NEH Grant EX-20049-01

 

Between the Acts

Accelerated Reader Quiz

Book Level: 12.9

Points: 50

# Words: 225,000

Fiction

Questions: 20

Correct answer is marked *

1.      Between the Acts takes place mostly

  • on one day in June 1939*
  • through the summer of 1939
  • through the year 1939
  • from 1939-1941

2.      The Oliver family home is called

  • Pointz Hall*
  • Seven Oaks
  • Sussex House
  • Oliver Manor

3.      Bart Oliver

  • ridicules Lucy’s Christianity*
  • is a devout Christian
  • is Jewish
  • became a Hindu while in India

4.      Lucy Swithin is

  • Bart’s sister*
  • George’s sister
  • Giles’ sister
  • Isa’s sister

5.      Bart Oliver’s dog is named

  • Sohrab*
  • Prince
  • Renfrew
  • Caro

6.      George Oliver

  • is afraid of his grandfather*
  • adores his grandfather
  • loves his grandfather’s dog
  • was raised by his grandfather

7.      Giles Oliver is

  • a stockbroker*
  • a gentleman farmer
  • a soldier
  • an actor

8.      Giles is

  • unhappily married*
  • a devoted husband
  • a widower
  • a lifelong bachelor

9.      Isa Oliver

  • writes poetry*
  • paints portraits
  • acts in the pageant
  • plays the lute

10.  Isa Oliver

  • has two children*
  • has three children
  • has one child
  • is childless

11.  Lucy Swithin’s secret name is

  • Cleopatra*
  • Ophelia
  • Queen Elizabeth
  • Cassandra

12.  The purpose of the pageant was to raise money for

  • the church*
  • the war effort
  • the poor
  • the school

13.  The pageant was written by

  • Miss LaTrobe*
  • Mrs. Manresa
  • Rupert Haines
  • Reverend Streatfield

14.  The pageant is about

  • the history of England*
  • World War II
  • young couples in love
  • village life

15.  Isa Oliver is

  • attracted to Rupert Haines*
  • happily married to Giles Oliver
  • unhappily married to Bart Oliver
  • having an affair with William Dodge

16.  Giles Oliver dislikes William Dodge because Dodge is

  • a homosexual*
  • having an affair with Giles’ wife
  • a business rival
  • trying to buy Pointz Hall

17.  When Giles encounters the snake, he

  • kills it*
  • runs away
  • captures it
  • ignores it

18.  In the pageant, the young couple decide to

  • convert heathens to Christianity*
  • end their relationship
  • become rich
  • run away from their parents

19.  The play within the pageant is called

  • “Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way”*
  • “Love’s Labours Found”
  • “Triumph of the Heathens”
  • “The history of England”

20.  Reverend Streatfield’s speech is interrupted by

  • warplanes overhead*
  • a fight in the crowd
  • a heart attack
  • barking dogs

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