The Keeping Room Quiz

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The Keeping Room Quizzes & Trivia

The keeping room is and interesting read and a very inspiring book to read. The three women show us that there is power in unity and not to under estimate people. Take the quiz below on the book and see how much you remember about the book. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the story setting in chapter 2?
    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      Camden, South Carolina

    • C. 

      The thirteen colonies

    • D. 

      England

  • 2. 
    How does the father in this story feel about education?
    • A. 

      Boys should recieve the best education but girls are not worthy of being educated

    • B. 

      Boys and girls should be equally educated

    • C. 

      Boys hsould recieve the best and boys should just follow their fathers line of work

    • D. 

      There is not enough money to educate anyone in the family

  • 3. 
    On page 18 fo the text, what does the phrase "what boiled within him" mean?
    • A. 

      He had a tempature and felt really hot

    • B. 

      He was sweating

    • C. 

      The warm, summer air made everyone feel hot

    • D. 

      What made him angry

  • 4. 
    Which sentence from the story shows the main character is brave?
    • A. 

      "I will ke the pistol, I say, and my gaze meets her, unflinching."

    • B. 

      "I have not been hit."

    • C. 

      "I imagine little George and Sarah with their thin faces."

    • D. 

      "Wretched I begin to step backwards from them."

  • 5. 
    Although he attempts to be brave, the main character is still a young boy and very fearful as shown in which sentence from the story?
    • A. 

      "I swear father to do just as you have told me."

    • B. 

      "I am very glad he will be each day in our house."

    • C. 

      "I hear my voice tremble and I am barely holding back tears."

    • D. 

      "My knees are shaking but I step up to the door and to the guards."

  • 6. 
    In chapter 5, why are the Redcoats building a stockade fence in the garden?
    • A. 

      To bury the dead

    • B. 

      To house the Kershaw family

    • C. 

      To hold prisoners of war

    • D. 

      To hang prisoners of war

  • 7. 
    Which sentence from the story shows the soldiers' feelings toward the boy visiting the jail?
    • A. 

      "I am aware that both guards watch me with eyes of scorn."

    • B. 

      "I pull open the heavy door and I am horrified."

    • C. 

      'lord Rawdon is true to his word."

    • D. 

      "A guard is on duty at the large front doors but is unaware that I am to see no family."

  • 8. 
    Conditions in the Camden jail can best be desribed as
    • A. 

      Overcrowed

    • B. 

      Stinky

    • C. 

      Sickly

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What responsibility to Joey and Mary volunteer to take on for the prisoners and soldiers alike?
    • A. 

      To fight for the Redcoats

    • B. 

      Writing letters to theri families on their behave

    • C. 

      To be servants

    • D. 

      To protect their family at all costs

  • 10. 
    What is the final outcome of the war between the Redcoats and the colonists?
    • A. 

      The war just ends with out a winner

    • B. 

      All the colonists were killed or starved to death

    • C. 

      The British win by burning down all the building in Camden

    • D. 

      The Redcoats retreat and the colonist are victorious