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Hero

Practice questions for Hero by Mike Lupica.
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Who is the author of Hero
Mike Lupica
In the book, Hero, who is the real enemy
The Bads, not hired guns or terrorists (p. 1)
In the book, Hero, who is Boss
The President of the United States (p. 1)
In the book, Hero, what is Tom's official line of work
Special advisor to the president (p. 2)
In the book, Hero, who is Vladimir Radovic
A Serb war criminal and part-time terrorist (p. 3)
In the book, Hero, what is Vladimir Radovic known as
Vlad the Bad (p. 3)
In the book, Hero, what does Tom know Vlad the Bad as
The Rat (p. 3)
In the book, Hero, who did Tom go to Bosnia to catch
Vlad the Bad (p. 3)
In the book, Hero, how did Tom get into Vlad the Bad's house
He jumped up to the second floor landing (p. 7)
In the book, Hero, what was Tom's ride out of the place where he captured the Rat
Hawker 4000 (p. 9)
In the book, Hero, who is Zach's dad
Tom Harriman (p. 14)
In the book, Hero, who is Zach's nanny, housekeeper, and cook
Alba (p. 15)
In the book, Hero, who is Kate
Alba's daughter (p. 15)
In the book, Hero, how did Zach think of Central Park
As his own backyard (p. 16)
In the book, Hero, who is the doorman at Zach's building
Lenny (p. 17)
In the book, Hero, who is the Harriman family lawyer
John Marshall (p. 18)
In the book, Hero, what was the last conversation Zach had with his dad in his office
His dad asked him to stay and watch the Knicks-Celtics game, but Zach wanted to go to the movies with Kate (p. 22)
In the book, Hero, how did Tom die
A plane crash on the eastern end of Long Island (p. 24)
In the book, Hero, where is the Harriman summer home
In East Hampton (p. 24)
In the book, Hero, how many sessions with Dr. Abbott did Zach have before he went back to school
6 (p. 25)
In the book, Hero, who is Zach's grief counselor
Dr. Abbott (p. 25)
In the book, Hero, what did Zach consider his real homework to be
Finding out every single thing about his dad's plane crash because he didn't think it was an accident (p. 26)
In the book, Hero, who was Zach's best friend on the basketball team
Josh Morris (p. 27)
In the book, Hero, who was the biggest player on the basketball team
Josh Morris (p. 27)
In the book, Hero, who is the second string point guard on the basketball team
Dave Epstein (p. 28)
In the book, Hero, who is funniest kid at Parker
Dave Epstein (p, 28)
In the book, Hero, what school does Zach attend
Parker School (p. 27)
In the book, Hero, how did Zach consider his relationship with Spence Warren to be
A give and take. Spence gave grief. Zach took it (p. 28)
In the book, Hero, why did Spence torture Zach
He wanted Kate to himself (p. 29)
In the book, Hero, what musical is the Parker School performing
High School Musical (p. 32)
In the book, Hero, what did Zach hit with his clinched fist after Spence bothered him
A brick wall (p. 40)
In the book, Hero, what happened to Zach after he punched the brick wall
Nothing. He saw nothing. His fist wasn't bruised or bleeding (p. 40)
In the book, Hero, who did Zach's mom want elected president
Senator Robert Kerrigan (p. 41)
In the book, Hero,what did Zach's mom run
The Townsend Foundation (p. 42)
In the book, Hero, who is currently president
Addison (p. 42)
In the book, Hero, who is currently vice president
Dick Boras (p. 42)
In the book, Hero, who was Zach's mom holding a fundraiser for at the apartment
Senator Kerrigan (p. 43)
In the book, Hero, when Senator Kerrigan spoke to a crowd, how did people feel
Like he was talking straight to them (p. 46)
In the book, Hero, after the fundraiser, who came to Zach's room to talk to him
Senator Kerrigan (p. 47)
In the book, Hero, what was the finest man Senator Kerrigan had ever known
Tom Harriman (p. 48)
In the book, Hero, what did Uncle John and Zach's mom disagree on
Kerrigan for President (p. 50)
In the book, Hero, who claims the Harriman kitchen as her kitchen
Alba (p. 53)
In the book, Hero, why didn't Zach tell Kate about his suspicions that his dad's plane crash wasn't accidental
She would think he wasn't moving on (p. 52)
In the book, Hero, why did Kate watch the Knicks game with Zach
To keep him company. When his dad was alive, he watched it with Zach (p. 53)
In the book, Hero, how did Zach's dad die, as was first explained
Engines failed in the airplane, he tried to land in the bay but didn't make it and crashed in a field (p. 56)
In the book, Hero, what couldn't investigators find at the plane crash site
The black box (p. 57)
In the book, Hero, what rare coin did Zach's dad give him
A Morgan silver dollar with Lady Liberty on it (p. 61)
In the book, Hero, what is the only good luck charm that Zach will ever need
His Morgan dollar (p. 63)
In the book, Hero, what is the view from Zach's apartment
Central Park (p. 62
In the book, Hero, what is Zach's "lights out" time
11:00 (p. 63)
In the book, Hero, when Zach left his house to get away, what story had he planned
He needed a print cartridge to print his English paper (p. 63)
In the book, Hero, how old is Zach
14 (p. 64)
In the book, Hero, what feeling did Zach have the day his dad died
as he was going home, he had the feeling that he had to be somewhere (p. 66)
In the book, Hero, what is Zach's favorite entrance to Central Park
The grand entrance at 90th and Fifth, where the long stairway leading to the reservoir was (p. 66)
In the book, Hero, what did Zach see in the bushes when he went to Central Park at night
A guy (p. 67)
In the book, Hero, who knows Zach better than he knows himself
Kate (p. 67)
In the book, Hero, why were Zach's good memories feeling like bad ones
They hurt too much (p. 73)
In the book, Hero, who is Zach's basketball coach
Coach Piowarski (p. 75)
In the book, Hero, where does Spence torture Zach the least
On the basketball court (p. 75)
In the book, Hero, what does the losing basketball team do after a scrimmage
Run suicides (p. 77)
In the book, Hero, what team lost the basketball scrimmage
Reds, Zach's team (p. 78)
In the book, Hero, after the Reds lost the scrimmage, who did Zach go looking for
Spence (p. 80)
In the book, Hero, where did Zach fight Spence
In Central Park (p. 86)
In the book, Hero, what did Zach's dad say fighting only proved
Who the better fighter was (p. 88)
In the book, Hero, who is Zach's favorite uncle
Uncle John, John Marshall (p. 93)
In the book, Hero, what does Uncle John call Zach
Zachary (p. 94)
In the book, Hero, who did Zach ask about going to the crash site
Mom and Uncle John (p. 96)
In the book, Hero, what was Mom's answer to Zach asking to go visit the crash site
No (p. 96)
In the book, Hero, what bus do people take from New York to the Hamptons
The Jitney (p. 97)
In the book, Hero, where was Zach supposed to go when he went to the crash site
Library, then the Knicks game with Kate(p. 99)
In the book, Hero, what Knicks jersey did Kate wear to the game
David Lee, # 42 (p. 100)
In the book, Hero, what does Zach have to do in order to have Kate cover for him while he goes to the crash site
Call and text throughout the day. He can't make a move without her knowing it (p. 102)
In the book, Hero, how long does it take to travel on the Jitney to Montauk
3 hours, 6 hours round trip (p. 102)
In the book, Hero, how did Zach get to the crash site
He took the Jitney, then a taxi (p. 103)
In the book, Hero, what did the crash scene look like when Zach first visited it
There was a hole in the ground where the nose hit, and the ground was burnt and scorched all around it (p. 105)
In the book, Hero, why was Tom jealous of Sully
Sully landed a plan in the Hudson (p. 106)
In the book, Hero, what did Zach find at the crash scene
A Morgan silver dollar, his dads (p. 107)
In the book, Hero, who did Zach meet at the crash site
Mr. Herbert (p. 110)
In the book, Hero, what was Mr. Herbert wearing when Zach met him
Faded jeans, old leather bomber jacket, plain gray sweatshirt, and old Reeboks (p. 109)
In the book, Hero, how did Mr. Herbert say he knew Zach's name
He was a friend of the family (p. 110)
In the book, Hero, what did Mr. Herbert call Zach
Zachman (p. 110)
In the book, Hero, where did Zach get the nickname, Zachman
His dad called him that because when he was little, he was always eating on the run (p. 110)
In the book, Hero, who tried to warn Tom about the plane
Mr. Herbert (p. 114)
In the book, Hero, when Mr. Herbert held the Morgan dollar, what did it do
It got bright and brilliant as a neon light, almost like it was on fire (p. 116)
In the book, Hero, who told Tom he had magic
Mr. Herbert (p. 119)
In the book, Hero, who told Zach that he had magic
Mr. Herbert (p. 119)
In the book, Hero, how did Zac hget back home from the crash site
Magic (p. 119)
In the book, Hero, all the magic Zach once needed was saying what
Take me to the Garden (p. 122)
In the book, Hero, where did Zach go after leaving the crash site
Madison Garden to see the Knicks game (p. 123)
In the book, Hero, who did Zach tell about Mr. Herbert
Kate (p. 124)
In the book, Hero, what was the only question Kate had after Zach told her about Mr. Herbert explaining he had powers
Are you gonna have to wear a cape? (p. 126)
In the book, Hero, what was Kate and Zach's school project
On Addison and FDR (p. 132)
In the book, Hero, what grade did Kate and Zach get on their school project
A (p. 132)
In the book, Hero, what did the three guys approaching Kate and Zach in the park want
The Morgan silver dollar (p. 137)
In the book, Hero, after Kate and Zach fight the three guys in the park, where did they the guys go
They disappeared like they were deleted (p. 140)
In the book, Hero, what is Kate's favorite ball cap
Knicks cap from Zach (p. 143)
In the book, Hero, on the morning after the park fight, where did Kate go
Starbucks for hot chocolate, then to Central Park (p. 144)
In the book, Hero, who captured Kate in Central Park
Knit Cap (p. 148)
In the book, Hero, who helped Kate when Knit Cap captured her
Zach (p. 148)
In the book, Hero, how did Zach's sense change since he discovered his magic
They were all jacked up, sight was sharper, hearing better, etc. (p. 149)
In the book, Hero, what did Knit Cap call Zach
Zachman (p. 153)
In the book, Hero, what did Knit Cap tell Zach when he asked why he was doing this and what was it he wanted
He wasn't asking the right questions (p. 152)
In the book, Hero, who did Zach's mom spend lots of time with after his dad died
Uncle John (p. 156)
In the book, Hero, who was Tom's favorite baseball team
Yankees (p. 157)
In the book, Hero, what was Uncle John's favorite baseball team
Red Sox (p. 157)
In the book, Hero, what was the only thing Uncle John and Zach's dad disagree on
Their favorite baseball team (p. 157) (***Later on in the book, it also says they disagreed about Kerrigan for president )
In the book, Hero, what tradition does Zach have with Uncle John
Knock around day (p. 158)
In the book, Hero, what is knock around day
Where Zach and Uncle John go anywhere in the city that Zach wants to, but he can only pick one place at a time. They have no itinerary, no game plan, and lots of junk food is eaten (p. 158)
In the book, Hero, what is the best and most famous restaurant in Harlem
Sylvias (p. 159)
In the book, Hero, what did Zach eat at Sylvia's
Meat loaf, garlic mashed potatoes and ribs, and coconut cake (p. 159)
In the book, Hero, why did Uncle John say he was spending so much time with Zach's mom
He had promised Tom that he would look after the both of them if anything ever happened to him (p. 161)
In the book, Hero, where did Zach and Uncle John finish up knock around day
Central Park (p. 162)
In the book, Hero, who did Zach and Uncle John encounter in Central Park
A giant (p. 165)
In the book, Hero, what did the giant want when Zach and Uncle John encountered him in the park
He wanted Zach to come with him (p. 165)
In the book, Hero, why did Zach end up in a New York hospital
The giant attacked him (p. 168)
In the book, Hero, what were Zach's injuries from the giant
Concussion, 2 broken ribs (p. 169)
In the book, Hero, who was Zach's doctor after the giant attack
Dr. Vann (p. 169)
In the book, Hero, when did Mr. Herbert say he would leave Zach alone
When Zach was ready for that (p. 173)
In the book, Hero, how did Mr. Herbert get Zach's Morgan
Zach dropped it in the park after he was dropped on his head by the giant. Mr. Herbert retrieved it (p. 175)
In the book, Hero, who came to see Zach during the night at the hospital
Mr. Herbert and Uncle John (p. 178)
In the book, Hero, who warned Zach that Mr. Herbert is someone to be feared
Uncle John (p. 178)
In the book, Hero, why did the Bads want Zach
They know someday he will be better than them (p. 179)
In the book, Hero, Uncle John says Mr. Herbert is on what side
The side of evil (p. 180)
In the book, Hero, what is Zach's all-time favorite DVD
The Man in the Iron Mask (p. 184)
In the book, Hero, what message did Zach find on his laptop
Trust No One (p. 186)
In the book, Hero, why was Zach's mom so involved in the Kerrigan campaign
He had asked Tom to be his running mate, so she sees it as unfinished business for Tom (p. 188)
In the book, Hero, who was supposed to be Kerrigan's running mate
Tom Harriman (p. 188)
In the book, Hero, where did Zach and Kate spend spring break
At the house in the Hamptons, in Amagansett (p. 192)
In the book, Hero, where did Zach and Kate bike to
The crash site (p. 194)
In the book, Hero, who tried to take Kate's bike
Eric 9p. 197)
In the book, Hero, while Zac fought Eric, what appeared
A truck with two guys in it (p. 199)
In the book, Hero, what did the two guys in the truck try to do
They tried to take Kate (p. 199)
In the book, Hero, who told the guys in the truck to stop
Mr. Herbert (p. 201)
In the book, Hero, who was responsible for staging all the enemies approaching Zach
Mr. Herbert (p. 203)
In the book, Hero, who did Mr. Herbert say gave Zach his powers
The ones that killed his dad, the Bads (p. 206)
In the book, Hero, what did the Bads want with Zach
They wanted him on their side (p. 207)
In the book, Hero, who is the one person Mr. Herbert tells Zach he must learn to trust
Himself (p. 209)
In the book, Hero, why didn't Uncle John want Zach's mom to hear him and Zach talking about Mr. Herbert and evil and magic
His dad kept her out of his real business the whole time they were together, and they would do the same (p. 216)
In the book, Hero, if Mr. Herbert can be trusted, that means who isn't able to be trusted
Uncle John (p. 220)
In the book, Hero, where was Zach when his own powers scared him
Coming out of the subway, he was approached by a man. He defended himself and scared the man away (p. 225)
In the book, Hero, how many acres are in Central Park
843 acres(p. 228)
In the book, Hero, where did Senator Kerrigan hold his New York rally
The Great Lawn in Central Park (p. 235)
In the book, Hero, who was Senator Kerrigan running against in the presidential election
Vice President Dick Boras (p. 237)
In the book, Hero, who did Uncle John believe killed Tom's dad
Mr. Herbert and his people (p. 244)
In the book, Hero, who did Uncle John believe knew who Tom's dad was
Mr. Herbert (p. 244)
In the book, Hero, why did Uncle John believe someone would have killed Tom's dad to get Tom
He wanted to control the next generation (p. 246)
In the book, Hero, why did Kate think it was good for Zach and herself to volunteer making calls to Kerrigan's potential voters
It was good to hear young voices since there were many young voters (p. 247)
In the book, Hero, Zach's sixth sense told him the bad that would happen in New York would have to do with whom
Kerrigan (p. 250)
In the book, Hero, after training with Mr. Herbert, where did Zach follow him to
To the Dakota, to see Uncle John at his building (p. 255)
In the book, Hero, when was the first time Zach cried since his dad died
In the park. He was angry at him being gone. He threw the coins and cried (p. 262)
In the book, Hero, who wrote the laptop message to Zach
Kate (p. 264)
In the book, Hero, why did Kate write the laptop message to Zach
She was sick of him playing tug of war between Uncle John and Mr. Herbert (p. 265)
In the book, Hero, why didn't Kate love Uncle John
He was too slick, always listening to everyone else's conversations, and he was too charming (p. 265)
In the book, Hero, what was the framed cartoon Zach's dad kept by the side of this desk
Pogo (p. 267)
In the book, Hero, what did the caption on the Pogo cartoon on Tom's desk say
Yep, son. We have met the enemy. And he is us. (p. 267)
In the book, Hero, what runs the length of the stage at Kerrigan's rally
Invisible bullet-proof shield (p. 270)
In the book, Hero, what time did the Kerrigan rally begin
1:00 (p. 270)
In the book, Hero, who played at the Kerrigan rally at Central Park
Paul Simon (p. 272)
In the book, Hero, what voice did Zach hear in his head at the rally
His dad's voice (p. 272)
In the book, Hero, what did Tom's voice say to Zach at the rally
Told him to look up. "Look to the sky, Zachman" (p. 274)
In the book, Hero, what did Zach see when he looked up during the rally
On the roof of a building, he saw a shooter where a riot cop had been. The shooter was crouched behind two ancient turrets (p. 274)
In the book, Hero, who did the shooter at the rally plan to hit
Kerrigan (p. 274)
In the book, Hero, what did Zach do when he saw the shooter
He flew to Kerrigan and knocked him from the podium (p. 275)
In the book, Hero, what did the first bullet hit at the rally
Kerrigan for America sign (p. 276)
In the book, Hero, what happened when the second bullet was fired
Mr. Herbert knocked Zach down and was hit (p. 276)
In the book, Hero, what did Mr. Herbert tell Zach after the second bullet was fired
Always gotta watch out for the second bullet, boy. (p. 276)
In the book, Hero, who was shot at the rally
Mr. Herbert (p. 279)
In the book, Hero, how was Zach related to Mr. Herbert
Zach is his grandson (p. 279)
In the book, Hero, why did Mr. Herbert need everyone to think Tom was an orphan
It was the only way to keep him safe so Tom wasn't taken away from him or us it against him (p. 281In the book, Hero, though there was a long line of heroes in the family, who was the black sheep?Mr. Herbert (p. 282)
In the book, Hero, where did Mr. Herbert die
In Central Park, under the trees behind the Great Lawn (p. 278)
In the book, Hero, how did Mr. Herbert die
He was shot at the rally while trying to save Zach (p. 278)
In the book, Hero, who called Tom to tell him to stay home and not fight
Uncle John (p. 285)
In the book, Hero, why did Uncle John say he allowed Tom to be killed
he stopped listening. He thought he knew it all and could do it all himself. The hero role was no longer enough (p. 286)
In the book, Hero, what did Zach say the devil looked like
The devil looks like the one you trust, but then betrays you (p. 288)
In the book, Hero, why was Zach no longer worried about the Bads chasing him
From now on, he was chasing them (p. 289)