The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
by Christopher Paul Curtis
The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963: Do you have what it takes to be a Weird Watson? Quiz
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Q. How do you know when Dad is angry?
He starts singing.
He yells real loud.
He repeats whatever you say.
He repeats himself.
Q. How can you tell Momma is getting irritated?
She repeats herself.
She repeats whatever you say.
She covers her mouth with her hand.
She starts lighting matches and blowing them out one at a time.
Q. When does Momma use her snake-woman voice?
Any time she is angry at Byron.
When she's complaining about the cold.
Only when she's mad enough to do something crazy, like burn Byron.
When she's joking around.
Q. Why do the Watson kids have to wear so many winter clothes?
Momma wants to make them look fatter than they are.
For protection from bullies.
It's all Dad's idea.
Momma is afraid the cold will kill them.
Q. Where do you go to check into the Watson Pet Hospital?
Behind the couch.
Under Kenny's bed.
To the trunk of the Brown Bomber.
To the vet.