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Question 1 of 5

What happened on the Giggs' farm before Beck ran away?

His complaints of mistreatment were ignored by a Home Boys' Society visitor.

He was accused of raping the Giggs' daughter, Elsie.

Brother Robert arrived to take him back to the Sisters of Mercy orphanage.

The cane wounds on his back were made worse by a whipping from Giggs.


Question 2 of 5

Following a warning from Cole while on a job, Bone ---.

took Beck to the rear of a closed hunting lodge and taught him to use a gun

stuck too close to Beck whenever they worked alongside Gus, a "negro-hater"

bought some knives, intending that he and Beck would carry one at all times

moved Back out of the house and made a hideout for him in a warehouse


Question 3 of 5

What did Grace do after finding Beck by a tree, naked following a storm?

She took him home, fed him and offered him a job working with her horses.

She put him on a train to Vancouver after taking him to the nearest station.

She led him to the river, where she bathed his wounds, then dressed them.

She threatened to shoot him if he didn't explain why he was on her land.


Question 4 of 5

What led to Beck leaving Grace's, where he had been so happy?

Nah-ah pointed out the complexity of his having a relationship with Grace.

Grace, wanting to hurt him, lied about having slept with Jerome Wilder.

Otter Moon spoke with Grace, claiming to be pregnant with his child.

Grace told him she'd lost respect for him on discovering his criminal past.


Question 5 of 5

Which of these happened at the Okan, which Beck went along to?

He and Grace were declared a couple and participated in the social dance.

He took Grace aside and confided in her about being raped by Brother Robert.

He was made a member of the Blackfoot people in a ceremony led by Grace.

He slipped off with Grace after the first speech and they made love again.


Book cover for Beck

by Mal Peet

Quiz: 231616 EN     Level: 5.4 UY
Points: 9

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