Chasing Yesterday #1 The Awakening

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Chasing Yesterday #1 The Awakening - Quiz

In this quiz we’ll be taking a look at the first instalment in Robin Wasserman’s “Chasing Yesterday” book series, titled “Awakening” which centres on the story of JD; a young girl who has no recollection of her past and has a hard time shaking the visions which haunt her dreams. What do you know about the book?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What type of memory has J.D. lost?

    • A.

      Semantic

    • B.

      Procedural

    • C.

      Episodic

    Correct Answer
    C. Episodic
    Explanation
    J.D. has lost episodic memory. Episodic memory refers to the ability to recall specific events, experiences, and personal knowledge from the past. It involves remembering details such as time, place, emotions, and people involved in a particular event. This type of memory loss can affect a person's ability to remember personal experiences and autobiographical information.

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  • 2. 

    What does J.D. stand for?

    • A.

      Jessica Drewitt

    • B.

      Jocelyn Duresco

    • C.

      Jane Deer

    • D.

      John Deere

    • E.

      Jane Doe

    Correct Answer
    E. Jane Doe
    Explanation
    J.D. is commonly used as an abbreviation for Jane Doe, which is a placeholder name used in legal and medical contexts to refer to an unidentified female. It is often used when the actual name of a person is unknown or cannot be disclosed. Therefore, the correct answer in this case is Jane Doe.

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  • 3. 

    The press calls J.D. "The Girl without a ___________".

    • A.

      Name

    • B.

      Brain

    • C.

      Spine

    • D.

      Past

    • E.

      Clue

    Correct Answer
    D. Past
    Explanation
    The press calls J.D. "The Girl without a Past" because it suggests that J.D. has no known history or background. This nickname implies that there is a mysterious or unknown aspect to J.D.'s life, adding intrigue and curiosity to her character.

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  • 4. 

    What does J.D.'s "mother" say her name is?

    • A.

      Mel

    • B.

      Alexa

    • C.

      Jessica

    • D.

      Kendall

    • E.

      Alison

    Correct Answer
    B. Alexa
    Explanation
    J.D.'s "mother" says her name is Alexa.

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  • 5. 

    What does Daniel teach J.D. to do to get past locked doors?

    • A.

      Trick the security guard

    • B.

      Steal keys from the office

    • C.

      Unlock the lock with her mind

    • D.

      Pick the lock

    • E.

      Turn off the power in the building

    Correct Answer
    D. Pick the lock
    Explanation
    Daniel teaches J.D. to pick the lock in order to get past locked doors. This involves using tools or techniques to manipulate the lock mechanism and gain access without using a key. Picking a lock requires skill and knowledge of lock mechanisms, allowing someone to bypass security measures and unlock doors without the need for keys or permission.

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  • 6. 

    What kind of doctor is Dr. Styron?

    • A.

      Psychologist

    • B.

      Psychiatrist

    • C.

      Surgeon

    • D.

      Pediatrician

    • E.

      Obstetrician

    Correct Answer
    B. Psychiatrist
    Explanation
    Dr. Styron is a psychiatrist because psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses. They are trained to assess both the physical and mental aspects of psychological problems and can prescribe medication to treat mental disorders. Therefore, Dr. Styron's specialization in mental health and ability to prescribe medication suggests that he is a psychiatrist.

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  • 7. 

    How does J.D.'s "mother" react when she gets upset about not being able to communicate with Daniel?

    • A.

      Loses her temper

    • B.

      Cries

    • C.

      Acts afraid of J.D.

    • D.

      Calls the psychiatrist

    • E.

      Gives her some pills to take

    Correct Answer
    C. Acts afraid of J.D.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Acts afraid of J.D." This suggests that J.D.'s "mother" is fearful of his reaction when she gets upset about not being able to communicate with Daniel. It implies that J.D. may have a history of reacting aggressively or violently when his mother is upset, causing her to be afraid of his potential response.

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  • 8. 

    What does J.D. see Dr. Styron doing to her in her visions?

    • A.

      Killing her

    • B.

      Giving her a painful shot

    • C.

      Kidnapping her

    • D.

      Shaving her head

    • E.

      Taping her mouth shut

    Correct Answer
    B. Giving her a painful shot
    Explanation
    In her visions, J.D. sees Dr. Styron giving her a painful shot. This suggests that J.D. may have a fear or anxiety related to receiving injections or medical procedures. The vision of Dr. Styron giving her a painful shot could represent J.D.'s subconscious worries or concerns about medical treatments or experiences.

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  • 9. 

    What is "The Greenborough Institute"?

    • A.

      J.D.'s high school

    • B.

      Orphanage

    • C.

      Local college

    • D.

      Mental Institution

    • E.

      A science research center

    Correct Answer
    D. Mental Institution
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Mental Institution." The Greenborough Institute is likely a mental institution based on the options given. The other options, such as high school, orphanage, local college, and science research center, do not typically fall under the category of a mental institution.

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  • 10. 

    What happens to J.D.'s fake mother at the end of the story?

    • A.

      Runs away

    • B.

      Tries to help J.D.

    • C.

      Dies

    • D.

      Disappears

    • E.

      Reveals her magical powers

    Correct Answer
    C. Dies
    Explanation
    In the story, J.D.'s fake mother meets a tragic fate and dies. This implies that she does not survive until the end of the story.

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