King Solomon's Mines

Literatura universal contemporánea. Narrativa de aventuras # Characters. Africa

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Chapter 1:

  • Where is Allan Quatermain when the story begins?

  • Allan Quatermain is on a sea voyage from cape town to Durbain.

  • Shy is Sir Henry Curtis in South Africa?

  • Sir Henry is in South Africa because he wants to look for his younger brother.

  • Why was George Curtis in Natal?

  • George Curt is in Natal because he was looking for king Salomon's diamond mines.

  • Why is the journey to King Solomon's mines dangerous?

  • The journey to king Salomon's mines is dangerous because there are high mountains and a terrible desert to cross.

    Chapter 2:

  • Who drew the map of the mines and when?

  • Dom José da Silvestra drew the map in 1590.

  • When did Victor Silvestre give Allan Quatermain the old map?

  • Victor Silvestra gave Allan Quatermain the old map when he died.

    Chapter 3:

  • Give two of Quatermain's conditions for helping Sir Henry find his brother.

  • First, you have to pay all the costs of the journey. Second, you must pay me 500, before me start the journey.

  • Why did the tall Zulu wear a black band around his head?

  • The tall Zulu wore a black band around his head because it showed he was an important person to the Zulu.

  • Why did Umbopa want to go with them?

  • Umbopa wanted to go with them because he wanted to return.

  • Why does Sir Henry want to take Umbopa?

  • Sir Henry wanted to take Umbopa because he was a big man.

    Chapter 4:

  • Why is it possible that Sir Henry's brother is no longer alive?

  • It is possible that Sir Henry's brother is on longe alive because it's a terrible journey.

  • What does Umbopa say about the people who live in the mountains across the desert?

  • Umbopa says, it's a dangerous country. The people who live there are strong and brave. They have powerful wizards and witches.

  • Why did the men plan to travel at night?

  • The men planed to travel at night because it was cooler.

  • How did the men know the way across the desert?

  • The men knew the way-across the desert because they had Dom José da Silvestra old map.

    Chapter 5:

  • How does Ventvogel know that there is water near them?

  • Ventvogel knows that there are water near them because he can smell it.

  • Why did Ventvogel suffer from the cold more than anyone else?

  • Ventvogel suffered from the cold wore than anyone else he came from a much warmer climate.

  • What did Quatermain find at the back of the cave?

  • Quatermain found at the back of the cave the frozen body a dead man.

  • Why does Quatermain think that the body in the cave is Dom José da Silvestra?

  • Quatermain thinks that the body in the cave is Dom José da Silvestra because they found a bone near the body.

    Chapter 6:

  • Why does Quatermain tell his friends to put down their guns when the warriors come into the camp?

  • Quatermain tells his friends to put down their guns when the warriors come into the camp because the warriors don't know what a gun is.

  • What language did Quatermain speak to the leader of the warriors?

  • Quatermain spoke to the leader of the warriors in Zulu.

  • A young warrior threw a spear. Who was he?

  • He was Scragga.

  • Who was Enkados?

  • Enkados was the king's brother.

  • Why do the Kukuana warriors shout in surprise?

  • The Kukuanas warriors shout in surprise because Quatermain took a gun and shot and antelope that was seventeen meters away.

    Chapter 7:

  • What did Twala and the witch, Gagool, do in the past?

  • Twala and the witch Gagool killed the king.

  • Why did the warriors come out of the village and shout “Koom!”?

  • The warriors came out of the village and shout Koom! Because they greeted Enkados.

    Chapter 8:

  • Where did Solomon's Road end?

  • Salomon's road ended in the mountains, at the statue called “the three witches”

  • What presents did Quatermain and his friends have for the King and his wives?

  • They had beads as presents for his wives and one of theirs guns for the king.

  • Describe King Twala.

  • King Twala was very tall and very ugly and he had along one eye. The expressive on his face are very cruel.

  • An old woman sat next to the king. Who was she?

  • She was Gagool.

    Chapter 9:

  • Who was Ignosi?

  • Ignosi was the Enkados brother.

  • Why did Umbopa have a snake tattooed around his waist?

  • Umbopa had a snake tattooed around his waist because that sing shouted that he was the oldest son of the king of the Kukuanas.

  • Why does Sir Henry think that Umbopa will be a good king?

  • Sir Henry thinks that Umbopa will be a good king because he was a good servant and a good companion.

    Chapter 10:

  • Was the King's whole army at the Great Dance?

  • The king's whole army weren't at the great dance.

  • How did the ten witches choose a man to die?

  • The ten witches ran into the crowds people and smelled the man.

    Chapter 11:

  • How did Captain Good plan to use the eclipse of the sun?

  • Captain Good planed to use the eclipse of the sun as a sign of power.

  • At the Dance of Girls, what happened to Foulata?

  • Foulata scaped them death.

  • What happened when the eclipse of the sun started?

  • They shouted in fear and ran into their huts.

    Chapter 12:

  • Where did Enkados take Quatermain and his friends when they left Loos?

  • Enkados took Quatermain and his friends to a small hill several kilometres away.

  • Why does Sir Henry dress like a Kukuana warrior?

  • Sir Henry dresses like a Kukuana warrior because he thinks he must dress like a Kukuana for the fight.

  • How did King Twala die?

  • Sir Henry fought with king Twala and cut off Twala's heat with his battle-axe.

  • What did Quatermain tie around Umbopa's head?

  • Quatermain tied the band with the diamond around Umbopa's head.

    Chapter 13:

  • Where did the Kukuanas take the body of King Twala why?

  • The Kukuanas took the body of king Twala to the statue called the three witches, because they buried their dead kings there.

  • What did Gagool do when she saw the dead kings?

  • Gagool stooped to speak to one of the dead kings as if he was and old friend.

    Chapter 14:

  • How did Gagool open the stone panel to the treasure room?

  • Gagool opened the stone panel to the treasure room pushing the wall on the side of the cave.

  • Why didn't Foulata go into the treasure room?

  • Foulata didn't go into the treasure room because she was too scared.

  • Why didn't Quatermain and his friends see Gagool leave the treasure room?

  • Quatermain and his friends didn't see Gagool leave the treasure room because the heavy stone panel came down and crushed her body.

  • Describe briefly how Quatermain and his friends found their way out of the cave after they entered the tunnel.

  • They entered the tunnel. They walked along it. They heard some water and found a river. They walked along the river very slowly for hours. Until they saw a light and went out from the tunnel.

    Chapter 15:

  • Why didn't Quatermain and his friends go back to the treasure room?

  • Quatermain and his friends didn't go back to the treasure room because they didn't find the way to open the stone panel.

  • Where did Sir Henry find his brother?

  • Sir Henry found his brother in a hut in a oasis.

  • What did Quatermain and Captain Good decided to do with the treasure?

  • Quatermain and captain Good decided to give a third of the treasure to George.

    QUESTIONS ON THE TEXT KING SOLOMON'S MINES

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