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The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Why wasn’t Ada allowed to go outside?
a.
Her mother felt the world would shame her for having a crippled girl.
b.
She couldn’t walk and would be causing more work for her mother.
c.
The neighborhood children would make fun of her.
d.
Her mother was aftraid Ada would be hurt while she was outside.
 

 2. 

How did Ada prepare to go to the country?
a.
She made special covers for her hands and knees so she could crawl.
b.
She began to store food that Jamie stole on the street.
c.
She practiced walking all summer long, when she was alone.
d.
She made new clothing for herself and her brother to wear.
 

 3. 

What was Ada’s punishment when Jaime got caught stealing a porkchop?
a.
She had to write an apology letter.
b.
She spent the night in the cabinet under the kitchen sink.
c.
She had to sweep and  mop the floor.
d.
She had to give the butcher all of her allowance. 
 

 4. 

Jaime and Ada were __________ .
a.
the last children chosen
b.
the first children chosen
c.
going to the next village if they weren’t chosen
d.
going back to London if they weren’t chosen
 

 5. 

What did Jamie’s teacher do because he was left-handed?
a.
smacked Jaime’s left hand with a ruler whenever he tried to use it
b.
put Jamie in the corner when he tried to use his left hand
c.
tied Jamie’s left hand to his chair so he couldn’t use it
d.
made fun of Jamie and called him mean names
 

 6. 

Ada taught herself to __________ .
a.
do the dishes after dinner
b.
cook breakfast for Jamie
c.
shop at the market in the village
d.
ride the pony in the backyard
 

 7. 

How did Maggie and Ada become friends?
a.
Maggie saw Ada riding Butter and gave her some riding tips.
b.
Ada took her home when she had an accident and fell of the horse.
c.
They met at school and like each other right away.
d.
Ada wrote letters to Maggie when Maggie had to go away to school.
 

 8. 

Why did Miss Smith keep writing to Ada’s mother?
a.
to get permission to take Ada and Jamie on a trip
b.
to see if she would come live in the village
c.
to invite her to come at Thanksgiving
d.
to get permission for surgery on her foot
 

 9. 

Ada became a hero when __________ .
a.
she helped several soldiers who had been lost on the beach
b.
she spotted a German sneaking onto the beach, and the spy was caught
c.
she helped the police find a man who had been breaking into people’s houses
d.
she saved several children who were trapped in a burning house
 

 10. 

Miss Smith came to London for Ada and Jaime because __________ .
a.
she got tired of hearing the cat yowl
b.
Butter wouldn’t eat anything without Ada there
c.
it was also true that they belonged to her
d.
she found out she could adopt them
 



 
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