 10 of 14

Where did the Gilbreths study German and French?

  • The bathroom
  • The library
  • The car during drives
  • The kitchen during meals

Question 11 of 14

What did the Gilbreth children think happened everytime Mother saw a doctor?

  • Another baby was born
  • She had a cold
  • Grandma would visit
  • Father would buy everyone ice cream

Question 12 of 14

What did it mean to visit Mrs. Murphy?

  • Needed to use the restroom
  • Time for piano lessons
  • Needed to throw up
  • Time for dinner

Question 13 of 14

Which places had some of the children been lost?

  • A boat deck and restaurant
  • The super market and the theater
  • California and the hospital
  • A restaurant and the theater

Question 14 of 14

What tasks were not monitered and charted with Mother's and Father's motion study?

  • Prayers
  • Dishwashing
  • Brushing Teeth
  • Daily Weigh-In

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