Reading in the Dark Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens to the boy when the police come to search the house?
(a) He is beaten by the police.
(b) He is told to leave the house so they can search it.
(c) He is taken to the jail for further interrogation.
(d) He is hidden in the attic by his father.

2. According to the local belief his father told the boy, who gathers at the Field of the Disappeared at Christmas and other festivals?
(a) The souls of children who died at a young age.
(b) The souls of those who were murdered.
(c) The souls of orphans.
(d) The souls of those who have not had a Christian burial.

3. Who is Katie?
(a) The boy's father's aunt.
(b) The boy's mother's sister.
(c) The boy's grandmother.
(d) The boy's sister.

4. Which one of these characters does not know the truth about Eddie's death in Chapter 5?
(a) The boy's mother.
(b) The boy.
(c) The boy's grandfather.
(d) The boy's father.

5. Where does the boy's father work?
(a) The police station.
(b) The docks.
(c) The naval base.
(d) The distillery.

Short Answer Questions

1. How do the boy's father's parents die?

2. In Chapter 2, the boy remembers being trapped where?

3. Why does the boy's father threaten Crazy Joe in Chapter 6?

4. Why is the boy punished in 1954 by the Dean?

5. What language does the boy use to his advantage because his parents do not understand it?

(see the answer key)

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