Cue For Treason - Quiz #1 (Chapters 1-16)

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Cue For Treason - Quiz #1 (Chapters 1-16)

After reading chapters 1-16, answer the questions here to check your understanding of the story's events, characters, setting, etc.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please type your first and last names in the space below.
  • 2. 
    The protagonist's name is Peter Brownrigg.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Brownrigg, Bell, and Atkinson families had been farming in the North of England for many, many generations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The knight who arrived in Cumberland, who showed "that he wasn't a soft young man" is named Sir Philip Morton.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    To show off his power to the others, Sir Philip put up a wall around the "common land" down in the valley, the land that has been shared "since time immemorial."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The words "dale", "valley", and "meadow" are words that refer to bodies of water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Peter warned the men working to take down the wall by yelling at them. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    "Then tempted by some devil [he] couldn't resist," Peter threw a rock at Sir Philip, hitting him square in the head.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Peter lost a shoe as he retreated from his lookout position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Who wrote Cue for Treason?
    • A. 

      Geoffrey Trease

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      Christopher "Kit" Marlowe

    • D. 

      Sir Richard Burbage

  • 11. 
    Which of the following options is *NOT* part of Kit's secrets?
    • A. 

      In Kit Kirkstone's case, Kit is not short for Christopher.

    • B. 

      Kit stands to inherit a great deal of money and land.

    • C. 

      Kit is afraid of public speaking.

    • D. 

      Sir Philip wanted to marry Kit.

  • 12. 
    How does Peter escape from Sir Philip at the play in Penrith?
    • A. 

      Peter leaves the play and runs out of town.

    • B. 

      Peter hides in an empty trunk.

    • C. 

      Peter takes a role on stage.

    • D. 

      Peter pretends to be one of the acting troupe's horse drivers.

  • 13. 
    Who said, "If you make a sound, I'll stick this knife in you!"?
    • A. 

      Tom Brownrigg

    • B. 

      Sir Philip Morton

    • C. 

      Kit Kirkstone

    • D. 

      Mr. Desmond

  • 14. 
    Throughout the story, Peter takes on all of these roles *except*...
    • A. 

      Assassin

    • B. 

      Secret agent

    • C. 

      Stage actor

    • D. 

      Lookout

  • 15. 
    When performing Romeo and Juliet, Kit is set to perform the role of Juliet, but... 
    • A. 

      At the last minute, she gets stage fright.

    • B. 

      She begs Peter to switch roles with her.

    • C. 

      She forgets all her lines and Shakespeare is furious.

    • D. 

      She runs away, telling Peter that she can't go out there.

  • 16. 
    Peter takes the role of Juliet and upon arriving on stage, sees ______________ in the crowd.
    • A. 

      Kit's mother

    • B. 

      Kit's father

    • C. 

      Sir Philip Morton

    • D. 

      Queen Elizabeth

  • 17. 
    Who saves Kit from Burbage's "thrashing"?
    • A. 

      Peter

    • B. 

      Sir Philip Morton

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare

    • D. 

      Mr. Desmond

  • 18. 
    What term is used for someone who steals the play of another playhouse in order to perform it before the original troupe?
    • A. 

      A playhouse pilferer

    • B. 

      A playhouse pirate

    • C. 

      A playhouse pranker

    • D. 

      A playhouse prisoner

  • 19. 
    Which man borrowed the play Henry the Fifth from Peter, and then denied doing so?
    • A. 

      The town sheriff

    • B. 

      Sir Philip Morton

    • C. 

      The Yellow Gentleman

    • D. 

      Richard Burbage

  • 20. 
    How did Peter get into the house of the play stealer?
    • A. 

      From a boat, he climbed up the side of the house, using daggers as footholds.

    • B. 

      He used a grappling hook and swung it into a window.

    • C. 

      He dressed up as a woman and knocked on the front door.

    • D. 

      He climbed up a big tree, then made his way down the roof, and swung himself into a window.

  • 21. 
    When Peter drew the men's attention to the boat outside the Yellow Gentleman's house, what did he do to get them to leave him alone?
    • A. 

      He told them he was just repairing some bricks.

    • B. 

      He made the sounds of lovers necking in the dark.

    • C. 

      He made himself flat against the wall, hiding in the darkness.

    • D. 

      He said, "Thanks for the script," and rowed away as fast as he could.

  • 22. 
    What was different about the scripts that Peter and Kit had retrieved from the pirate's house?
    • A. 

      Someone had changed the title of the play.

    • B. 

      It had been copied 26 times.

    • C. 

      A sonnet had been added to the play.

    • D. 

      Half the play was missing.

  • 23. 
    What was the message hidden in the sonnet?
    • A. 

      Send news by owl

    • B. 

      Send news by Snapchat

    • C. 

      Send news by reel

    • D. 

      Send news by peel

  • 24. 
    After getting the sonnet to Sir Joseph Williams and Sir Robert Cecil, what new jobs are Kit and Peter given?
    • A. 

      Messengers

    • B. 

      Secret agents

    • C. 

      Horsemen

    • D. 

      Bodyguards

  • 25. 
    Where do Kit, Peter, and Tom Boyd stay on their cross-country trip to the peel tower?
    • A. 

      Stronghold

    • B. 

      Peter's family home

    • C. 

      Kit's family home

    • D. 

      An abandoned church

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