Vocabulary Characters Plot That Was Funny Who Am I

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

100

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

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

100

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

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

200

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

200

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

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

200

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

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

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

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

400

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

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

400

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

400

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

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

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

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

500

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

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

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