Waterland Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 33 | Chapter 34.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following does NOT draw Mary and Tom closer together?
(a) They both have odd older brothers.
(b) They both escape to the ruined windmill together in the afternoons.
(c) They both grew up without a mother.
(d) They both take the same train to school every day.

2. What does Tom Crick tell his students is the difference between animals and humans?
(a) Humans tell each other stories.
(b) Humans have the ability to forgive each other.
(c) Humans can plan for the future.
(d) Animals don't kill each other out of jealousy.

3. What is one of the books Tom Crick reads that he finds in the trove of books collected by his great-aunts Louisa and Dora?
(a) A Tale of Two Cities.
(b) The Last of the Mohicans.
(c) King Arthur and His Noble Knights.
(d) Hereward the Wake.

4. What does Tom notice for the first time when Mary struggles with Freddie Parr's prank?
(a) That Dick is interested in Mary and that Mary is interested in Dick.
(b) That Terry Coe is afraid of eels.
(c) That Mary is ticklish.
(d) That Freddie Parr is a drunkard.

5. What does Tom Crick's new-coined term "histrionics" refer to?
(a) Being hysterically enthusiastic about something.
(b) The combined study of history and economics.
(c) Changing history through technology.
(d) Throwing an angry fit because what has happened is history and cannot be changed.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Tom compare the sound of Dick's motorcycle to the evening Mary has broken up with Tom?

2. What marks the end of Ernest Atkinson's political career?

3. What about the scene at the Lode does NOT remind Tom of the later scene of Freddie Parr's death?

4. What is the question Price asks Tom during their evening spent together that shakes Tom most deeply?

5. What does Ernest Atkinson, Tom's grandfather, do that marks the beginning of a long list of scandalous behavior?

(see the answer key)

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