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The attack on Pearl Harbor is a great one in the history of America. The book a boy at war gives us the story in the point of view of Adam Pelko who lives in Hawaii with his military family. The quiz below is designed to see how much of it you remember.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the name of the ship that Adam's dad worked on?

    • A.

      Oregon

    • B.

      Alaska

    • C.

      Arizona

    • D.

      California

    Correct Answer
    B. Alaska
    Explanation
    Adam's dad worked on a ship named Alaska.

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  • 2. 

    Where was Adam's father buried?

    • A.

      In a casket.

    • B.

      In the Arizona.

    • C.

      In a cemetery.

    • D.

      In an airplane.

    Correct Answer
    B. In the Arizona.
  • 3. 

    What type of school did Adam attend?

    • A.

      Intermediate school

    • B.

      High School

    • C.

      Middle School

    • D.

      Elementary School

    Correct Answer
    B. High School
    Explanation
    Adam attended high school.

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  • 4. 

    What branch of the military was Adam's dad enlisted?

    • A.

      Marines

    • B.

      Army

    • C.

      Navy

    • D.

      Coast Guard

    Correct Answer
    C. Navy
    Explanation
    Adam's dad was enlisted in the Navy branch of the military.

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  • 5. 

    Which town is Pearl Harbor nearest?

    • A.

      Honolulu

    • B.

      Maui

    • C.

      Oahu

    • D.

      Kahuku

    Correct Answer
    A. Honolulu
    Explanation
    Pearl Harbor is located on the island of Oahu, and Honolulu is the capital city of Oahu. Therefore, Honolulu is the town nearest to Pearl Harbor.

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  • 6. 

    Who was America at war with?

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      Mexico

    • C.

      Europe

    • D.

      China

    Correct Answer
    A. Japan
    Explanation
    During World War II, America was at war with Japan. The Japanese attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in 1941, leading to America's entry into the war. The conflict between the two countries lasted until Japan's surrender in 1945. This war had a significant impact on American history and led to the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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  • 7. 

    How old was Adam's father when he joined the navy?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      18

    • C.

      19

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    A. 14
    Explanation
    The question asks about Adam's father's age when he joined the navy. The correct answer is 14.

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  • 8. 

    Who did Adam want to hurt on the row boat?

    • A.

      Bea

    • B.

      His dad

    • C.

      Martin

    • D.

      Davi

    Correct Answer
    D. Davi
  • 9. 

    Where did the story take place?

    • A.

      Washington, D.C.

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      Japan

    • D.

      Hawaii

    Correct Answer
    D. Hawaii
    Explanation
    The story took place in Hawaii.

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  • 10. 

    What percentage of Hawaiian Territory was Japanese?

    • A.

      60%

    • B.

      45%

    • C.

      40%

    • D.

      15%

    Correct Answer
    C. 40%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 40%. This means that 40% of the Hawaiian Territory consisted of Japanese people. This could be due to historical reasons such as immigration or cultural exchange between Japan and Hawaii.

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