Elijah of Buxton Test | Final Test - Medium

Christopher Paul Curtis
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who tells Mr. Leroy that Elijah is not as smart as Emma Collins?
(a) Mr. Segee.
(b) The preacher.
(c) Mr. Polite.
(d) Mrs. Holton.

2. Why does Elijah think that they should not have church on Sundays?
(a) He and his family should be allowed to sleep in.
(b) It bores him.
(c) It is supposed to be a day of rest.
(d) They praise God everyday, not just Sunday.

3. Why does Elijah want to attend the meeting in chapter 18?
(a) He wants to hear the gossip.
(b) They might need someone to read something for them.
(c) He wants to be a part of something grown up.
(d) They might need his help.

4. Who does Mr. Freeman suggest go with the preacher to make a deal with John Jarvey?
(a) Mr. Polite.
(b) Mr. Leroy.
(c) Mr. Travis.
(d) Mr. Highgate.

5. What causes Elijah to have to return to Mr. Segee's in chapter 13 to trade Flapjack for a horse?
(a) Flapjack injured his leg.
(b) Mr. Leroy.
(c) Mr. Polite.
(d) Flapjack is moving too slow.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who sees the people hiding in the woods first in chapter 11?

2. What does Mr. Leroy do in the beginning of chapter 16 that he feels he must apologize for?

3. What does a notice in the post office window in Chatham tell Elijah to do?

4. Where does the ferry let Mr. Leroy and Elijah off at in chapter 20?

5. How many times does Elijah realize they must ring the Liberty Bell with the arrival of a new family in chapter 12?

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