Trivia Life Facts About Milton Hershey! Quiz

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Trivia Life Facts About Milton Hershey! Quiz

If you have a sweet tooth, then you no doubt know some of the major contributions that Milton Hershey made to the sweet industry. In the trivia quiz below, you will be expected to test your understanding on some of the facts surrounding his life and achievements. Think you can tackle it well, press the start button and start button and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Milton Hershey's father was a dreamer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Milton Hershey’s family is poor. What is NOT an example of their poverty?
    • A. 

      Brown bread for breakfast

    • B. 

      Cabbage stew for supper

    • C. 

      They go to the theater and ride in a carriage

    • D. 

      The air smelled of rotting food and outhouses

  • 3. 
    Titusville’s main industry was…
    • A. 

      Drilling for oil

    • B. 

      Making chocolates

    • C. 

      Farming

    • D. 

      Clothing manufacturing

  • 4. 
    Milton’s father dressed like a wealthy man who wore a silk suit and carried a gold-tipped walking stick.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Milton’s mother’s brothers are Abraham and Benjamin Snavely 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which is NOT a reason Milton’s uncles come to take the family out of Titusville?
    • A. 

      It’s so dirty, crowded and dangerous.

    • B. 

      The uncles think that Henry Hershey is a great guy and they want him to live with them.

    • C. 

      Fanny is pregnant and Milton and her both deserve a better life

    • D. 

      Henry Hershey makes promises about becoming rich but it never happens

  • 7. 
    People usually think that being a dreamer is good. Why is it NOT good for the Hershey family now?
    • A. 

      Henry Hershey has great ideas for making money.

    • B. 

      Henry is not being responsible for his family.

    • C. 

      The Hersheys live in an exciting and growning town.

    • D. 

      Henry Hershey is always positive about life and optimistic about the future.

  • 8. 
    What were all the things Milton Hershey experienced in his journey to get to his new home (and in the correct order)?
    • A. 

      He saw Titusville’s oil fields, smelled fresh air on a riverboat, ate caramels on the train and had good food on a larger boat.

    • B. 

      He saw Titusville’s oil fields, spent the night in Oil City, smelled fresh air on a riverboat and ate caramels on the train.

    • C. 

      He spent the night in Oil City, ate caramels on the train, saw Titusville’s oil fields, had good food on a larger boat and got off in Lancaster, PA.

    • D. 

      He saw Titusville’s oil fields, spent the night in Oil City, smelled fresh air on a riverboat, had good food on a larger boat, ate caramels on the train, then got off in Lancaster, PA.

  • 9. 
    What profession does Henry Hershey dream to pursue next?
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Oil driller

    • C. 

      Railroad owner

    • D. 

      Candy maker

  • 10. 
    What is the relationship between Milton's parents like?
    • A. 

      Kind

    • B. 

      Loving

    • C. 

      Tense

    • D. 

      Amusing

  • 11. 
    When Milton tastes a caramel candy on the train, he is amazed by how wonderful it tastes and gives some to his father.  (This might have been the first time Milton tasted candy.)  Why would the author include this information in the first chapter?
    • A. 

      To show that Milton had a sweet tooth

    • B. 

      To show that Milton thought that candy making would be his dream job

    • C. 

      To show that Milton thought caramels were delicious

    • D. 

      To show that Milton believed candy could make people happy

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