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Question 1 of 15

How many items were there on the list of pranks to pull on teachers?

  • 410
  • 407
  • 398
  • 500

Question 2 of 15

Who were the original cream puffs made for?

  • The wives of Vietnam Soldiers
  • Mrs. Baker's class
  • The local Jewish congregation
  • The local Catholic congregation

Question 3 of 15

Which Shakespeare play did Holling read first?

  • The Merchant of Venice
  • The Tempest
  • Macbeth
  • King Lear

Question 4 of 15

What made Holling uncomfortable during his state standardized exams?

  • He was too hot
  • He had to go to the bathroom
  • He didn't study enough
  • He broke his pencil

Question 5 of 15

What happened to Lieutenant T. Baker in Vietnam?

  • His helicoptor transport was downed
  • He was injured in action
  • He was deserted
  • No one knew; he was just missing in action.

Question 6 of 15

What sort of vehicle did Heather leave in when she left home?

  • VW Bug
  • Station Wagon
  • Ford Mustang
  • Public bus

Question 7 of 15

Which Yankee player did Holling and his friends practice baseball with at the school?

  • Joe Pepitone
  • Mickey Mantle
  • Bobby Cox
  • Bill Robinson

Question 8 of 15

Which architectural bids did Mr. Hoodhood and Mr. Kowalski not directely compete against each other for?

  • Yankee Stadium
  • Junior High School
  • Baker Sporting Emporium
  • None - they both compete for all these bids

Question 9 of 15

Which of the following events do Holling's parents come to?

  • None - Mrs. Baker goes to all of them
  • Hospital visit after saving Heather from getting hit by the bus
  • The Tempest play, where Holling played the part of Ariel
  • The Yankee's opening season game

Question 10 of 15

Why did Mrs. Baker keep rats in her classroom?

  • Her husband gave them to her
  • Rats were her favorite animal
  • She felt that rats taught the children good caretaking skills
  • The principal asked her to take care of them

Question 11 of 15

How did Holling show Meryl Lee forgivness after she showed her father the Hoodhood plans for the new Junior High School?

  • Brought her Coke drinks
  • Brought her a rose
  • Took her to a Shakespeare play
  • Brought her cream puffs

Question 12 of 15

According to Holling's father, how does a boy become a man?

  • By having a job/being able to provide
  • By living on your own
  • By choosing for yourself the life you want
  • By having a family

Question 13 of 15

At the end of the year camping trip, how does Mrs. Sidman scare all the kids?

  • Talking about snakes biting the kids
  • Telling ghost stories
  • Yelling at the kids about losing some of the supplies
  • Talking about bugs in their sleeping bags

Question 14 of 15

Which Olympics did Mrs. Baker participate in?

  • 1956 Melbourne
  • 1948 London
  • 1952 Helsinki
  • 1960 Rome

Question 15 of 15

Lieutenant Baker says he'll be home by when?

  • In time for strawberries
  • The end of the school year
  • In time for the class camping trip
  • By Mrs. Baker's birthday

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