The Westing Game Novel! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What was so unsual about Sunset Towers?

    • A.

      It is made of glass and has 3 towers

    • B.

      It is abandoned

    • C.

      It faces east(instead of west) and contains no towers

    Correct Answer
    C. It faces east(instead of west) and contains no towers
    Explanation
    Sunset Towers is unusual because it faces east instead of the usual west direction and does not have any towers, despite its name. This deviation from the norm makes it stand out and adds to its uniqueness.

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  • 2. 

    Describe Barney Northrup.

    • A.

      Middle-aged; slick black mustache and buckteeth. Wears expensive clothing.

    • B.

      Very poor, foolish, stupid realtor; blonde hair with white teeth

    • C.

      Clumsy; unproper and has no manners; thick,white beard

    Correct Answer
    A. Middle-aged; slick black mustache and buckteeth. Wears expensive clothing.
    Explanation
    Barney Northrup is described as middle-aged with a slick black mustache and buckteeth. He is also known for wearing expensive clothing.

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  • 3. 

    What was Chris's hobby?

    • A.

      Sitting in his wheel chair, listening to music

    • B.

      Using his binoculars to bird-watch

    • C.

      Drawing,and painting

    Correct Answer
    B. Using his binoculars to bird-watch
    Explanation
    Chris's hobby was using his binoculars to bird-watch. This means that he enjoyed observing and studying birds using binoculars as a way to enhance his experience. This hobby suggests that Chris had an interest in nature and the behavior of birds.

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  • 4. 

    What happened to Turtle in the Westing house on the night of the dare?

    • A.

      She saw three ghosts and got scared

    • B.

      Otis was there to frighten her and he succeeded

    • C.

      She found Sam Westing's dead body in his bed and she ran, dropping everything she was holding.

    Correct Answer
    C. She found Sam Westing's dead body in his bed and she ran, dropping everything she was holding.
    Explanation
    Turtle encountered a shocking and terrifying sight when she discovered Sam Westing's lifeless body in his bed. This unexpected and gruesome discovery startled her to the point where she became overwhelmed with fear and dropped everything she was holding, fleeing from the scene.

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  • 5. 

    What was Turtle's real name?

    • A.

      T.R. Wexler

    • B.

      Terry-Rebecca Wexler

    • C.

      Tabitha-Ruth Wexler

    Correct Answer
    C. Tabitha-Ruth Wexler
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tabitha-Ruth Wexler. This can be inferred from the question which asks for Turtle's real name. Among the given options, Tabitha-Ruth Wexler is the only name that fits the criteria.

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  • 6. 

    Where did  the first bomb set off?

    • A.

      In the Westing house, when all the heirs were seated there.

    • B.

      In the Theodorakis Coffee Shop when all the heirs had met for a meeting.

    • C.

      During Angela's bridal shower; when she opened the gift box.

    Correct Answer
    B. In the Theodorakis Coffee Shop when all the heirs had met for a meeting.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "In the Theodorakis Coffee Shop when all the heirs had met for a meeting." This answer is supported by the information provided in the question, which states that the bomb was set off during a meeting of all the heirs at the coffee shop. The other options mentioned in the question are not relevant to the location of the first bomb explosion.

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  • 7. 

    Why did Grace make Jake eat the first piece of candy that was in the gift box he sent her?

    • A.

      She was being generous and decided to give her husband a piece first.

    • B.

      She wanted to make sure it was not poisoned .

    • C.

      It was his birthday and she wanted to let him have the first piece

    Correct Answer
    B. She wanted to make sure it was not poisoned .
    Explanation
    Grace made Jake eat the first piece of candy that was in the gift box he sent her because she wanted to make sure it was not poisoned.

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  • 8. 

    Judge Ford always defeated Sam Westing at chess and never lost (not even once).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that Judge Ford always defeated Sam Westing at chess and never lost. However, the answer is "False." This means that the statement is not true. Therefore, it can be concluded that Judge Ford did not always defeat Sam Westing at chess and may have lost at least once.

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  • 9. 

    Which tenant was the mistake?

    • A.

      Judge J.J. Ford

    • B.

      Sydelle Pulaski

    • C.

      Grace Wexler

    Correct Answer
    B. Sydelle Pulaski
    Explanation
    The question is asking which tenant made a mistake. Since there is no further context provided, it is unclear what type of mistake is being referred to. Therefore, without more information, it is not possible to determine the specific mistake made by Sydelle Pulaski.

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  • 10. 

    Turtle kicked people who pulled her braid because she believed that her braid was the only way she could connect with her mother, which is why her braid is her "crutch".

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that Turtle kicked people who pulled her braid because she believed that her braid was the only way she could connect with her mother. This suggests that her braid holds a significant emotional value for her and serves as a symbol of her relationship with her mother. Therefore, her braid can be seen as her "crutch" or a source of emotional support for her.

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  • 11. 

    Why was Mr.Hoo angry with Sam Westing?

    • A.

      Sam defeated him in a game of chess

    • B.

      Sam stole his invention: Disposable Paper Diaper

    • C.

      Sam stole his invention : Paper Innersoles

    Correct Answer
    B. Sam stole his invention: Disposable Paper Diaper
    Explanation
    Mr. Hoo was angry with Sam Westing because Sam stole his invention, the Disposable Paper Diaper. This suggests that Mr. Hoo had created and patented the Disposable Paper Diaper, but Sam took credit for it and potentially profited from it without giving Mr. Hoo any recognition or compensation. This would understandably cause Mr. Hoo to feel betrayed and angry towards Sam.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the one that made up the story about Sam Westing's corpse rotting on an Oriental rug in his estate?

    • A.

      Sandy

    • B.

      Otis

    • C.

      Theo

    Correct Answer
    A. Sandy
    Explanation
    Sandy is the one who made up the story about Sam Westing's corpse rotting on an Oriental rug in his estate.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the limper that went inside the Westing Estate and was seen by Chris?

    • A.

      Dr Sydney Skies/Dr Skies 

    • B.

      Dr Brown

    • C.

      Emma 

    • D.

      None of these 

    Correct Answer
    A. Dr Sydney Skies/Dr Skies 
  • 14. 

    Who was the answer to the Westing Game?

    • A.

      Berthe Erica Crow

    • B.

      Barney Northrup

    • C.

      Julian R. Eastman

    Correct Answer
    C. Julian R. Eastman
    Explanation
    Julian R. Eastman is the answer to the Westing Game because he is one of the options provided and is the correct choice among the given options.

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  • 15. 

     Sandy had  _____ children.

    Correct Answer
    6
    six
    Six
    Explanation
    Sandy had a total of six children. The answer can be written as "6", "six", or "Six".

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  • 16. 

    Sunset Towers was located on the Lake______ shore.

    Correct Answer
    Michigan
    michigan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Michigan. Sunset Towers was located on the shore of Lake Michigan.

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