Blitzball in A Separate Peace


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What is the name Blitzball derived from in A Separate Peace?

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1. Who invented Blitzball in A Separate Peace?

2. Who won the first game of Blitzball played at Devon in A Separate Peace?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Blitzball is a made-up game from the novel A Separate Peace. This quiz will ask you who won the first game, how it got its name and who's on Gene's team.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To successfully pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Know the derivation of the Blitzball's name
  • Identify which character invented Blitzball
  • Determine who won the first Blitzball game
  • Assess how Blitzball relates to Lep's experience in the army
  • Name who's on Gene's Blitzball team

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Blitzball to determine how the game got its name
  • Information recall - apply knowledge you've gained regarding who invented Blitzball
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away the most important information from the related lesson on Blitzball from A Separate Peace

Additional Learning

To get a more comprehensive understanding of this game, read the related lesson entitled Blitzball in A Separate Peace. The lesson will help you:

  • Understand the rules of Blitzball
  • Learn about the metaphorical nature of the game
  • Know the year when the Devon school boys play Blitzball