Reading in the Dark Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is hired to look after the two children, Francis and Frances?
(a) Una.
(b) Katie McIlhenny.
(c) Brigid McLaughlin.
(d) Aunt Bernadette.

2. What do people believe lay below the ruins of Grianan?
(a) The souls of those who did not have a Christian burial.
(b) The ghosts of unborn children.
(c) The souls of those who had disappeared.
(d) The bodies of legendary ancient warriors.

3. How do the boy's father's parents die?
(a) An accident.
(b) Killed at the shootout at the distillery.
(c) Old age.
(d) Fever.

4. What does the boy's grandfather reveal about Eddie in Chapter 3?
(a) Eddie was an informer.
(b) Eddie was set up.
(c) Eddie left for America.
(d) Eddie died in a warehouse fire.

5. Why will no one ever know what really happened to Eddie in the secret passageway of Grianan?
(a) Those who know were sworn to secrecy.
(b) Larry does not speak anymore.
(c) The records of his death were burned.
(d) No one was there to witness what happened after he was sealed inside the passageway.

Short Answer Questions

1. What causes the priest to call off Larry McLaughlin's wedding?

2. When the boy and his brother, Liam, are taken across the river by their father, what does his father's explanation about Eddie reveal to the boy?

3. When do the boy's parents marry?

4. An army chaplain comes to the school to talk to the boys about what?

5. Where does the boy tell his father in Chapter 2 that he would like to go?

(see the answer key)

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