# Ryan's Daughter Movie Quiz Questions

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Have you watched the movie, Ryan's Daughter? If you have watched it, then I am sure you know about Sarah and Christopher. Take up the quiz and ascertain that you indeed have watched the movie.

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• 1.

### At the bottom of page 75, the author says 'At the sound of a trumpet they (the children) were shepherded into a queue '.  Why do you think the author used the words SHEpHERDED?

• A.

So that the reader would understand the meaning of the word - shepherded

• B.

To make the reader think the children were back in the countryside

• C.

To make the reader think that the children were in amongst a lot of other children

• D.

To make the reader think that the people looking after them were shepherds as well as helpers

Correct Answer
C. To make the reader think that the children were in amongst a lot of other children
Explanation
The author used this word to make the reader imagine the children being herded into the queue just like sheep being herded into a pen. This is known as IMAGERY.

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• 2.
• A.

574kms

• B.

5470kms

• C.

475kms

• D.

754kms

Correct Answer
A. 574kms
Explanation
This is a little less than the distance between Auckland and Wellington.

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• 3.

### How many types of aimals are mentioned in chapter 14?

• A.

2

• B.

3

• C.

1

• D.

4

Correct Answer
A. 2
Explanation
There are two types of animal in chapter 14: Birds and a chimpanzee
the birds were singing, (p88)
Bistro the chimpanzee (p90)

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• 4.

### What is the name of the British Officer's daughter?

• A.

Jane

• B.

Jenny

• C.

Janice

• D.

Jan

Correct Answer
B. Jenny
Explanation
The correct answer is Jenny.

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• 5.

### An urchin is a sea-creature. It is also a word used to describe street children in The Silver Sword. True or False?

• A.

True

• B.

False

Correct Answer
A. True
Explanation
Urchin is therefore a homonym word

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• 6.

### When the sergeant says "Sonny put that brake on - she's beginning to shift.", he is referring to what?

• A.

The jeep

• B.

The chimpanzee

• C.

Ruth

• D.

Jim the driver

Correct Answer
A. The jeep
Explanation
The sergeant is referring to the jeep when he says "Sonny put that brake on - she's beginning to shift." This indicates that the jeep is starting to move or change gears, and the sergeant wants Sonny to apply the brake to prevent any potential accidents or movement.

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• 7.

### To get from Poland to Switzerland, the children had to travel through which other country?

• A.

Yugoslavia

• B.

Germany

• C.

Hungary

• D.

Italy

Correct Answer
B. Germany
Explanation
Yugoslavia used to be where Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Bosnia are now.

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• 8.

### What is a derelict building?

• A.

A building that is no longer used and run down

• B.

A "flash" or impressive house or office

• C.

A place where homeless people go for food

• D.

A German house

Correct Answer
A. A building that is no longer used and run down
Explanation
A derelict building refers to a building that is no longer in use and has fallen into a state of disrepair. It is run down and neglected, often lacking maintenance and upkeep. This term is commonly used to describe abandoned or vacant buildings that have been left unused for a significant period of time, resulting in deterioration and decay.

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• 9.

### Bistro the chimpanzee's personality was described as ...(tick all the boxes that you think apply)

• A.

Melancholy (sad)

• B.

Violent

• C.

Docile (easily taught)

• D.

Intelligent

• E.

Stupid

• F.

Mischievous

Correct Answer(s)
A. Melancholy (sad)
B. Violent
C. Docile (easily taught)
D. Intelligent
Explanation
The given answer states that Bistro the chimpanzee's personality was described as melancholy (sad), violent, docile (easily taught), and intelligent. This suggests that Bistro exhibited a range of emotions, including sadness, and had the tendency to behave violently. However, Bistro was also easily taught and displayed intelligence.

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• 11.

### The sergeant describes Bronia as having blue eyes and very fair hair. Which one of these images is most like this description

Correct Answer
A.
Explanation
The image that is most like the description of Bronia having blue eyes and very fair hair is the image of a girl with blue eyes and blonde hair.

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• 12.

### At the end of chapter 15, the sergeant describes that the Germans have been 'looting Europe' - what is LOOTING?

• A.

Stealing valuables in wartime

• B.

Using tools to fix things

• C.

The noise an owl makes

• D.

Going around in circles

Correct Answer
A. Stealing valuables in wartime
Explanation
Using tools could be described as 'tooling'.
The noise an owl makes is 'hooting'.
Going around in circles would be 'looping'

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• 13.

### Which is the correct spelling for the British Officer's job title?

• A.

Seargant

• B.

Sergeant

• C.

Sergent

• D.

Sargent

Correct Answer
B. Sergeant
Explanation
The correct spelling for the British Officer's job title is "Sergeant."

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• 14.

### Jan uses a SHRILL voice when he is scolding Bistro. What type of voice is this?

• A.

Deep like a fog-horn

• B.

High pitched and squeaky

• C.

Low pitched and booming

• D.

Monotone (every word of the same tone)

Correct Answer
B. High pitched and squeaky
Explanation
Jan's use of a SHRILL voice indicates that it is high pitched and squeaky. This type of voice is characterized by a sharp and piercing sound, often associated with scolding or expressing anger. The word "shrill" itself implies a high and piercing tone, which aligns with the description of a voice that Jan uses when scolding Bistro.

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