Waterland Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 25 | Chapter 26.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the ale Ernest Atkinson brews that seems to cause the end of any respect for him in Gildsey because it is too good?
(a) Coronation Ale.
(b) Helen Atkinson Ale.
(c) Diamond Jubilee Ale.
(d) Gildsey Flood Ale.

2. How does Tom react to Mary's statement that "everything has changed" with Freddie's death.
(a) He says nothing and watches Mary run off into the night.
(b) He tears up lumps of grass and angrily throws them around.
(c) He slaps Mary and shouts,
(d) He laughs uncontrollably.

3. What does Ernest Atkinson, Tom's grandfather, do that marks the beginning of a long list of scandalous behavior?
(a) He proclaims that he believes Sarah Atkinson's ghost haunts his bedroom.
(b) He closes the Atkinson brewery and begins selling soda instead.
(c) He get engaged to a poor journalist's daughter without his parents' permission.
(d) He bathes in a public fountain with some of his Cambridge classmates.

4. Who does Tom Crick think his wife Mary is having a love affair with in her old age?
(a) Their neighbor's son George.
(b) Nature.
(c) His brother Dick.
(d) God.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Johannes Schmidt, whose theory about eels and their mating habits is considered the most accurate one, thought that eels mate where?

2. Tom thinks that people who focus on ideals like the Declaration of the Rights of Man instead of the details of the French Revolution forget what important fact?

3. Why does Tom Crick decide to study the history of the Fens?

4. Henry Crick, Tom's father, is obsessed with one question about Freddie's death that he repeats over and over again. What is it?

5. How does Freddie Parr's father Jack react to the ruling by the court that Freddie's death was an accident?

(see the answer key)

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