Chains By Laurie Halse Anderson Quiz

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Quiz over the Truman Readers Award Nominee Book "Chains. "


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was your favorite part of the book?
  • 2. 
    What was your least favorite part of the book?
  • 3. 
    If you were in Isabel's shoes would have done anything differently?  EXPLAIN.
  • 4. 
    Why did Cruzon think Isabel would be a good spy?
  • 5. 
    Isabel encounters a woman singing "Yankee Doodle," and realizes that the woman is a messenger.  What is the message the woman is trying to give Isabel?
  • 6. 
    Colonel Regan gives Isabel the code word "as astra" to use when entering the rebel camp.  The word means "to the star' in Latin.  Why is this an appropriate code word for the rebels?
  • 7. 
    How did Miss Mary Finch's view of slavery differ from that of most slave owners in the 1700s?
  • 8. 
    Why does Mr. Robert accuse Isabel of lying when she tells him that she read Miss Mary's will?
  • 9. 
    Why aren't the girls allowed to take personal items with them when Mr. Robert collects them on the day of Miss Mary's funeral?
  • 10. 
    Isabel has lived her entire life in bondage, but dreams of freedom.  What does freedom look like in Isabel's mind?
  • 11. 
    Where does the beginning of the story take place?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      South Carolina

    • C. 

      Rhode Island

    • D. 

      Jersey

  • 12. 
    What does Madam change Isabel's name to?
    • A. 

      Country

    • B. 

      Sal

    • C. 

      Ruth

    • D. 

      Becky

  • 13. 
    What was Isabel's duty every morning?
    • A. 

      Go to the market

    • B. 

      Wake up Master and Madam Lockton

    • C. 

      Bake bread

    • D. 

      Collect water from Tea Water Pump

  • 14. 
    Ruth gets sold to Nevis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Isabel can read and write.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Madam Lockton admired Isabel and decided to take her as her personal servant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    After Isabel's punishment for running away she lay unconscious at Lady Semour's house for _________ days.
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 18. 
    Who was Isabel's only friend?
    • A. 

      Becky

    • B. 

      Madam Lockton

    • C. 

      Curzon

    • D. 

      Sarah

  • 19. 
    What did Master Lockton hide in to escape New York when the Patriots were looking for Loyalists?
    • A. 

      A crate marked Cheese

    • B. 

      A barrel marked wine

    • C. 

      A crate marked tobacco

    • D. 

      A barrel labeled tea

  • 20. 
    What did Isabel try to steal (but was actually given to her by Lady Seymour) when she was running away at the end of the book?
    • A. 

      A book

    • B. 

      A coin purse of money

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Clothing that fit her.

  • 21. 
    What did the I that was branded into Isabel's face stand for?
    • A. 

      Insubordinate

    • B. 

      Isabel

    • C. 

      Illustrious

    • D. 

      Insolence

  • 22. 
    You could be "tarred and feathered" for drinking or serving tea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Lady Seymour's house caught fire and burned down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    There was a secret code to gain entrance to the Patriot's encampment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    According to Isabel's mother, the best time to speak to ghosts was:
    • A. 

      At sunset

    • B. 

      Mid-day

    • C. 

      Right before sunrise

    • D. 

      Dusk

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