Frindle Comprehension Test

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Frindle Comprehension Test
Comprehension Test on the novel "Frindle"

  
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  • 1. 
    Nick was a student who would best fit into which category?
    • A. 

      A straight A student

    • B. 

      A student who bullied others

    • C. 

      A student with plenty of ideas who knew what to do with them

    • D. 

      A really well behaved student


  • 2. 
    How did Nick often get his class out of having homework?
    • A. 

      He asked distracting questions right before the bell rang.

    • B. 

      He complained that homework was a waste of time.

    • C. 

      He had a conference with his teachers to talk them out of homework.

    • D. 

      He wrote poems about the silliness of homework.


  • 3. 
    What is a frindle?
    • A. 

      A pencil

    • B. 

      A pen

    • C. 

      A magic marker

    • D. 

      A dictionary


  • 4. 
    How did Mrs. Granger try to stop kids from using the word "frindle"?
    • A. 

      She called their parents and had a conference with them.

    • B. 

      She made them stand in a corner holding a dictionary.

    • C. 

      She sent them to the principal's office.

    • D. 

      She kept them after school and made write sentences.


  • 5. 
    Why did Mrs. Granger ask Nick to sign the back of the envelope?
    • A. 

      To sign an agreement that he would stop using the word "frindle"

    • B. 

      As evidence to give to the principal.

    • C. 

      To later prove that she had never changed the letter.

    • D. 

      So she would remember his name in the future.


  • 6. 
    How did Bud Lawrence help Nick to become rich?
    • A. 

      He invested Nick's money in the stock market.

    • B. 

      He sold frindle products and put part of the profits into an account for Nick.

    • C. 

      He helped Nick create and sell frindle products.

    • D. 

      He paid Nick to star in an advertisement for frindle products.


  • 7. 
    When did Nick get the letter from Mrs. Granger?
    • A. 

      When he graduated from high school.

    • B. 

      On the last day of school that year.

    • C. 

      After he appeared on CBS news and became famous.


  • 8. 
    When Nick FIRST made up the word "frindle", he was trying to:
    • A. 

      Prove how smart he was to Mrs. Granger

    • B. 

      Prove to Mrs. Granger she didn't know all the words in the dictionary.

    • C. 

      Prove that he could make a new word to his parents.

    • D. 

      Prove that he could disrupt Mrs. Granger's class.


  • 9. 
    What book did Mrs. Granger want all of her students to have at home?
    • A. 

      A dictionary

    • B. 

      A telephone book

    • C. 

      A set of encyclopedias

    • D. 

      An atlas


  • 10. 
    How did people in their home towns and states learn about frindle?
    • A. 

      They heard it from Bud Lawrence.

    • B. 

      They read it in the Westfield Gazette.

    • C. 

      It was on the TV national news.

    • D. 

      They heard it on the radio.


  • 11. 
    What did Nick Allen do in Miss Deaver's 3rd grade class to make a tropical island?
    • A. 

      He turned up the thermostat.

    • B. 

      He poured white sand on the floor.

    • C. 

      He got all the kids to change into shorts and t-shirts.

    • D. 

      All of the above.


  • 12. 
    What gift did Mrs. Granger receive from Nick from Christmas?
    • A. 

      A gold fountain pen.

    • B. 

      A dictionary.

    • C. 

      A book.

    • D. 

      A diamond bracelet.


  • 13. 
    What gift from Mrs. Granger was inside Nick's envelope?
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Mrs. Granger's maroon fountain pen with a blue cap.

    • C. 

      A dictionary.

    • D. 

      T-shirt with the word frindle on it.


  • 14. 
    What did Bud Lawrence start selling right after reading the article in the Westfield Gazette about Nick?
    • A. 

      Sunglasses with the word frindle on them.

    • B. 

      Baseball hats with the word frindle on them.

    • C. 

      Pens with the word frindle on them.

    • D. 

      T-shirts with the word frindle on them.


  • 15. 
    How did the kids know Mrs. Granger never looked at their dentention papers?
    • A. 

      She always threw them in the trashcan before they left.

    • B. 

      They just wrote their name over and over.

    • C. 

      Mrs. Granger told them she didn't look at them.

    • D. 

      They sometimes wrote the word frindle instead of pen.


  • 16. 
    Although Nick didn't know it until he turned 21, his new word earned him a huge amount of money.  Do you think his parents were right in setting up a trust fund for him?  What do you think he might have done with the money if he could have spent it earlier?  What would you do  if you suddenly had a lot of money of your own?

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