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Answer questions on Beware of the Dog by Roald Dahl.


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  • 1. 

    When Peter is in the Spitfire feeling his pain, what does he realize he must do?

    • A.

      Land safely

    • B.

      Crash land

    • C.

      Radio for help

    • D.

      Bail out

    Correct Answer
    D. Bail out
    Explanation
    Peter realizes that in order to escape the pain he is feeling in the Spitfire, he must bail out. This means that he needs to abandon the aircraft and use a parachute to safely descend to the ground. This decision is likely prompted by the severity of the situation and the urgency to escape the pain and potential danger he is experiencing.

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  • 2. 

    What does the RAF officer in the shabby uniform want to know first?

    • A.

      Peter's name

    • B.

      Peter's hometown

    • C.

      Peter's squadron

    • D.

      Peter's rank

    Correct Answer
    C. Peter's squadron
    Explanation
    The RAF officer in the shabby uniform wants to know Peter's squadron first because it is important for him to identify which unit Peter belongs to. Knowing Peter's squadron will provide the officer with information about Peter's role, responsibilities, and the specific tasks he may have been assigned. This knowledge will help the officer understand Peter's background and expertise within the RAF, allowing for more effective communication and coordination.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is NOT suspicious to the soldier?

    • A.

      The nurse's kindness.

    • B.

      The nurse complaining about the hard water.

    • C.

      The plane sounds.

    • D.

      The sign outside his window.

    Correct Answer
    A. The nurse's kindness.
    Explanation
    The soldier would not find the nurse's kindness suspicious because it is a positive and caring behavior that is expected from a nurse. Suspicion is usually associated with negative or unusual behavior, so the nurse's kindness would not raise any red flags for the soldier.

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  • 4. 

    How does Peter answer the RAF officer when he comes to question him?

    • A.

      He gives him his name only.

    • B.

      He tells him everything he wants to know.

    • C.

      He gives him his name, rank, and number

    • D.

      He refuses to answer him.

    Correct Answer
    C. He gives him his name, rank, and number
    Explanation
    Peter answers the RAF officer by providing his name, rank, and number. This indicates that Peter is cooperating with the officer and providing the necessary information as required.

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  • 5. 

    How does Peter get himself out of the plane?

    • A.

      He hits the ejection seat.

    • B.

      He flips the plane and falls out.

    • C.

      He falls out upon crash landing.

    • D.

      He jumps.

    Correct Answer
    B. He flips the plane and falls out.
    Explanation
    Peter gets himself out of the plane by flipping the plane and then falling out. This suggests that Peter intentionally maneuvers the plane in a way that allows him to exit safely.

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  • 6. 

    How is Peter treated by the doctor and nurse?

    • A.

      With kind cheerfulness

    • B.

      In a suspicious manner

    • C.

      In a very cruel way

    • D.

      With little patience

    Correct Answer
    A. With kind cheerfulness
    Explanation
    Peter is treated with kind cheerfulness by the doctor and nurse. They are friendly and warm towards him, showing genuine care and concern. They create a positive and supportive environment, which helps Peter feel comfortable and at ease. Their behavior reflects a compassionate and empathetic approach, ensuring that Peter receives the best possible care and treatment.

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  • 7. 

    When the story begins, where is the main character?

    • A.

      In a bunker

    • B.

      In a hospital

    • C.

      In a plane

    • D.

      In bed

    Correct Answer
    C. In a plane
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in a plane." This can be inferred from the phrase "when the story begins," indicating that the main character's location is mentioned at the start of the story.

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  • 8. 

    What is suspicious about the aircraft noise?

    • A.

      It sounds like an American bomber.

    • B.

      It can only be heard at night.

    • C.

      It sounds like an enemy plane.

    • D.

      It sounds like a fleet of planes.

    Correct Answer
    C. It sounds like an enemy plane.
    Explanation
    The suspicious aspect of the aircraft noise is that it sounds like an enemy plane. This suggests that the noise is not coming from a friendly or familiar aircraft, which raises concerns about potential threats or unauthorized presence in the area. The sound resembling an enemy plane could indicate a possible security breach or an impending attack, making it a cause for suspicion and further investigation.

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  • 9. 

    Upon regaining consciousness, where is the soldier?

    • A.

      In what appears to be a hospital

    • B.

      At his base camp

    • C.

      At his crash site

    • D.

      In his home

    Correct Answer
    A. In what appears to be a hospital
    Explanation
    The soldier is in what appears to be a hospital because the question states that he regains consciousness, implying that he was unconscious before. Additionally, the phrase "in what appears to be" suggests uncertainty, indicating that the soldier is in a place that resembles a hospital but may not be confirmed as one.

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  • 10. 

    What does Peter realize when he looks out the window?

    • A.

      He is in enemy territory.

    • B.

      He is in neutral territory

    • C.

      He doesn't know where he is.

    • D.

      He is in his home town.

    Correct Answer
    A. He is in enemy territory.
    Explanation
    Peter realizes that he is in enemy territory when he looks out the window.

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  • 11. 

    Lads

    • A.

      Young boys or young men

    • B.

      Poorly maintained and thus falling apart or dirty

    • C.

      Ridiculous because of being irrational, incongruous, or illogical

    • D.

      To have raised or lifted somebody or something up

    Correct Answer
    A. Young boys or young men
    Explanation
    The word "lads" refers to young boys or young men. It is a colloquial term often used to refer to a group of male friends or acquaintances who are typically in their teenage or early adult years.

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  • 12. 

    Basin

    • A.

      An instrument that shows height above sea level

    • B.

      Open container for washing

    • C.

      Seriously inadequate or of very low quality

    • D.

      To have raised or lifted somebody or something up

    Correct Answer
    B. Open container for washing
    Explanation
    The word "basin" refers to an open container used for washing. This can be a bowl-shaped object typically used in bathrooms or kitchens to hold water for various purposes such as washing hands, face, or dishes. It is not an instrument that shows height above sea level, nor does it mean seriously inadequate or of very low quality. Additionally, it does not imply the action of raising or lifting somebody or something up.

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  • 13. 

    Absurd

    • A.

      Going up and down like waves

    • B.

      Ridiculous because of being irrational, incongruous, or illogical

    • C.

      A unit of a tactical air force belonging to a group and containing two or more flights

    • D.

      To have given something an abrupt shake or shock

    Correct Answer
    B. Ridiculous because of being irrational, incongruous, or illogical
    Explanation
    The word "absurd" is defined as something that is ridiculous because it lacks rationality, coherence, or logic. It refers to ideas, actions, or situations that are completely illogical or incongruous. This definition aligns with the given answer choice, which accurately describes absurd as being ridiculous due to its lack of rationality or logic.

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  • 14. 

    Squadron

    • A.

      Ridiculous because of being irrational, incongruous, or illogical

    • B.

      Going up and down like waves

    • C.

      The state of being obsessed by somebody or something

    • D.

      A unit of a tactical air force belonging to a group and containing two or more flights

    Correct Answer
    D. A unit of a tactical air force belonging to a group and containing two or more flights
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a unit of a tactical air force belonging to a group and containing two or more flights." This is the correct definition of the term "squadron" in the context of military aviation. It refers to a specific organizational unit within an air force that typically consists of multiple flights and is responsible for carrying out specific missions or tasks.

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  • 15. 

    Altimeter

    • A.

      Open container for washing

    • B.

      A movement in which the body is rolled over on the ground or in midair

    • C.

      Acting in an aggressive, cruel, and violent way

    • D.

      An instrument that shows height above sea level

    Correct Answer
    D. An instrument that shows height above sea level
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "an instrument that shows height above sea level." An altimeter is a device used to measure altitude or height above a reference point, typically sea level. It is commonly used in aviation and mountaineering to determine the altitude of an aircraft or a person in relation to the Earth's surface. The altimeter works by measuring atmospheric pressure, which decreases with increasing altitude. By comparing the atmospheric pressure at a given point with the standard pressure at sea level, the altimeter can accurately display the height above sea level.

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  • 16. 

    Obsession

    • A.

      Poorly maintained and thus falling apart or dirty

    • B.

      To have raised or lifted somebody or something up

    • C.

      The state of being obsessed by somebody or something

    • D.

      Acting in an aggressive, cruel, and violent way

    Correct Answer
    C. The state of being obsessed by somebody or something
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the state of being obsessed by somebody or something". This is because the word "obsession" refers to a state of being completely preoccupied or consumed by someone or something. It implies a strong and often irrational fixation or attachment. The other options provided in the question do not accurately describe the meaning of "obsession".

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  • 17. 

    Jarred

    • A.

      Ridiculous because of being irrational, incongruous, or illogical

    • B.

      Young boys or young men

    • C.

      To have given something an abrupt shake or shock

    • D.

      A movement in which the body is rolled over on the ground or in midair

    Correct Answer
    C. To have given something an abrupt shake or shock
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to have given something an abrupt shake or shock." This is because the word "jarred" is commonly used to describe the action of giving something a sudden jolt or shaking it abruptly. It does not refer to being ridiculous, young boys, or a rolling movement.

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  • 18. 

    Hoisted

    • A.

      Open container for washing

    • B.

      To have raised or lifted somebody or something up

    • C.

      Feeling dizzy or unsteady and as if about to fall down

    • D.

      A unit of a tactical air force belonging to a group and containing two or more flights

    Correct Answer
    B. To have raised or lifted somebody or something up
    Explanation
    The word "hoisted" means to have raised or lifted somebody or something up. This implies that something or someone has been elevated or lifted to a higher position.

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