Have You Read 'the Princess And The Pea'?

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Have You Read the Princess And The Pea? - Quiz

This book is about a young woman whose royal identity is established by a test of her physical sensitivity. How well do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In which year was this book originally published?

    • A. 

      1835

    • B. 

      1840

    • C. 

      1875

    • D. 

      1885

    Correct Answer
    A. 1835
    Explanation
    The book was originally published in 1835.

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  • 2. 

    Who authored this book?

    • A. 

      Hans Christian Andersen

    • B. 

      Charles Boner

    • C. 

      Van Christen

    • D. 

      Holz Frankeinstein

    Correct Answer
    A. Hans Christian Andersen
    Explanation
    Hans Christian Andersen is the correct answer because he is a well-known author who has written numerous books, including fairy tales such as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." His works are widely recognized and have been translated into multiple languages, making him a prominent figure in literature.

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  • 3. 

    What is the nationality of the author?

    • A. 

      Swedish

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      Danish

    • D. 

      Belgian

    Correct Answer
    C. Danish
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Danish. This suggests that the author is from Denmark.

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  • 4. 

    What are some of the reasons why the prince thinks some princesses are not real?

    • A. 

      They have bushy hairs

    • B. 

      They don't dress well

    • C. 

      They have bad table manners

    • D. 

      They are poor

    Correct Answer
    C. They have bad table manners
    Explanation
    The prince thinks some princesses are not real because they have bad table manners. This implies that the prince believes that real princesses should have good manners, especially when dining at the table. The presence of bad table manners may indicate to the prince that these princesses are not of royal upbringing or do not possess the qualities expected of a true princess.

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  • 5. 

    What was the test to prove that the princess was real?

    • A. 

      A pea was placed in her pillow and wrapped with numerous cases

    • B. 

      A pea was placed in her bed and covered with mattresses and feather covers

    • C. 

      A pea was put in her food (a food that contained no pea save one)

    • D. 

      A pea was put in her drink

    Correct Answer
    B. A pea was placed in her bed and covered with mattresses and feather covers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that a pea was placed in her bed and covered with mattresses and feather covers. This test was used to prove that the princess was real because it was believed that only a true princess would be able to feel the discomfort caused by the pea through all the layers of bedding.

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  • 6. 

    What did the princess do to prove she was a real princess after the test?

    • A. 

      She complained of a sleepless night

    • B. 

      She spewed out the pea from her drink

    • C. 

      She identified the pea in her food and laid it aside

    • D. 

      She fished out the pea from the pillow

    Correct Answer
    A. She complained of a sleepless night
    Explanation
    The princess complained of a sleepless night to prove she was a real princess after the test. This indicates that she was sensitive enough to feel the pea under the multiple mattresses and therefore couldn't sleep comfortably. Her complaint demonstrates her delicacy and sensitivity, which are qualities associated with being a true princess.

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  • 7. 

    The story ends with:

    • A. 

      The prince getting married to the princess

    • B. 

      The pea being placed in a museum

    • C. 

      The prince dying

    • D. 

      The prince's mother refusing to allow her son marry the princess

    Correct Answer
    B. The pea being placed in a museum
    Explanation
    The story ends with the pea being placed in a museum. This suggests that the pea, which caused the princess discomfort and proved her sensitivity, is now considered a valuable artifact. Placing it in a museum indicates that the events of the story have become a part of history and are being preserved for future generations to learn from and appreciate.

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  • 8. 

    What is the genre of this book?

    • A. 

      Reality Literature

    • B. 

      Fairy Tale

    • C. 

      Love and Romance

    • D. 

      Adventure

    Correct Answer
    B. Fairy Tale
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Fairy Tale because the genre of a book is determined by its content and themes. A fairy tale typically includes magical elements, mythical creatures, and a plot that revolves around a hero or heroine overcoming obstacles to achieve a happy ending. Based on the options provided, "Fairy Tale" is the most fitting genre for this book.

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  • 9. 

    In which month was this book published?

    • A. 

      May

    • B. 

      June

    • C. 

      July

    • D. 

      August

    Correct Answer
    A. May
    Explanation
    The book was published in May.

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  • 10. 

    In which year was "The Princess and the Pea" was adapted to the musical stage?

    • A. 

      1957

    • B. 

      1958

    • C. 

      1959

    • D. 

      1960

    Correct Answer
    C. 1959
    Explanation
    "The Princess and the Pea" was adapted to the musical stage in 1959.

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