Waterland Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 50.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did the stuffed pike come from?
(a) It was a wedding present for Dick and Helen Crick.
(b) Tom caught it and gave it to Dick for his birthday.
(c) Dick never tells anyone.
(d) Dick caught it.

2. What is Ernest Atkinson's reaction to the fire?
(a) He weeps openly on front of the entire town.
(b) He sings loudly with the other revelers as the brewery collapses.
(c) He shows no reaction and drives off to his country estate.
(d) He frantically alerts the fire brigade, but they are too drunk to help.

3. What is the name of the student club that Price is part of?
(a) The Tom Crick Admirers Association.
(b) The Holocaust Club/Anti-Armageddon League.
(c) The Students For the Future Society.
(d) Concerned Students for Democratic Change.

4. 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) Hereward the Wake.
(b) King Arthur and His Noble Knights.
(c) A Tale of Two Cities.
(d) The Last of the Mohicans.

5. What is NOT one of the grotesque details Tom Crick lists to show that the French Revolution should better be remembered for its guillotines than for the festive spirit of the French on July 14th, when they "prefer fairy tales" about their history.
(a) Headless corpses that flailed and kicked.
(b) Corpseless heads that rolled their eyes and screamed.
(c) Old women knitting at the scaffold.
(d) Ravens picking at piles of corpses.

Short Answer Questions

1. Tom thinks that progress leads...

2. Who does Tom Crick think his wife Mary is having a love affair with in her old age?

3. What does Mary tell Tom about the unborn child at the windmill?

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

5. What does Tom compare his father to as every day he sees him trudge back and forth along the canal?

(see the answer key)

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