Sam Westing: The Man, The Myth, The Legend
What kind of name is Turtle?
All the single (and not single) ladies
Gentlemen and scholars
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This is Sam's favorite holiday
4th of July

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Why does Turtle sell candles to the residents of Sunset Towers?
there was a blizzard which knocked out electricity for the entire building

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How is Judge Ford connected to Sam Westing?
He paid for her education

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What is Otis Amber's profession
Private Investigator

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What was the prize for the winner of "The Westing Game"
200 Million Dollars

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What happened to Sam's daughter?
suicide

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What was Turtle's Halloween costume?
a witch

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How does Sydelle try to get everyone's attention?
decorate her crutches

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What country is Sandy McSouthers from?
Scotland

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What song helped the heirs figure out the name of the "murderer"?
America the Beautiful

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What invention idea was "stolen" from Mr. Hoo by Sam Westing?
Disposable Paper Diapers

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Why did Turtle have to cut her hair near the end of the novel?
it was burned in the final bombing

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Why is Grace proud of Turtle at the end of the book?
she grew up to be a successful businesswoman (and lawyer)

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What is the name of Denton's daughter?
Alice

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What happens to the Westing house at the end of the book?
It burns down.

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List all four characters that Windy Windkloppel plays.
Julian Eastman, Barney Northrup, Sandy McSouthers, Sam Westing

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Near the end of the book, what is Turtle doing when she says she is "going to the library" every Saturday.
Playing chess with Sam.

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Why does Madame Hoo say "Boom!" all the time?
It is one of the only English words she knows.

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How are Doug and Theo's families similar?
They both own restaurants in Sunset Towers.

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Why is Crow the queen, and how is she "sacrificed"?
She was Sam Westing's wife, and she is sacrificed because the clues led them to believe it was her who killed Sam.

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Why does Sam Westing create the game?
*to help people learn from each other *to make people happy *to help people to learn from his mistakes *to bring people together who wouldn't normally be together and make them get along

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What does Turtle lie to Sam about on his deathbed?
She said Crow and Otis were alive, but they had actually already died.

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How does J.J. Ford repay her debt to Sam Westing?
She pays for Chris to go to college.

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Who was Theo playing chess with?
Sandy McSouthers

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What hobby does Chris turn into a career later in his life?
birdwatching