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"Roots" Quiz, Part 3 - Chicken George and Tom

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Roots Quiz Part 3  Chicken George and Tom game quiz
"This is my third quiz about Alex Haley's book. I hope you enjoy it."

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1. In what year was Chicken George born?
    1809
    1806
    1803
    1812


2. When George was a little boy he used to do imitations of people?
    Yes
    No


3. What did Massa Lea give Chicken George a traveling pass for?
    To go tomcatting at night.
    To go see his grandfather, Kunta.
    To go to the chicken fights with him.
    To work in the fields.


4. Whom did Chicken George marry?
    Beaulah
    Fanta
    Charity
    Matilda


5. Who was Massa Lea's arch rival when it came to cockfighting?
    Massa Lingwood
    Massa Jewett
    Massa Goodings
    Massa Pilch


6. How many children did Chicken George have?
    8
    6
    9
    7


7. With each child's birth, what did Chicken George do (it is something he promised his mother)?
    He told each child the story of Kunta Kinte.
    He read them a story every night.
    He sang them lullabyes.
    He taught them how to cockfight.


8. How much did Massa Jewett offer Massa Lea for George?
    $10,000
    $3,000
    $4,000
    $5,000


9. After Massa Lea lost in the main cockfight and had to loan George to Lord Russell, where did George have to go to train Russell's chickens and trainers?
    Answer: (One Word, Look and you shall see.)


10. To whom did Massa Lea sell George's family to?
    Massa Jewett
    Massa Murray
    Massa DiMucci
    Massa Brady


11. In what county did this new massa live?
    Answer: (Two Words)


12. Which son of Chicken George's was a blacksmith?
    Lil' George
    James
    Ashford
    Tom


13. Who did Tom marry?
    Chessie
    Alexa
    Arianna
    Irene


14. How many children did Tom have?
    8
    7
    9
    10


15. Who was Virgil's wife?
    Melissa Sue
    Mary Sue
    Lilly Sue
    Mary Ann


16. What was the name of Virgil's son?
    Virgil, Jr.
    Uriah
    George III
    Kunta


17. There a North Carolina law that forbade any freed black from staying within the state for more than sixty days, or he must be re-enslaved.
    True
    False


18. Who was the former sheriff of Alamance County?
    J.D. Cates
    D.J. Gates
    D.J Cates
    J.D. Gates


19. What nickname was given to the young white boy by Matilda and the family (the white boy that Tom caught stealing)?
    Georgie
    Ol' George
    Baby George
    Young George


20. What was the name of the white boy that the family befriended?
    George Smith
    George Johnson
    George Henderson
    George Jones


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Compiled Jun 28 12