Diary Of A Wimpy Kid, Dog Days Quiz #2

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Multiple choice questions on the middle third of the book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does Rowley's Dad recommend Greg do at the beach when he gets bored with no TV or video games ?

    • A.

      Origami

    • B.

      Macrame

    • C.

      Read a good book

    • D.

      Write a letter

    Correct Answer
    C. Read a good book
    Explanation
    Rowley's Dad recommends Greg to read a good book when he gets bored with no TV or video games at the beach. This suggests that reading can be an enjoyable and engaging activity to pass the time and entertain oneself. It also implies that reading can be a valuable alternative to electronic entertainment, promoting literacy and expanding one's knowledge and imagination.

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  • 2. 

    Why did Greg call the police on his Dad on their way to the "surprise?'

    • A.

      He thought his Dad was going to sell him

    • B.

      He was worried for his own safety

    • C.

      He didn't know where they were going

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Greg called the police on his Dad on their way to the "surprise" because he thought his Dad was going to sell him, he was worried for his own safety, and he didn't know where they were going.

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  • 3. 

    Where did Rowley and Greg see each other again after not speaking to each for a long time?

    • A.

      Sports store

    • B.

      Toys R Us

    • C.

      Grocery store

    • D.

      The pool

    Correct Answer
    C. Grocery store
    Explanation
    Rowley and Greg saw each other again after not speaking for a long time at the grocery store.

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  • 4. 

    Why did Greg's Dad have to drive 4 hours to pick Greg up from the beach?

    • A.

      Greg got sick

    • B.

      Greg flicked Rowley with a rubber band

    • C.

      Greg was homesick

    • D.

      There was a hurricane

    Correct Answer
    B. Greg flicked Rowley with a rubber band
    Explanation
    Greg's Dad had to drive 4 hours to pick Greg up from the beach because Greg flicked Rowley with a rubber band. This action may have caused a conflict or an incident that required Greg to be picked up from the beach. The details of the situation are not provided, but the consequence of Greg's actions led to his Dad having to make the long drive to retrieve him.

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  • 5. 

    What did Greg's Mom name the dog?

    • A.

      Sweetie

    • B.

      Lil' Cutie

    • C.

      Pumpkin

    • D.

      Popsy

    Correct Answer
    A. Sweetie
    Explanation
    Greg's Mom named the dog Sweetie.

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  • 6. 

    What did the dog keep barking at?

    • A.

      The window

    • B.

      The door

    • C.

      The TV

    • D.

      The gate

    Correct Answer
    C. The TV
    Explanation
    The dog kept barking at the TV.

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  • 7. 

    Why was Greg's Dad upset after the Father's Day dinner?

    • A.

      Because Greg didn't say thank you

    • B.

      Because his father had lied to him about his childhood dog getting run over

    • C.

      Because he didn't like the food

    • D.

      Because Roderick was mean to Manny

    Correct Answer
    B. Because his father had lied to him about his childhood dog getting run over
    Explanation
    Greg's Dad was upset after the Father's Day dinner because his father had lied to him about his childhood dog getting run over.

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  • 8. 

    Where did Greg have to "rescue" Manny from at the public pool?

    • A.

      The snack bar

    • B.

      The bathroom

    • C.

      The shower

    • D.

      The pool

    Correct Answer
    C. The shower
    Explanation
    Greg had to "rescue" Manny from the shower at the public pool. This implies that Manny was in some sort of trouble or needed help while in the shower. The shower could have been malfunctioning, Manny could have slipped and fallen, or there could have been some other issue that required Greg's assistance. Regardless of the specific reason, Greg needed to intervene and help Manny while he was in the shower at the public pool.

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  • 9. 

    Drastic means..

    • A.

      Especially nice

    • B.

      In need of repair

    • C.

      Extremely severe or extensive

    • D.

      Upside down

    Correct Answer
    C. Extremely severe or extensive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "extremely severe or extensive." The word "drastic" is used to describe something that is extreme or severe in nature. It implies a significant and often sudden change or action that has a profound impact. Therefore, "extremely severe or extensive" best captures the meaning of the word "drastic."

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  • 10. 

    Did Greg say he was going to give Rowley a good job reference or a bad one?

    • A.

      Good

    • B.

      Bad

    Correct Answer
    B. Bad
    Explanation
    Based on the question, it is stated that Greg said he was going to give Rowley a bad job reference.

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  • 11. 

    What is the opposite of maximize?

    • A.

      Make bigger

    • B.

      Minimize

    • C.

      Make longer

    • D.

      Optimize

    Correct Answer
    B. Minimize
    Explanation
    The opposite of maximizing is minimizing. When we maximize something, we are trying to make it as big or as great as possible. On the other hand, when we minimize something, we are trying to make it as small or as minimal as possible. Therefore, the opposite of maximizing is minimizing.

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  • 12. 

    To abstain from an impulse to say or do something is the definition of:

    • A.

      Maximize

    • B.

      Permanently

    • C.

      Refrain

    • D.

      Drastic

    Correct Answer
    C. Refrain
    Explanation
    The word "refrain" means to abstain or hold back from saying or doing something. This aligns with the definition provided in the question, which states that it is the act of abstaining from an impulse to say or do something. Therefore, "refrain" is the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    If you feel the same way towards someone as they feel towards you the feeling is...

    • A.

      Concerning

    • B.

      Drastic

    • C.

      Permanent

    • D.

      Mutual

    Correct Answer
    D. Mutual
    Explanation
    Mutual means that the feeling is reciprocated or shared by both parties involved. In this context, if someone feels the same way towards someone as they feel towards them, it implies that the feeling is mutual, indicating that both individuals have the same feelings towards each other.

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  • 14. 

    How did Greg's fish die?

    • A.

      It jumped out of it's bowl

    • B.

      Roderick's fish ate it

    • C.

      Old age

    • D.

      The cat ate it

    Correct Answer
    B. Roderick's fish ate it
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that Greg's fish died because Roderick's fish ate it. This implies that there was some form of aggression or predatory behavior between the two fish, resulting in the death of Greg's fish.

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  • 15. 

    What are some of the effects caused by Greg and Rowley drinking too many smoothies at thecountry club?

    • A.

      They started the VIP lawn service

    • B.

      Rowley and Greg got in a fight

    • C.

      Greg had to use all his birthday money to pay the bill

    • D.

      Greg was not invitied back to the country club

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    Greg and Rowley drinking too many smoothies at the country club had multiple effects. First, they started the VIP lawn service, indicating that their excessive smoothie consumption led to them taking on additional responsibilities or tasks. Second, Rowley and Greg got into a fight, suggesting that the smoothies may have caused some tension or disagreement between them. Third, Greg had to use all his birthday money to pay the bill, implying that their excessive smoothie consumption resulted in a large bill that Greg had to cover. Finally, Greg was not invited back to the country club, indicating that their behavior and actions related to the smoothies had negative consequences, leading to Greg being excluded from future visits to the club.

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  • 16. 

    The phone Greg received on his birthday was called... 

    • A.

      The butterfly

    • B.

      The beatle

    • C.

      The ladybug

    • D.

      The cricket

    Correct Answer
    C. The ladybug
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the ladybug" because it is the only option that refers to an insect, which is a common theme for naming phones. The other options ("the butterfly," "the beatle," and "the cricket") also refer to insects, but "the ladybug" is the most commonly associated insect with phones and technology.

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  • 17. 

    How does Rowley's Dad know that Greg emailed his Mom for help from the beach?

    • A.

      He used Mr. Jefferson's work email account

    • B.

      He left the computer on

    • C.

      He told Rowley

    • D.

      He told Mr. Jefferson

    Correct Answer
    A. He used Mr. Jefferson's work email account
    Explanation
    Rowley's Dad knows that Greg emailed his Mom for help from the beach because he used Mr. Jefferson's work email account. This suggests that Rowley's Dad had access to Mr. Jefferson's email account and was able to see the email that Greg sent to his Mom.

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  • 18. 

    What was the name of the water park Greg and his family visited on their "surprise" family day out?

    • A.

      Splish Splash Water Park

    • B.

      Slip Slide Water Park

    • C.

      Teeter Totter Water Park

    • D.

      Tsunami Water Pak

    Correct Answer
    B. Slip Slide Water Park
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Slip Slide Water Park. This is the name of the water park that Greg and his family visited on their "surprise" family day out.

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  • 19. 

    Where did Greg find the bike he rode to the pool (once) and was it a boys or a girls bike?

    • A.

      Garbage, boys

    • B.

      Goodwill, boys

    • C.

      Goodwill, girls

    • D.

      Garbage, girls

    Correct Answer
    D. Garbage, girls
    Explanation
    Greg found the bike he rode to the pool in the garbage. It was a girls bike.

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  • 20. 

    When Greg and Rowley were "pranking" people with the dollar bill at the boardwalk, they put the bill where?

    • A.

      On the boardwalk

    • B.

      In between the boards of the boardwalk

    • C.

      Next to the boardwalk

    • D.

      Underneath the boardwalk

    Correct Answer
    B. In between the boards of the boardwalk
    Explanation
    Greg and Rowley were pranking people with a dollar bill at the boardwalk by putting it in between the boards of the boardwalk.

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