Milton Hershey Chapter 7 - Milton's First Job (P58-68)

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Milton Hershey Chapter 7 - Milton

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Two years after Sarena's death, Milton turns fourteen years old. Fanny and Milton have decided that he should leave
    • A. 

      Lancaster, PA

    • B. 

      Home

    • C. 

      School

    • D. 

      His father

  • 2. 
    Milton is happy about leaving school and going to work. He wants to help his family.  Besides, his teacher thought he would never learn anything anyway. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Milton Hershey goes to work for Mr. Ernst, what is his job?
    • A. 

      Apprentice to a printmaker

    • B. 

      Writer for a newspaper

    • C. 

      Newspaper salesman

    • D. 

      Candy maker

  • 4. 
    Milton wants to become a businessman and work in town. Henry Hershey found a job for him at a printer shop in town. Milton is disappointed with his father because his father wants him to be a writer but Milton doesn't want to do that because
    • A. 

      Milton is not a good reader

    • B. 

      Milton doesn't learn well in school and to be a writer he needs more education.

    • C. 

      He would rather be a farmer like his father.

    • D. 

      Milton wants to make people happy and not follow his father's dreams.

  • 5. 
    Milton has a lot of problems on the job. His boss is always yelling at him. What are the things Milton does wrong?
    • A. 

      He can't put the letters in the proper places.

    • B. 

      He doesn't try hard.

    • C. 

      He can't put the paper in the press the right way.

    • D. 

      He doesn't ink the press correctly.

  • 6. 
    Milton is under contract for five years. He can't break his contract but he decided that Mr  Ernst can fire Milton if his work is really bad. So, Milton tries to get fired. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Milton decides to make Mr. Ernst so angry that he fires him by doing what?
    • A. 

      He breaks one of the presses and causes Mr Ernst a lot of money.

    • B. 

      He puts his sleeve into the press and almost hurts himself

    • C. 

      He drops his straw hat into the press.

    • D. 

      He tried to put another boy's hand into the press.

  • 8. 
    Milton leaves the shop smiling and happy because he saves his job by saying he was sorry and getting his hat in the press was an accident. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What kind of machine is this?
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