Vocabulary
Characters
Plot
That Was Funny
Who Am I

100

A disease that causes confusion is known as this.
What is "Alzheimer's"?

100

Megan prefers to spend most of her time here.
What is at the mall?

100

It is the place for the setting of the plot.
What is Whispering Oaks?

100

"They've done her up like a Barbie doll" means that they did this to Grandma Breckenridge.
What is that they gave her a bow and heavy make-up?

100

At the beginning of the story, I hated visiting my great-grandmother.
Who is Megan?

200

Something that is very grave or serious...
What is "severe"?

200

Mom was annoyed by the reporters for this reason.
What is because they were pushy, rude and disrespectful?

200

Great-Grandmother Breckenridge told Megan's mom that she made up the stories for this reason.
What is that she was annoyed that the reporters weren't really interested in her?

200

This was referred to as the big "gas bag".
What is The Hindenburg?

200

I have a good sense of humor.
Who is Mrs. Breckenridge?

300

Unusual or weird in a somewhat frightening way...
What is "eerie"?

300

We can tell that Great-Grandmother Breckenridge is funny because she did this...
What is invent imaginative stories about herself being at historical events?

300

The climax of the story occurred when...
What is when the reporters start asking Mrs. Breckenridge questions?

300

After describing her harrowing "incident" on the Hindenburg, Grandma Breckenridge said she thought she was wearing this.
What is a lace dress that was full of holes?

300

I got a "C" in history.
Who is Aunt Gloria?

400

Where two or more roads come together...
What are "crossroads"?

400

At the end of the story, we see that Megan's character has changed because..
What is she seems to enjoy visiting her great-grandma?

400

It is the reason that Mrs. Breckenridge rudely turned away a newspaper reporter.
What is because she had no respect for them and didn't want to answer any more questions?

400

"It puts my nose out of joint!" means...
What is that she is insulted or offended?

400

Grandma predicted that I would soon be losing my job because my ratings are going down.
Who is the TV anchor?

500

Dried up or shriveled...
What is "withered"?

500

It is the one way that Mrs Breckenridge treated both the newspaper and television reporters alike.
What is that she showed them no respect - she lied to one and made the other one leave?

500

At the conclusion of the story, Megan's encounter with her great-grandmother was different than she had expected because...
What is because she expected her to be dozing, but great-grandmother was alert and eager to talk?

500

Great-Grandmother Breckenridge knew what details to include in her "stories" because...
What is it paid to pay attention to history, which she had read about and lived through?

500

I didn't bring a photographer with me on my interview.
Who is the reporter for The Glenview Weekly Shopper?