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Dead End in Norvelt

Dead End in Norvelt


by Jack Gantos

Dead End in Norvelt: Always Remember Your History Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Dead End in Norvelt? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Jack's Dad was a soldier in which war?

The War of the Worlds
World War II
The Vietnam War
The Korean War
Q. Which historical figure subdued the Incas for tons of gold?

King Arthur
Hernán Cortés
Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter
Francisco Pizarro
Q. What is St. John's Dance?

A medieval torture device
A type of medicine
A medieval prom
A plague that causes people to spasm uncontrollably
Q. Norvelt is named after which of the following Presidential wives?

Mary Todd Lincoln (Vampire Hunter)
Michelle Obama
Eleanor Roosevelt
Jackie Kennedy
Q. Why was Susan B. Anthony fined $100?

For trying to vote
For unlawfully flying an airplane
For blocking the gutters with weeds
For poisoning rats