The Story Of Jumping Mouse

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The story of the jumping frog takes us through the journey of a mouse that wanted to travel to a far of land and the animals he met throughout his journey. The book actually teaches us how a little generosity goes a long way. Give the test a try and see what you recall from it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who gives Jumping Mouse his name?

    • A.

      His mother

    • B.

      The old ones

    • C.

      Magic Frog

    Correct Answer
    C. Magic Frog
    Explanation
    Magic Frog gives Jumping Mouse his name.

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  • 2. 

    What happened to the fat, old mouse?

    • A.

      He drinks poisoned water.

    • B.

      He gets eaten by a snake

    • C.

      He drowns in the stream.

    Correct Answer
    B. He gets eaten by a snake
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He gets eaten by a snake." This implies that the fat, old mouse met its demise by being consumed by a snake.

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  • 3. 

    How does Jumping Mouse get across the river?

    • A.

      He uses his new powerful legs and leaps across the river.

    • B.

      The great eagle picks him up and flies him over the river.

    • C.

      He floats across the river on a leaf with Magic Frog.

    Correct Answer
    C. He floats across the river on a leaf with Magic Frog.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He floats across the river on a leaf with Magic Frog." This answer is supported by the information given in the question, which states that Jumping Mouse gets across the river by floating on a leaf with Magic Frog. It is implied that Magic Frog has some sort of magical ability that allows them to safely cross the river together on a leaf.

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  • 4. 

    Why is the bison dying?

    • A.

      He has become blind, so he cannot find food or drink in order to survive.

    • B.

      He has become deaf, so he cannot find food or drink in order to survive.

    • C.

      He has lost his sense of touch and is unable to feel for his food.

    Correct Answer
    A. He has become blind, so he cannot find food or drink in order to survive.
    Explanation
    The bison is dying because it has become blind and is unable to find food or drink to survive.

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  • 5. 

    How does Jumping Mouse help the Bison?

    • A.

      He leads him to a green pasture with lots of grass and a pond filled with water.

    • B.

      He gives him his eyesight by naming the bison Eyes-of-a-Mouse.

    • C.

      He takes him on his journey with him, and is his eyes to find him food and water.

    Correct Answer
    B. He gives him his eyesight by naming the bison Eyes-of-a-Mouse.
  • 6. 

    How does Jumping Mouse get to the mountains?

    • A.

      An eagle picks him up and flies him to the mountains.

    • B.

      Jumping Mouse hops along under the bison.

    • C.

      The bison gives him a ride, on his back, to the mountains.

    Correct Answer
    B. Jumping Mouse hops along under the bison.
    Explanation
    Jumping Mouse gets to the mountains by hopping along under the bison.

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  • 7. 

    Why can't the wolf help Jumping Mouse find his way?

    • A.

      The wolf lost his sense of smell because he was lazy and proud and misused it.

    • B.

      The wolf can't help him find his way, because he does not know the way to the mountains.

    • C.

      The wolf lost his eyesight and cannot see his way to the desert.

    Correct Answer
    A. The wolf lost his sense of smell because he was lazy and proud and misused it.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the wolf lost his sense of smell because he was lazy and proud and misused it. This means that the wolf is unable to help Jumping Mouse find his way because he no longer has the ability to rely on his sense of smell.

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  • 8. 

    Why does Jumping Mouse name the wolf Nose-of-the-Mouse?

    • A.

      Jumping Mouse named him Nose-of-the-Mouse because of his tiny nose.

    • B.

      The mouse named him Nose-of-the-Mouse because Jumping Mouse gave him his sense of smell.

    • C.

      He names him Nose-of-the-Mouse because the wolf wants his nose.

    Correct Answer
    B. The mouse named him Nose-of-the-Mouse because Jumping Mouse gave him his sense of smell.
    Explanation
    Jumping Mouse named the wolf Nose-of-the-Mouse because Jumping Mouse gave him his sense of smell. This suggests that Jumping Mouse somehow enhanced or improved the wolf's sense of smell, leading to the name Nose-of-the-Mouse.

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  • 9. 

    In spite of his problems, Jumping Mouse reaches the far-off land, because

    • A.

      He is unselfish

    • B.

      He is small

    • C.

      He is fierce

    Correct Answer
    A. He is unselfish
    Explanation
    Jumping Mouse is able to reach the far-off land because he is unselfish. This suggests that his selflessness plays a crucial role in his journey. By being unselfish, Jumping Mouse is likely to have helped others along the way, forming alliances and receiving assistance in return. His unselfish nature may have also given him the motivation and determination to overcome obstacles and continue on his path towards the far-off land.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these happens first in the story?

    • A.

      The wolf gives Jumping Mouse a ride

    • B.

      Jumping Mouse helps the bison.

    • C.

      Magic Frog gives Jumping Mouse his name.

    Correct Answer
    C. Magic Frog gives Jumping Mouse his name.
    Explanation
    In the story, "Magic Frog gives Jumping Mouse his name" happens before "The wolf gives Jumping Mouse a ride" and "Jumping Mouse helps the bison." This is because Jumping Mouse encounters Magic Frog early on in the story, who then gives him his name. After this, Jumping Mouse goes on his journey and encounters the wolf, who later gives him a ride. Finally, Jumping Mouse helps the bison towards the end of the story.

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  • 11. 

    The young mouse liked to hear about the desert beyond the river. A desert is

    • A.

      A place where there is no life

    • B.

      A place where there are many rivers

    • C.

      A place where little or no rain falls

    Correct Answer
    C. A place where little or no rain falls
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a place where little or no rain falls." This is because deserts are typically characterized by extremely dry conditions and receive very little precipitation. The lack of rainfall in deserts leads to arid and barren landscapes, making it difficult for most forms of life to survive.

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  • 12. 

    "How will I ever get across?" the young mouse says in dismay.  To say something in dismay means to say it

    • A.

      Unhappily

    • B.

      Cheerfully

    • C.

      Bravely

    Correct Answer
    A. Unhappily
    Explanation
    The young mouse's statement "How will I ever get across?" indicates that he is feeling worried or unhappy about the situation. Therefore, to say something in dismay means to say it unhappily.

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  • 13. 

    Magic Frog warns Jumping Mouse that he will encounter hardships on his journey. Encounter means the same as

    • A.

      Avoid

    • B.

      Overcome

    • C.

      Meet

    Correct Answer
    C. Meet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "meet". In the context of the passage, "encounter" refers to coming across or facing something, which aligns with the meaning of "meet". "Avoid" means to stay away from or evade, which is the opposite of what the passage suggests. "Overcome" means to successfully deal with or conquer difficulties, which is different from simply meeting or facing them.

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  • 14. 

    The young mouse knew he would never be content until he had been to the far-off land. To be content means

    • A.

      To be grown up

    • B.

      To be satisfied

    • C.

      To be popular

    Correct Answer
    B. To be satisfied
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to be satisfied". The young mouse believed that he would only be happy and fulfilled if he could visit the far-off land. This indicates that he would not be content until he had achieved his desire to explore the unknown. Therefore, being content in this context means to be satisfied with one's desires and aspirations.

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  • 15. 

    Jumping Mouse ate berries when he could find them and slept only when he was exhausted. Exhausted means

    • A.

      Very tired

    • B.

      Very hungry

    • C.

      Very lost

    Correct Answer
    A. Very tired
    Explanation
    Exhausted means being extremely tired. In the given context, Jumping Mouse only slept when he was exhausted, implying that he would only rest when he was very tired. This suggests that Jumping Mouse was constantly active, eating berries whenever he could find them and only stopping to sleep when he couldn't continue due to extreme tiredness.

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