Alexander Who Used To Be Rich Scavenger Hunt

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  • 1. 

    Who is the illustrator of this story?

    • A.

      Johnny Carroll

    • B.

      Ray Cruz

    • C.

      Henry Allard

    Correct Answer
    B. Ray Cruz
    Explanation
    Ray Cruz is the illustrator of this story.

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  • 2. 

    Why is Alexander upset at the beginning of the story? (page 70)

    • A.

      He thinks money grows on trees

    • B.

      Because his brothers have money and he doesn't

    Correct Answer
    B. Because his brothers have money and he doesn't
    Explanation
    Alexander is upset at the beginning of the story because his brothers have money and he doesn't. This suggests that Alexander is feeling left out and frustrated because he doesn't have the same financial resources as his brothers. This situation could potentially create feelings of jealousy and inadequacy in Alexander, leading to his initial upset.

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  • 3. 

    How much money did Alexander's grandparents give him? (page 71)

    • A.

      $5000

    • B.

      $1

    Correct Answer
    B. $1
  • 4. 

    What did Nicky tell Alexander to do with his dollar? (page 72)

    • A.

      Take the dollar and burn it

    • B.

      Spend it on spaghetti

    Correct Answer
    A. Take the dollar and burn it
    Explanation
    Nicky advised Alexander to burn his dollar.

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  • 5. 

    What were the first things he bought with his dollar? (page 72)

    • A.

      He bought the spaghetti

    • B.

      He bought bubble gum

    Correct Answer
    B. He bought bubble gum
    Explanation
    The passage states that "He bought the spaghetti" and "He bought bubble gum." However, the question specifically asks for the first things he bought with his dollar. Since bubble gum is mentioned after spaghetti, it can be inferred that the first thing he bought with his dollar was the spaghetti.

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  • 6. 

    How much money did he lose betting with his mom and brothers? (page 74)

    • A.

      His whole dollar

    • B.

      15 cents

    Correct Answer
    B. 15 cents
    Explanation
    The answer is 15 cents because the question asks how much money he lost betting with his mom and brothers. The only amount mentioned in the options is 15 cents, so that must be the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    What did Alexander rent from Eddie for twelve cents?

    • A.

      Eddie's snake for one hour

    • B.

      Eddie's bike for one hour

    Correct Answer
    A. Eddie's snake for one hour
    Explanation
    Alexander rented Eddie's snake for twelve cents for one hour.

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  • 8. 

    Why did Alexander's dad fine him one dime?

    • A.

      For saying mean words

    • B.

      For not eating all of his supper

    Correct Answer
    A. For saying mean words
    Explanation
    Alexander's dad fined him one dime for saying mean words. This indicates that Alexander's dad implemented a consequence to discourage his son from using hurtful language. By imposing a fine, Alexander's dad aimed to teach him the importance of using kind and respectful words towards others.

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  • 9. 

    What did Alexander do to lose his eleven cents to Anthony?

    • A.

      He lost his money to Anthony because he ate from his candy bar

    • B.

      He lost his money to Anthony because he pushed him

    Correct Answer
    A. He lost his money to Anthony because he ate from his candy bar
    Explanation
    Alexander lost his money to Anthony because he ate from his candy bar.

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  • 10. 

    What is one thing Alexander wanted to buy with his money? (page 78)

    • A.

      Old Maid Cards

    • B.

      Walkie-Talkie

    Correct Answer
    B. Walkie-Talkie
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, Alexander wanted to buy a walkie-talkie with his money. This can be inferred from the fact that the options provided are Old Maid Cards and Walkie-Talkie, and the correct answer is Walkie-Talkie.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following did Alexander NOT buy at Cathy's garage sale?

    • A.

      One eyed bear

    • B.

      Deck of cards

    • C.

      Swing set

    • D.

      Half Melted Candle

    Correct Answer
    C. Swing set
    Explanation
    Alexander did not buy the swing set at Cathy's garage sale.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following ways did Alexander try to get money to save?

    • A.

      Tried to get money

    • B.

      Make a tooth fall out

    • C.

      Spit the farthest

    • D.

      ONLY A & B

    Correct Answer
    D. ONLY A & B
    Explanation
    Alexander tried to get money by making a tooth fall out and spitting the farthest. These methods suggest that he was trying to earn money through unconventional means, possibly by participating in contests or challenges.

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  • 13. 

    Why do you think Alexander wants his grandmother and grandfather to come back soon? (page 81)

    • A.

      To give them a big, fat hug

    • B.

      To get more money

    Correct Answer
    B. To get more money
    Explanation
    Alexander wants his grandmother and grandfather to come back soon because he wants to get more money from them.

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