The Treasure Of Lemon Brown Story! Trivia Quiz

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The Treasure Of Lemon Brown Story! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the exposition of the story, Greg is angry with his dad because of his father's
    • A. 

      Locking him out of the house during a strom

    • B. 

      Refusal to let Greg go to spend the day with his new friend Lemon

    • C. 

      Wanting to tell Greg all about his chidhood memories

    • D. 

      Refusal to let Greg play basketball

  • 2. 
    What was Greg's reasoning for going into the old building the first time/
    • A. 

      He knows that Lemon Brown has a nice treasure.

    • B. 

      He wants to see the inside of the building and the rain encouraged him to go on inn.

    • C. 

      Some thugs chased him into the building and he was afraid of the 3 thugs

    • D. 

      He wants to avoid his father, and while doing so it begins to rain.

  • 3. 
    The description of Lemon Browsn's clothes help you infer that he is a .....
    • A. 

      Mean indvidual

    • B. 

      World traveler and enjoys life

    • C. 

      World travel and hopeful for the future

    • D. 

      Blues musician and is homeless

  • 4. 
    What does Lemon Brown do that helps us infer that thugs have attecked him before?
    • A. 

      Shows Greg his treasure

    • B. 

      Takes someone's flashlight from him

    • C. 

      Threatens Greg with a razor when he first meets him

    • D. 

      Sleeps in an abandoned building

  • 5. 
    What does the narrator's use of 3rd Person Limited Point of View in this excerpt from the story help you, as a reader, to understand? "Maybe the thought came to Greg, the scene could be even eerier."
    • A. 

      How Greg feels about Lemon Brown

    • B. 

      Where Greg is hiding from the men

    • C. 

      Why Greg jumps down the stairs

    • D. 

      Why Greg howls on the stairs

  • 6. 
    What does the narrator's use of 3rd person point of view in this excerpt help you to INFER about Greg's feelings and actions? "Lemon Brown didn't move.  Greg felt himself near panic."
    • A. 

      His decision to take the men's flashlight because he realized they couldn't see in the dark well

    • B. 

      His decision to go home as soon as possible because of his extreme fear and the realization that these were really ominous men

    • C. 

      The reason he attacks the men on the stairs and saves the day for he and Lemon Brwon

    • D. 

      The reason he howls to save Lemon Brown and makes the men think there are ghosts in the building

  • 7. 
    How does Lemon Brown know that his son valued the treasure?
    • A. 

      The son kept the treasure while he traveled the world over

    • B. 

      The son kept the treasure while he fought in the war

    • C. 

      Lemon Brown had told his son of their importance and worth

    • D. 

      The son told Lemon Brown how important the treasure was to him.

  • 8. 
    What - in Lemon Brown's eyes - makes the treasure worth fighting thugs over it?
    • A. 

      The fact that he wants to pass it on to his family

    • B. 

      Collecting it took him a very long time

    • C. 

      The connection it gives him to his past and to the memory of his son

    • D. 

      Losing his treasure borke his heart so he had to try to find a new treasure to pretend it was worth something

  • 9. 
    What is one inference you can make about why Lemon Brown stops playing the blues?
    • A. 

      He decides he doesn't like doing it anymore

    • B. 

      People got bored with him and quit coming to see him play and sing.

    • C. 

      Things were going well with him and his music; therefore, it became difficult to 'sing the blues'

    • D. 

      He and his family were happy together but began to fight when his blues quit being accepted by people.

  • 10. 
    Greg's encounter with Lemon Brown changes his view of his own father by teaching Greg that....
    • A. 

      Fathers are honest and nice

    • B. 

      Fathers' opinion about hard work and math will help him not ever be homeless

    • C. 

      His father's past was probably very much like Lemon Brown's

    • D. 

      Fathers and sons have a special bond and that his father only wants him to work hard so he can do well in life!

  • 11. 
    What does the word AJAR mean?
    • A. 

      Half alive

    • B. 

      Slightly cold

    • C. 

      Partially open

    • D. 

      Somewhat musty

  • 12. 
    What is a TREMOR?
    • A. 

      Intennse pain

    • B. 

      Intense panic feeling

    • C. 

      Nervous shaking

    • D. 

      Loud howling

  • 13. 
    If something COMMENCES, it....
    • A. 

      Trembles

    • B. 

      Begins

    • C. 

      Is open a little

    • D. 

      Remembers

  • 14. 
    Something that is GNARLED is...
    • A. 

      Tattered and torn

    • B. 

      Rough and twisted

    • C. 

      Dirty and very old

    • D. 

      Hidden and sdsicreet

  • 15. 
    If something is IMPROMPTU, it is....
    • A. 

      Prompted by someone or something

    • B. 

      Misunderstood

    • C. 

      Unplanned

    • D. 

      Absent

  • 16. 
    If someone is TENTATIVE about something, he or she is....
    • A. 

      Adequately happy

    • B. 

      Fureiously angry

    • C. 

      Hesitating

    • D. 

      Fearful

  • 17. 
    Using the similes on the next few questions --- - decide what the word in all caps means......(This is directly from the sheet from your exercise!!) "Through all the turmoil, she remained as SERENE as a cloudless sky on a lazy summer afternoon."
    • A. 

      Hot and sunshiny

    • B. 

      Calm and happy

    • C. 

      Bold and beautiful

    • D. 

      Cloudy and dark

  • 18. 
    "Like a palace guard standing stiff and silent, the STOIC child showed no trace of emotion"
    • A. 

      Non-emotional and still

    • B. 

      Sweet and happy

    • C. 

      Brisk and poignant

    • D. 

      Loving and sweet

  • 19. 
    "The teenager had a VORACIOUS appetite, like a bear after its long winter sleep".
    • A. 

      Sleepy and droggy

    • B. 

      Extremely hungry

    • C. 

      Overly angry

    • D. 

      Up and down in moods

  • 20. 
    Complete the next few Analogies (like on the sheet) with the correct pairs below the analogy: LEFT ;RIGHT ::
    • A. 

      Finish: commence

    • B. 

      Gnarled : knotted

    • C. 

      Threatening : omionous

    • D. 

      Wise : foolish

  • 21. 
    LECTURE : SPEECH ::
    • A. 

      Knotted : commence

    • B. 

      Knotted : gnarled

    • C. 

      Knotted : foolish

    • D. 

      Knotted : tremor

  • 22. 
    SKILLFUL : CLEVER ::
    • A. 

      Threatening : omionous

    • B. 

      Threatening : gnarled

    • C. 

      Threatening : tentative

    • D. 

      Threatening : hopeful

  • 23. 
    Who is the PROTAGONIST of this short story?
    • A. 

      Greg

    • B. 

      Greg's dad

    • C. 

      The thugs

    • D. 

      The narrator

  • 24. 
    Who is the author of "The Treasure of Lemon Brown"?
    • A. 

      William Douglas Manley

    • B. 

      Walter Douglas Manley

    • C. 

      Walter Dean Myers

    • D. 

      Walter Douglas Manley

  • 25. 
    In which Point of View is this story told?
    • A. 

      1st Person Point of View

    • B. 

      2nd Person Point of View

    • C. 

      3rd Person Limited Point of View

    • D. 

      3rd Person Omniscient Point of View

  • 26. 
    What is Greg's INTERNAL CONFLICT during the exposition?
    • A. 

      He doesn't like the principal because she sent a letter to his dad about his math grade being poor.

    • B. 

      It is raining and lightening and he is needing to find shelter from the storm

    • C. 

      He is struggling with talking to his dad about his grades, and being upset about the possibility of not getting to play basketball like he'd like if he doesn't get his grades up where they should be!

    • D. 

      The Scorpions are the basketball team that he wants to play for and he's not sure he's good enough to make the team.