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Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

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1. What does Jim’s father do for a living?

2. Why does Billy give Jim money each month?

3. Where is Billy when he receives the black spot?

4. In what century is Treasure Island set?

5. What is Pew’s most noticeable physical feature?

6. To whom does Jim first show the map?

7. What is Long John Silver’s original job on the ship?

8. Where is Jim when he overhears Silver’s plans for mutiny?

9. Where does Jim encounter Ben Gunn?

10. What does Jim hunt for after leaving Captain Smollett in the stockade?

11. How does Jim move the ship away from the pirate camp?

12. What is the name of Long John Silver’s parrot?

13. Who is the first to discover Flint’s treasure on the island?

14. How does Ben Gunn frighten the pirates?

15. Who interrupts Jim’s narration to tell the story for a while?

16. Whom does Jim fight on the ship when he sneaks on board?

17. When the treasure was initially discovered, where was it taken immediately after its excavation?

18. Why does Silver visit Smollett in the stockade?

19. When the pirates hand Silver a black spot toward the end of the novel, what is its message?

20. Which of the following characters does Silver take hostage?

21. How does Billy Bones die?

22. What does Hispaniola signify in the novel?

23. What is the last clue guiding the pirates to the treasure site?

24. What happens to Silver at the end of the novel?

25. What flag does Smollett fly over the stockade?

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by same156, August 06, 2012

whats the conflict? then name one or two episodes from the book which display the following conflict

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by same156, August 06, 2012

describe an decision that jim had to make. be sure to list why it was important and why he made the decision he did

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by same156, August 06, 2012

pick a theme then describe one scene that fits

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