Serafina And The Black Cloak Novel Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    What unique ability does Braedon have that Serafina finds herself amazed with when she witnesses it?
    • A. 

      He loves horses and cares deeply about his 4 black horses because they were with him when his family was still alive.

    • B. 

      He is very intuitive with animals and handles them in a way that most people can't begin to do.

    • C. 

      He is able to trust and believe in Serafina --and becomes his friend - when she has never had a friend before.

    • D. 

      He is kind and interesting and he listens to her well

  • 2. 
    What lie does Mr. Crankshod tell Mr. Vanderbilt?  Why does he do this?
    • A. 

      Mr. Crankshod tells Mr. Vanderbilt that the carriage was trapped between 2 trees and he needed them to come and help. He lied because he didn't know how to tell the truth!

    • B. 

      Mr. Crankshod tells Mr. Vandberbilt that bandits came and he fought them off, but couldn't get carriage out. He told Mr. V this because Crankshod didn't want him to know that Crankshod was a coward and had run.

    • C. 

      He told Mr. Vanderbilt that the man in the black cloak had come and tried to get Braedon. He told him this to make sure Mr. V didn't think he was the man in the black cloak!

    • D. 

      Mr. Crankshod told Mr. V that the horses had run away. He told him this because he wanted Braedon to stay in the forest where he could go back and get him later.

  • 3. 
    Why must Serafina walk home while there is a rescue party there and she could have ridden back to Biltmore House with them and with Braeden in the carriage?
    • A. 

      Because Braeden didn't want her to be seen by his uncle because he'd be embarrassed to be seen with her.

    • B. 

      Serafina didn't really like being closed in within the carriage and couldn't bare to get back in it, so she wanted to be in the forest and walk back home.

    • C. 

      Serafina knew that the men in the rescue party didn't know of her existence and didn't want to let out her and her Pa's secret that they'd been living in the workshop in the basement.

    • D. 

      Serafina and Braeden had become mad at each other and couldn't stand to be around each other because of that, so she decided she should walk instead of riding with him.

  • 4. 
    When Serafina is in the graveyard, she sees gravestones and then sees a statue ---what type of statue does she see there?
    • A. 

      A gargoyle who was a guardian

    • B. 

      A lion with a lion cub

    • C. 

      A black cloak statue

    • D. 

      An angel with a sword

  • 5. 
    What quote does the angel statue have at its base that Serafina takes note of and thinks about/is impressed by as she reads it?
    • A. 

      “Our character isn’t defined by the battles we win or lose, but by whom we become when we choose the battles that we choose."

    • B. 

      "Our bed is lovely, dank and deep, come join us now and we shall meet."

    • C. 

      "Death is a debt to nature due, which I have paid and so will you!"

    • D. 

      “Our character isn’t defined by the battles we win or lose, but by the battles we dare to fight.”

  • 6. 
    What does Serafina find in the graveyard that makes her smile to the point of giggling?
    • A. 

      Flowers

    • B. 

      Lion cubs

    • C. 

      A funny epitaph that is twisted and strange

    • D. 

      A red fox

  • 7. 
    What attacks Serafina in the graveyard and why?
    • A. 

      The angel came to life and attacked her ---it was obvious that the people in the town had disappeared because of this angel and the angel's ability to come to life.

    • B. 

      The man in the black cloak - because he wanted to absorb her like he'd done the girl in the yellow dress.

    • C. 

      The mother mountain lion - because she thought Serafina would hurt her young and she was protecting them.

    • D. 

      Mr. Crankshod - because he was angry that she'd tricked him in the carriage and he was embarrassed. He didn't want her to be able to go back to Biltmore House.

  • 8. 
    What creature does Serafina feel a particular kin-ship/connection with as she tries to recover from falling and realizes that something big is headed her way (when it leaves she feels very alone)?
    • A. 

      Mountain lion

    • B. 

      Lion cubs

    • C. 

      Wolf

    • D. 

      Cat

  • 9. 
    How does Serafina get home?
    • A. 

      Her pa comes into the forest and finds her/takes her home.

    • B. 

      She follows the river and swims back to the Biltmore House.

    • C. 

      Braeden comes and looks for her/helps guide her back to the Biltmore House.

    • D. 

      The wolf she sees in the forest howls until she follows the sounds and finds her way back to Biltmore House.

  • 10. 
    When the animal (mentioned in the last question) made it home, the other animals in his pack made a different type sound and Serafina realized that they were saying, "You made it brother!"  What THEME is discussed through this event?
    • A. 

      The animal made it back to the other animals it knew and they were all glad.

    • B. 

      Fitting in/belonging ---finding your way 'home'!

    • C. 

      Brotherly love

    • D. 

      Connecting love

  • 11. 
    What did Pa ask/tell Serafina not to do (after finding her/getting her home and feeding her) as he took off to go work on the Dynamo?
    • A. 

      Not to go back to the forest

    • B. 

      Not to criticize him and the way he'd brought her up

    • C. 

      Not to do anything she knew she shouldn't

    • D. 

      Not to go hunting that night

  • 12. 
    Who does Serafina feel she MUST see/talk with about everything that had happened that day?
    • A. 

      Pa

    • B. 

      Braeden

    • C. 

      Clara

    • D. 

      Her mother

  • 13. 
    What is meant by DYNAMIC CHARACTER?
    • A. 

      A character who stays the same

    • B. 

      A character who changes

    • C. 

      A character that you can see only one side of

    • D. 

      A character that you can see all sides of

  • 14. 
    What is meant by being a STATIC CHARACTER?
    • A. 

      A character who changes

    • B. 

      A character who stays the same

    • C. 

      A character whom you can see only one side of

    • D. 

      A character whom you can see all sides of

  • 15. 
    Since Serafina is showing changes in her personality/reactions........she would be considered a ___________________________
    • A. 

      Static Character

    • B. 

      Dynamic Character

    • C. 

      Flat Character

    • D. 

      Hopeful Character

  • 16. 
    What gift did Braeden give to Serafina in Chapter 14?
    • A. 

      A purple and red colored dress

    • B. 

      A maroon colored dress

    • C. 

      A yellow dress

    • D. 

      A red velvet bow

  • 17. 
    What was it about this dress that made it feel a little odd to Serafina even though she LOVED getting the first real present she'd ever received?
    • A. 

      It was not a color that she loved

    • B. 

      It was meant for Clara Brahms

    • C. 

      It was meant for Anastasia Rostonova

    • D. 

      It was way too big and she had to take it up in order to make it fit

  • 18. 
    What is an important THEME from the novel -  that we have discussed - and which uses the SIGNPOST of "Again and Again" in the novel?
    • A. 

      The theme is forgiveness ---seen through the fact that her pa forgives her again and again...

    • B. 

      The theme is identity ---seen in the fact that Serafina's cat-like characteristics are mentioned again and again and she's constantly questioning her whole being and how others view her.

    • C. 

      The theme is a girl who lives in the basement of Biltmore with her pa who is trying to find the man in the black cloak and stop him.

    • D. 

      The theme is openness as seen by repeating again and again the fact that people expect others to be open and honest with each other.

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