Under The Mountain (A Novel By New Zealand Author By Maurice Gee)

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A pupil generated quiz of 20 multi-choice questions to test your knowledge of the famous New Zealand novel by Maurice Gee. To pass this test and score a certificate you'll need to get 80% or better. Look out for the release of the movie in 2009!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the prologue Theo and Rachael (the twins) meet the mysterious Mr Jones -
    • A. 

      When they get lost in the bush at the back of a farm.

    • B. 

      When he gives them a ride in his boat.

    • C. 

      When he comes to visit at their home.

    • D. 

      When they go to visit their Uncle and Aunty in Christchurch

  • 2. 
    What are the Swedish twins names?
    • A. 

      Jan and Lenny

    • B. 

      James and Lauren

    • C. 

      Johan and Lenart

    • D. 

      Johan and Lauren

    • E. 

      Johann and Lenard

  • 3. 
    How do the twins hold off Mr Wilberforce when he comes to their house?
    • A. 

      By creating light in their minds

    • B. 

      By out sprinting him

    • C. 

      By using their torch light to scare him away

    • D. 

      Use their Uncle's guns to kill him

    • E. 

      Hit him continuously with some golf clubs

  • 4. 
    How does Mr Wilberforce nearly kill Rachel?
    • A. 

      Runs her over in his car

    • B. 

      Strangles her

    • C. 

      Takes her to the lake and drowns her

    • D. 

      Grabs her arm and starts to freeze her

    • E. 

      Stabs here with a bit of glass

  • 5. 
    Mr Wilberforce appears at Aunt Noelines house as a policeman. What does he shape-shift into after?
    • A. 

      Policemen

    • B. 

      Vicar

    • C. 

      Army general

    • D. 

      Slug form

    • E. 

      Walking shark

  • 6. 
    Where do the Twins,Rachael and Mr jones start the boat to go to Rangitoto?
    • A. 

      Takapuna

    • B. 

      Harbour Bridge

    • C. 

      Browns Island

    • D. 

      Narrow neck

    • E. 

      Mt Eden

  • 7. 
    How does Mr Wilberforce try and kill Rachael?
    • A. 

      Turn her into a Slug

    • B. 

      Freeze her

    • C. 

      Blow her up

    • D. 

      Drown her

    • E. 

      Strangle

  • 8. 
    What colour was Theo's Beam from his stone?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Flurpentine

    • E. 

      Pink

  • 9. 
    What was the Policemans excuse for getting into the house?
    • A. 

      There parents house burnt down

    • B. 

      Caught them shoplifting

    • C. 

      Mr Jones sent him

    • D. 

      Ricky was caught Drink/Driving

    • E. 

      There was a murderer on the loose around there area

  • 10. 
    When Ricky was taking Theo and Rachael for a boat Ride, What did the Wilberforces change into to try and kill them?
    • A. 

      Giant Turtle

    • B. 

      Porpoise

    • C. 

      Dolphin

    • D. 

      Shark

    • E. 

      Crab

  • 11. 
    What did the Wilberforce call himself when he was at there house trying to get in?
    • A. 

      Mr Jones

    • B. 

      Constable Brownly

    • C. 

      Constable Brown

    • D. 

      Constable Grimshaw

    • E. 

      David Brown

  • 12. 
    Uncle Clarry is what relation to Aunt Noeline?
    • A. 

      Dad

    • B. 

      Cousin

    • C. 

      Ex-Husband

    • D. 

      Husband

    • E. 

      Uncle

  • 13. 
    Mr Jones has magic powers.What is the magic power he used to follow Theo and Rachael around?
    • A. 

      Telepathy

    • B. 

      Teleporty

    • C. 

      Teleportation

    • D. 

      Pebbling

    • E. 

      Shape-Shifting

  • 14. 
    Who heals Rachael and how?
    • A. 

      Mr Jones by using telepathy powers in her head

    • B. 

      Mr Jones puts a dream in Rachaels head so she feels happy

    • C. 

      Mr Jones by heating up his hand using all his strength

    • D. 

      Ricky Wraps a bandage around her arm

    • E. 

      Theo pebbles to her and tells her to fight.

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