Milton Hershey Chapter 9 - The Candy Store (P77-85)

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Milton Hershey Chapter 9 - The Candy Store (P77-85)

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  • 1. 
    "Milton sweated and stirred sugar and water in a large cauldron.  As the mixture started to boil he had to keep it moving." (p77) Cauldron most likely means
    • A. 

      A large box

    • B. 

      A paper container

    • C. 

      A wooden bucket

    • D. 

      A large metal pot

  • 2. 
    Milton learned to make many kinds of candies. Sugar was a main ingredient and he needed to melt it in a vat.  Vat probably means
    • A. 

      A very large metal container that can hold a large quantity of food

    • B. 

      A small skillet for special food

    • C. 

      A large wooden box to store food

    • D. 

      A medium size jar to keep food from the rats

  • 3. 
    Milton Hershey was better at making candy because it was more than memorizing facts and rules. He used his common sense and experimentation. What things did he quickly learn?
    • A. 

      How heat changes taste and texture

    • B. 

      How important timing was to candy making

    • C. 

      How to make marshmallows and taffy

    • D. 

      How to make fried oysters

  • 4. 
    Fanny, Aunt Mattie and Henry all move to a little house in Lancaster. Milton moves in with them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Here is a picture of Milton Hershey (on the right) with another boy who worked in the Ice Cream Parlor in 1873. What is the name of another boy who worked there? (This picture may not be that boy.)
    • A. 

      Mr. Royer

    • B. 

      John Coyle

    • C. 

      Felix

    • D. 

      Mr. Ernst

  • 6. 
    John Coyle was a good customer of Mr. Royer's and he liked Milton because Milton took care of his horse in a kind way. John Coyle preferred Milton to wait on him.  Milton didn't like him because he didn't tip well - only a dime!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Milton and Felix almost got fired because all the ______________ blew up the flue and onto the street.
  • 8. 
    What did Felix and Milton forget to do before they went to the opera?
    • A. 

      To turn off the lights.

    • B. 

      To put the horses in the stables.

    • C. 

      To turn off the cooling fan

    • D. 

      To put the roasting trays in the oven

  • 9. 
    Milton and Felix decide to tell Mr. Royer the truth about the accident because he had been good to them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What were some of the things Mr. Royer did when he heard about the accident? 
    • A. 

      His face twitched and he scowled.

    • B. 

      He laughed.

    • C. 

      He fired Felix and Milton.

    • D. 

      He made Felix and Milton pay for the peanuts to teach them a lesson.

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