Daaaaaang Daniel!
Frankenstein vs. Frankenstein
Game Show Trivia
Who Dunnit?
Right There Questions
100

Who is Umm Daniel?

Elishva (Daniel's mother)

100

Describe the requests of the two men who thought Elishva was just a crazy old woman who could easily be taken advantage of.

(Faraj the realtor): Sell her house

(Hadi the junk dealer): Sell her antiques

100

ACT IT OUT

Send two players from each team to the front of the class.

Answers announced verbally.

100

What happened to Nahem (Hadi's partner)?

A car bomb led to his death

100

Why was there destruction in Elishva's place of residence?

There was an invasion by the USA into her country

200

What was strange about Elishva's late son's burial?

The grave had an empty coffin/only contained items from the deceased

200

Discuss the differences between how the corpses were brought to life in Mary Shelley's (1818) Frankenstein vs. the one from this book.

Science vs. Spiritual Realm

200

THE FRANKENSTEIN PYRAMID

Send two members from each team to the front of the class.

Answers to be displayed/verbalized

200

Who helped Hadi up after the explosion?

Mahmoud

200

What did Elishva look forward to after Mass?

Making a phone call to her daughters

300

What was Hadi's explanation for the manifestation for the current "Daniel"?

He wanted to make a complete corpse so that it could receive a proper burial and not be treated as trash

300

Describe the parallels between DeLacey and Elishva.

DAILY DOUBLE

-Old

-Seemingly sad

-Inviting to the creatures

-Impaired vision

-Etc.

300

THE PRICE IS RIGHT

Send one player from each team to the front of the class.

-Daniel's death was over 20 years ago.

-Hadi is 50 years old.

-Al-Qaeda and remnants of the old regime had planned a hundred car bombings, the Iraqi security services foiled all but 15 of them.

300

Which American icon was mentioned in this book?

Whitney Houston

300

What did Elishva believe concerning her son that made most people think that she was senile?

That he was still alive

400

What really happened to Elishva's son?

It is alluded that he more than likely died in combat

400

Describe the similarities and differences between the creature from Mary Shelley's version and this version.

-Grotesque disfigurement 

-Murderers/strangulation

-Created for different reasons

-One was wanted in a sense and the other was not

-Personality differences

-Etc.

400

FAMILY FEUD

Send one player from each team to the front of the class.

Answers announced verbally.

400

Who had a pair of scissors plunged into their breast plate?

Abu Zaidoun (the barber; person Elishva blames for what happened to Daniel)

400

Why did Elishva curse the barber?

She blames him for what happened to Daniel because he grabbed Daniel by the collar and forced him to go to war

500

Explain Daniel's return.

A wandering spirit enters the body prepared by Hadi who lives right beside Elishva. The animated body finds its way to Elishva's house and she believes that her prayers have been answered by the return of her son.

500

Compare and contrast the two creators from each book (Mary Shelley and Baghdad).

-Different reasons for creation

-Different thoughts on their creations

-Victor decides to be secretive, while Hadi tells everyone

-Etc.

500

LIGHTNING TRIVIA

Send one player from each team to the board (choose someone who can write quickly with chalk and knows a lot about the book).

Answers announced verbally.

500

Why was Faraj (the realtor) approached by American officials?

They wanted to inquire about the four deceased beggars

500

What were the three promises from Elishva's patron saint?

DAILY DOUBLE

-Peace of mind                                                          

-An end to her torment

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