By The Great Horn Spoon Ch 1-7

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By The Great Horn Spoon Ch 1-7 - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Why does Jack want to go to the gold fields and strike it rich?

    • A.

      To become a billionaire

    • B.

      To save Aunt Arabella's home and help his family.

    • C.

      To run away from home because he hates it in Boston.

    • D.

      Because all the other people are leaving and he wants an adventure.

    Correct Answer
    B. To save Aunt Arabella's home and help his family.
    Explanation
    Jack wants to go to the gold fields and strike it rich in order to save Aunt Arabella's home and help his family. This suggests that Jack is motivated by a sense of responsibility and love for his family. He sees the opportunity to find gold as a way to improve their financial situation and prevent them from losing their home. This explanation aligns with the idea that Jack is driven by a desire to support and protect his loved ones, rather than personal ambition or a desire for adventure.

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  • 2. 

    What job does the Captain order Praiseworthy to do?

    • A.

      Clean his cabin

    • B.

      Become the new captain

    • C.

      Shovel coal into the coal bunkers

    • D.

      Cook the food for all the passengers

    Correct Answer
    C. Shovel coal into the coal bunkers
    Explanation
    The Captain orders Praiseworthy to shovel coal into the coal bunkers.

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  • 3. 

    What does Praiseworthy put on Good Luck, the pig, in order to uncover the "cut-purse"? 

    • A.

      Coal dust

    • B.

      Grease

    • C.

      Flour

    • D.

      Potatoes

    Correct Answer
    A. Coal dust
    Explanation
    Praiseworthy puts coal dust on Good Luck, the pig, in order to uncover the "cut-purse". This suggests that by applying coal dust, any stolen items or evidence of theft would become visible on the pig's body, helping to identify the thief.

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  • 4. 

    In what country and city did the ship first arrive in?

    • A.

      Mexico City, Mexico

    • B.

      Boston, Massachusetts

    • C.

      Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    • D.

      Manchester, England

    Correct Answer
    C. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Explanation
    The ship first arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question, where the options mention different countries and cities. Among the given options, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is the only city in Brazil, indicating that it is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    Why did Jack worry about Sunday dinners?

    • A.

      He didn't bring any nice clothes

    • B.

      He doesn't have money to pay for dinner

    • C.

      He needs to cook the meal with Praiseworthy

    • D.

      He is afraid they are going to eat Good Luck the pig

    Correct Answer
    D. He is afraid they are going to eat Good Luck the pig
    Explanation
    Jack worries about Sunday dinners because he is afraid that they are going to eat Good Luck the pig.

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  • 6. 

    Why is Tierra del Fuego called "land of fire"?

    • A.

      The natives keep fires going to keep themselves and their sheep from freezing

    • B.

      There are lots of volcanoes

    • C.

      The sun is so bright it makes it look like its on fire

    • D.

      The dirt is red like fire

    Correct Answer
    A. The natives keep fires going to keep themselves and their sheep from freezing
    Explanation
    Tierra del Fuego is called "land of fire" because the natives of the region keep fires going to protect themselves and their sheep from freezing. This practice has been a traditional method of survival in the harsh and cold climate of Tierra del Fuego.

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  • 7. 

    What did Jack and Praiseworthy buy in Rio de Janeiro that they never saw in Boston?

    • A.

      Mangos, kiwi, and grapes

    • B.

      Bananas, pineapples, guava

    • C.

      Strawberries, lemons, oranges

    • D.

      Blueberries, raspberries, coconuts

    Correct Answer
    B. Bananas, pineapples, guava
    Explanation
    Jack and Praiseworthy bought bananas, pineapples, and guava in Rio de Janeiro that they never saw in Boston. This suggests that these fruits are not commonly found or easily accessible in Boston, but are more readily available in Rio de Janeiro.

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  • 8. 

    What two things did "Cut-Eye Higgins" take from the ship?

    • A.

      Coal and money

    • B.

      Good Luck the pig, and Dr. Buckbee's gold map

    • C.

      Food and tools to find gold

    • D.

      Praiseworthy's umbrella and Jacks picture of Aunt Arabella

    Correct Answer
    B. Good Luck the pig, and Dr. Buckbee's gold map
  • 9. 

    Write a summary of the major events that happened in chapters 4-7.

  • 10. 

    Describe two of the four passengers on board the Lady Wilma with Jack and Praiseworthy. Make sure to include details about their profession and their appearance. 

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