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. What does Mr. Highgate say that the preacher did with his old rusty pistol?
(a) Gave it to the ferry man.
(b) Threw it in the trash.
(c) Gave it to a barmaid.
(d) Threw it in the river.

2. Who finds Elijah in the woods in chapter 18?
(a) Mr. Freeman.
(b) Mr. Highgate.
(c) Mr. Leroy.
(d) Mr. Polite.

3. When does Mr. Leroy promise Elijah he will be back home?
(a) Never.
(b) The next day.
(c) A month.
(d) A week.

4. Who gave the Liberty Bell to Buxton as inscribed on the bell?
(a) The colored inhabitants of Pittsburgh.
(b) The town of Chatham.
(c) The governor of Ontario.
(d) The original fifteen inhabitants of Buxton.

5. For what reason is Cooter being punished again in chapter 18?
(a) He has been acting up in school.
(b) He talked back to his mother.
(c) He did not eat his dinner.
(d) He stole some cookies.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mr. Leroy say in chapter 16 in response to Mr. Freeman's warnings about the preacher?

2. What promise does Elijah make to Mr. Leroy at the end of chapter 20?

3. Who was the Liberty Bell presented to as engraved on the bell?

4. Why does Elijah think that Mr. Leroy wants to kill him in chapter 18?

5. Who tells Elijah of Mr. Highgate's injuries in chapter 17?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. In chapter 14, where does the community of Buxton spend their Sunday afternoon?

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

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

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

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

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

8. To where did Elijah's mother travel with her white master as a child when she was a slave?

9. What gift does Mrs. Holton make to Mr. Leroy in chapter 15? For what purpose?

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

(see the answer keys)

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