Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
 
Treasure Island is an exciting tale of pirates, buried treasure and danger. It tells the story of young Jim Hawkins and his adventures in the search for the buried treasure of the evil Captain Flint. Use the character descriptions to answer these questions.
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  1.
How do we know that Blind Pew is blind?
   
  2.
Why was this Captain Smollett's last adventure at sea?
   
  3.
The author says that, 'Blackbeard was a child to Flint.' What does this mean?
   
  4.
Long John Silver managed his crutch with 'wonderful dexterity'. What do you think this means?
   
  5.
What characteristic of Doctor Livesey helped in finding the treasure?
   
  6.
How might Billy Bones have got the scars on his hands and face?
   
  7.
Why is Jim seen as the hero of the book?
   
  8.
What has caused Squire Trelawney's face to be all 'roughened and reddened and lined'?
   
  9.
Why was Ben Gunn lonely on the island?
   
10.
What characteristic do they all have in common?
   
 
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[LITERACY]