Grandfathers Journey

Dr. Catherine M. Gross

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These questions are from the story "Grandfathers Journey". This is a multiple choice test. There is only one answer to each question. Good Luck!

  1. How did Grandfather travel when he began his journey?
  2. Your answer:
    By riverboat
    By steamship
    By airplane
    By horse


  3. How long did it take for Grandfather to reach the New World?
  4. Your answer:
    One year
    One day
    Three weeks
    Two months


  5. What does the word astonish mean?
  6. Your answer:
    To be beautiful
    To dance
    To work hard
    To surprise


  7. What type of people did Granfather meet along the way?
  8. Your answer:
    Sickly people
    People who could rap songs
    Rich people
    Black,White,Yellow and Red people


  9. What place did Grandfather like best?
  10. Your answer:
    Nevada
    Colorado
    California
    Illinois


  11. Where are the Sierra Mountains located?
  12. Your answer:
    Youngs Town
    Chicago
    New York
    California


  13. What does the word enormous mean?
  14. Your answer:
    Very colorful
    Very pretty
    Very big
    A sculpture


  15. Where did Grandfather and his wife make their home?
  16. Your answer:
    San Francisco
    Los Angelas
    Louisiana
    Atlanta


  17. What does surround mean?
  18. Your answer:
    To lose your balance
    To form a circle around
    To become ill
    To be powerful


  19. Why did Grandfather return home?
  20. Your answer:
    He was homesick
    His daughter was angry
    He was old
    He lost his job


  21. Who is telling the story?
  22. Your answer:
    An old friend
    His son
    His daughter
    His childhood sweetheart


  23. What does the word towering mean?
  24. Your answer:
    To move slowly
    To be very tall
    To be frightening
    To have lots of hair


  25. Where was Grandfathers childhood sweetheart?
  26. Your answer:
    California
    The Pacific ocean
    Japan
    San Francisco


  27. Why did Granfather move to a nearby city in Japan?
  28. Your answer:
    He just wanted a change
    His daughter did not like the country
    He was tired of listening to song birds
    His legs were weak


  29. When Grandfather first took a trip, what kind of clothes did he wear?
  30. Your answer:
    English
    BlueJeans
    European
    Expensive


  31. How old was Grandfather when he left Japan?
  32. Your answer:
    He didn't know how old he was
    He was very old
    He was a young man
    He was a boy


  33. Who is the storytellers mother?
  34. Your answer:
    Grandfathers daughter
    He has no mother
    Grandfathers sweetheart
    Grandfathers best friend


  35. What are Warblers and Silvereyes?
  36. Your answer:
    A singing group
    Animals in the forest
    Songbirds
    Fish from the ocean


  37. What does the word scatter mean?
  38. Your answer:
    To damage
    To respect
    To spread or throw about
    To become lucky


  39. What was Grandfathers final wish?
  40. Your answer:
    He wanted to ride in a boat
    He wanted to see California again
    Hdid not have a final wish
    He wanted to dance with his father again



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