Quiz On Three Skeleton Key Short Story

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Comprehension quiz of a short horror story


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why does the island bare a bad reputation?
    • A. 

      Ghost had been seen on the island

    • B. 

      Convicts exscaped to the island and wrecked their canoe. All three of them died on island. Stories were told that the skeletons were seen dancing over small rocks and screaming.

    • C. 

      Convicts came there on a boat and killed each other. Nothing remained but their skulls. People thought they saw their skeletons glowing and dancing around a fire.

  • 2. 
    If I say no one's aboard, I mean she's ______________ (vocabulary word).
  • 3. 
    Why did you have to be careful walking around the shore of the island?
    • A. 

      The rocks were very smooth and slick and if you fell in the ocean you would drown from the rip tides.

    • B. 

      Skeletons would pretend to be a pizza guy and trick you into visiting their haunted cave.

    • C. 

      The rocks were very smooth and slick and if you fell in the ocean sharks could eat you.

  • 4. 
    What did Brasque mean when he said the abandoned ship was a "Flying Dutchman"?
    • A. 

      It was a ghost ship that sailed the seas until Judgement Day that supposely brought bad luck.

    • B. 

      It was an evil, ghost ship haunted by Black Beard that killed people.

    • C. 

      It was a bad ship that flew around the seas looking for people to kill or give bad luck to.

  • 5. 
    What happens if you harm a sea rat?
    • A. 

      The rat will cry and then attack you and strip your flesh until it reaches your bones.

    • B. 

      The rat will screech and then run away.

    • C. 

      The rat will cry sharply and all his fellow rats will swarm all over you tearing your flesh until it's stripped from the bones.

  • 6. 
    Why did the men think they heard the rats screeching "Six skeletons, six skeltons"?
    • A. 

      They were tired and their brains were tricking them

    • B. 

      They hadn't had much food, water, or sleep in weeks and their brains were playing games with them at that point.

    • C. 

      They had scizophrenia and were halucinating and hearing things that weren't there.

  • 7. 
    Where did the story take place?
    • A. 

      French Guiana

    • B. 

      An island of Florence Guiana

    • C. 

      An island off the coast of French Guiana

  • 8. 
    What did they do to kill all the rats at the end?
    • A. 

      Scorch them with hot water and then the sharks ate them

    • B. 

      Use machine guns and bang bang bang dead rats everywhere

    • C. 

      Bring a raft of meat and pour gasoline on it and set the rats on fire. The ones that were left the sharks ate.

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