Literature Quiz: Chapter 8 Milton Hershey

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Literature Quiz: Chapter 8 Milton Hershey

Below is a Literature Quiz on Chapter 8 Milton Hershey. This great man is famously known as the father of the largest chocolate manufacturing plant in his time and was a well-known philanthropist. What else do you remember about him and his life from chapter 8? Take up the quiz and get to refresh your memory. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Milton doesn't want to upset his mother, so when he arrives home he says, "I have got some bad news and good news." He tells his mother the same thing for both. He tells her that he was fired. His mother is very angry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Milton's Aunt Mattie tells him that she knows of a job at Mr. Royer's Ice Cream Parlor.  What are some reasons that working at an Ice Cream Parlor would be a good job for him?
    • A. 

      He loves candies and this was the best confectionary store in Lancaster.

    • B. 

      He wants to help customers and see them smile.

    • C. 

      He wants to make a lot of money.

    • D. 

      The idea of working in a place like that will make him very happy.

  • 3. 
    Henry starts to think that maybe the ice cream parlor will be a good place for Milton because he will make connections. That means, since the shop is across from the opera house, important people may stop in and Milton might make friends with famous people who can help him in the future.  We learn a lot about Henry Hershey from this comment. He doesn't care where Milton works as long as he can be important. 
    • A. 

      Henry thinks selling ice cream is a good job.

    • B. 

      Henry doesn't care about what Milton wants to do. He only wants Milton to be an important person in the community.

    • C. 

      Henry wants the ice cream job for himself.

    • D. 

      Henry doesn't care about social standing.

  • 4. 
    Henry Hershey went back to Mr. Ernst and got Milton's job back. Why does Henry working at an ice cream parlor is a lower job than being a newspaper printer.  Click on some of the reasons he says.
    • A. 

      It is a silly job and not for men.

    • B. 

      Milton can't change the way people think and create a better future in a candy shop.

    • C. 

      It is too challenging for Milton.

    • D. 

      You have to read recipes and Milton doesn't read well.

  • 5. 
    This is a picture of the famous person who will be reading at the Fulton Opera House the year Milton starts working at  the Ice Cream Parlor. What is his name?
  • 6. 
    When Milton walks into the Ice Cream Parlor his "mouth starts to water" from all the delicious smells. What are the sweets that he smells that makes him so hungry?
    • A. 

      Pastry cooking in the ovens

    • B. 

      Pretzels

    • C. 

      Roasted nuts

    • D. 

      Caramels cooking on the stove

  • 7. 
    Milton gets the job but he has to live ________________ the shop. 
  • 8. 
    Milton is so happy about the job but there is one thing that makes him unhappy.
    • A. 

      He will have lots of opportunities in the city.

    • B. 

      He will make his Aunt Mattie proud.

    • C. 

      He will miss his family because he can't live at home.

    • D. 

      He will work hard for Mr. Royer.