Waterland Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 45.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What gives the Atkinsons the decisive advantage over the other brewers in the Gildsey area?
(a) They grow the best malt barley for beer brewing in the area.
(b) They return rich from an exploration to the Americas.
(c) They invent the steam engine.
(d) An ancestor saves Queen Elizabeth, is knighted and given a royal commission.

2. What secret does Tom reveal to his students about Lewis Scott, the headmaster of the school?
(a) The headmaster was once arrested for cross-dressing.
(b) The headmaster keeps whisky bottles in his filing cabinet.
(c) The headmaster is having an affair with his secretary, Miss Plum.
(d) The headmaster cheated to receive his university degree.

3. When Tom and Mary take the baby back to the car, Tom is afraid that the silent baby is what?
(a) Not real.
(b) In a coma.
(c) Dead with shock.
(d) Suffering interior injuries.

4. What does Dick do when he finds the bottle?
(a) He screams and later says he saw Sarah Atkinson's ghost.
(b) He hides it in a wooden chest with a lock in the attic.
(c) He ties it to the handle of his motorbike with a piece of string.
(d) He threatens Tom not to tell anyone about it or he will hurt Tom.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. The Atkinsons are an important family in the Gildsey area for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:

2. Which of the following is NOT a theory that biologists have put forward about how eels reproduce?

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

4. 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?

5. Which of the boys' bodies does Mary appear to be most interested in?

(see the answer key)

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