Al Capone Does My Shirts Novel Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How old is Natalie?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      16

    Correct Answer
    D. 16
    Explanation
    The answer is 16 because it is the only option that matches the question "How old is Natalie?" The other options (10, 11, and 15) are not consistent with the question and do not provide an accurate age for Natalie.

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  • 2. 

    Who is Piper?

    • A.

      Moose's sister

    • B.

      Warden's wife

    • C.

      Warden's daughter

    • D.

      Moose's mother

    Correct Answer
    C. Warden's daughter
    Explanation
    Piper is the daughter of the warden.

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  • 3. 

    Why does Natalie get put out of  Ester P. Marinoff School?

    • A.

      Biting

    • B.

      Hitting

    • C.

      Throwing things

    • D.

      Sceraming

    Correct Answer
    D. Sceraming
    Explanation
    Natalie gets put out of Ester P. Marinoff School because she screams.

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  • 4. 

    During his first night on Alcatraz, what does Moose sleep with in case he needs protection?

    • A.

      Gun

    • B.

      Golf Club

    • C.

      Baseball Bat

    • D.

      Flashlight

    Correct Answer
    C. Baseball Bat
    Explanation
    Moose sleeps with a baseball bat in case he needs protection during his first night on Alcatraz. This suggests that Moose is aware of the potentially dangerous environment he is in and wants to be prepared to defend himself if necessary. The baseball bat can be used as a makeshift weapon to ward off any potential threats or intruders.

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  • 5. 

    Which word best describes Moose's character?

    • A.

      Rebellious

    • B.

      Lazy

    • C.

      Loud

    • D.

      Responsible

    Correct Answer
    D. Responsible
    Explanation
    Moose's character is best described as responsible because responsible individuals are dependable, accountable, and trustworthy. They take their obligations seriously and fulfill their duties diligently. Moose likely exhibits these traits, showing that he can be relied upon and trusted to fulfill his responsibilities and obligations effectively.

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  • 6. 

    Which prisoner does Moose worry about befriending Natalie?

    • A.

      Al Capone

    • B.

      AZ 105

    • C.

      Machine Gun Kelly

    • D.

      AZ 1005

    Correct Answer
    B. AZ 105
    Explanation
    Moose worries about befriending Natalie because she is a mentally unstable prisoner who often has violent outbursts. He is concerned that getting close to her may put him in danger or make him a target for her unpredictable behavior.

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  • 7. 

    Who does Moose write to in order to help Natalie get back into the Ester P. Marinoff School?

    • A.

      Al Capone

    • B.

      Mr. Purdy

    • C.

      Mrs. Kelly

    • D.

      The Warden

    Correct Answer
    A. Al Capone
    Explanation
    Moose writes to Al Capone in order to help Natalie get back into the Ester P. Marinoff School.

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  • 8. 

    Who helps Moose deliver his letter to help Natalie?

    • A.

      The warden

    • B.

      AZ 105

    • C.

      Piper

    • D.

      Natalie

    Correct Answer
    C. Piper
    Explanation
    Piper helps Moose deliver his letter to help Natalie.

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  • 9. 

    The reason Moose and his family move to Alcatraz is:

    • A.

      His father has a new job.

    • B.

      His sister goes to school there.

    • C.

      His mother got a new job there.

    • D.

      The family moved closer to family.

    Correct Answer
    A. His father has a new job.
    Explanation
    The reason Moose and his family move to Alcatraz is because his father has a new job. This implies that the father's job opportunity in Alcatraz was the main motivation for the family's relocation.

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  • 10. 

    Piper has a scheme to make money by:

    • A.

      Selling convicts' autographs

    • B.

      Doing other students' homework

    • C.

      Selling laundry service by convicts

    • D.

      Giving guided tours on Alcatraz

    Correct Answer
    C. Selling laundry service by convicts
    Explanation
    Piper's scheme to make money involves selling laundry services provided by convicts. This means that she plans to offer laundry services to customers, using convicts as the workforce. This could be a profitable venture as there may be a demand for such services, especially if they are offered at a competitive price. Additionally, using convicts as the workforce could potentially reduce labor costs, increasing the profit margin for Piper.

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  • 11. 

    What is the warden's consequence when he finds out about the laundry service?

    • A.

      He gives them all a curfew.

    • B.

      He laughs at them.

    • C.

      He makes them return all the money to their classmates.

    • D.

      He makes them do laundry at Alcatraz.

    Correct Answer
    C. He makes them return all the money to their classmates.
    Explanation
    The warden's consequence when he finds out about the laundry service is that he makes them return all the money to their classmates. This implies that the warden is punishing the individuals involved in the laundry service for their actions by making them give back the money they earned.

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  • 12. 

    When Scout changes the game day, but Moose still can't play, Scout says:

    • A.

      No problem.

    • B.

      We'll switch back to Monday.

    • C.

      I don't care.

    • D.

      You'll never be on my team again.

    Correct Answer
    D. You'll never be on my team again.
    Explanation
    In this scenario, Scout initially suggests changing the game day, but when Moose still can't play, Scout responds with the statement "You'll never be on my team again." This response indicates Scout's frustration and disappointment with Moose's inability to participate in the game. Scout is expressing their dissatisfaction by threatening to exclude Moose from their team in the future, suggesting that Moose's absence has negatively impacted Scout's perception of their ability as a teammate.

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  • 13. 

    Why does Moose's mom always celebrate Natalie's birthday by pretending she's only 10 years old?

    • A.

      She doesn't remember how old Natalie is.

    • B.

      She doesn't want Natalie to get older.

    • C.

      It's hard to see Natalie getting older but not progressing like other kids.

    • D.

      She wishes Natalie was the younger sister.

    Correct Answer
    C. It's hard to see Natalie getting older but not progressing like other kids.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It's hard to see Natalie getting older but not progressing like other kids." This answer suggests that Moose's mom celebrates Natalie's birthday by pretending she's only 10 years old because it is difficult for her to see Natalie growing older while not developing like other children. This implies that Natalie may have some developmental challenges or limitations that prevent her from progressing at the same rate as her peers.

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  • 14. 

    Why can't Moose stay after school to play baseball with his friends?

    • A.

      He has to watch Natalie.

    • B.

      He has to work.

    • C.

      He is helping Piper with the business.

    • D.

      He hates baseball.

    Correct Answer
    A. He has to watch Natalie.
    Explanation
    Moose can't stay after school to play baseball with his friends because he has to watch Natalie. This implies that he has a responsibility to take care of Natalie, which is preventing him from participating in the baseball game.

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  • 15. 

    Natalie has what is known today as:

    • A.

      Down's Syndrome

    • B.

      Autism

    • C.

      Bipolar Disorder

    • D.

      Obsessive Compulsive

    Correct Answer
    B. Autism
    Explanation
    Natalie has autism, which is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by difficulties in social interaction and communication, as well as restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior. It is a lifelong condition that affects individuals differently, with a wide range of symptoms and abilities.

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  • 16. 

    Moose's real  first name is ______________________.

    Correct Answer
    Matthew
    Explanation
    The given answer, Matthew, is the real first name of Moose.

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  • 17. 

    Alcatraz is closest to the US city of ___________________________.Alcatraz is closest to this U.S. city

    Correct Answer
    San Francisco
    Explanation
    Alcatraz is closest to the US city of San Francisco. Alcatraz Island is located in the San Francisco Bay, approximately 1.25 miles offshore from San Francisco. It is a popular tourist attraction and historically known for its infamous federal prison. The proximity to San Francisco makes it easily accessible by boat, and visitors can enjoy stunning views of the city skyline from the island.

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  • 18. 

    _____________ helps Piper by dividing the money equally in her head.

    Correct Answer
    Natalie
    Explanation
    Natalie helps Piper by dividing the money equally in her head.

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  • 19. 

    Moose loves to play __________________, the position he plays  is ________________________.

    Correct Answer
    baseball, second base
    Explanation
    Moose loves to play baseball, and the position he plays is second base.

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  • 20. 

    ___________ eventually gets Mrs. Capone's attention, not Piper.

    Correct Answer
    Rocky
    Explanation
    Rocky eventually gets Mrs. Capone's attention, not Piper. This implies that Rocky is able to capture Mrs. Capone's focus or interest, while Piper is not successful in doing so. The given information suggests that Rocky may have done something noteworthy or significant to stand out and gain Mrs. Capone's attention.

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  • 21. 

    The book Al Capone Does My Shirts takes place in the year ___________________.

    Correct Answer
    1935
    Explanation
    The book "Al Capone Does My Shirts" takes place in the year 1935. This information is not explicitly stated in the question, but it is the correct answer based on the given options. The year is significant because it sets the historical context for the events in the book, which revolves around a young boy named Moose Flanagan and his family living on Alcatraz Island during that time period.

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  • 22. 

    The warden clearly states, "Rule number one is there's no contact with the ______________.

    Correct Answer
    convicts
    Explanation
    The warden emphasizes that the first rule is to avoid any interaction or communication with the convicts. This implies that there is a strict policy in place to prevent any contact between the individuals being referred to as "convicts" and any other party, possibly to maintain order, security, or enforce the separation of prisoners from the general population.

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  • 23. 

    ________________ is the most famous convict on Alcatraz.

    Correct Answer
    Al Capone
    Explanation
    Al Capone is the correct answer because he is widely recognized as the most famous convict on Alcatraz. He was a notorious gangster and the leader of the Chicago Outfit during the Prohibition era. Capone was convicted of tax evasion in 1931 and was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison, of which he served a significant portion on Alcatraz Island. His notoriety, criminal activities, and imprisonment on the infamous Alcatraz make him the most famous convict associated with the prison.

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  • 24. 

    Moose promises Natalie she can have her _____________ and he'll take her___________ if she puts on her blue dress. 

    Correct Answer
    buttons, swimming
    Explanation
    Moose promises Natalie that she can have her buttons and he'll take her swimming if she puts on her blue dress. This suggests that Moose is offering Natalie a reward or incentive in exchange for her cooperation. By putting on her blue dress, Natalie will be able to have her buttons, which could refer to either actual buttons or something metaphorical that she desires. Additionally, Moose will take her swimming, indicating that he is willing to fulfill another desire of Natalie's as part of the agreement.

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  • 25. 

    Moose is happy when he hears Natalie impersonate Mrs. _________ because it means she understands more than people think.

    Correct Answer
    Kelly
    Explanation
    Moose is happy when he hears Natalie impersonate Mrs. Kelly because it means she understands more than people think. This suggests that Natalie's ability to accurately impersonate Mrs. Kelly indicates a deeper level of understanding and insight. It implies that Natalie is able to observe and comprehend Mrs. Kelly's behavior and mannerisms to the point of being able to convincingly imitate her. This ability to understand and mimic Mrs. Kelly's character demonstrates Natalie's perceptiveness and intelligence.

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