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Where the Sidewalk Ends

Where the Sidewalk Ends


by Shel Silverstein

Where the Sidewalk Ends: The nonsense makes more sense now Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Where the Sidewalk Ends? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What color is the grass at this place?

Q. What kinds of flowers grow in the place where "smoke blows black"?

Asphalt flowers
Q. How do "we" get to the place where the sidewalk ends?

By following chalk-white arrows
By walking in one direction long enough
By following old men
By closing our eyes and pointing at a map
Q. Who knows "the place where the sidewalk ends"?

Old men
No one, unfortunately
The children
Q. Where is this place?

It is in the imagination
Right outside of New York City
It doesn't exist
In the middle of the city