The Road By Cormac Mccarthy

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Final Reading Project Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the boys name?
    • A. 

      Billy

    • B. 

      Mathew

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Never mentioned

  • 2. 
    What happened to the boys mother?
    • A. 

      She left when he was a baby

    • B. 

      She was rescued by the "good guys"

    • C. 

      She died of natural causes

    • D. 

      She committed suicide

  • 3. 
    Where does the storys setting take place?
    • A. 

      Northeastern United States

    • B. 

      Northwestern United States

    • C. 

      Western United States

    • D. 

      Southern United States

  • 4. 
    What do the boy and the man use to carry their belongings in?
    • A. 

      A big backpack

    • B. 

      A grocery cart

    • C. 

      A suitcase

    • D. 

      They have no belongings

  • 5. 
    What do the man and the boy find at the burned down supermarket?
    • A. 

      An orange

    • B. 

      Plenty of food

    • C. 

      A coke

    • D. 

      Money

  • 6. 
    What forshadows the ending of the book?
    • A. 

      The father constantly coughs up blood

    • B. 

      The boy keeps asking if they are going to die

    • C. 

      Everyday the skies are filled with ash

    • D. 

      The man and the boy start to run out of food

  • 7. 
    Why didnt the father want to help the burn man of the side of the road?
    • A. 

      He was scared that the man might try to kill them

    • B. 

      He didn't want to waste their food or supplies

    • C. 

      After years of hardship, the father has no sympathy for no one

    • D. 

      The burn man tried to still from them at a previous time

  • 8. 
    Why does the man wish to keep living?
    • A. 

      He feels confident that their is people in the east coast

    • B. 

      He wants to try and rebuild America

    • C. 

      He is scared of dying

    • D. 

      The boy is the only reason he wants to live

  • 9. 
    Who dies at the end of the book?
    • A. 

      The boy

    • B. 

      The man

    • C. 

      The Cannibals

    • D. 

      Everyone

  • 10. 
    What does the father fear most?
    • A. 

      Never finding civilization

    • B. 

      Running out of food

    • C. 

      Being captured by cannibals

    • D. 

      Dying

  • 11. 
    Who finds the boy at the end of the book?
    • A. 

      The cannibals

    • B. 

      The "good guys" who promised he'd be safe

    • C. 

      No one, the boy ends up alone

    • D. 

      The boys mother

  • 12. 
    What does the father tell his son to do if he ever got caught by "the bad guys"?
    • A. 

      To commit suicide, so that he doesn't suffer

    • B. 

      To run as fast as he can

    • C. 

      To kill "the bad guys"

    • D. 

      To tell them to please let him go

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