Elijah of Buxton Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Christopher Paul Curtis
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What are Cooter and Elijah looking at in chapter 1 when the preacher comes upon them?
(a) Bird tracks.
(b) Snake tracks.
(c) Dog tracks.
(d) Bear tracks.

2. Who does Elijah say shares the classroom with the black children of Buxton in chapter 4?
(a) French and white children.
(b) French and Indian children.
(c) Indian and white children.
(d) White and Chinese children.

3. Who told Elijah that swearing was a mistake you can't take back?
(a) Mr. Douglass.
(b) Mr. Travis.
(c) Mr. Brown.
(d) Mr. Leroy.

4. What does Elijah notice about the mesmerist's eyes the upset him in chapter 9?
(a) He has two sets of eyes.
(b) His eyes are a strange color.
(c) His eyes seem to see nothing.
(d) He has three sets of eyes.

5. What is shooting out of the eyes of the white man in the poster that Elijah sees in chapter 9 and says will haunt him all his life?
(a) Pinwheels.
(b) Bullets.
(c) Laser beams.
(d) Lightening bolts.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Elijah say he thinks Mr. Leroy must be a good listener in chapter 7?

2. What weapon does Madame Sabbar use in her act in chapter 8?

3. On what day does chapter 1 take place?

4. For whom does Mr. Leroy work?

5. What kind of insect does the preacher claim in chapter 10 destroyed Abho's tribe?

(see the answer key)

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