The Water Is Wide Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 1 and 2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who suggested Pat Conroy change the direction of his teaching career?
(a) Bernie Schein.
(b) George Garbade.
(c) Jason Keener.
(d) Mike Jones.

2. What color is home protection in voodoo?
(a) Black.
(b) Blue.
(c) White.
(d) Green.

3. Who is the "first decent teacher" the deputy superintendent hired?
(a) Mrs. Black.
(b) Mrs. Jacobsen.
(c) Mrs. Brown.
(d) Mrs. White.

4. What saying hung in the classroom on Pat Conroy's visit?
(a) Dream it and do it.
(b) Learn and all will follow.
(c) Just do it.
(d) Education is the key to success.

5. What food item from Yamacraw is famous?
(a) Oysters.
(b) Honey.
(c) Seaweed.
(d) Pralines.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Pat Conroy sleep his first night in Yamacraw?

2. Who is described as a "portrait of efficiency?"

3. Where did Pat Conroy visit Dr. Henry Piedmont?

4. Why is it impossible to commute to the island?

5. What is Ted Stone's attitude when first meeting Pat Conroy?

(see the answer key)

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