10 Questions On Christopher Paul Curtis' Elijah Of Buxton

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E Elijah of Buxton is a novel published for children. It speaks of bravery and adventure. You have kids and you have been searching for the perfect book to help them learn? Or are you a children novelist looking for a good pattern or an idea on the next novel you want to write? Then I suggest you take this quiz as it will help in your decision making.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was this book published? 

    • A.

      2017

    • B.

      2010

    • C.

      2007

    • D.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    C. 2007
    Explanation
    The book was published in 2007.

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  • 2. 

    Which children's book award did the book receive? 

    • A.

      Caldecott Medal

    • B.

      Newbery Medal

    • C.

      Children's Choice Book Awards

    • D.

      Theodor Seuss Geisel Award​​​​​​​

    Correct Answer
    B. Newbery Medal
    Explanation
    The book received the Newbery Medal, which is an award given annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. This award recognizes the book's literary excellence and its ability to engage and inspire young readers.

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  • 3. 

    What is the genre of this children's book? 

    • A.

      Science fiction

    • B.

      Young Adult fiction

    • C.

      Speculative fiction

    • D.

      Historical fiction

    Correct Answer
    D. Historical fiction
    Explanation
    The genre of this children's book is historical fiction. This genre combines elements of history with fictional characters and events, providing an engaging and educational experience for young readers. Historical fiction allows children to learn about different time periods and cultures while also enjoying a captivating story. It helps them develop an understanding of the past and encourages an interest in history.

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  • 4. 

    How many years old is the main character of this children novel? 

    • A.

      11 years old

    • B.

      9 years old

    • C.

      13 years old

    • D.

      12 years old

    Correct Answer
    A. 11 years old
    Explanation
    The main character of this children's novel is 11 years old.

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  • 5. 

    What is the name of the best friend of Elijah? 

    • A.

      Curtis

    • B.

      Cooter

    • C.

      Colins

    • D.

      Chris

    Correct Answer
    B. Cooter
  • 6. 

    What makes Elijah to be honored in Buxton? 

    • A.

      He is the first child of the richest man in Buxton

    • B.

      He is the first child to kill a fish with a rock

    • C.

      He is the first free born child in Buxton

    • D.

      He is the most intelligent child in Buxton

    Correct Answer
    C. He is the first free born child in Buxton
    Explanation
    In Buxton, Elijah is honored because he is the first free born child. This means that he was not born into slavery but was born as a free person. This would have been a significant achievement and a symbol of hope for the community, as it showed that they were capable of creating a life of freedom and opportunity for themselves and future generations.

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  • 7. 

    Which word does Ma use to describe Elijah? 

    • A.

      Fra-gile

    • B.

      Fran-tic

    • C.

      Arro-gant

    • D.

      Frac-tured

    Correct Answer
    A. Fra-gile
    Explanation
    Ma uses the word "fragile" to describe Elijah.

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  • 8. 

    How did Elijah find the fishing lake at first? 

    • A.

      The Preacher led him there

    • B.

      Mr. Leroy took him there

    • C.

      Cooter took him there

    • D.

      Flipjack led him there

    Correct Answer
    D. Flipjack led him there
    Explanation
    Elijah found the fishing lake at first because Flipjack led him there.

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  • 9. 

    What type of snake did the preacher tell Elijah and Cooter had invaded Buxton? 

    • A.

      Python

    • B.

      Hoop snakes

    • C.

      Cobra

    • D.

      Anacondas

    Correct Answer
    B. Hoop snakes
    Explanation
    The preacher told Elijah and Cooter that hoop snakes had invaded Buxton.

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  • 10. 

    From what point of view is this novel narrated? 

    • A.

      Third person

    • B.

      First Person

    • C.

      Limited omniscient

    • D.

      Second person

    Correct Answer
    B. First Person
    Explanation
    The novel is narrated from the perspective of a character within the story, using "I" or "we" to describe events and share their thoughts and feelings. This allows the reader to intimately experience the story through the eyes of this character, gaining insight into their personal experiences and emotions.

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