Daedalus And Icarus- Comprehension

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  • 1. 
    1.King Minos asks Daedalus to build him a new 
    • A. 

      Garden

    • B. 

      Ship

    • C. 

      Palace

  • 2. 
    2.Who is Icarus?
    • A. 

      The son of Daedalus

    • B. 

      King Minos's father

    • C. 

      A servant of Daedalus

  • 3. 
    3.Why aren't Daedalus and Icarus allowed to leave Crete?
    • A. 

      They will kill everybody

    • B. 

      They know the secret of the maze

    • C. 

      They will get to eat a chocolate bar

  • 4. 
    4.Why does the sight of the birds comfort Daedalus?
    • A. 

      They sing a lot

    • B. 

      They poop a lot

    • C. 

      The birds are free to come and go

  • 5. 
    5.Where does Daedalus get the idea for his escape?
    • A. 

      From the birds

    • B. 

      From the peanut butter

    • C. 

      From the blankets

  • 6. 
    6.What instructions does Daedalus give Icarus before Icarus flies away?
    • A. 

      Don't eat a sandwich

    • B. 

      Don't fly close to the sun

    • C. 

      Don't fart

  • 7. 
    7.What causes Icarus's wings to fall off ?
    • A. 

      The sun melts the candle wax

    • B. 

      The peanut butter gets eaten

    • C. 

      Icarus is dumb

  • 8. 
    8.What happens to Icarus at the end of the story?
    • A. 

      He eats some peanut butter

    • B. 

      He goes to the dentist

    • C. 

      He sinks in deep down into the ocean among the sharks and eels and squid

  • 9. 
    9.Why is Icarus more content with being a prisoner than Daedalus is?
    • A. 

      Icarus enjoys playing in the maze

    • B. 

      Icarus doesn't know how enjoyable freedom is

    • C. 

      Icarus is younger than Daedalus and thinks prison is exciting

  • 10. 
    10.What is at the heart of the maze?
    • A. 

      A secret prison

    • B. 

      The king's treasure

    • C. 

      A horrible creature