Kirk Jones :: multiple choice quiz

(1) Part of Kirk’s punishment for going over the falls was

to be banned from returning to the Canadian side

to spend six months in jail

a fine of $100

to work without pay for one year as a guide at the falls

(2) As a result of going over the falls Kirk got a well-paid job

in the movies

in a circus

in the tourist industry

in a factory

(3) The woman who spoke to Kirk just before he went into the river made him feel

nervous

angry

courageous

sad

(4) Kirk was the first person to

go over Niagara Falls and survive

go over Niagara Falls without protection and survive

go over Niagara Falls intentionally without protection and survive

go over Niagara Falls intentionally and survive

(5) After going over the falls, Kirk

swam around in circles calling for help

swam to some rocks and climbed out

was pulled out of the water by tourists

was pulled out of the water by the police

(6) After Kirk went into the river, his friend Bob

started filming him

phoned the police

tried to save him by throwing him a life preserver

phoned a newspaper and offered to sell them Kirk’s story

(7) Kirk went over the falls because

he wanted to kill himself

he had made some good media deals

his friend Bob had bet him $1000 that he wasn’t brave enough to do it

he wanted the satisfaction of having done something special

(8) When he finished his education, Kirk had

joined the army

taken a job in his father’s factory

gone to Mexico for a few years

got married and had children