Follow The Drinking Gourd Book! Trivia Quiz

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Follow The Drinking Gourd Book! Trivia Quiz

“Follow the Drinking Gourd” was authored by Jeanette Winter. It was published in 1988. It is a historical fiction book about slavery. The paintings in the book help to contribute to the story to make it memorable, and it draws the children into the story. It is about an escape by following the song’s directions. This quiz will tell you all about “Follow the Drinking Gourd. ” All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the definition of a peg leg?
    • A. 

      A wooden or metal leg

    • B. 

      A parrot's leg

    • C. 

      A leg made out of cotton

    • D. 

      A real leg

  • 2. 
    What is the definition of the gourd?
    • A. 

      A drink

    • B. 

      A leg made of wood or metal

    • C. 

      A round fruit similar to pumpkins

    • D. 

      A smell

  • 3. 
    What is the definition of a journey?
    • A. 

      Drinking gourd

    • B. 

      Being able to do what you want to do

    • C. 

      A trip

    • D. 

      A smell

  • 4. 
    What is the definition of scent?
    • A. 

      Being able to do what you want

    • B. 

      A smell

    • C. 

      A trip

    • D. 

      A round fruit

  • 5. 
    What is the definition of freedom?
    • A. 

      Being able to do what you want to do

    • B. 

      A smell

    • C. 

      Recess

    • D. 

      A trip

  • 6. 
    The ______________ of brownies smelled delicious!
    • A. 

      Journey

    • B. 

      Freedom

    • C. 

      Gourd

    • D. 

      Scent

  • 7. 
    Slaves traveled on a long __________ to gain their freedom.
    • A. 

      Scent

    • B. 

      Peg leg

    • C. 

      Freedom

    • D. 

      Journey

  • 8. 
    When does the story "Follow the Drinking Gourd" take place?
    • A. 

      Before the Korean War

    • B. 

      Before World War II

    • C. 

      Before the Civil War

    • D. 

      Before World War I

  • 9. 
    What dangers did they face as they traveled North?
    • A. 

      The train could crash.

    • B. 

      Cars could run over them.

    • C. 

      Hunger, wild animals, and men chased them.

    • D. 

      Their car could break down.

  • 10. 
    The "drinking gourd" refers to what?
    • A. 

      The sun

    • B. 

      Taurus the bull

    • C. 

      The moon

    • D. 

      The Big Dipper

  • 11. 
    Where did they arrive at the end of their long trip?
    • A. 

      Texas

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Kentucky

    • D. 

      California

  • 12. 
    Who is Peg Leg Joe? a) A train engineer. b) A popular singer.  
    • A. 

      A person who sold peg legs

    • B. 

      A person who helped slaves escape

    • C. 

      A plantation owner

    • D. 

      A singer

  • 13. 
    What did Peg Leg Joe teach the slaves?
    • A. 

      A song that secretly told the way to freedom

    • B. 

      How to read

    • C. 

      How to build things

    • D. 

      How to plant cotton

  • 14. 
    What is the Underground Railroad?
    • A. 

      A boat

    • B. 

      Train cars in an underground tunnel

    • C. 

      The Polar Express

    • D. 

      A path of houses on a secret path leading to Canada

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