The Bad Beginning Test

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The Bad Beginning Quizzes & Trivia

A test for the book The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does Violet almost do when she sees the figure walking towards them on the beach?
    • A. 

      Yells for the police

    • B. 

      Throws a rock

    • C. 

      Runs

    • D. 

      Hides

  • 2. 
    In Chapter 1, who tells the Baudelaires that their parents have died in a fire?
    • A. 

      Justice Strauss

    • B. 

      No one

    • C. 

      Count Olaf

    • D. 

      Mr. Poe

  • 3. 
    What does Violet do just before she gets ready to start thinking of an invention?
    • A. 

      Starts chewing on her nails

    • B. 

      Exercises

    • C. 

      Pulls her hair back

    • D. 

      Puts on her glasses

  • 4. 
    In Ch. 2, what are Mr. Poe’s children called?
    • A. 

      Beverley and Elliot

    • B. 

      Mr. Poe doesn’t have children

    • C. 

      Edgar and Albert

  • 5. 
    In Chapter 3, what does Count Olaf use instead of a signature?
    • A. 

      Eye

    • B. 

      Ear

    • C. 

      Nose

    • D. 

      A regular signature

  • 6. 
    3. What does Sunny do to Justice Strauss?
    • A. 

      Hits her with a pan

    • B. 

      Bites her hard

    • C. 

      Kicks her

    • D. 

      Bites her gently

  • 7. 
    In Chapter 4, what do the children cook Count Olaf’s theater troupe?  
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Lasagna

    • C. 

      Puttanesca sauce

    • D. 

      Coconut Cream cake

  • 8. 
    What does Mr. Poe do that keeps him from hearing Violet explain that Klaus has been struck by Count Olaf?
    • A. 

      Coughs

    • B. 

      Sneezes

    • C. 

      Answers a phone

    • D. 

      Talks at the same time she does

  • 9. 
    In Ch. 6, what does Count Olaf put in their oatmeal?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Cherries

    • C. 

      Strawberries

    • D. 

      Raspberries

  • 10. 
    In Chapter 7, whose library do the children visit?
    • A. 

      Justice Strauss’s library

    • B. 

      Uncle Monty’s library

    • C. 

      Charles's library

    • D. 

      Mr. Poe’s library

  • 11. 
    What image wakes Klaus up when he begins to have trouble focusing on the book?
    • A. 

      The hooks from the hook-handed man

    • B. 

      His parents dying

    • C. 

      The white faced ladies

    • D. 

      Count Olaf hiting him

  • 12. 
    In Ch.9, what does Violet see Sunny is being held in?
    • A. 

      Straight jacket

    • B. 

      Dog house

    • C. 

      Wooden box

    • D. 

      Bird cage hanging out of a window

  • 13. 
    Who does Violet find in the room waiting when she finally reaches Sunny?  
    • A. 

      Count Olaf

    • B. 

      Mr. Poe

    • C. 

      The hook handed man

    • D. 

      Justice Strauss

  • 14. 
    What does Violet use to make her grappling hook in Chapter 10?  
    • A. 

      A curtain rod and itchy clothing

    • B. 

      She didn’t use a grappling hook.

    • C. 

      She bought a grappling hook.

    • D. 

      A curtain rod and a net

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      4 times

    • B. 

      3 times

    • C. 

      1 time

    • D. 

      2 times