When Shlemiel Went To Warsaw

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When Shlemiel Went To Warsaw is a book that has a lot of stories in it. The author tells us the story of lazy bones Shlemiel as he decides to get out of the house for once and travel. What can you remember about this particular story? Take this quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did the author write this selection?
    • A. 

      To convince the reader that home is best

    • B. 

      To tell a funny story about a journey

    • C. 

      To explain what not to do when you travel

  • 2. 
    What does Mrs. Shlemiel decide to do?
    • A. 

      Have Shlemiel arrested

    • B. 

      Find out if there is another Chelm

    • C. 

      Give Shlemiel some food

  • 3. 
    How does the blacksmith trick Shlemiel?
    • A. 

      The blacksmith points him in the wrong direction.

    • B. 

      When Shlemiel is sleeping, he turns Shlemiel's boots around.

    • C. 

      He gives Shlemiel a map that has wrong roads on it.

  • 4. 
    When the passerby says they are in Chelm what does Shlemiel decide?
    • A. 

      Shlemiel decides that there are two Chelms, and he is in the other one.

    • B. 

      Shlemiel decides that he has made it home safely.

    • C. 

      Shlemiel decides that the passerby is not telling him the truth.

  • 5. 
    What does Mrs. Shlemiel think when Shlemiel tells her they are in Chelm Two?
    • A. 

      Mrs. Shlemiel thinks that Shlemiel has lost his mind.

    • B. 

      Mrs. Shlemiel thinks that he has really visited Chelm Two.

    • C. 

      Mrs. Shlemiel thinks that Shlemiel is not really Shlemiel, but someone else.

  • 6. 
    Why is Shlemiel taken to the village elders?
    • A. 

      The village elders want to discuss with him how Chelm One and Two are different.

    • B. 

      His friends and family don't know what else to do with Shlemiel.

    • C. 

      Shlemiel is taken to the village elders to become one of the elders.

  • 7. 
    What does Gronam Ox tell Shlemiel to do?
    • A. 

      Gronam Ox tells Shlemiel to leave at once.

    • B. 

      Gronam Ox tells Shlemiel to leave and head for Chelm One.

    • C. 

      Gronam Ox tells Shlemiel to wait for the real Shlemiel to come home.

  • 8. 
    How does Gronam Ox solve Mrs. Shlemiel's problem?
    • A. 

      Gronam Ox hires Shlemiel to watch Mrs. Shlemiel's children.

    • B. 

      Gronam Ox is able to cure Shlemiel's craziness.

    • C. 

      Gronam Ox has Shlemiel leave so that Mrs. Shlemiel can find a new husband.

  • 9. 
    Shmendrick Numskull thought Shlemiel had
    • A. 

      Been eaten by mountain cannibals

    • B. 

      Married a demon princess

    • C. 

      Fallen off the edge of the world

  • 10. 
    Why does Shlemiel give up the idea of traveling?
    • A. 

      He finally has a job he is good at.

    • B. 

      He believes that trips lead nowhere.

    • C. 

      He is too old and weary to travel.

  • 11. 
    Shlemiel began to rub his forehead and soon found the answer to the riddle. A riddle is like a
    • A. 

      Dream

    • B. 

      Headache

    • C. 

      Puzzle

  • 12. 
    When Shlemiel returned, his wife asked, "Don't you recognize your chickens?" To recognize something means you
    • A. 

      Know you have seen it before

    • B. 

      Forget where you put something

    • C. 

      Try to avoid it if you are able

  • 13. 
    Mrs. Shlemiel proceeded to berate Shlemiel with all the curses she could think of. Berate is another word for
    • A. 

      Praise

    • B. 

      Scold

    • C. 

      Tease

  • 14. 
    Some of the neighbors felt pity for the Shlemiel family. To feel pity for someone means to feel
    • A. 

      Nervous

    • B. 

      Better

    • C. 

      Sorry

  • 15. 
    Gimpel the healer announced that he knew of no remedy for Shlemiel's illness. Another word for remedy is
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Cure

    • C. 

      Patients

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