# The Iron Dragon Chapter 9

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• 3.

### How long was the strike?

• A.

1 day

• B.

7 days

• C.

21 days

• D.

28 days

B. 7 days
Explanation
The strike lasted for 7 days.

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• 4.

### How much more money did they get per month?

• A.

\$2

• B.

\$5

• C.

\$10

• D.

\$20

A. \$2
Explanation
The correct answer is \$2 because the question asks for the amount of money they received per month, and out of the given options, \$2 is the smallest increase in money compared to the previous amount.

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• 5.

### Why didn't she see her father as much?

• A.

• B.

He was busy.

• C.

They were behind at the railroad.

• D.

C. They were behind at the railroad.
Explanation
The reason why she didn't see her father as much was because they were behind at the railroad. This suggests that her father was likely working or involved in some capacity with the railroad, causing him to have less time to spend with her.

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• 6.

### How is it dangerous working in the tunnel?

• A.

Not much oxygen

• B.

The explosives are dangerous

• C.

There is a risk of the cave collapsing

• D.

All of the above.

A. Not much oxygen
Explanation
Working in a tunnel can be dangerous due to the lack of oxygen. In an enclosed space like a tunnel, there may not be enough fresh air circulating, leading to a decrease in oxygen levels. This can result in respiratory problems, dizziness, and even loss of consciousness. Without sufficient oxygen, it becomes difficult for workers to breathe properly, creating a hazardous working environment.

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• 7.

### Where were they going?

• A.

Home

• B.

To pick their father up

• C.

On a trip

• D.

On a picnic

B. To pick their father up
Explanation
The correct answer is "to pick their father up." This suggests that the individuals were going somewhere specifically to collect their father. It implies that their father was not with them at the time and they needed to go to a different location to retrieve him.

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• 8.

### Where does the trail go by?

• A.

Lake Shasta

• B.

Lake Berryessa

• C.

Donner Lake

• D.

Lake Tahoe

C. Donner Lake
Explanation
The trail goes by Donner Lake.

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• 9.

### Why were the tracks covered?

• A.

To be mean

• B.

To keep trains from using them

• C.

To keep snow from being on them

• D.

To keep people from getting hurt.

C. To keep snow from being on them
Explanation
The tracks were covered to prevent snow from accumulating on them. This would ensure that the trains could continue to operate smoothly without any obstructions caused by snow. Additionally, keeping the tracks clear of snow would also reduce the risk of accidents or injuries that could occur if people were to walk or slip on the snowy tracks.

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• 10.

### How can you tell Eli Tucker doesn't think the railroad being safe?

• A.

• B.

He refused to work in tunnels.

• C.

He quit his job

A. His answer to Winnie's question.
Explanation
Eli Tucker's answer to Winnie's question indicates that he doesn't think the railroad is safe. This implies that he has doubts or concerns about the safety of the railroad.

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