A Long Way Gone Chapter Quiz

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A Long Way Gone Chapter Quiz

The quiz will cover questions over the following chapters: 15, 16 & 17


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What war movies did Ishmael and the other boy soldiers watch during most nights? Check all that apply...
    • A. 

      Rambo: First Blood

    • B. 

      Blood Diamond

    • C. 

      Lord of War

    • D. 

      Rambo 2

    • E. 

      Commando

  • 2. 
    When Ishmael and the other boy soldiers ran out of food, drugs, ammunition and gasoline, they raided rebel camps for what they needed and also attacked civilian villages to capture recruits to join their army.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How does the drugs that Ishmael takes affect him? Check all that apply...
    • A. 

      They make him extremely sleepy

    • B. 

      They give him lots of energy

    • C. 

      They make him sweat and cause blurry vision

    • D. 

      They make him numb

    • E. 

      They make him ruthless and allow him to do horrible things easily without a thought

  • 4. 
    At this point in the Memoir (in chapter's 14 & 15) which description best fits Ishmael?
    • A. 

      An innocent little boy

    • B. 

      An isolated & reserved young boy

    • C. 

      A cold blooded killer

    • D. 

      A terrified little boy

  • 5. 
    What position did Ishmael get promoted to during chapter 14 for the killing exhibition?
    • A. 

      Lieutenant

    • B. 

      Sergeant

    • C. 

      Junior Lieutenant

    • D. 

      Junior Sergeant

  • 6. 
    At the beginning of chapter 15, we see that Ishmael's mind has changed about which of the following things? Check all that apply...
    • A. 

      Who he thinks his family is

    • B. 

      Where he thinks his home is

    • C. 

      His thoughts on death and killing

    • D. 

      How he feels about guns

    • E. 

      How he feels about people in general

  • 7. 
    UNICEF removed the boys from the war zone to rehabilitate them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Ishmael is becoming a heartless person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What three friends are still with Ishmael in the beginning of chapter 15?
    • A. 

      Junior

    • B. 

      Alhaji

    • C. 

      Saidu

    • D. 

      Kanei

    • E. 

      Jumah

    • F. 

      Gibrilla

  • 10. 
    Ishmael believes in the saying: "kill or be killed"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What group arrived to take the boy soldiers away from the war zone?
    • A. 

      The Rebels

    • B. 

      RUF

    • C. 

      UNICEF

    • D. 

      The MP's

  • 12. 
    Upon arrival to the compound in Freetown, each boy received which of the following items? Check all that apply...
    • A. 

      Soap, toothpaste, a towel, a tooth brush

    • B. 

      A clean bed with fresh sheets

    • C. 

      New crapes

    • D. 

      Weapons to protect themselves

    • E. 

      A clean shirt

    • F. 

      New sweat pants

  • 13. 
    What happened once the RUF boys were mixed in with the boy soldiers in the compound in Freetown? Check all that apply...
    • A. 

      A major fight broke out

    • B. 

      Ishmael's grenade blew a boy to pieces

    • C. 

      The MP's were overtaken by the boys

    • D. 

      Boys were shot & stabbed

    • E. 

      10 boys were actually killed

  • 14. 
    At the beginning of chapter 16, what was it that Ishmael craved?
    • A. 

      Marijuana

    • B. 

      Cocaine

    • C. 

      Alcohol

    • D. 

      Marijuana & Cocaine

  • 15. 
    In the beginning of chapter 16, the boys tried their hardest to be on their best behavior when it came to how they treated the staff members of the center and how they treated their local neighbors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    In chapter 16, how did the staff members react to the behavior the boys displayed towards them? Check all that apply...
    • A. 

      They responded by getting physical with the boys

    • B. 

      They would lock the boys in their rooms without food as a punishment

    • C. 

      They would smile it off

    • D. 

      They told them that their actions weren't their fault

    • E. 

      They would buy the boys extravagant gifts to gain their approval

  • 17. 
    What physical pain did Ishmael continuously suffer in chapters 14, 15 & 16?
    • A. 

      Nausea

    • B. 

      Migraines

    • C. 

      Nausea and Migraines

    • D. 

      Internal bleeding

  • 18. 
    While in the rehabilitation hospital, Ishmael thought back to a particularly battle in which he and his friend slaughtered an entire village by themselves. What nickname did he become known for & why?
    • A. 

      "The Ferocious Lion" because of his ability to kill in a quick and violent manner.

    • B. 

      "The Deadly Bear" because of his ability to overpower his victims with great strength.

    • C. 

      "The Green Snake" because of his ability to hide beneath bushes in an advantageous position and be sneaky.

    • D. 

      "The Great Python" because of his ability to attack suddenly and paralyze his victims.

  • 19. 
    Within chapters 14, 15 & 16, what drugs does Ishmael use? Check all that apply...
    • A. 

      Marijuana

    • B. 

      Brown Brown

    • C. 

      Crack

    • D. 

      Heroine

    • E. 

      White Energy Capsules

  • 20. 
    The army that Ishmael was apart of was a lot like the rebel groups he had run from in previous chapters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False