Book Quiz: Red Kayak

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Book Quiz: Red Kayak

Red Kayak was written by Priscilla Cummings and was an immediate hit among all the avid readers around the globe. We created this quiz based on this book, which covers some essential storyline elements, writing elements, and incidents of the story. Let's see how careful were you while reading this fantastic book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Based on the clues in the story, the reader can conclude that...
    • A. 

      Brady had no idea what was going on.

    • B. 

      Brady knew that Ben was not going to make it.

    • C. 

      Brady was confident that he was going to save Ben.

    • D. 

      Brady was prepared to handle the situation.

  • 2. 
    What happened right before Brady dropped his phone in the water?
    • A. 

      Brady remembered the ABCs he was taught in rescue training.

    • B. 

      Brady noticed how bad Ben looked and got scared.

    • C. 

      Brady took the wet life jacket off Ben.

    • D. 

      Brady noticed a missed call from his Mom.

  • 3. 
    Why did Brady talk to Ben even though Ben is unconscious?
    • A. 

      Brady talks to Ben because he is afraid Ben might die.

    • B. 

      Brady thinks that Ben can hear him.

    • C. 

      Brady is trying to get Ben to wake up.

    • D. 

      Brady wants to keep Ben updated on how he's doing.

  • 4. 
    Based on the clues in the story, what does the word "lashing" mean?
    • A. 

      Holding

    • B. 

      Hitting

    • C. 

      Dripping

    • D. 

      Fastening

  • 5. 
    Why does the author keep repeating the words ", Five compressions?"
    • A. 

      The author wants to make sure you know how many compressions Brady had to give.

    • B. 

      To teach the readers how to give CPR.

    • C. 

      To create a feeling of worry and anxiety.

    • D. 

      To create a feeling of hope.

  • 6. 
    How does the rain create suspense in the story?
    • A. 

      Bad things always happen when it is raining.

    • B. 

      Ben's condition will not improve in the rain.

    • C. 

      Now it will be even harder for Brady to focus on saving Ben.

    • D. 

      The rain reminds Brady of the time he slipped in the ice.

  • 7. 
    What was the climax of the story? (Where the rising action turns into falling action)
    • A. 

      When Brady saw the ambulance.

    • B. 

      When the policeman came over and told Brady he did a good job.

    • C. 

      When Jimmy took over for Brady.

    • D. 

      When Carl shouted, "We've got a pulse!"

  • 8. 
    Why did Brady not have a clue how he got on the landing?
    • A. 

      Brady's only focus had been on getting Ben to safety.

    • B. 

      Brady was not a very smart kid.

    • C. 

      Brady forgot he had rescued Ben.

    • D. 

      Brady was not sure where he was.

  • 9. 
    How did Brady's emotions change from when he was rescuing Ben to the end of the story?
    • A. 

      Calm to relieved.

    • B. 

      Scared to relieved.

    • C. 

      Scared to shocked.

    • D. 

      Relieved to scared.

  • 10. 
    What does it mean when Brady says he pulled Ben "from one side to the other?"
    • A. 

      He pulled Ben from one side of the boat to the other.

    • B. 

      He moved Ben from the dangerous side of the river to the safe side.

    • C. 

      He pulled Ben from the boat to the landing.

    • D. 

      He pulled Ben over the invisible line between life and death.