# The Iron Dragon Chapter 6

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• 1.

• 2.

### Winnie was able to relax with her father on Sundays.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement states that Winnie was able to relax with her father on Sundays. The answer is false because the statement does not provide any information about whether Winnie was able to relax with her father on Sundays or not.

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• 3.

### Where did they go?

• A.

Sacramento

• B.

Donner Lake

• C.

Reno

• D.

Calistoga

B. Donner Lake
Explanation
The correct answer is Donner Lake. This is because the question is asking about the location where "they" went, and Donner Lake is one of the options provided. The other options, Sacramento, Reno, and Calistoga, are not mentioned in the question and therefore cannot be the correct answer.

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• 4.

### Where does Winnie want to stay?

• A.

Cisco

• B.

Sacramento

A. Cisco
Explanation
Winnie wants to stay in Cisco.

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• 5.

### When did her father first come to Caifornia?

• A.

1839

• B.

1844

• C.

1849

• D.

1865

C. 1849
Explanation
The correct answer is 1849 because it is the only option that indicates the year when her father first came to California. The other options do not provide any relevant information about the timing of her father's arrival.

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• 6.

### How long did the trip take?

• A.

1 day

• B.

1 week

• C.

1 month

• D.

1 year

D. 1 year
Explanation
The trip took 1 year.

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• 7.

### What happened to the Donnor Party?

• A.

They were killed

• B.

They starved

• C.

They got lost.

• D.

They attacked Indians

B. They starved
Explanation
The Donner Party was a group of pioneers who became stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains during the winter of 1846-1847. They were unable to find a safe passage through the mountains and were trapped by heavy snowfall. With limited food supplies and harsh conditions, they ultimately ran out of food and resorted to cannibalism to survive. This led to the majority of the party starving to death before they were eventually rescued.

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• 8.

### What was she playing with?

• A.

Marbles

• B.

A kite

• C.

A doll

• D.

A paintbrush

B. A kite
Explanation
She was playing with a kite.

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• 9.

### Who taught Winnie how to fly a kite?

• A.

Her father

• B.

Jane

• C.

Lee

• D.

Flap Jack

C. Lee
Explanation
Lee taught Winnie how to fly a kite.

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• 10.

### What did the train remind Lee of?

• A.

An Iron Dragon

• B.

A Kite

• C.

A Snake

• D.

A Horse

A. An Iron Dragon
Explanation
The train reminded Lee of an Iron Dragon because the term "Iron Dragon" is often used to metaphorically describe a powerful and majestic train. This comparison emphasizes the strength, speed, and mechanical nature of the train, creating a vivid image in Lee's mind.

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• 11.

### Where are Lee's parents?

• A.

San Francisco

• B.

They died

• C.

China

B. They died
Explanation
The answer "They died" suggests that Lee's parents are no longer alive. This explanation implies that Lee's parents are not in San Francisco or China because they are deceased.

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• 12.

### What did Lee and Tom do?

• A.

• B.

Work in a kitchen

• C.

Work as slaves

• D.

Work on a boat

Explanation
Lee and Tom worked for the railroads.

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• 13.

### Where did they learn English?

• A.

• B.

Francisco Middle School.

• C.

Home

Explanation
The correct answer is "railroad camps". This suggests that the individuals in question learned English while working or residing in railroad camps. These camps were often established during the construction of railroads and housed workers and their families. It is likely that English was taught or acquired in these camps due to the diverse population and the need for communication among workers from different backgrounds.

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• 14.

### What did Lee tell Winnie?

• A.

Don't eat old food.

• B.

Always take a bath.

• C.

The Chinese are unhappy

• D.

Be careful rowing a boat

C. The Chinese are unhappy
• 15.

### Who did most of the work?

• A.

The whites

• B.

The chinese

B. The chinese
Explanation
The correct answer is "the Chinese." This implies that among the mentioned groups, the Chinese people were the ones who contributed the most effort or completed the majority of the work.

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