A Quiz About Song Of The Brook

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Song of the Brook starts from the dwelling place of birds such as the coot. In the poem, we learn more about the brook as the writer tries to show us through his point of view. Have you read this captivating poem? Take up the quiz below and see just how much you can remember from it. Have fun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where were Thora and her brother, Robert?

    • A.

      At a party

    • B.

      At the brook

    • C.

      At school

    • D.

      On a train to Washington

    • E.

      On vacation

    Correct Answer
    C. At school
    Explanation
    Thora and her brother, Robert, were at school.

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  • 2. 

    What was Uncle Ole saying about the job he had promised to get for Papa?

    • A.

      It was ready for him.

    • B.

      It had not worked out.

    • C.

      He would start tomorrow.

    • D.

      He would work for him now.

    • E.

      The job was too difficult.

    Correct Answer
    B. It had not worked out.
    Explanation
    Uncle Ole had promised to get a job for Papa, but unfortunately, it had not worked out. This means that Uncle Ole was not able to secure the job for Papa, possibly due to various reasons such as the job not being available anymore or Papa not meeting the requirements for the job.

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  • 3. 

    Where did Uncle Ole take the Johnson family in the wagon after breakfast?

    • A.

      To school

    • B.

      To the brook

    • C.

      On the mountain

    • D.

      To the train station

    • E.

      To their new home

    Correct Answer
    E. To their new home
    Explanation
    Uncle Ole took the Johnson family in the wagon to their new home after breakfast.

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  • 4. 

    What did their new home look like?

    • A.

      Old, broken down, dirty, trash in the yard

    • B.

      Like a new home

    • C.

      It wasn't constructed yet.

    • D.

      Like a lemonade stand

    • E.

      Very big with a lot of space

    Correct Answer
    A. Old, broken down, dirty, trash in the yard
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "old, broken down, dirty, trash in the yard." This suggests that their new home was in a poor condition, with signs of neglect and disarray.

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  • 5. 

    How did the family feel about moving into such a place?

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Disappointed

    • C.

      Nervous

    • D.

      Angry

    • E.

      Calm

    Correct Answer
    B. Disappointed
    Explanation
    The family felt disappointed about moving into such a place.

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  • 6. 

    What did Papa suggest they do?

    • A.

      Move back where they used to live.

    • B.

      Rent another house.

    • C.

      Look for another house to buy.

    • D.

      Fix it up the best they could.

    • E.

      Live with Uncle Ole forever.

    Correct Answer
    D. Fix it up the best they could.
    Explanation
    Papa suggested that they fix up the house the best they could. This implies that the house they currently have needs repairs or improvements, and instead of moving back or renting another house, Papa believes it would be better to invest their efforts in fixing up their current house. This option suggests a practical and cost-effective solution to their housing situation.

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  • 7. 

    How did Hilda and John help?

    • A.

      They both left crying and disappointed.

    • B.

      They picked up the trash in the yard.

    • C.

      They went to the tran station.

    • D.

      They went to town to look for help.

    • E.

      They did nothing.

    Correct Answer
    B. They picked up the trash in the yard.
    Explanation
    Hilda and John helped by picking up the trash in the yard. This implies that they took action to clean and maintain the surroundings, showing their willingness to contribute and make a positive impact.

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  • 8. 

    Who came to visit them, and what did he want?

    • A.

      The police so they can move to another house.

    • B.

      A bear looking for food.

    • C.

      The town's doctor to give them medicine.

    • D.

      A boy named Daniel, and he was asking if they have seen Mr. Wilson.

    • E.

      The neighbor boy, David Olson, came to invite them for supper.

    Correct Answer
    E. The neighbor boy, David Olson, came to invite them for supper.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the neighbor boy, David Olson, came to invite them for supper. This can be inferred from the given options where it is mentioned that David Olson came to invite them for supper. The other options mention the police coming to help them move, a bear looking for food, the town's doctor coming to give medicine, and a boy named Daniel asking about Mr. Wilson. However, none of these options are mentioned in the given options. Therefore, the correct answer is the neighbor boy, David Olson, inviting them for supper.

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  • 9. 

    What did Papa mean about making lemons into lemonade?

    • A.

      He was very thirsty.

    • B.

      Going back to the train station

    • C.

      To not give up when things are hard but do what you can to make things better

    • D.

      When things get hard you should think that maybe you should stop and do something else easier

    • E.

      It meant nothing.

    Correct Answer
    C. To not give up when things are hard but do what you can to make things better
    Explanation
    Papa's statement about making lemons into lemonade means that when faced with difficult situations, one should not give up but instead find ways to improve the situation. It implies the importance of resilience and problem-solving, suggesting that even in challenging circumstances, there is always something one can do to make things better. This phrase encourages a positive and proactive mindset, emphasizing the idea of turning adversity into an opportunity for growth and improvement.

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  • 10. 

    What is the title of this chapter?

    • A.

      Wonderful Washington

    • B.

      Things Could Be Worse

    • C.

      Disappointment

    • D.

      Adventure in the Woods

    • E.

      Who Can Stand before Envy?

    Correct Answer
    C. Disappointment
    Explanation
    The title of the chapter is "Disappointment" because it is the only option that directly relates to negative emotions or a negative experience. The other options, such as "Wonderful Washington" and "Adventure in the Woods," suggest positive or exciting events, which do not align with the theme of disappointment.

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