The War That Saved My Life Novel Quiz!

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The War That Saved My Life Novel Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The story was set in...
    • A. 

      France during World War I

    • B. 

      Ireland during the first world war

    • C. 

      England during World War II

    • D. 

      The U.S. during World War II

  • 2. 
    Why wasn't Ada allowed to go outside?
    • A. 

      Her mother felt the world would shame her for having a crippled girl.

    • B. 

      She couldn't walk and would be causing more work for her mother.

    • C. 

      The neighborhood children would make fun of her.

    • D. 

      Her mother was afraid Ada would be hurt while she was outside.

  • 3. 
    Ada couldn't read and write because....
    • A. 

      She was unteachable.

    • B. 

      No one wanted to teach her.

    • C. 

      She never wanted to learn.

    • D. 

      She'd never been to school.

  • 4. 
    How did Ada prepare to go to the country?
    • A. 

      She made special covers for her hands and knees to she could crawl.

    • B. 

      She began to store food that Jamie stole on the street.

    • C. 

      She practiced walking all summer long, when she was alone.

    • D. 

      She made new clothing for herself and her brother to wear.

  • 5. 
    How did Maggie and Ada become friends?
    • A. 

      Maggie saw Ada riding Butter and gave her some writing tips.

    • B. 

      They met at school and liked each other right away.

    • C. 

      Ada wrote letters to Maggie when Maggie had to go away to school.

    • D. 

      Ada took her home when she had an accident and fell off her horse.

  • 6. 
    What did Jamie's teacher do because he was left-handed?
    • A. 

      Smacked his left hand with a ruler whenever he tried to use it.

    • B. 

      She tied his left hand to his chair so he couldn't use it.

    • C. 

      Put him in a corner when he tried to use his left hand.

    • D. 

      Made fun of him for being of the devil.

  • 7. 
    What did Ada do to help at Maggie's house?
    • A. 

      She served as a maid to help keep the house clean.

    • B. 

      She worked in the Victory Garden to grow tomatoes.

    • C. 

      She helped Fred Grimes, the stable master, with the horses.

    • D. 

      She took them freshly baked bread every morning.

  • 8. 
    Why did Miss Smith keep writing to Ada's mother?
    • A. 

      To get permission to take Ada and Jamie on a trip

    • B. 

      To see if she would come live in the village.

    • C. 

      To invite her to come at Thanksgiving.

    • D. 

      To get permission for surgery on her foot.

  • 9. 
    Jamie stopped wetting the bed when...
    • A. 

      He brought home a stray cat for a pet.

    • B. 

      He learned to ride Butter as well as Ada did.

    • C. 

      He got to stay home from school.

    • D. 

      He got to help the pilots at the airfield.

  • 10. 
    Ada didn't want to go into the bomb shelter because...
    • A. 

      It was so small and dark and scary.

    • B. 

      She was afraid there were bugs and rats in it.

    • C. 

      It reminded her of the smell of the cabinet with roaches she was forced into by her mother.

    • D. 

      She was afraid the bombs would hit it.

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