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Kidnapped

Kidnapped

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Kidnapped: Ahoy Matey! Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Kidnapped? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the impetus behind Davie deciding to leave home?


His father dies
He gets in a terrible fight with his family
He discovers a Bengal tiger living in his kitchen
He is accepted at a top college
Q. What is the name of Davie’s miserly uncle?


Moriarty
Sikes
Sauron
Trump
Ebenezer
Q. What does Davie’s uncle do while Captain Hoseason is giving Davie a tour of the Covenant?


He sneaks up behind him with the intent to kill him
He gets into a rowboat and rows back to shore
He lights a fire in the powder room
He reads the summary of Kidnapped on Shmoop to find out what he’s supposed to do next
Q. Why do Captain Hoseason and his first mate plot to kill Alan?


So that no survivors from the boat are left to rat them out
So they can rob him
It’s pretty boring on that ship - there’s really not much else to do but sit around all day and plot murders
Because they discover that he originally set sail on an enemy ship
Q. What happens when the Covenant nears Scotland?


Captain Hoseason goes back on his word and makes Davie and Alan walk the plank
Davie, Alan and Captain Hoseason begin fashioning their pants into kilts, so they won’t look out of place on the mainland
The ship hits a reef and sinks
Alan kills Captain Hoseason and takes Davie as his own prisoner
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