Study Questions: Due Friday, December 9
Directions: Answer the following questions on THIS sheet of paper. You DO NOT need to answer in complete sentences. It is best to try to answer these as you read, since the questions are listed in the order in which they appear in the book. 1.Who is Cliff Quakenbush? What happens between him and Gene? Cliff is a manager. And they both get into a verbal fight.
2.Who calls Gene on the first day back to school?
3.Who is Brinker Hadley, and what does he say really happened to Finny that day in the tree?
He is the hub of the class. He claimed that Gene deliberately pushed Finny of the tree
4.Why does Gene leave the Butt Room without smoking a cigarette?
Because he forgot to study for the French test.
5.How do the boys at Devon contribute to the war effort?
6.Who decides to enlist in the war? Why does Gene end up not following through with his enlistment?
Gene decides to enlist in the war. Gene didnt go through the enlistment because he decided to stay with Finny.
7.Why is Finny training Gene for the Olympics?
Because Finny wants to make sure that Gene does not turn out to be a fat old man
8.What is the winter carnival, and whose idea is it?
The winter carnival is Finny’s idea of a sports world.
9.What happens at Leper’s “Christmas Location”?
Leper manages to escape from the spies and hopes to meet Gene at the Christmas Location.
10.How does Gene respond to what Leper tells him?
Gene becomes aggravated and doesn’t believe Leper.