Elijah Of Buxton Quiz

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Elijah Of Buxton Quizzes & Trivia

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

  • 2. 
    Who said, "Do you see how much she love you, boy?"
    • A. 

      Mrs. Chloe

    • B. 

      Emma Collins

    • C. 

      Sarah Freeman

    • D. 

      Mr. Travis

  • 3. 
    How old was Elijah Freeman?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      11

  • 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

  • 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

  • 6. 
    How much money did Mrs. Holton give Mr. Leroy?
    • A. 

      $2200

    • B. 

      $500

    • C. 

      $3000

    • D. 

      $1500

  • 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

  • 8. 
    Which word best described the Preacher?
    • A. 

      Loyal

    • B. 

      Hard-working

    • C. 

      Dishonest

    • D. 

      Artistic

  • 9. 
    What kind of an animal was Old Flapjack?
    • A. 

      Dog

    • B. 

      Mule

    • C. 

      Horse

    • D. 

      Cow

  • 10. 
    What did Elijah trade Mrs. Brown his fish for?
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Baked goods

    • C. 

      Eggs

    • D. 

      Milk

  • 11. 
    The Preacher doesn’t mind that the carnival is a sham, but he wants no part of it when he realizes that the owner is . . . 
    • A. 

      Stealing money from old people

    • B. 

      Teaching children to lie

    • C. 

      Racist

    • D. 

      Not going to hire Elijah