Battle Of The Books Practice Questions Quiz

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The Battle Of The Books Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to assist 4th graders with practicing for the Battle of the Books.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the title:  Art Teacher's scarf had an egg stain on it that looked exactly like a pelican.
    • A. 

      Stumptown Kid

    • B. 

      Clementine

    • C. 

      The Penderwicks

    • D. 

      The Thing About Georgie

  • 2. 
    Name the title:  I want to see you pick some grass after the ball leaves your hand.
    • A. 

      Dexter the Tough

    • B. 

      Stumptown Kid

    • C. 

      Roxie and the Hooligans

    • D. 

      The Penderwicks

  • 3. 
    Name the author:  And when she gently lifted the shawl, she found a small handwritten booklet.
    • A. 

      Marion Dane Bauer

    • B. 

      Margaret Peterson Haddix

    • C. 

      Sara Pennypacker

    • D. 

      Janice Repka

  • 4. 
    Name the title:  Legend had it that a particular troublesome student had to wait so long he got frostbite and transferred to another school district.
    • A. 

      Listen!

    • B. 

      Dexter the Tough

    • C. 

      The Homework Machine

    • D. 

      The Stupendous Dodgeball Fiasco

  • 5. 
    Name the author:  Make a mark on the wall exactly forty-two inches off the ground.
    • A. 

      Sara Pennypacker

    • B. 

      Andrew Clements

    • C. 

      Lisa Graff

    • D. 

      Carol Gorman & Ron J. Findley

  • 6. 
    Name the title:  The guitar he wanted was at "Myers Music."
    • A. 

      The Penderwicks

    • B. 

      The White Giraffe

    • C. 

      The Sloppy Copy Slip Up

    • D. 

      The Homework Machine

  • 7. 
    Name the title:  Oh no.  What if Grandma was dead?
    • A. 

      Dexter the Tough

    • B. 

      The Missing Manatee

    • C. 

      Roxie and the Hooligans

    • D. 

      Stumptown Kids

  • 8. 
    Name the author:  But no one had ever said where the yard for the cottage actually ended.
    • A. 

      Janice Repka

    • B. 

      Jeanne Birdsall

    • C. 

      Cynthia DeFelice

    • D. 

      Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

  • 9. 
    Name the title:  This character's mother had a conniption about his sunburn.
    • A. 

      The Missing Manatee

    • B. 

      City of Ember

    • C. 

      Listen!

    • D. 

      No Talking

  • 10. 
    Name the title:  It's harder to design one that will work perfectly just most of the time.
    • A. 

      Dexter the Tough

    • B. 

      Listen!

    • C. 

      The Homework Machine

    • D. 

      Phineaus L McGuire...Erupts

  • 11. 
    Name the author:  She remembered...give you hand a long, slow kiss and a sucking, smacking sound.
    • A. 

      Francis O'Roark Dowell

    • B. 

      Marion Dane Bauer

    • C. 

      Jeanne DuPrau

    • D. 

      Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

  • 12. 
    Name the book:  Remember to visualize before you write and use your senses.
    • A. 

      The Sloppy Copy Slip Up

    • B. 

      The Homework Machine

    • C. 

      Roxie and the Hooligans

    • D. 

      Phineus L McGuire...Erupts

  • 13. 
    Name the author:  Someone kept going through her school locker.
    • A. 

      Dyanne Disalvo

    • B. 

      Lauren St. John

    • C. 

      Cynthia Lord

    • D. 

      Andrew Clements

  • 14. 
    Name the book:  This book was a Christopher Award winner.
    • A. 

      City of Ember

    • B. 

      The White Giraffe

    • C. 

      Listen!

    • D. 

      The Stupendous Dodgeball Fiasco

  • 15. 
    Name the book:  Forty seven.  Against the girls.
    • A. 

      Rules

    • B. 

      The Blue Ghost

    • C. 

      Stumptown Kid

    • D. 

      No Talking

  • 16. 
    Name the title.  There was no fire.  Except for the one inside my brain.
    • A. 

      Phineus L. McGuire Erupts

    • B. 

      The Penderwicks

    • C. 

      The Sloppy Copy Slipup

    • D. 

      Roxie and the Hooligans

  • 17. 
    Name the author:  Her father normally had an 84 hour work week.
    • A. 

      Margaret Peterson Haddix

    • B. 

      Francis O'Roark Dowell

    • C. 

      Sara Pennypacker

    • D. 

      Stephanie S. Tolan

  • 18. 
    Name the title:  I miss being myself with friend and not having to try so hard.  I miss Melissa.
    • A. 

      Rules

    • B. 

      The Ghost Grave

    • C. 

      The Missing Manatee

    • D. 

      The Thing About Georgie

  • 19. 
    Name the author:  Pick some grass after the ball leaves your hand.
    • A. 

      Janice Repka

    • B. 

      Carol Gorman & Ron J. Findley

    • C. 

      Dan Gutman

    • D. 

      Lauren St. John

  • 20. 
    Name the title:  I ask him how we can play chess when I'm in Arizona and he is in the middle of some desert.
    • A. 

      The White Giraffe

    • B. 

      The City of Ember

    • C. 

      No Talking

    • D. 

      The Homework Machine