By The Great Horned Spoon 8-11 Au

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By The Great Horned Spoon 8-11 Au


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are some of the strange sounding names of the gold towns? Which one does Jack want to get to?
  • 2. 
    Why does it take so long for the laundry to wash shirts?
    • A. 

      They have to wait for it to rain.

    • B. 

      They send all the laundry to China.

    • C. 

      They send the laundry to Boston.

    • D. 

      They have to pan for gold during the day and wash during the night.

  • 3. 
    Why does Quartz Jackson want Jack to save all of his whiskers?
    • A. 

      Because it had gold dust in it.

    • B. 

      They were lucky whiskers.

    • C. 

      He wanted to use them to pan for gold.

    • D. 

      He was going to sell them to a barber.

  • 4. 
    How much did Jack and Praiseworthy get for selling one pick and one shovel?
    • A. 

      $75

    • B. 

      $100

    • C. 

      $85

    • D. 

      $50

  • 5. 
    When the road agent yells "..reach for the sky-- or i'll send you there pronto." What does he mean?
    • A. 

      Give me a high five.

    • B. 

      Runaway as fast as you can.

    • C. 

      Put your hands up or i'll kill you.

    • D. 

      Stretch your arms and legs.

  • 6. 
    Whose picture did Praiseworthy have in his carpetbag?
    • A. 

      Captain Swain

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Jack's sisters

    • D. 

      Aunt Arabella

  • 7. 
    How was Praiseworthy able to knock the big road agent "fifteen feet up hill"?
    • A. 

      Because of the heavy gold dust in his gloves.

    • B. 

      Because the road agent jumped as he hit him.

    • C. 

      Because Jack pushed his as Praiseworthy hit him.

    • D. 

      Praiseworthy had been boxing during the night.

  • 8. 
    How does a miner stake a claim?
    • A. 

      They will run to the office and claim it.

    • B. 

      Sit on the ground and not move from it.

    • C. 

      Pound wooden pegs in all four corners and put a tin can on each peg.

    • D. 

      Send a friend to claim it for you.

  • 9. 
    Why did Quartz Jackson need to get a haircut?
    • A. 

      He was tired of having so much hair.

    • B. 

      His hair was too long he couldn't see anything.

    • C. 

      He needed to sell his hair for money.

    • D. 

      His fiancé was coming to meet him.

  • 10. 
    What does Pitch-pine Billy do with Praiseworthy's umbrella?
    • A. 

      Uses it to protect himself from the rain.

    • B. 

      Uses it to fight off a bear.

    • C. 

      Uses it to protect himself from the sun.

    • D. 

      Uses it to pan for gold.

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