The Slave Dancer: The Errand, The Moonlight, The Strouds And Bright Of Benin

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  • 1. 
    Who is Jessie?   
    • A. 

      The narrator's brother.

    • B. 

      The narrator's sister.

    • C. 

      The antagonist.

    • D. 

      The narrator.

  • 2. 
    What is Jessie's mother's occupation?  
    • A. 

      Butter Churner.

    • B. 

      Seamstress.

    • C. 

      Maid.

    • D. 

      Singer.

  • 3. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Sweat.

    • B. 

      Smoke.

    • C. 

      Moisture

    • D. 

      Love.

  • 4. 
    Why is Jessie late coming home at the beginning of the book?   
    • A. 

      He was playing with his friends.

    • B. 

      He was visiting his aunts.

    • C. 

      He was detained at school.

    • D. 

      He was at the slave market.

  • 5. 
    What does Jessie do to earn money?   
    • A. 

      Does odd chores.

    • B. 

      Dances.

    • C. 

      Sings.

    • D. 

      Plays a fife.

  • 6. 
    Whom is Jessie sent to borrow candles from?   
    • A. 

      The school mistress.

    • B. 

      Aunt Agatha.

    • C. 

      The store for his mom.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 7. 
    What is the cook's name?
    • A. 

      Chili.

    • B. 

      Curry.

    • C. 

      Cardimon.

    • D. 

      Cinnamon.

  • 8. 
    Which crewmember did Jessie fear the most
    • A. 

      Grimes

    • B. 

      Cawthrone

    • C. 

      Strout

    • D. 

      Spark

  • 9. 
    For what were the slaves to be traded in Charleston?
    • A. 

      Tobacco

    • B. 

      Rum

    • C. 

      Molasses

    • D. 

      Land

  • 10. 
    Which country opposed the slave trading business the most?
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      United States

  • 11. 
    Why was Jessie kidnapped?
    • A. 

      He signed up for the voyage.

    • B. 

      They needed a rat catcher.

    • C. 

      The Captain wanted him so he could play his fife to dance the slaves.

    • D. 

      He wasn't his aunt signed him up.

  • 12. 
    What was the cat-o-nine used for?
    • A. 

      Entertainment

    • B. 

      Punishment

    • C. 

      Steering the ship

    • D. 

      Measuring distance

  • 13. 
    About how many months was Jessie told he'd be gone?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      6

  • 14. 
    What was Ben Stout's mistake?
    • A. 

      Misidentifying an approaching ship as English.

    • B. 

      Harassing Jessie

    • C. 

      Stealing an egg from the Captain,

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 15. 
    Who was Ned Grimes?
    • A. 

      Cook

    • B. 

      Fisherman

    • C. 

      Carpenter for the ship

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 16. 
    What city did this all began?
    • A. 

      Atlanta

    • B. 

      Dallas

    • C. 

      Savannah

    • D. 

      New Orleans

  • 17. 
    What problem was evident when The Moonlight entered the Night of Benin?
    • A. 

      No, one was there.

    • B. 

      The British had set fire to the barracoon, or confined place holding the captive natives.

    • C. 

      The ship caught on fire.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 18. 
    Who is the author? 
    • A. 

      James Baldwin

    • B. 

      Paula Fox

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare

    • D. 

      Dr. Shipman

  • 19. 
    Which job didn't Jesse have to do?
    • A. 

      Catch rats

    • B. 

      Cook

    • C. 

      Heaving waste over the side

    • D. 

      Play his fife

  • 20. 
    What name did the Captain give Jessie?
    • A. 

      Little rat

    • B. 

      Fife boy

    • C. 

      Bollweevil

    • D. 

      Young man

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