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This is the test for the book A Light In The Forest.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    True Son is a member of the Mo-Hawks.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement states that True Son is a member of the Mo-Hawks, but the correct answer is False. This means that True Son is not a member of the Mo-Hawks.

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  • 2. 

    True Son's guard is Del Hardy.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "True Son's guard is Del Hardy" is true. This means that Del Hardy is responsible for True Son's safety and protection.

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  • 3. 

    True Son's cousin is Half Arrow.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True Son's cousin being Half Arrow is true. This means that Half Arrow is related to True Son as a cousin.

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  • 4. 

    True Son is from Maine.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says "True Son is from Maine", but the correct answer is False. This means that True Son is not from Maine.

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  • 5. 

    True Son's mom's name is Kate.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "True Son's mom's name is Kate" is false. The question does not provide any information about True Son's mom's name, so it cannot be determined whether her name is Kate or not. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 6. 

    True Son's dad's name is Harry.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is "True Son's dad's name is Harry." The correct answer is True. This means that True Son's dad's name is indeed Harry.

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  • 7. 

    Who comes to claim True Son?

    • A.

      A) Cuyloga

    • B.

      B) his white father, Harry Butler

    • C.

      C) his white mother, Myra

    • D.

      D) Half Arrow

    Correct Answer
    B. B) his white father, Harry Butler
    Explanation
    True Son is a Native American boy who was captured by the Lenni Lenape tribe and raised as one of their own. In the story, it is revealed that True Son's biological parents are white, and his white father, Harry Butler, comes to claim him. This answer is supported by the information given in the question and is the most logical choice based on the context of the story.

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  • 8. 

    What is True Son's white name?

    • A.

      A) John

    • B.

      B) Cameron

    • C.

      C) Paul

    • D.

      D) Bill

    Correct Answer
    A. A) John
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A) John. In the context of the question, True Son is a character who was captured and raised by Native Americans, but later returned to his white family. His "white name" refers to the name given to him by his white family, which is John.

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  • 9. 

    What delayed the return trip home by about a month?

    • A.

      A) They got lost.

    • B.

      B) Their horses were sick.

    • C.

      C) They lived off nature.

    • D.

      D) They were ambushed.

    Correct Answer
    C. C) They lived off nature.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is C) They lived off nature. This means that the reason for the delay in their return trip home by about a month was because they relied on the resources provided by nature to sustain themselves during the journey. This could include hunting, fishing, foraging, and finding natural sources of food and water.

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  • 10. 

    Which of True Son's relatives is the leader of the Paxton boys?

    • A.

      A) Aunt Kate

    • B.

      B) Gordie

    • C.

      C) Uncle Wilse

    • D.

      D) Mr. Butler

    Correct Answer
    C. C) Uncle Wilse
    Explanation
    Uncle Wilse is the leader of the Paxton boys. This can be inferred from the given information that True Son's relatives are being mentioned and one of them is the leader of the Paxton boys. Among the given options, only Uncle Wilse is mentioned as a relative, so he is the likely leader of the Paxton boys.

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  • 11. 

    What Tribe is True Son apart of?

    • A.

      A) Mo-Hawks

    • B.

      B) Pawnee

    • C.

      C) Jojobees

    • D.

      D) Lenni Lenape

    Correct Answer
    D. D) Lenni Lenape
    Explanation
    True Son is apart of the Lenni Lenape tribe.

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  • 12. 

    What is True Son's Indian's father's name?

    • A.

      A) Cuyloga

    • B.

      B) Half Arrow

    • C.

      C) Little Crane

    • D.

      D) Harry

    Correct Answer
    A. A) Cuyloga
    Explanation
    True Son's Indian father's name is Cuyloga. This can be inferred from the given options where A) Cuyloga is the only Indian name mentioned, while B) Half Arrow, C) Little Crane, and D) Harry do not have any Indian connotations. Therefore, the correct answer is A) Cuyloga.

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  • 13. 

    Gordie

    • A.

      A) white father

    • B.

      B) white brother

    • C.

      C) True Son's white name

    • D.

      D) Indian father

    • E.

      E) white mother

    • F.

      F) aunt

    • G.

      G) cousin

    • H.

      H) friend

    Correct Answer
    B. B) white brother
    Explanation
    The correct answer is B) white brother. This suggests that Gordie is the brother of True Son, who is of Native American descent. The fact that Gordie is described as "white" implies that he is not Native American like True Son.

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  • 14. 

    Myra

    • A.

      A) white

    • B.

      B) white brother

    • C.

      C) True Son's white name

    • D.

      D) Indian father

    • E.

      E) white mother

    • F.

      F) aunt

    • G.

      G) cousin

    • H.

      H) friend

    Correct Answer
    E. E) white mother
    Explanation
    The correct answer is E) white mother. This suggests that Myra is of mixed race, with one of her parents being white. The other options do not provide any information about Myra's racial background, except for option D) Indian father, which implies that her father is of Indian descent. However, this does not provide any information about her mother's race. Therefore, the most reasonable explanation is that Myra has a white mother.

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  • 15. 

    John

    • A.

      A) white father

    • B.

      B) white brother

    • C.

      C) True Son's white name

    • D.

      D) Indian father

    • E.

      E) white mother

    • F.

      F) aunt

    • G.

      G) cousin

    • H.

      H) friend

    Correct Answer
    C. C) True Son's white name
    Explanation
    The correct answer is C) True Son's white name. This answer is supported by the information given in the question, which only mentions John's name without any other details about his family members or relationships. Therefore, the most logical explanation is that John's white name refers to True Son's white name.

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  • 16. 

    Harry

    • A.

      A) white father

    • B.

      B) white brother

    • C.

      C) True Son's white name

    • D.

      D) Indian father

    • E.

      E) white mother

    • F.

      F) aunt

    • G.

      G) cousin

    • H.

      H) friend

    Correct Answer
    A. A) white father
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A) white father. This suggests that Harry is the son of a white father.

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  • 17. 

    Kate

    • A.

      A) white father

    • B.

      B) white brother

    • C.

      C) True Son's white name

    • D.

      D) white father

    • E.

      E) white mother

    • F.

      F) aunt

    • G.

      G) cousin

    • H.

      H) friend

    Correct Answer
    F. F) aunt
    Explanation
    The correct answer is F) aunt. Based on the given information, Kate is most likely the aunt of someone. However, without further context or details, it is not possible to determine who Kate's niece or nephew is.

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  • 18. 

    Cuyloga

    • A.

      A) white father

    • B.

      B) white brother

    • C.

      C) True Son''s white name

    • D.

      D) Indian father

    • E.

      E) white mother

    • F.

      F) aunt

    • G.

      G) cousin

    • H.

      H) friend

    Correct Answer
    D. D) Indian father
    Explanation
    The correct answer is D) Indian father. This is because "Cuyloga" is a Native American name, suggesting that True Son's father is of Indian descent.

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  • 19. 

    Half Arrow

    • A.

      A) white father

    • B.

      B) white brother

    • C.

      C) True Son's white name

    • D.

      D) Indian father

    • E.

      E) white mother

    • F.

      F) aunt

    • G.

      G) cousin

    • H.

      H) friend

    Correct Answer
    G. G) cousin
    Explanation
    A cousin is a relative who is the child of one's aunt or uncle. In the context of the given options, a cousin is the most appropriate choice as a half arrow could refer to a cousin who is related through one's father or mother. The other options such as white father, white brother, or Indian father do not directly relate to the concept of a half arrow.

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  • 20. 

    Little Crane

    • A.

      A) white father

    • B.

      B) white brother

    • C.

      C) True Son's white name

    • D.

      D) Indian father

    • E.

      E) white mother

    • F.

      F) aunt

    • G.

      G) cousin

    • H.

      H) friend

    Correct Answer
    H. H) friend
    Explanation
    The correct answer is H) friend. This suggests that Little Crane has a friend who is not related to him by blood or marriage.

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  • 21. 

    Thitpan party bring back ________________________

    Correct Answer
    little girl's scalp
    girl's scalp
    young lady's scalp
    Explanation
    In “A Light in the Forest”, Thitpan’s war party returned to camp with booty and three bloody scalps. This was part of their retaliation against the whites who had caused harm to their tribe. The scalps were taken as trophies from their raid against white settlers.

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  • 22. 

    What was True Son's fate at the end of the story?

    Correct Answer
    He had to go back to the whites.
    He had to go live with the whites again.
    Live with the whites
    Explanation
    True Son's fate at the end of the story was that he had to go back and live with the whites.

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  • 23. 

    How did the Indian village respond to the boys' return?

    Correct Answer
    happy and excited
    some happy some upset
    upset
    happy
    excited
    Explanation
    The Indian village responded to the boys' return with a mix of emotions. Some people were happy and excited to see them back, while others were upset for various reasons. This suggests that the response was not uniform and different individuals had different reactions to the boys' return.

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  • 24. 

    How was True Son's crossing of the river effect him the second time?

    Correct Answer
    Nobody said goodbye to him.
    Nobody loved him.
    Explanation
    True Son's crossing of the river affected him the second time by making him feel unwanted and unloved. The fact that nobody said goodbye to him and nobody loved him reflects the isolation and rejection he experienced during this event. This lack of farewell and love from others had a negative impact on True Son's emotional well-being, further emphasizing his feelings of loneliness and alienation.

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  • 25. 

    Why did True Son want to be apart of the effort to avenge Little Crane's death?

    Correct Answer
    He wanted to prove that he was Indian.
    He wanted to prove to his tribe that he was Indian.
    Explanation
    True Son wanted to be a part of the effort to avenge Little Crane's death because he wanted to prove his Indianness. He felt the need to validate his identity and prove himself to both himself and his tribe. By participating in the revenge mission, True Son believed that he could demonstrate his loyalty, bravery, and commitment to his Indian heritage. Additionally, he wanted to show his tribe that he was truly one of them, despite his white upbringing.

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  • 26. 

    What did the black and white clay/ash represent?

    Correct Answer
    white means live and black means death
    White- live, black- death
    Explanation
    The black and white clay/ash represents the contrasting concepts of life and death. The color white symbolizes life, while the color black symbolizes death. This symbolism is commonly used in various cultures and traditions to represent the duality of existence and the cycle of life.

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  • 27. 

    Who do the boys go to ask about what happened to Little Crane?

    Correct Answer
    Uncle Wilse
    Wilse
    Explanation
    The boys go to Uncle Wilse to ask about what happened to Little Crane.

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  • 28. 

    What is True Son's only regret about leaving the Butler home?

    Correct Answer
    he didn't want to leave Gordie
    Explanation
    In “A Light in the Forest”, True Son’s only regret about leaving the Butler home is not about what he leaves behind, but rather about what he will not see in the future. He mourns the loss of "all the precious beckoning things ahead… the unseen valleys, the unforded streams, the untrodden forest and the great shaggy, unclimbed mountains". This shows his deep connection to nature and the freedom he associates with his Indian life. He does not express regret about leaving the Butler family or their home. Instead, his regret is centered around the loss of his Indian identity and the wilderness he loves. 

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  • 29. 

    Little Crane was ________

    Correct Answer
    He was killed by Wilse Owens
    Explanation
    In “A Light in the Forest”, Little Crane, who was a friend of True Son and Half Arrow, was killed by True Son’s white uncle, Wilse Owens, who was one of the Paxton Boys. Little Crane’s lack of discretion in voicing his opinions about white behavior proved fatal. After his death, True Son and Half Arrow vowed revenge, but their plans were thwarted before they could finish killing the man. They then returned to their Indian home.

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  • 30. 

    Why was True Son sad when Del left?

    Correct Answer
    He was the only one that could speak Delaware
    He could speak Delaware.
    Explanation
    True Son was sad when Del left because he was the only one who could speak Delaware. Since True Son was raised by the Native Americans and had assimilated into their culture, the ability to communicate in Delaware was an important part of his identity. With Del leaving, True Son lost his only companion who shared the same language and understood his cultural background, leading to his sadness.

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  • 31. 

    Name the four other members of True Son's white family.

  • 32. 

    Who was the basket weaver's name?

  • 33. 

    Who is the author of this book?

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