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.


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  • 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

  • 2. 
    This play is most like a 
    • A. 

      Funny make-believe story

    • B. 

      Science article about space

    • C. 

      Story from a history book

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 10. 
    What kind of Earth structure has the Macron crew actuall entered?
    • A. 

      A restaurant

    • B. 

      A library

    • C. 

      A gymnasium

  • 11. 
    An era is
    • A. 

      A long legend

    • B. 

      A kind of mistake

    • C. 

      A period of time

  • 12. 
    In the play, Think-Tank calls earth an insignificant place. What does insigniificant mean?
    • A. 

      Unimportant

    • B. 

      Unknown

    • C. 

      Unfriendly

  • 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

  • 14. 
    Oop pantomines eating a book. What does pantomines mean?
    • A. 

      Imitates

    • B. 

      Enjoys

    • C. 

      Dislikes

  • 15. 
    Think-Tank tells Oop and Iota to cease laughter. To cease means to
    • A. 

      Find

    • B. 

      Start

    • C. 

      Stop