Al Capone Shines My Shoes

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Al Capone Shines My Shoes - Quiz

Moose Flanagan, who lives on Alcatraz along with his family and the families of the other prison guards, is frightened when he discovers that noted gangster Al Capone, a prisoner there, wants a favor in return for the help that he secretly gave Moose. Take up the quiz and remember what you read.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does Moose nickname the crawlspace?

    • A.

      The Maze

    • B.

      Mr. Baseball

    • C.

      Chinatown

    • D.

      Brooklyn

    • E.

      The Sewer

    Correct Answer
    C. Chinatown
    Explanation
    Moose nicknames the crawlspace "Chinatown" because it is a small and confined space, similar to the cramped streets and alleys of Chinatown in New York City. This nickname reflects Moose's imagination and creativity in associating the characteristics of the crawlspace with a specific location.

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  • 2. 

    What does Annie want Moose to confess to the warden?

    • A.

      The murder he witnessed.

    • B.

      His sister is friends with AZ 105.

    • C.

      He knows Al Capone's escape plan.

    • D.

      He wrote a note to Al Capone.

    • E.

      The kids use the crawlspace as a secret passageway.

    Correct Answer
    D. He wrote a note to Al Capone.
    Explanation
    Annie wants Moose to confess to the warden that he wrote a note to Al Capone. This suggests that Moose has some sort of connection or communication with Al Capone, which could potentially be seen as a dangerous association. It also implies that Moose may have been involved in some illegal activities or conspiracies related to Al Capone's escape plan. This information could be crucial for the warden in order to take appropriate actions against Moose.

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  • 3. 

    Who fixes Moose's family's plumbing?

    • A.

      Al Capone

    • B.

      Seven Fingers

    • C.

      The warden

    • D.

      Scout

    • E.

      His mother

    Correct Answer
    B. Seven Fingers
    Explanation
    Seven Fingers is the person who fixes Moose's family's plumbing.

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  • 4. 

    What instrument does Moose's mother play?

    • A.

      Flute

    • B.

      Drums

    • C.

      Guitar

    • D.

      Trumpet

    • E.

      Piano

    Correct Answer
    E. Piano
    Explanation
    Moose's mother plays the piano.

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  • 5. 

    What does Al Capone call Moose the first time he meets him?

    • A.

      Kid

    • B.

      Brother

    • C.

      Son

    • D.

      Baby

    • E.

      Boss

    Correct Answer
    C. Son
    Explanation
    Al Capone calls Moose "Son" the first time he meets him. This suggests that Al Capone sees Moose as a younger, less experienced individual who he can take under his wing and mentor. It implies a sense of paternalism and authority on Al Capone's part, positioning Moose as someone who can be molded and guided by him.

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  • 6. 

    Which word best describes Sadie?

    • A.

      Quiet

    • B.

      Hyper

    • C.

      Unfeeling

    • D.

      Furious

    • E.

      Persistent

    Correct Answer
    E. Persistent
    Explanation
    Sadie is best described as persistent because the word "persistent" means to continue doing something despite difficulties or opposition. This suggests that Sadie is determined and does not easily give up. The other words, such as quiet, hyper, unfeeling, and furious, do not convey the same sense of determination and perseverance.

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  • 7. 

    Why does Piper get mad at Moose?

    • A.

      He met Al Capone.

    • B.

      He got drunk.

    • C.

      He kissed Annie.

    • D.

      He told about the note.

    • E.

      He wouldn't let her cheat at school.

    Correct Answer
    A. He met Al Capone.
    Explanation
    Piper gets mad at Moose because he met Al Capone. This suggests that Piper is upset or angry with Moose for having some kind of interaction or connection with Al Capone. The reason for her anger could be due to concerns about Moose's safety or involvement with a dangerous figure like Al Capone. Additionally, it could indicate jealousy or feeling left out if Piper wanted to meet or be involved with Al Capone herself.

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  • 8. 

    What is Molly?

    • A.

      Turtle

    • B.

      Dog

    • C.

      Cat

    • D.

      Mouse

    • E.

      Bird

    Correct Answer
    D. Mouse
    Explanation
    Molly is most commonly known as a name for a pet mouse.

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  • 9. 

    Who uses the bar spreader as a toy?

    • A.

      Darby

    • B.

      Piper

    • C.

      Theresa

    • D.

      Janet

    • E.

      Natalie

    Correct Answer
    D. Janet
    Explanation
    The question asks who uses the bar spreader as a toy. The correct answer is Janet.

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  • 10. 

    Who finds Piper's baby brother?

    • A.

      Moose

    • B.

      Piper

    • C.

      Natalie

    • D.

      Al Capone

    • E.

      Trixle

    Correct Answer
    C. Natalie
    Explanation
    Natalie finds Piper's baby brother.

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