Trivia Quiz About The Book Elijah Of Buxton

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Take this short quiz about the book "Elijah of Buxton".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What did the Preacher do with Mr. Leroy's money?

    • A.

      He bought some land in Michigan

    • B.

      He bought a new pistol

    • C.

      He gave it to the Underground Railroad

    • D.

      He lost it all gambling

    Correct Answer
    D. He lost it all gambling
    Explanation
    The preacher lost Mr. Leroy's money gambling.

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  • 2. 

    Who said, "Do you see how much she love you, boy?"

    • A.

      Mrs. Chloe

    • B.

      Emma Collins

    • C.

      Sarah Freeman

    • D.

      Mr. Travis

    Correct Answer
    A. Mrs. Chloe
    Explanation
    Mrs. Chloe is the correct answer because she is the one who is quoted as saying, "Do you see how much she loves you, boy?" This implies that Mrs. Chloe is observing someone's affection towards the boy and commenting on it. The other options, Emma Collins, Sarah Freeman, and Mr. Travis, are not mentioned in the given question and do not have any relevance to the quote.

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  • 3. 

    How old was Elijah Freeman?

    • A.

      13

    • B.

      18

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      11

    Correct Answer
    D. 11
    Explanation
    Elijah Freeman was 11 years old.

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  • 4. 

    The setting is the time and place of the story.  About what year is the setting for this novel?

    • A.

      1840

    • B.

      1861

    • C.

      1776

    • D.

      1889

    Correct Answer
    B. 1861
    Explanation
    The setting of a story refers to the time and place in which it takes place. In this case, the question is asking about the year in which the setting of the novel is located. The correct answer is 1861, as it represents the specific year in which the events of the story occur.

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  • 5. 

    What signaled that new folks had arrived to Buxton?

    • A.

      The school was closed

    • B.

      Guns were shot into the air

    • C.

      Fireworks were lit

    • D.

      The Liberty Bell was rung

    Correct Answer
    D. The Liberty Bell was rung
    Explanation
    When new folks arrived in Buxton, the Liberty Bell was rung. This suggests that the ringing of the Liberty Bell was a tradition or a signal to announce the arrival of new people in the town. It could have been a way for the residents of Buxton to welcome and celebrate the arrival of newcomers.

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  • 6. 

    How much money did Mrs. Holton give Mr. Leroy?

    • A.

      $2200

    • B.

      $500

    • C.

      $3000

    • D.

      $1500

    Correct Answer
    A. $2200
  • 7. 

    What useful skill made Elijah an expert in chunking stones?

    • A.

      He could throw stones weighing 50 pounds

    • B.

      He could throw with his two feet

    • C.

      He could throw equally well with both hands

    • D.

      He could hit his target even when blindfolded

    Correct Answer
    C. He could throw equally well with both hands
    Explanation
    Elijah's ability to throw equally well with both hands made him an expert in chunking stones. This skill allowed him to have a balanced and consistent throwing technique, regardless of which hand he used. By being ambidextrous, Elijah could effectively aim and hit his target with accuracy and precision, making him highly skilled in the art of chunking stones.

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  • 8. 

    Which word best described the Preacher?

    • A.

      Loyal

    • B.

      Hard-working

    • C.

      Dishonest

    • D.

      Artistic

    Correct Answer
    C. Dishonest
    Explanation
    The word "dishonest" best describes the Preacher because it implies that he is not truthful or trustworthy. This suggests that he may be deceitful or manipulative in his actions and words. The other options, such as loyal, hard-working, and artistic, do not accurately capture the nature of the Preacher as being dishonest.

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  • 9. 

    What kind of an animal was Old Flapjack?

    • A.

      Dog

    • B.

      Mule

    • C.

      Horse

    • D.

      Cow

    Correct Answer
    B. Mule
    Explanation
    Old Flapjack was a mule. A mule is a hybrid animal that is a cross between a male donkey and a female horse. Mules are known for their strength and endurance, making them useful for various tasks such as carrying heavy loads or working in agriculture.

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  • 10. 

    What did Elijah trade Mrs. Brown his fish for?

    • A.

      Money

    • B.

      Baked goods

    • C.

      Eggs

    • D.

      Milk

    Correct Answer
    B. Baked goods
    Explanation
    Elijah traded his fish for baked goods.

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