# Curious Incident chapters 2-67

Curious Incident
Chapters 2-67
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Curious Incident
Chapters 2-67

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How does the novel begin?
A
Cristopher pets his rat Toby
B
C
Cristopher discovers that his neighbor's dog has been killed
D
Cristopher tries to solve a complicated math problem

#### Slide 2 -Quiz

What does Cristopher confess after finding Wellington?
A
He wishes he didn't have to interact with people
B
He detests his father and mother
C
He found Wellington's dead body strangly exciting
D
He can't determine emotions by looking at people's facial expressions

#### Slide 3 -Quiz

How does Christopher characterize his book?
A
As a true crime novel
B
As a parody
C
As a murder mystery novel
D
As a how-to

#### Slide 4 -Quiz

How are prime numbers like life, in Christopher's opinion?
A
They're ordered yet also curiously arbitrary
B
They're the same day after day, year after year
C
They're messy and unable to be manipulated
D
They're logical but impossible to fully comprehend

#### Slide 5 -Quiz

What does Christophers father tell Christopher about his mother?
A
That she has been hospitalized with a heart problem
B
That she has been hit by a bus
C
That she has died in a car accident
D
That she has disappeared

#### Slide 6 -Quiz

How does Christopher know that the day after the murder will be a Good Day
A
He sees four blue cars
B
He sees three black dogs
C
He sees four red cars
D
He sees two brown birds

#### Slide 7 -Quiz

In what way does Christopher tell Mr Jeavons that he is like other people?
A
He prefers order to chaos
B
He likes the color red
C
He enjoys tea and biscuits
D
He has experienced loss and sadness

#### Slide 8 -Quiz

What happens when Christopher goes to talk to Mrs Shears?
A
She slaps him in the face
B
She shows him pictures of Wellington
C
She offers him a cup of tea
D
She slams the door in his face

#### Slide 9 -Quiz

What does Christopher believe about heaven?
A
That is does not exist
B
That it is a logical fallacy
C
It can be proven via mathematical equations
D
Children and dogs aren't allowed there

#### Slide 10 -Quiz

Why does Christopher go talk to his neighbors?
A
He wants to tell them about his Good Day
B
C
D
He wants to show them the knife

#### Slide 11 -Quiz

How does Christopher overcome his fear of talking to strangers?
A
By carrying his pet rat in his pocket
B
By clutching his knife
C
By speaking in code
D
By avoiding eye contact

#### Slide 12 -Quiz

What does Christopher think are reasons to want to kill a dog?
A
The person hates the dog, is crazy or wants to upset the owner
B
The person hates animals, is crazy, or really wants to kill the owner but cant
C
The person is allergic to dogs, hates the owner, or wants to torment the owner
D
The person hates all animals, hates all people or wants to upset the owner

#### Slide 13 -Quiz

What is Christopher's conclusion about Mr Shears?
A
That he was a nice guy and incapable of killing a dog
B
C
That he likely wanted to kill Mrs Shears but failed
D
That he might have killed Wellington

#### Slide 14 -Quiz

What are your thoughts so far?

#### Slide 15 -Mind map

Quote 1
"He held up his right hand and spread his fingers out in a fan. I held up my left hand and spread my fingers out in a fan and we made our fingers and thumbs touch each other." (Christopher Boone, Chapter 31, p. 16)

#### Slide 16 -Slide

Quote 2
I like the police. They have uniforms and numbers and you know what they are meant to be doing

#### Slide 17 -Slide

Quote 3
Siobhan also says that if you close your mouth and breathe out loudly through your noise it can mean that you are relaxed, or that you are bored, or that you are angry and it all depends on how much air comes out of your noise and how fast and what shape your mouth is when you do it and how you are sitting and what you said just before and hundreds of other things which are too complicated to work out in a few seconds. (29.4)

#### Slide 18 -Slide

Quote 4
I do not like strangers because I do not like people I have never met before. They are hard to understand. It is like being in France, which is where we went on holiday sometimes when mother was alive, to camp. (67.4)

#### Slide 19 -Slide

Quote 5
A lie is when you say something happened with didn't happen. But there is only ever one thing which happened at a particular time and a particular place. And there are an infinite number of things which didn't happen at that time and that place. And if I think about something which didn't happen I start thinking about all the other things which didn't happen. (37.2)

#### Slide 20 -Slide

Quote 6
But when you get married it is because you want to live together and have children, and if you get married in a church you have to promise that you will stay together until death do us part. And if you don't want to live together you have to get divorced and this is because one of you has done sex with somebody else or because you are having arguments and you hate each other and you don't want to live in the same house any more and have children. (67.100)