Shoeless Joe Jackson Quiz

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Shoeless Joe Jackson was an American baseball player in the early 1900s, famous for his work as an outfielder for the Major League Baseball team the Chicago White Sox. How well do you know him?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Does Annie support Ray's decision to build a baseball field? Give three examples from the book to support your answer.
  • 2. 
    Give three ways how Ray convinced Salinger to come to the baseball game with him.
  • 3. 
    Who offers Ray to bring his mortgage up to date? Explain why this person offers to do it.
  • 4. 
    Give three reasons why Eddie Scissons lies about playing for the Chicago Cubs.
  • 5. 
    Explain why Ray is jealous of Salinger getting the opporotunity to go out with Shoeless Joe after the game, and why Salinger got picked instead of Ray.
  • 6. 
    What does Salinger say in his interview about baseball, and why does he lie to Ray about giving it?
  • 7. 
    Does Mark like Ray? Give three examples from the book that supports your answer.
  • 8. 
    Why does Ray consider baseball a religion? Give three reasons.
  • 9. 
    Why doesn't Salinger believe that Ray built a magical baseball field?
  • 10. 
    Why does Salinger stop writing books? Give three reasons.
  • 11. 
    Salinger gave an interview about baseball
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Eddie Scissons played for the Chicago Cubs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Gypsy's real name is Annie
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Ray used a gun to kidnap Salinger
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Ray's dad was a catcher in the minor leagues
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Archie Graham never got a hit in the major leagues
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Ray is a very religious man
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Ray's previous job was selling insurance
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Ray's name was used for a character in a book wrote by J.D. Salinger
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    When Ray was a child he killed a bird with a gun
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Ray and Richard are-
    • A. 

      Identical twins

    • B. 

      Friends

    • C. 

      Brothers

  • 22. 
    Mark's plan is to-
    • A. 

      Take over the world

    • B. 

      Own all of the farms in Iowa

    • C. 

      Make Annie divorce Ray

  • 23. 
    The baseball team that plays on Ray's field is the-
    • A. 

      Chicago Cubs

    • B. 

      White Sox

    • C. 

      Red Sox

  • 24. 
    Mark is-
    • A. 

      Evil

    • B. 

      Annie's brother

    • C. 

      Ray's friend

  • 25. 
    When the announcer says "If you build it he will come," he refers to-
    • A. 

      Ray's father John

    • B. 

      Moonlight Graham

    • C. 

      J.D. Salinger

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