Sign of the Beaver Chapters 1-6
Contributed by: Littlefield

  • 1. What is the setting at the beginning of the book?
A) Quincy, Massachusetts, right before he and his father left on their trip.
B) The wilderness, just after his father left him alone.
C) They are very close to an Indian village.
D) The family is on a boat on their way to America.
  • 2. Knowing that Matt had a knot in his stomach, what does that mean?
A) His pants are too small and they hurt his stomach.
B) He is very hungry.
C) He is kind of nervous and scared.
D) He has a stomach bug because he ate a poisonous plant.
  • 3. Matt's father took Matt's old "blunderbuss." What did he take?
A) a watch
B) a map
C) a garden tool
D) a gun
  • 4. What is a treaty?
A) It is an agreement between two people.
B) It is a type of tool used for hunting.
C) A treaty is a sign in the forest.
D) It is small light for a cabin.
  • 5. What did Matt use for the task of "chinking"?
A) clay
B) rocks
C) puddy
D) cement
  • 6. If Matt met an Indian, his father told him that he should speak to him just the same as.....
A) his minister back home.
B) his teacher at school.
C) he would to a policeman.
D) his mother at home.
  • 7. What was Matt doing when an unannounced stranger showed up?
A) He was tending to the garden.
B) He was waiting for his supper to cook.
C) He was cleaning out his living room.
D) He was playing Guitar Hero on his Xbox.
  • 8. What did he serve Ben?
A) stew
B) hamburger
C) fish
D) eggs and bacon
  • 9. What is a deacon?
A) a small animal found in Maine
B) a man who works in a bank
C) a leader in a church
D) a small bird
  • 10. What is a hunch?
A) tool used for gardening
B) a kind of rifle
C) a gut feeling
D) a bow
  • 11. If you are deprived of something, you are.....
A) going without it
B) looking for a friend
C) running very quickly
D) find things easily
  • 12. What was tracked all over the floor of the cabin?
A) Flour
B) Stew
C) Salt
D) Honey
  • 13. How did the bear get into his cabin?
A) Matt neglected to bar the door.
B) The bear climbed down through the chimney.
C) The bear broke the window and came in.
D) Matt accidentally left the door open.
  • 14. Who brought the bees to America?
A) no one really knows
B) the Indians
C) the colonists
D) the Mexicans
  • 15. How many times did Matt think he would get stung when he tried to get honey from the bees?
A) just once or twice
B) not at all
C) maybe three times
D) a lot
  • 16. What did Matt lose while he was running from the bees?
A) his Playstation 2
B) his fishing rod
C) his boot
D) his gun
  • 17. What are chores?
A) insects
B) bills
C) fish
D) small jobs
  • 18. What was the old Indian's name?
A) Saknis
B) Skitcher
C) Nda
D) Pewter
  • 19. What are moccasins?
A) shoes made by an Indian
B) shoes made out of wood
C) shoes made out of an animal's hoof
D) shoes made out of an animal's hide
  • 20. What state is Matt's family from?
A) Maine
B) New York
C) Massachusetts
D) Rhode Island
Answer Key

1.B   2.C   3.D   4.A   5.A   6.A   7.B   8.A   9.C   10.C   11.A   12.A   13.A   14.C   15.A   16.C   17.D   18.A   19.D   20.C  

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