The Book That Saved The Earth

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The book that saved the earth is a very interesting play that shows how something thought to be little can have great power. A book of nursery rhymes saved the earth from Martian invasion. What else do you recall about the play? Give the quiz a try and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In the play, what is the twentieth century called?

    • A.

      The Time the Earth was Saved

    • B.

      The Era of the Book

    • C.

      The Historian's Time

    Correct Answer
    B. The Era of the Book
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the Era of the Book." This suggests that in the play, the twentieth century is referred to as the era when books were highly valued and played a significant role in society. This implies that books were considered an important source of knowledge and information during this time period.

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  • 2. 

    This play is most like a 

    • A.

      Funny make-believe story

    • B.

      Science article about space

    • C.

      Story from a history book

    Correct Answer
    A. Funny make-believe story
    Explanation
    This play is most like a funny make-believe story because it is likely to be fictional and imaginative, filled with humor and exaggerated situations. It may involve characters and events that are not realistic or based on real-life experiences. The purpose of a funny make-believe story is to entertain and amuse the audience, which aligns with the nature of a play.

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  • 3. 

    Why does Think-Tank believe a book is a sandwich?

    • A.

      He thinks the book is a sandwich because Earth creatures sell them at sandwich shops

    • B.

      He thinks the book is a sandwich because Earth creatures are always eating and the book has "bread" and "filling"

    • C.

      He thinks the book is a sandwich because Oop told him it was.

    Correct Answer
    B. He thinks the book is a sandwich because Earth creatures are always eating and the book has "bread" and "filling"
    Explanation
    Think-Tank believes a book is a sandwich because Earth creatures are always eating and the book has "bread" and "filling". This suggests that Think-Tank is making an analogy between a book and a sandwich based on the similarities he perceives. He likely sees the book's cover as the "bread" and the content as the "filling", drawing a parallel between the layers of a sandwich and the different components of a book.

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  • 4. 

    How is a play different from a novel or a short story?

    • A.

      A play is different from a novel or short story because it is written on pages.

    • B.

      A play is different from a novel or short story because a play is meant to be performed.

    • C.

      A play is different from a novel or short story because there is no setting.

    Correct Answer
    B. A play is different from a novel or short story because a play is meant to be performed.
    Explanation
    A play is different from a novel or short story because it is meant to be performed. Unlike a novel or short story, which are meant to be read silently, a play is written with the intention of being acted out on stage. It includes dialogue, stage directions, and other elements that guide actors in their performance. The purpose of a play is to be brought to life through the interpretation and portrayal of characters by actors, creating a visual and auditory experience for the audience.

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  • 5. 

    What first made the crew think Earthlings weren't so primitive?

    • A.

      The crew thought Earthlings weren't so primitive because of their houses.

    • B.

      The crew thought Earthlings weren't so primitive because of how they illustrated their books.

    • C.

      The crew thought Earthlings weren't so primitive because they couldn't crack the book's code.

    Correct Answer
    C. The crew thought Earthlings weren't so primitive because they couldn't crack the book's code.
  • 6. 

    Why does Oop laugh when Omega reads the book of nursery rhymes?

    • A.

      Oop thinks they are funny.

    • B.

      Oop thinks Omega is funny acting out the rhymes.

    • C.

      Oop is laughing at himself.

    Correct Answer
    A. Oop thinks they are funny.
    Explanation
    Oop laughs when Omega reads the book of nursery rhymes because Oop finds them funny.

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  • 7. 

    Why is Think-Tank frightened by the stories Omega is reading?

    • A.

      He believes the shells are necklaces.

    • B.

      Think Tank is frightened because Omega is reading the story in a frightening voice.

    • C.

      He believes the stories are true and that cockle shells are explosives and flying cows are really attack cows.

    Correct Answer
    C. He believes the stories are true and that cockle shells are explosives and flying cows are really attack cows.
    Explanation
    Think-Tank is frightened by the stories Omega is reading because he believes the stories are true. He thinks that cockle shells are explosives and flying cows are actually attack cows. This belief causes fear and anxiety in Think-Tank, as he imagines the potential danger and harm that could come from these seemingly harmless objects and creatures.

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  • 8. 

    What happens to Noodle in the twenty-fifth century?

    • A.

      Noodle becomes the ruler of Earth.

    • B.

      Noodle takes Think-Tank's place as the ruler of Macron.

    • C.

      Noodle is left behind on Earth.

    Correct Answer
    B. Noodle takes Think-Tank's place as the ruler of Macron.
    Explanation
    In the twenty-fifth century, Noodle takes Think-Tank's place as the ruler of Macron. This implies that Noodle assumes a position of power and authority in the futuristic society of Macron.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these best describes this play?

    • A.

      Space creatures visit earth and then go away again

    • B.

      Visitors from space decide earth people are not very smart

    • C.

      Aliens decide not to invade earth because they misunderstood a book

    Correct Answer
    C. Aliens decide not to invade earth because they misunderstood a book
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "aliens decide not to invade earth because they misunderstood a book." This option suggests that the aliens had initially planned to invade Earth but changed their minds after misinterpreting the contents of a book. This explanation implies that the aliens' decision was based on a misunderstanding and highlights the importance of communication and understanding between different species.

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  • 10. 

    What kind of Earth structure has the Macron crew actuall entered?

    • A.

      A restaurant

    • B.

      A library

    • C.

      A gymnasium

    Correct Answer
    B. A library
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a library. This can be inferred from the word "entered," which suggests physical movement into a space. The mention of the "Macron crew" implies a group of people, possibly astronauts or explorers, who are exploring different Earth structures. Out of the given options, a library is the most likely structure to be entered by a crew, as it is a common public space that people can physically enter and explore.

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  • 11. 

    An era is

    • A.

      A long legend

    • B.

      A kind of mistake

    • C.

      A period of time

    Correct Answer
    C. A period of time
    Explanation
    An era is a period of time that is characterized by certain events, developments, or trends that distinguish it from other periods. It is a specific time frame in history that is often marked by significant changes or advancements in various aspects of society, culture, or technology. During an era, there is typically a prevailing mindset or set of beliefs that shape the actions and attitudes of people. It is a term used to describe a distinct and identifiable period in the timeline of human history.

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  • 12. 

    In the play, Think-Tank calls earth an insignificant place. What does insigniificant mean?

    • A.

      Unimportant

    • B.

      Unknown

    • C.

      Unfriendly

    Correct Answer
    A. Unimportant
    Explanation
    The word "insignificant" means unimportant. In the context of the play, Think-Tank refers to earth as an insignificant place, suggesting that it holds little importance or value. This implies that Think-Tank does not consider earth to be a significant or noteworthy location.

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  • 13. 

    Think-Tank says, "I want to invade that primitive ball of mud called Earth before lunch." Primitive means

    • A.

      Not very interesting

    • B.

      Not very advanced

    • C.

      Not very generous

    Correct Answer
    B. Not very advanced
    Explanation
    The word "primitive" is used to describe something that is not very advanced or developed. In this context, the think-tank is referring to Earth as a "primitive ball of mud," implying that it is not technologically or socially advanced.

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  • 14. 

    Oop pantomines eating a book. What does pantomines mean?

    • A.

      Imitates

    • B.

      Enjoys

    • C.

      Dislikes

    Correct Answer
    A. Imitates
  • 15. 

    Think-Tank tells Oop and Iota to cease laughter. To cease means to

    • A.

      Find

    • B.

      Start

    • C.

      Stop

    Correct Answer
    C. Stop
    Explanation
    The word "cease" means to stop or bring to an end. In this context, Think-Tank is instructing Oop and Iota to stop laughing. Therefore, the correct answer is "stop."

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