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Dead End in Norvelt

Dead End in Norvelt


by Jack Gantos

Dead End in Norvelt: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

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Q. This novel explores the relationship between the individual and what?

Girl Scout Cookies
The supernatural
Q. Which of these phrases best describes Jack's Dad?

Sad and mournful
A big kid
An expert aviator
Super intelligent
Q. Why must Miss Volker must continue to write the obituaries until the entire original Norvelt residents are gone?

Because she wants to marry Mr. Spizz.
Because of the Hells Angel curse.
Because she makes a lot of money.
Because of her sense of duty to Eleanor Roosevelt.
Q. Which of the following is one of the founding principles of Norvelt?

Helping your neighbors
Doing work for the highest bidder
Melting your hands in wax
Planting corn
Q. When does Jack's nose stop bleeding?

When the doctor performs surgery on him
In the airplane ride with his father
After the confrontation with Uncle Will
When he sees the dead Hells Angel