Fever 1793 Book Quiz: Test!

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Have you ever read the book “Fever 1793? ” It is about an epidemic called yellow fever infecting people in Philadelphia in the late 18th century. The author, Laurie Halse Anderson, brilliantly captures when the disease starts to affect its victims. You should know the main character in the novel: Mattie, where does Mattie live, and what month did the fever start. You should take this powerful quiz and get to know more about “Fever 1793. ”


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is this story mainly about?
    • A. 

      The Black Plague

    • B. 

      The spread of the Yellow Fever

    • C. 

      People dying

    • D. 

      A fifteen year old girl

  • 2. 
    Who is the main character in this novel?
    • A. 

      Nathaniel Benson

    • B. 

      Eliza

    • C. 

      Mattie Cook

    • D. 

      King George

  • 3. 
    Who was the first person who died of the Yellow fever in the story?
    • A. 

      Grandpa

    • B. 

      Nell's Mother

    • C. 

      Polly

    • D. 

      A seller at the market

  • 4. 
    In what city does Mattie live in?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Washington DC

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      Detroit

  • 5. 
    What type of business does Mattie, her mother, and Eliza work in?
    • A. 

      A market

    • B. 

      Coffeehouse

    • C. 

      Blacksmith

    • D. 

      General store

  • 6. 
    Joseph is Eliza's brother.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Nathaniel has a crush on Mattie.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Mattie was always a very hard-working teenager.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Mattie takes care of Nell after her mother dies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Was the coffee house established by Mattie's mother?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What month did the fever start?
    • A. 

      August

    • B. 

      September

    • C. 

      June

    • D. 

      July

  • 12. 
    What caused the fever?
    • A. 

      Hot weather

    • B. 

      Flies

    • C. 

      Mosquitoes

    • D. 

      Bacteria

  • 13. 
    What famous person lived only two blocks away from Mattie's Coffeehouse?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      George Washington

  • 14. 
    Does Mattie's house gets robbed?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Mattie does not have any pets.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Mattie's mother dies at the end of the story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Mattie's grandfather was a captain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    William and Robert show signs of the Yellow Fever.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    At the end of the story, Mattie is very lazy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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