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Mrs. Frisby And The Rats Of Nimh

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5th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

5th grade quiz on chapter book.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the Frisby family live?
    • A. 

      In the barn on Mr. Fitzgibbons's farm.

    • B. 

      By the river on Mr. Fitzgibbons's farm.

    • C. 

      In a cinder block on Mr. Fitzgibbons's farm.

    • D. 

      Under the house on Mr. Fitzgibbons's farm.

  • 2. 
    What does Mrs. Frisby find on her food hunting walk?
    • A. 

      A winter's supply on food that was abandoned.

    • B. 

      A passage to the rosebuse.

    • C. 

      A piece of bread.

    • D. 

      A group of rats.

  • 3. 
    How does Mrs. Frisby help Jeremy?
    • A. 

      She gives him some food.

    • B. 

      She frees him from a cage.

    • C. 

      She gives him a piece of string.

    • D. 

      She frees him from the string that was tied to the fence.

  • 4. 
    What causes Mrs. Frisby to worry about Moving Day?
    • A. 

      She has no place to take her family.

    • B. 

      She is not worried about Moving Day.

    • C. 

      Timothy is too sick to move.

    • D. 

      She is afraid Dragon will get her and her family, so she has to move.

  • 5. 
    What favor does Mrs. Frisby ask Jeremy?
    • A. 

      What should she do about Moving Day.

    • B. 

      Does he know what are the rats up to.

    • C. 

      Where was the location of Dragon.

    • D. 

      She does not ask Jeremy a favor.

  • 6. 
    Why is Mrs. Frisby so afraid to follow Jeremy's advice?
    • A. 

      She is afraid of Dragon.

    • B. 

      She is not afraid.

    • C. 

      She is afraid of flying on his back and afraid of the owl.

    • D. 

      She is afraid of the rats.

  • 7. 
    What made the owl's attitude towards Mrs. Frisby change?
    • A. 

      She told him thank you and have a nice night.

    • B. 

      She told him her name.

    • C. 

      She told him about Dragon.

    • D. 

      She told him about helping Jeremy.

  • 8. 
    How are the owl and Mrs. Frisby alike?
    • A. 

      They both have children.

    • B. 

      They are not alike at all.

    • C. 

      They both like chees.

    • D. 

      They both have to move out of their homes.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Brutus lets her inside.

    • B. 

      She meets Mr. Ages and turn back to go to his home.

    • C. 

      Brutus turns her away, but then she comes back with Mr. Ages.

    • D. 

      She never goes into the rosebush.

  • 10. 
    How are the rats going to help Mrs. Frisby?
    • A. 

      They are going to move her all of her belongings and stuff for her.

    • B. 

      They are going to her house to the lee of the stone.

    • C. 

      They are not going to help her.

    • D. 

      They are going to trap Dragon for her.

  • 11. 
    How did Jonathan Frisby die?
    • A. 

      He did not die.

    • B. 

      Dragon got him.

    • C. 

      The rats got him.

    • D. 

      He died at NIMH.

  • 12. 
    In what way are the rats dishonest?
    • A. 

      They all tell lies.

    • B. 

      They steal to survive.

    • C. 

      They are not dishonest.

    • D. 

      They played a trick on Mrs. Frsiby.

  • 13. 
    How did Nicodemus arrive at NIMH?
    • A. 

      He called and got a reservation.

    • B. 

      He was captured at Mr. Fitzgibbon's farm.

    • C. 

      He was born there.

    • D. 

      He was captured at the marketplace.

  • 14. 
    What kinds of tests does Nicodemus describe?
    • A. 

      A multiple choice quiz.

    • B. 

      A maze he ran through and shape recognition.

    • C. 

      There were no tests.

    • D. 

      A math speed test.

  • 15. 
    How did the rats feel about NIMH?
    • A. 

      They loved it there.

    • B. 

      They thought is was alright.

    • C. 

      They longed for freedom.

    • D. 

      They were never at NIMH.

  • 16. 
    What is Nicodemus's definition of reading?
    • A. 

      He does not know the definition of reading.

    • B. 

      Using symbols to suggest a picture or an idea.

    • C. 

      Using food to go through the right passage.

    • D. 

      Using shock treatments to see pictures.

  • 17. 
    What did the rats find most wonderful about the Boniface Estates?
    • A. 

      Food and water.

    • B. 

      Shelter from the cold.

    • C. 

      Books to read.

    • D. 

      They nothing wonderful about the Boniface Estates.

  • 18. 
    What is the Plan?
    • A. 

      They do not have a plan.

    • B. 

      To take over Mr. Fitzgibbon's farm.

    • C. 

      To live under the rosebush forever.

    • D. 

      To live without stealing.

  • 19. 
    What did the rats get from the Toy Tinker?
    • A. 

      Tools and motors.

    • B. 

      A new place to live.

    • C. 

      An idea to move to Thorn Valley.

    • D. 

      They got nothing from the Toy Tinker.

  • 20. 
    Why was Nicodemus dissatified with life on the farm?
    • A. 

      It was so easy it seemed pointless.

    • B. 

      He did not have a home to himself.

    • C. 

      He missed his family and the marketplace.

    • D. 

      He was not dissatified.

  • 21. 
    Why did Jenner agree with the Plan?
    • A. 

      Jenner did not agree with the plan.

    • B. 

      Jenner thought it was a great idea.

    • C. 

      Jenner was dissatified living on the farm.

    • D. 

      Jenner thought they should not steal either.

  • 22. 
    What happened to Jenner?
    • A. 

      He helped Mrs. Frisby.

    • B. 

      He went to see the Owl.

    • C. 

      He left the farm and was later electrocuted.

    • D. 

      Dragon got him.

  • 23. 
    What happened to Mrs. Frisby when she was putting the powder in Dragon's bowl?
    • A. 

      Dragon got her.

    • B. 

      Nothing happened to her.

    • C. 

      She was caught and put into a birdcage.

    • D. 

      She got stuck under the cupboard.

  • 24. 
    What important news did Mrs. Frisby overhear?
    • A. 

      She heard that they were going to starting plowing the next day.

    • B. 

      She heard that federal agents were coming to exterminate the rats.

    • C. 

      She heard that Dragon was gone.

    • D. 

      She heard nothing important.

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      They spread rabies.

    • B. 

      He knows they are from NIHM.

    • C. 

      He does not think they want to destroy the rats.

    • D. 

      He thinks they want to capture the rats for testing.

  • 26. 
    Who does Nicodemus suspect is coming to destory them?
    • A. 

      Someone from the Boniface Estate.

    • B. 

      Mr. Fitzgibbons.

    • C. 

      The scientists from NIMH.

    • D. 

      He does not think anyone is coming.

  • 27. 
    What happens to Brutus during the escape?
    • A. 

      He was the first one to leave.

    • B. 

      He died becasue he swallowed some of the gas.

    • C. 

      He was the last one to get out.

    • D. 

      There is no mention of Brutus.

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      It was a rainy day and they had nothing better to do.

    • B. 

      She just wanted to tell them the stouy.

    • C. 

      They begged her to tell them the story.

    • D. 

      They are Jonathan Frisby's children and they might turn out to be different from other mice.

  • 29. 
    What is Matin's reaction to the story?
    • A. 

      He thinks his mom is making the whole thing up.

    • B. 

      He wants to go to Thorn Valley.

    • C. 

      He does not like the story at all.

    • D. 

      He was not there when the story was told.

  • 30. 
    What does NIMH stand for?
    • A. 

      Not In My House.

    • B. 

      Never Invite Mice Home.

    • C. 

      National Institute of Mental Health.

    • D. 

      New Intelligent Mouse Helper.