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Hatchet Quiz Chapters 9 & 10

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Hatchet Quiz Chapters 9 & 10
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  • 1. 
    Brian tried lighting many items. Finally he was able to make a fire by igniting  ________________.
    • A. 

      Grass and twigs

    • B. 

      The twenty dollar bill in his pocket

    • C. 

      Birch bark peelings

    • D. 

      Dry leaves

  • 2. 
    Brian discovered that he also needed ___________ to get the fire going.
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Pinecones

    • D. 

      Grass

  • 3. 
    Which of the following was NOT a reason Brian wanted a fire?
    • A. 

      The fire would keep away animals like the porcupine.

    • B. 

      The smoke from the fire kept the mosquitoes away.

    • C. 

      Brian could heat his raspberries on the fire.

    • D. 

      Brian could build a signal fire.

  • 4. 
    Building the fire took Brian __________.
    • A. 

      Only a few minutes to build after he learned the hatchet made sparks on the flint stone

    • B. 

      Several days of hard work to build

    • C. 

      A large part of the day to get started trying different kinds of kindling

    • D. 

      A few hours using only grass and twigs as kindling

  • 5. 
    Brian was lucky a sound woke him because _____________.
    • A. 

      His fire was about to go out

    • B. 

      He was about to get wet from the rain

    • C. 

      A deer was getting into his raspberries

    • D. 

      His jacket was blowing away

  • 6. 
    _____________ was making the noise that awakened Brian.
    • A. 

      A turtle

    • B. 

      A bear

    • C. 

      A moose

    • D. 

      An airplane flying overhead

  • 7. 
    Brian called himself ____________.
    • A. 

      A genius

    • B. 

      A pioneer

    • C. 

      An adventurer

    • D. 

      A city boy

  • 8. 
    The best thing about having the night visitor was Brian _______________.
    • A. 

      Knew he could have soup

    • B. 

      Now had food

    • C. 

      Remembered how to make a hammock

  • 9. 
    How did Brian know the animal that came up in the sand was a turtle?
    • A. 

      Brian had seen a television show about sea turtles.

    • B. 

      Brian had read a book in science class about sea turtles.

    • C. 

      Brian had seen sea turtles when he visited the aquarium.

    • D. 

      Brian had seen sea turtles on a vacation to the coast.

  • 10. 
    Watching Uncle Carter eat ____________ made Brian feel queasy.
    • A. 

      Worms dipped in ketchup

    • B. 

      Live grasshoppers

    • C. 

      Chocolate covered ants

    • D. 

      A raw egg with his milk

  • 11. 
    The turtle eggs looked _____________.
    • A. 

      White and round like ping pong balls

    • B. 

      Blue and oval like robin eggs

    • C. 

      Brown and oval like chicken eggs

    • D. 

      Green and spotted like moldy cheese

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Half the eggs

    • B. 

      All seventeen eggs

    • C. 

      Only one egg

    • D. 

      Six eggs and saved the rest

  • 13. 
    A good title for Chapter 9 could be ______________.
    • A. 

      The Airplane

    • B. 

      The Huge Bird

    • C. 

      The Wonders of Fire

    • D. 

      The Wolf in the Forest

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      A Wonderful Meal

    • B. 

      Magic

    • C. 

      A Sleepless Night

    • D. 

      Turtle Eggs

  • 15. 
    Which statement about Hatchet contains a cause-effect relationship?
    • A. 

      Brian's throat tried to throw the egg back up. His whole body seemed to convulse with it.

    • B. 

      Uncle Carter was Brian's father's brother. He put an egg in a glass of milk and drank it in the morning.

    • C. 

      A water animal came up to the sand. The animal was a turtle.

    • D. 

      The turtle laid eggs in the sand. Brian now has food.

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      First - The writer uses pronouns such as "I" or "me" or "my".

    • B. 

      Second - The narrator tells the story using the pronoun "you".

    • C. 

      Third - The story is told using pronouns such as "he", "she", or "it".

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