The Ransom of Red Chief
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Sam and Bill chose Summit for the kidnapping because

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    In small towns, parents are very close to their children

    It doesn’t have a police force

    In small towns, parents are NOT very close to their children

  • Question 2
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    Is Red Chief scared of being held captive and kidnapped?

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    Yes

    No

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
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    Sam and Bill hide Johnny at

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    A mountain cave

    A barn outside of Summit

    An old farmhouse

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
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    Choose one of the things that Red Chief DIDN’T do

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    He put a hot potato on Bill’s Back

    He threw a brick to Bill’s eye

    He burned the cave with Bill inside

  • Question 5
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    After the kidnapping of Red Chief, the town of Summit was

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    Calm and peaceful

    The neighbors were looking for Red Chief

    Ebenezer was waiting for his son

  • Question 6
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    How much money did Bill and Sam originally ask for?

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    2,000

    250

    1,500

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
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    How much money did Bill and Sam finally ask for?

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    2,000

    250

    1,500

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Was Bill enjoying spending time with Red Chief?

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    Yes

    No

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Bill spirit was broken while looking after Red Chief. What does this mean?

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    He couldn’t take the torture anymore. He felt it was upsetting him and disturbing his peace of mind.

    Red Chief was cutting him into pieces. He didn’t have his scalp, an arm and an ear.

    He was having a good time with Red Chief and he didn’t want to return him to his parents.

  • Question 10
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    After sending the ransom letter to Ebenezer asking for 1,500, what did he reply?

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    He asked them to pay him $250 to take his boy back.

    He was going to send the $1,500 right away.

    He threatens to call the police if they didn’t return the kid.

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Did the boy fight back when he was kidnapped?

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    Yes

    No

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
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    The Red Chief tried to run away while held captive

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    True

    False

  • Question 13
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    Ebenezer Dorset decided to pay the ransom of $1,500 to Sam and Bill

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    True

    False

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
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    The setting of the story is:

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    Hampton, New York

    Summit, Alabama

    Orlando, Florida

    Forth-worth, Texas

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
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    What happened first?

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    Sam and Bill decided to kidnap Ebenezer's son

    Sam writes the ransom letter

    Ebenezer replies to the ransom letter

    Ebenezer holds his boy for 10 minutes

  • Question 16
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    What happened last?

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    Sam and Bill decided to kidnap Ebenezer's son

    Sam writes the ransom letter

    Ebenezer replies to the ransom letter

    Ebenezer holds his boy for 10 minutes

  • Question 17
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    The situational irony shown is:

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    They kidnapped Ebenezer's son

    Ebenezer is a prominent citizen

    The kidnappers end up paying $250 for returning the kid

    They ask for $1,500 to return the kid.

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