# One Handed Catch 11-15

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This is a quiz over chapters 11-15 of the book, One Handed Catch. Numbers shown after each question (in parentheses) indicates the chapter number.

• 1.

### What happened to Norm's neckerchief at the Jamboree? (11)

• A.

Caught on fire

• B.

Got too many wrinkles

• C.

Leon snatched it

• D.

NONE OF THESE

A. Caught on fire
Explanation
Norm's neckerchief caught on fire at the Jamboree.

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• 2.

### In the Jamboree competition for fire starting, Gordy cheated starting his fire by using _____________________ . (11)

• A.

Flint and steel

• B.

A zippo lighter

• C.

Gasoline

• D.

NONE OF THESE

B. A zippo lighter
Explanation
Gordy cheated in the fire starting competition by using a zippo lighter.

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• 3.

### While daydreaming in band class, Norm decided that he should compete in the _________ competition at the Boy Scout Jamboree? (11)

• A.

Fire building

• B.

First aid

• C.

Knot-tying

• D.

NONE OF THESE

C. Knot-tying
Explanation
Norm, while daydreaming in band class, thought about participating in a specific competition at the Boy Scout Jamboree. The given answer, "knot-tying," is the most suitable option because it aligns with the context of the question. Norm's decision to compete in the knot-tying competition indicates his interest in learning and demonstrating his skills in tying various knots, which is a common activity in scouting.

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• 4.

### In band, Norm didn't want to play ____________________ because he sensed that everyone felt sorry for him. (12)

• A.

The cymbals

• B.

The mellopHone

• C.

The bass drum

• D.

NONE OF THESE

C. The bass drum
Explanation
Norm didn't want to play the bass drum in band because he sensed that everyone felt sorry for him.

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• 5.

### While Norm was sorting pop bottles, he listened to a baseball game and discovered how Ted Williams __________________________________ . (12)

• A.

Caught and threw baseballs in the outfield

• B.

Batted left handed

• C.

BOTH OF THESE

• D.

NONE OF THESE

B. Batted left handed
Explanation
Norm was able to discover how Ted Williams batted left handed while sorting pop bottles and listening to a baseball game.

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• 6.

### At Jamboree, Gordy pawned the job of starting the campfire onto somebody else. (13)

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The given statement states that Gordy pawned the job of starting the campfire onto somebody else at Jamboree. This means that Gordy delegated the responsibility of starting the campfire to someone else, implying that he did not take up the task himself. Therefore, the statement is true.

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• 7.

### At Jamboree, Norm wanted to cook his own hot dog over the campfire, but ended up watching it fall into the campfire.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The given statement suggests that Norm wanted to cook his own hot dog over the campfire but it ended up falling into the campfire. This implies that Norm did try to cook his hot dog but was unsuccessful in doing so. Therefore, the statement is true.

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• 8.

### At Jamboree, Norm, Bill, and Carl all tricked Leon into believing that Carl was in an accident. (13)

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
They all tricked Gordy.

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• 9.

### At Jamboree, Gordy's team took top prize, and Norm's first-aid team took last place. (13)

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The given statement is "At Jamboree, Gordy's team took top prize, and Norm's first-aid team took last place." The correct answer is False because the statement does not provide enough information to determine the accuracy of the claim. It only states that Gordy's team took top prize and Norm's first-aid team took last place, but it does not mention anything about other teams or their rankings. Therefore, we cannot conclude whether the statement is true or false based on the given information.

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• 10.

### Mr. Schmidt's store didn't have as much candy as they used to have because of World War II. (14)

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
During World War II, there were shortages and rationing of various goods, including candy. This means that Mr. Schmidt's store would have had less candy available compared to before the war. Therefore, the statement that Mr. Schmidt's store didn't have as much candy as they used to have because of World War II is true.

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