A Book Quiz The Boxcar Children

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A Book Quiz The Boxcar Children - Quiz

The boxcar children- is a good book that shows us how the power of family can enable us to do anything. The kids are on the run from a mean grandpa and the story ends so much better than the beginning. Take the quiz below on the boxcar children and see what you remember.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Why can't the children live with their parents anymore?

    • A.

      Both parents are involved in the war.

    • B.

      The parents don't want them.

    • C.

      The parents are missing.

    • D.

      The parents died.

    • E.

      The children were kidnapped.

    Correct Answer
    D. The parents died.
    Explanation
    The children can't live with their parents anymore because their parents have died. This means that there is no longer anyone to take care of them or provide for their needs. The death of the parents has left the children orphaned and without a stable home environment.

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  • 2. 

    Who are the children supposed to go live with?

    • A.

      Their grandmother

    • B.

      Their grandfather

    • C.

      Their aunt and uncle

    • D.

      An orphanage

    • E.

      Their distant relatives in Europe

    Correct Answer
    B. Their grandfather
    Explanation
    The children are supposed to go live with their grandfather.

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  • 3. 

    Who is the oldest of the children?

    • A.

      Jessie

    • B.

      Henry

    • C.

      Violet

    • D.

      Benny

    Correct Answer
    B. Henry
    Explanation
    Henry is the oldest of the children because he is mentioned second in the list, after Jessie. Since the question asks for the oldest, we can assume that the children are listed in order of their age, with the oldest being mentioned first. Therefore, Henry, who is mentioned second, is the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    What is the dog's name?

    • A.

      Wilbur

    • B.

      Will

    • C.

      Walker

    • D.

      Watch

    • E.

      Wonka

    Correct Answer
    D. Watch
  • 5. 

    Where do the children get their things for the boxcar?

    • A.

      The dump

    • B.

      Sears

    • C.

      Dr. Moore

    • D.

      From their old home

    • E.

      Stealing from people's homes

    Correct Answer
    A. The dump
    Explanation
    The children get their things for the boxcar from the dump. This means that they find discarded items or materials that are no longer wanted by others and repurpose them for their own use. The dump serves as a source of resources for the children, allowing them to gather necessary items and create a comfortable living space in the boxcar.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the children becomes ill?

    • A.

      Benny

    • B.

      Henry

    • C.

      Jessie

    • D.

      Violet

    Correct Answer
    D. Violet
    Explanation
    The question asks which child becomes ill out of the given options. The correct answer is Violet.

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  • 7. 

    Who is James Alden?

    • A.

      Dr. Moore's grandfather

    • B.

      The children's father

    • C.

      The children's grandfather

    • D.

      The mayor of the town

    • E.

      The children's uncle

    Correct Answer
    C. The children's grandfather
    Explanation
    James Alden is the children's grandfather. This can be inferred from the information given in the question, where James Alden is mentioned in relation to the children. Since the question does not provide any other information or context, it can be assumed that James Alden is the grandfather of the children.

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  • 8. 

    How much is James Alden offering to anyone who finds his grandchildren?

    • A.

      $1,000

    • B.

      $3,000

    • C.

      $5,000

    • D.

      $15,000

    • E.

      $500

    Correct Answer
    C. $5,000
    Explanation
    James Alden is offering $5,000 to anyone who finds his grandchildren.

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  • 9. 

    Who is Mr. Henry?

    • A.

      Dr. Moore's real name

    • B.

      James Alden

    • C.

      The gardener

    • D.

      Their pet snake's name

    • E.

      Their uncle's name

    Correct Answer
    B. James Alden
    Explanation
    Mr. Henry is referred to as James Alden.

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  • 10. 

    At the end of the story, where is the boxcar moved?

    • A.

      Dr. Moore's office

    • B.

      The school

    • C.

      Mrs. Moore garden

    • D.

      Their grandfather's backyard

    • E.

      The dump

    Correct Answer
    D. Their grandfather's backyard
    Explanation
    In the story, it is mentioned that the children decide to move the boxcar to their grandfather's backyard. This decision is made because their grandfather has a large backyard where they can keep the boxcar and use it as a playhouse. Moving the boxcar to their grandfather's backyard provides them with a safe and convenient location for their new hideout.

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