Elijah of Buxton Test | Final Test - Medium

Christopher Paul Curtis
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How much does Mrs. Holton give to Elijah for his help with work on her property?
(a) A quarter.
(b) A dime.
(c) A dollar.
(d) A nickel.

2. 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) Flapjack is moving too slow.
(c) Mr. Polite.
(d) Mr. Leroy.

3. What concerns Elijah about the horse in chapter 20 he and Mr. Leroy are riding?
(a) Mr. Leroy is pushing it too hard.
(b) It is too small to carry both he and Mr. Leroy.
(c) It is too slow to get them to Michigan.
(d) It is lame.

4. How many passes in chapter 17 before the people of Buxton learn of Mr. Highgate's injuries?
(a) Two days.
(b) Three days.
(c) Four days.
(d) Five days.

5. How long after Elijah was Emma born?
(a) Two days.
(b) Three days.
(c) Ten days.
(d) Six days.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Elijah ashamed of about himself as he and his father walk out of the woods in chapter 18?

2. What did Mr. Tillman accuse Mr. Holton of stealing, precipitating the beating that ended his life?

3. Who tells Mr. Leroy that Elijah is not as smart as Emma Collins?

4. Who gave the Liberty Bell to Buxton as inscribed on the bell?

5. When does Mr. Leroy promise Elijah he will be back home?

Short Essay Questions

1. From whom does Mrs. Holton receive a letter? What does this letter say?

2. What do Elijah and Mr. Leroy learn when they arrive in village in Michigan where Mr. Highgate was shot?

3. Who are the Taylors? Why have they come to Buxton?

4. Why does Elijah's father not trust the preacher to take Mr. Leroy's money and arrange for the purchase of his family?

5. Whom do the Duncan sisters believe Mrs. Taylor is? For what reason?

6. Why do Cooter and Elijah rush to the schoolhouse in chapter 12?

7. What is among the supplies Elijah collects in chapter 19 for his trip to Michigan to help Mr. Leroy recover his money?

8. What does Emma give to the Taylor's older daughter? For what reason?

9. For what reason does Mr. Leroy want to go to Michigan? Why does he want to take Elijah?

10. What happened to Mr. Highgate? For what reason? How did he get back to Buxton?

(see the answer keys)

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