Lifelines “Phone a friend” “Ask the audience” “50 / 50”
$100 What does “misery” mean? B – plans for the future A – way of doing things C – great suffering or unhappiness D - adventure C – great suffering or unhappiness
$200 What does “platform” mean in the sentence “The platform is large and sturdy.” B – a wall made of stone A - a chest for clothing C – something to speak from D – a raised flat surface
$500 The Lees will adopt a baby. What does adopt mean? B – raise a child of other parents as their own A – have happy memories of C – pay a visit to D – guide someone on a long trip B – raise a child of other parents as their own
$1,000 I borrowed an atlas from Sue. What is an atlas? B – a small suitcase A – a Greek god C – a heavy jacket D – a book of maps
$2,000 What is a carriage? B – something to train on A – something to carry passengers C – something to row on D – something to eat with A – something to carry passengers
$4,000 The couple ate dinner. What is a couple? B – two children A – two people in a relationship C – several people D – a close relative A – two people in a relationship
$8,000 What is the first thing Marianne does each time the train stops? B – changes into old clothes A – has cookies and milk C – looks for her mother in the crowd D – tries to look happy C – looks for her mother in the crowd
$16,000 B – She thinks they are spoiled. A – They are hard to care for. C – They will be happy in their new homes. D – They are special & she will miss them. How does Miss Randolph feel about the children?
$32,000 Which event in the story happens Before the train leaves New York? B – Marianne’s mother leaves her at St. Christopher’s. A - Nora & Marianne sit together on the train. C - The trains stops at Somewhere. D – Miss Randolph gives the girls cookies. B – Marianne’s mother leaves her at St. Christopher’s.
$64,000 The feather Marianne carries in her pocket is a __________. B – a gift from Nora A – lucky charm C – a decoration for her hair D – a reminder of her mother
$125,000 How does Marianne feel when the train reaches Somewhere? B – tired and bored A - happy C – unloved and hurt D – excited and hopeful C – unloved and hurt
$250,000 Which sentence best describes the lesson or theme in the story? B – Friends are more important than family. A – Children should please adults. C – Sometimes what you get is better than what you wished for. D – Adults always know what is best for children. C – Sometimes what you get is better than what you wished for.
$500,000 Which sentence suggests that Marianne likes Mrs. Book? B – “The woman’s holding a toy locomotive.” A – “She’s wearing a heavy black dress.” C – “Somehow this woman understands me…” D – “She pats Mr. Book’s hand…” C- “Somehow this woman understands me…”
$1,000,000 What was Marianne’s biggest disappointment? B – knowing her mother had not come for her A – leaving St. Christopher C – leaving Miss Randolph D – being taken by the Books B – knowing her mother had not come for her