2.en.37 The Canterville Ghost exam

20 Questions about the Canterville Ghost 

Chapter I

 

  1. Is the Oti’s origin relevant to understand the story? Why?
  2. Whose blood was the stain by the fireplace from?
  3. Mrs Umney, the housekeeper, does not want to remove the blood stain, why?
  4. Did Washington manage to remove the stain?

    Chapter II

  5. What wakes Mr Otis at night?
  6. Is Mr Otis afraid of the ghosts? Justify your answer.
  7. What’s the ghost’s reaction?

    Chapter III

  8. What do the twins use to attack the ghost?
  9. Why can’t the ghost wear his suit of armour?
  10. What does Mrs Otis offer the ghost and why?
  11. Who is the other ghost that appears in the corridor?

    Chapter IV

  12. Do you remember any other tricks the twins played on the ghost?
  13. At the end of chapter IV, who is afraid of whom?

    Chapter V

  14. What did the ghost use Virginia’s paints for?
  15. What does Virginia discover about Sir Simon’s death?
  16. What must Virginia do to help the ghost find a place to sleep?

    Chapter VI

  17. What did the ghost give Virginia before he died? Why?
  18. How does the family know that the ghost rests at peace and that his sins have been forgiven?

             Chapter VII

     19. What do the Oti’s do with the ghost’s skeleton?

      20. What does Virginia tell her husband she learnt from the ghost?

Vocabulary: (1 mark)

The following words appear in the story you read. Match the words to their meanings. Then explain which character or part of the story you associate the words with.

  1. ghosts do this and dissapear

  2. they are valuable and cost lots of money

  3. they are green and round

  4. move slowly and quietly

  5. the disembodied spirit of a deceased person

  6. cry

  7. stumble

  8. flowers

  9. not polite,with bad manners

  10. reprehensible or regrettable action

1) pea

2) creep

3) trip

4) rude

5) weep

6) fade

7) soul

8 ) sin

9) jewels

10) blossoms

AUTHOR:

What do you know about the author of the Canterville Ghost?

What was his name?

Can you mention any other books written by him?

Do you remember any of his famous quotes?

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29 Respostes to “2.en.37 The Canterville Ghost exam”

  1. sergiomr226 Says:

    1.- Is the Oti’s origin relevant to understand the story? Why?
    – Yes, the Oti’sorigen is relevant to understand the story, because it makes us see the difference in houses where he lived and in the castle that is now. Also the difference in every home of the electronics.

  2. vladis890 Says:

    2. Whose blood was the stain by the fireplace from?
    -The blood stain near the fireplace was from Lady Eleanore de Canterville, murdered by her husband, Sir Simon de Canterville in 1575.

  3. margaabauza Says:

    3-Mrs Umney, the housekeeper, does not want to remove the blood stain, why?
    -Because it is the blood of Lady Eleanore de Canterville, who was murdered on that spot by her husband, Sir Simon de Canterville and the blood-stain is a tourist attraction now and it cannot be removed.

  4. merysantos1998 Says:

    What’s the ghost’s reaction? The ghost was shocked.

  5. ariadnabalufo Says:

    4. Did Washington manage to remove the stain?
    -No, he took a bottle of stain remover out of his pocket and cleaned the spot.

    • ariadnabalufo Says:

      4. Did Washington manage to remove the stain?
      -Yes, he did. He took a bottle of stain remover out of his pocket and cleaned the spot.

  6. silviamartinm Says:

    5. What wakes Mr Otis at night?
    – The noises of ghost’s chains.

  7. marinaescarpa11 Says:

    6- Is Mr Otis afraid of the ghosts? Justify your answer.
    * No, Mr Otis isn’t afraid of the ghost, because he didn’t believe in ghosts

  8. isidelatorre Says:

    19. What do the Oti’s do with the ghost’s skeleton?
    They make a funeral and transport the skeleton to churchyard

  9. izabelaigorova02 Says:

    20. What does Virginia tell her husband she learnt from the ghost?
    *She can’t tell him but now she knows the meaning of life, death and why the love is stronger than both of them.

  10. claramulet Says:

    8.What do the twins use to attack the ghost? They use peas to attack the ghost

  11. juliamulet Says:

    Who is the other ghost that appears in the corridor?
    The two twins dress up with a sheet.

  12. vidalandreu98 Says:

    8.What do the twins used to attack the ghost? They threw a pillow

  13. martitaserra28 Says:

    9-Why can’t the ghost wear his suit of armour?
    Because the suit of armour was very heavy.

  14. vidalsiquierj Says:

    10.What does Mrs Otis offer the ghost and why?
    -A bottle of medicine, because she says that is afraid that he aren’t well.

  15. jhazminmarmol Says:

    14)What did the ghost use Virginia’s paints for?
    -The ghost used Virginia’s paints to renew the stain.

  16. tomasGD Says:

    9. Why can’t the ghost wear his suit of armour?
    Because the armour is very heavier.

  17. janpacha100 Says:

    14.-What did the ghost use Virginia’s paints for?

    It used the paint to repaint the stain of blood another time

  18. jospomar Says:

    What must Virginia do to help the ghost find a place to sleep?
    -She needs to pray for the soul of the ghost.

  19. tonitorner Says:

    VOCABULARY

    ghosts do this and dissapear=fade

    they are valuable and cost lots of money=jewels

    they are green and round=pea

    move slowly and quietly=creep

    the disembodied spirit of a deceased person=soul

    cry=weep

    stumble=trip

    flowers=blossoms

    not polite,with bad manners=rude

    reprehensible or regrettable action=sin

  20. ariadnaoliver Says:

    18. How does the family know that the ghost rests at peace and that his sins have been forgiven?
    -The family notes that the almond has flourished and be alive again as if by magic and understand that the ghost is dead.

  21. paulinguigs Says:

    17.What did the ghost give Virginia before he died? Why?
    The ghost gave to Virginia the jewels of his wife because Virginia helped him to die definitely.

  22. marinabarcenas Says:

    19.What do the Oti’s do with the ghost’s skeleton?
    They buried him in a tomb and made a funeral.

  23. andreafr98 Says:

    AUTHOR:

    *What do you know about the author of the Canterville Ghost?
    Oscar Wilde born in 16 of october of 1854 in Dublin and he died in 30 of november of 1900 in Paris.
    He was a writter.
    He was homosexual , but he was married and had two children.
    Also he was in the prison two years ago to be homosexual.

    *What was his name?
    Oscar Wilde.

    *Can you mention any other books written by him?
    I didn’t read books of him ( except the Canterville ghost), but I look for and I found more of his books , for example:
    -The happy prince.
    -The joung king.
    -Te famous space rocket.

    *Do you remember any of his famous quotes?
    Yes, for example : Life is too important to be taken seriously.


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