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Grade 7 The Highwayman
Who haunts the Old Inn to this day?
  1. Tim the Ostler
  2. The Red Coats
  3. The Ghost of the Highwayman and Bess
Grade 7 The Highwayman
What happens to the highwayman in the poem?
  1. He is shot
  2. He is beheaded
  3. He is hanged
  4. He lives on
Grade 7 The Highwayman
What is the moon described as in the poem?
  1. "...a disc of the finest silvers..."
  2. "...a ghostly galleon..."
  3. "...a scary silver coin..."
  4. "...a prince's plate..."
Grade 7 The Highwayman
What are the Red Coats?
  1. blood
  2. clothes
  3. soldiers
  4. velvet
Grade 7 The Highwayman
How old is the Highwayman?
  1. 36
  2. Only the author knows
  3. 90
  4. 17
Grade 7 The Highwayman
In the poem "The Highwayman," how did Bess warn The Highwayman about the trap?
  1. she sang a song loudly
  2. she rode out to meet him
  3. she had the redcoats tell him
  4. she shot herself
Grade 7 The Highwayman
When the author says, "They turned through the doorway to the room in the sound of the storm and thunder, lighting on the faces, blue and terrible," he uses imagery in order to do what?
  1. identify the conflict between the students and nature
  2. show how scared the students were of the storm
  3. create a mood that reflects the students' inner turmoil
  4. illustrate the setting to the reader
Grade 7 The Highwayman
Who was secretly listening to Bess and The Highwayman's conversation?
  1. the landlord
  2. the King
  3. Tim the ostler
  4. the Redcoats
Grade 7 The Highwayman
Who were the Redcoats in "The Highwayman?"
  1. the Highwayman's guards
  2. the landlord's soldiers
  3. the King's soldiers
  4. Tim's helpers in the stable
Grade 7 The Highwayman
How did The Highwayman let the landlord's daughter know he was there?
  1. he secretly listened to her conversation with Tim
  2. he whistled a tune to the window
  3. he shot his gun into the air
  4. he tapped on her window with his whip.
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