The Hero's Trail: Chapter One

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The Heros Trail Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test you on the key concepts of "Introduction: The Hero''s Hiking Boots" in T. A. Barron's The Hero's Trail.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    T.A. Barron opened his book with Lao-tzu's quote, "Every great journey begins with a single step."   The author was most likely
    • A. 

      Dedicating the book to one of his heroes

    • B. 

      Giving advice about hiking

    • C. 

      Preparing the reader for the journey to becoming a hero.

    • D. 

      Telling the reader that to get through the book one has to start reading

  • 2. 
    The main idea of chapter one is
    • A. 

      That one needs good hiking boots to be a hero.

    • B. 

      That we build our character with each choice we make.

    • C. 

      Life is like a mountain trail.

    • D. 

      It takes a special person to be a hero.

  • 3. 
    Barron suggests that each of us are shaped by
    • A. 

      What life throws at us.

    • B. 

      The friends we hang with.

    • C. 

      What we are inside.

    • D. 

      Both what life throws at us and what we are inside.

  • 4. 
    It is important to have heroes in life because
    • A. 

      They encourage us as we travel through life.

    • B. 

      They act as our trail guides.

    • C. 

      They remind us of who we are and who we can become.

    • D. 

      All three answers are correct.

  • 5. 
    Barron compairs life to
    • A. 

      A bowl of cherries.

    • B. 

      A box of chocolates.

    • C. 

      A remarkable and heroic hike.

    • D. 

      An aardvark on a handcar.

  • 6. 
    Someone who has won our attention is
    • A. 

      A celebrity.

    • B. 

      A trail guide.

    • C. 

      A hero.

    • D. 

      A distraction.

  • 7. 
    The qualities a person carries inside; a combination of the head, the heart, and the soul is a good definition for
    • A. 

      Courage

    • B. 

      Perseverance

    • C. 

      Character

    • D. 

      Grace

  • 8. 
    Grace can be defined as
    • A. 

      A character of kindness and mercy

    • B. 

      Not giving up.

    • C. 

      Being inspired.

    • D. 

      Admiration

  • 9. 
    Courage can be defined as
    • A. 

      Not being afraid.

    • B. 

      Strength of mind or spirit to carry on in spite of danger, fear, or difficulty.

    • C. 

      Living dangerously.

    • D. 

      Saving lives.

  • 10. 
    A good way to show your perseverance is
    • A. 

      To give up and play video games.

    • B. 

      To decide you will study later.

    • C. 

      To be distracted by that instant message.

    • D. 

      To continue on to the study guide for the next chapter.