Jacob Have I Loved Chapters 4-6

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The quiz focuses specifically on comprehension questions related to Chapters 4-6 in the book Jacob Have I Loved


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What two phrases does Louise's crazy grandmother say all the time?

    • A.

      "I love You Lord" and "I love the water."

    • B.

      "I love You Lord" and "I hate the water."

    • C.

      "I hate the Lord" and "I hate the water."

    • D.

      "I love the Lord" and "I hate the water."

    Correct Answer
    D. "I love the Lord" and "I hate the water."
  • 2. 

    Why does Louise's grandma hate the water?

    • A.

      The water was the wild, untamed kingdom of the island's men. It fully controled the island people's lives.

    • B.

      The water was dirty and she hated the storms it brought.

    • C.

      She hated fishing, swimming, and boats.

    • D.

      She was old and didn't like anything.

    Correct Answer
    A. The water was the wild, untamed kingdom of the island's men. It fully controled the island people's lives.
    Explanation
    Louise's grandma hates the water because it is described as the wild, untamed kingdom of the island's men and it fully controls the lives of the island people. This suggests that the water holds a dominant and oppressive power over the community, which may have caused negative experiences or hardships for Louise's grandma.

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  • 3. 

    What does "of the devil" mean?

    • A.

      You hang out with the devil.

    • B.

      You like the devil.

    • C.

      Whatever it is it's evil/wrong/bad

    • D.

      You're a bad person

    Correct Answer
    C. Whatever it is it's evil/wrong/bad
    Explanation
    The phrase "of the devil" is used to describe something that is evil, wrong, or bad. It implies that the thing being referred to is associated with or influenced by the devil, who is often considered a symbol of evil in many religious and cultural beliefs. Therefore, the correct answer suggests that whatever is being described as "of the devil" is considered to be morally or ethically negative.

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  • 4. 

    Why did the islanders burry their dead in their front yards?

    • A.

      They didn't have room for a graveyard on the island.

    • B.

      There was such scarcity of highland on Rass.

    • C.

      They didn't want to have to walk to the graveyard.

    • D.

      They liked having their ancestors haunt them.

    Correct Answer
    B. There was such scarcity of highland on Rass.
    Explanation
    The islanders buried their dead in their front yards because there was a scarcity of highland on Rass. This suggests that there was limited space on the island to establish a separate graveyard. As a result, burying their dead in their front yards became a practical solution for the islanders.

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  • 5. 

    What was the real reason people told tales of Captain Wallace's ghost appearing at the house and chased off intruders?

    • A.

      People didn't want the house damaged

    • B.

      People liked to scare each other

    • C.

      People wanted to keep the couples who were datting from taking advantage of the privacy.

    • D.

      People loved Captain Wallace and wanted to honor his home.

    Correct Answer
    C. People wanted to keep the couples who were datting from taking advantage of the privacy.
    Explanation
    People told tales of Captain Wallace's ghost appearing at the house and chased off intruders because they wanted to keep the couples who were dating from taking advantage of the privacy. By spreading stories of a ghost, people hoped to discourage intruders from entering the house and interrupting the couples' private moments. This suggests that the community valued the privacy of the couples and wanted to protect their romantic experiences within Captain Wallace's home.

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  • 6. 

    How did Hiram Wallace chop down his father's mast?

    • A.

      He rushed out of the sail house, used a chain saw, and chopped the mast to the level of the deck.

    • B.

      He rushed out of the sail cover, used an axe, and chopped the mast a bit shorter.

    • C.

      He rushed out of the sail house, use a machet, and began chopping the mast to the level of the deck.

    • D.

      He rushed out of the sail cover, used an axe, and chopped the mass to the level of the deck.

    Correct Answer
    D. He rushed out of the sail cover, used an axe, and chopped the mass to the level of the deck.
  • 7. 

    What does Louise think the captain is?

    • A.

      A spy from the under world

    • B.

      A war spy trying to find more about the warships

    • C.

      A spy from outerspace

    • D.

      A spy that is loyal to Hitler

    Correct Answer
    B. A war spy trying to find more about the warships
    Explanation
    Louise believes that the captain is a war spy attempting to gather information about the warships.

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  • 8. 

    Why does Louise want to get off the island?

    • A.

      She wants be free from the feelings of hate, guilt, and damnation.

    • B.

      She wants to be free from being compared with her sister Caroline

    • C.

      She wants to be free from her strict religious parents.

    • D.

      She wants to be free from the feelings of hate, sadness, and damnation

    Correct Answer
    A. She wants be free from the feelings of hate, guilt, and damnation.
    Explanation
    Louise wants to get off the island because she wants to be free from the feelings of hate, guilt, and damnation.

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  • 9. 

    What does Louise do to try to earn more money?

    • A.

      Work for Captain Wallace and clean up his place

    • B.

      Babysit some muchkins next door

    • C.

      Create lyrics for cash

    • D.

      Read Captain Marvel comic books

    Correct Answer
    C. Create lyrics for cash
    Explanation
    Louise tries to earn more money by creating lyrics for cash. This suggests that she writes song lyrics in exchange for money. This could involve working with musicians or artists who need assistance in creating lyrics for their songs. By utilizing her creative writing skills, Louise is able to generate income through this artistic endeavor.

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  • 10. 

    What happens at the end of chapter 6?

    • A.

      Louise reads the Time magazine and finds out that eight German saboteurs landed on Long Island and Florida.

    • B.

      Louise reads the Baltimore Sun and finds out that eight German saboteurs landed on Long Island and Florida.

    • C.

      Louise reads the Boston Sun and finds out that eight German saboteurs landed on Long Island and Florida

    • D.

      Louise reads the New York Times and finds out that eight German saboteurs landed on Long Island and Florida

    Correct Answer
    B. Louise reads the Baltimore Sun and finds out that eight German saboteurs landed on Long Island and Florida.
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