The Dead of the House Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through In My Grandfather's House.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Grandpa Nye spent some of the finest times in his life ___________________.
(a) Paddling canoes.
(b) Drinking cold beer.
(c) Kissing his wife.
(d) Playing baseball.

2. How many of Grandpa Nye's children died?
(a) 1.
(b) 4.
(c) 3.
(d) 2.

3. Grandpa Nye's mother's family can trace its roots to what country?
(a) England.
(b) Germany.
(c) France.
(d) Ireland.

4. Where did Vanessa's great-great-grandparents eventually settle?
(a) Ireland.
(b) Minnesota.
(c) Maine.
(d) Quebec.

5. What waterway were the children used to playing on?
(a) Lake Superior.
(b) Lake Ontario.
(c) The St. Lawrence Seaway.
(d) Lake Champlain.

Short Answer Questions

1. At the beginning of the story, Vanessa's grandfather tells her the story of ____________________.

2. Where are Vanessa and her grandfather when he tells her the story of her ancestors again?

3. Grandpa had his theories of creationism tested by Alfred Russel Wallace, ____________ partner.

4. What was Vanessa's attitude toward her grandfather's stories?

5. What item of her Uncle Joab's does Vanessa keep by her bed?

(see the answer key)

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