Mcbroom The Rainmaker Quiz

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Mcbroom The Rainmaker Quiz

Following the great drought, Josh has to find a way to beat the drought and outsmart his neighbor Heck. By reading the book we get to see how innovative one can get when situations are tough. What more can you remember about this great read? Take up the quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    McBroom says that what the stranger thought were woodpeckers were really
    • A. 

      Vultures

    • B. 

      Mosquitoes

    • C. 

      Helicopters

  • 2. 
    How many childred do the McBrooms have?
    • A. 

      Nine

    • B. 

      Eleven

    • C. 

      Thirteen

  • 3. 
    Why did McBroom decide to go hunting for a rain cloud?
    • A. 

      He decides to go hunting for a raincloud because the mosquitoes are dying of thirst.

    • B. 

      He decides to go hunting for a raincloud because he is a great hunter.

    • C. 

      He decides to go hunting for a raincloud because the topsoil and all the plants are drying up.

  • 4. 
    What happened to the pocket watch McBroom dropped?
    • A. 

      The pocket watch put down roots and grew into a three-dollar alarm clock.

    • B. 

      The pocket watch crashed into a million pieces.

    • C. 

      When he dropped it, some vultures came by and snatched it up.

  • 5. 
    How do the young McBrooms make fireworks?
    • A. 

      They set off watermelons in cannons.

    • B. 

      They shoot radish seeds with their bean shooters.

    • C. 

      They shoot watermelon seeds with their bean shooters.

  • 6. 
    How did the skeeters help the McBrooms?
    • A. 

      They cried so much from the onions that the McBrooms had plenty of water.

    • B. 

      They flew in buckets of water so that the McBrooms had plenty of water.

    • C. 

      They cried so much from the radishes that the McBrooms had plenty of water.

  • 7. 
    What did the mosquitoes do to the beets?
    • A. 

      The mosquitoes ate them.

    • B. 

      The mosquitoes sucked the beets dry until they went from red to white.

    • C. 

      The mosquitoes bombarded them with their tears.

  • 8. 
    What was the first sign that there was going to be a dry spell?
    • A. 

      The first sign of a dry spell came when the vegetables clocks that grew on the farm started running slowly.

    • B. 

      The first sign of a dry spell came when the corn patch did not produce any corn.

    • C. 

      The first sign of a dry spell came when the watermelons started to float in the sky.

  • 9. 
    What does McBroom plant to end the drought?
    • A. 

      A raintree

    • B. 

      Watermelon

    • C. 

      Onions

  • 10. 
    What caused the handkerchiefs to be as wet as dishrags?
    • A. 

      The rain fell so hard it got into the farm house.

    • B. 

      The onions made everyone cry.

    • C. 

      The river rose so high it reached their heads.

  • 11. 
    McBroom says that some folks have no regard for the truth. Regard means
    • A. 

      Friendship

    • B. 

      Humor

    • C. 

      Concern

  • 12. 
    The earth was so parched, they couldn't raise a crop of beets. In this sentence, parched means
    • A. 

      Very hot and dry

    • B. 

      Moist and rich

    • C. 

      Filled with bugs

  • 13. 
    In this story, the "Big Dry" is what McBroom calls the drought. A drought is
    • A. 

      A period with very few insects

    • B. 

      A long period of dry weather

    • C. 

      A rainy spell that causes floods

  • 14. 
    McBroom found a genuine rain crow hiding from the skeeters under a milk pail. Another word for genuine is
    • A. 

      Young

    • B. 

      Friendly

    • C. 

      Real

  • 15. 
    Those hot tempered prairie mosquiotes were returning from town. A prairie is
    • A. 

      An area in town where people play sports

    • B. 

      A pond where large numbers of wildlife live

    • C. 

      A large area of flat land covered with grass

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