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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 9.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why is Stivvings always missing school?
(a) He cuts classes with his friends.
(b) He is sick.
(c) He must help his ailing mother.
(d) He sleeps in and misses the bus.
2. What do men usually wear when going to a lock?
(a) Bright colored blazers and straw hats.
(c) Walking shorts.
(d) Silk suits.
3. Why do the people in the boat often want the attention of the person pulling the tow line?
(a) Something has gone wrong.
(b) Everyone wants a chance to pull.
(c) It is customary to tease them.
(d) People play a game of trying to get the most attention.
4. Who worries that he may have forgotten to pack his toothbrush?
(a) The dog.
5. What do the men do to celebrate coming to a compromise about their sleeping arrangements?
(a) Give each other a pat on the back.
(b) Have custom tents made.
(c) Go out for a drink.
(d) Smoke a fancy cigar.
Short Answer Questions
1. Whose relative is Uncle Podger?
2. J. believes that fellow boaters blame _________________when their tow lines get tangled.
3. Where do the men make a pile of everything they want to pack?
4. What happens to J. when he gets on the train after telling his story while the men decide which food to bring?
5. Who starts teasing the men as they get their luggage ready to go?
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