Dr. Seuss Read Across America Quiz 2010

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Dr. Seuss Read Across America Quiz 2010

This quiz is the Mary Hogan Elementary School. Classrooms that participate should enter the answers no later than 3/15/2010. All participating classrooms that score 80% or better will be awarded with 2-3 books for their classroom collection. All participating classrooms will also receive a certification of participation. Good luck and keep on reading!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The name Mayzie appears in what two Seuss books?
    • A. 

      Daisey-Head Mayzie and The Lorax

    • B. 

      Daisey-Head Mayzie and Horton Hatches the Egg

    • C. 

      Daisey-Head Mayzie and Yertle the Turtle

    • D. 

      Daisey-Head Mayzie and the 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

    • E. 

      Daisey-Head Mayzie and Daisey-Head Mayzie meets the Cat

  • 2. 
    How many times does the word "feet" appear in the Foot Book?
    • A. 

      33

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      41

    • D. 

      43

    • E. 

      28

  • 3. 
    In One fish, Two Fish, Red fish, Blue fish, Ned does not like ...
    • A. 

      His big head

    • B. 

      His friend Ted

    • C. 

      His pencil with shiny lead

    • D. 

      His little bed

    • E. 

      What Fred said

  • 4. 
    Some authors write using a pen name. This is another name they use when authoring books. Dr. Seuss used a pen name for books that he wrote but did not illustrate.  The pen name that Dr. Seuss used was...  
    • A. 

      Leo Geissel

    • B. 

      Mr. Seuss

    • C. 

      Dr. Olympus

    • D. 

      Theo. LeSieg

    • E. 

      Dr. Theodor

  • 5. 
    How many book publishers rejected And To Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street before it was published?
    • A. 

      Numbers do vary, but somewhere between 20 and 30

    • B. 

      10-15

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      40-45

    • E. 

      None. Dr. Seuss was already a successful children's book author when this was published and what in great demand.

  • 6. 
    Where is the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden and why is it located there?
    • A. 

      In New York City, where he worked for part of his adult life

    • B. 

      On the grounds of Dartmouth College, where he went to college

    • C. 

      In his hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts, which inspired much of his work.

    • D. 

      Washington, D.C. in the Smithsonian Art museum. He is recognized as a world famous illustrator.

    • E. 

      At Oxford University in England, a favorite place of study for him

  • 7. 
    The Curious Crandalls apear in The Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss.  What do they wear?
    • A. 

      Fangles

    • B. 

      Candles

    • C. 

      Dangly dandles

    • D. 

      Electric pajamas

    • E. 

      Bunny slippers

  • 8. 
    What color is the Lorax? (This is black-and-white)
    • A. 

      Bright orange

    • B. 

      Green with blue-green shading

    • C. 

      Brown

    • D. 

      Yellow

    • E. 

      He is different colors, depending on his mood

  • 9. 
    What is under little z's hat? (Cat in the Hat Comes Back)
    • A. 

      Cats with hats, and these hats have numbers on them

    • B. 

      A broom that can help all the cats clean up

    • C. 

      A cleaning truck called Zoom that the Cat can use to clean up everything

    • D. 

      A very little cat called "no name." He yells 'boom' and the whole yard tidies up on its own!

    • E. 

      Voom, which magically cleans up the backyard and pulls all the little cats back into the Cat's hat

  • 10. 
    On what day does Horton hear the small noise?
    • A. 

      The first day of May

    • B. 

      The 15th of May

    • C. 

      The 18th of May

    • D. 

      A sunny day in May

    • E. 

      The fifth day of May