Jack And The Beanstalk Fairy Tale! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Jack And The Beanstalk Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 

    The antagonist is always an evil character.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The antagonist is merely the character against the protagonist. If for example the protagonist in a story is a killer, then the detective will be the antagonist. So the antagonist doesn't necessarily have to be evil.

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  • 2. 

    Every story must have a conflict.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    No conflict = No story Can you imagine a story where everyone is happy and nothing happens?

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  • 3. 

    Fairy tales deal with realistic characters.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Fairy tales deal with imaginary characters such as magicians, dragons, ogres, monsters, witches, wizards and fairies to satisfy the wild imagination of children.

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  • 4. 

    One significant event usually takes place in a novel.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    One significant event usually takes place in a short story not in a novel.

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  • 5. 

    One difference between a novel and a poem is in the style they are presented in.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Remember that each genre has a unique presentation style.

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  • 6. 

    We have 3 types of genres in Literature.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    We have 3 genres or types in Literature: poems, plays and fiction.

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  • 7. 

    Fairy tales are passed on quickly from one generation to the next because of their simple and meaningful plot.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Fairy tales were originally transmitted orally (by mouth) from one generation to the next because of their simple and meaningful plots.

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  • 8. 

    Jack and the Beanstalk is an example of a novel.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The simple plot, limited number of characters and the fact that none of the characters were fully developed make this a short story, not a novel.

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  • 9. 

    Jack's character can be interpreted as both a hero and a villain.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This depends on how you see Jack in the story, some might argue that Jack is a responsible boy trying to give himself and his mother a good life. Others can argue that Jack stole, betrayed and killed for his own selfish needs. Both arguments can be justified.

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  • 10. 

    There is a clear moral to the story 'Jack and the Beanstalk'.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The moral is not very clear in this story because even if you see Jack as a hero in the story, how can you justify the continued theft Jack committed against the Ogre? Jack seems to be rewarded in the end simply because this story is for children and usually a happy ending is expected. Remember that not all stories have morals, and this story seems to be one of them.

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  • 11. 

    The climax in 'Jack and the Beanstalk' is when the ogre found out about Jack.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The climax is the most important point in a story or the turning point in a story. When Jack is caught stealing from the ogre is the climax because the story suddenly becomes tense and we don't know if Jack will live or die.

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  • 12. 

    What are the 5 key elements of fiction?

    • A.

      Fiction, drama, poetry, plays, non-fiction

    • B.

      Non-fiction, fiction, poetry, drama, plays

    • C.

      Setting, plot, character, point of view, theme

    • D.

      Intro, rising & falling action, climax, resolution

    Correct Answer
    C. Setting, plot, character, point of view, theme
    Explanation
    I will kill you if you get this question wrong!!!!

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  • 13. 

    The plot is usually consisted of...

    • A.

      Fiction, drama, poetry, plays, non-fiction

    • B.

      Non-fiction, fiction, poetry, drama, plays

    • C.

      Setting, plot, character, point of view, theme

    • D.

      Intro, rising & falling action, climax, resolution

    Correct Answer
    D. Intro, rising & falling action, climax, resolution
    Explanation
    Don't forget the plot diagram.

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  • 14. 

    How many different types of point of view do we have?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    We have 3 different points of view:
    1st person
    3rd person omniscient (all knowing and talks about everyone)
    3rd person limited (focuses on one character only)

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  • 15. 

    What are the two types of conflict?

    • A.

      Rising and falling

    • B.

      Opposition and struggle

    • C.

      Intro and conclusion

    • D.

      Internal and external

    Correct Answer
    D. Internal and external
    Explanation
    Internal conflict means the character struggles with himself, his ideas and beliefs.
    External conflict means the character struggles with other characters, society or nature.

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  • 16. 

    Why are there many repeated words in 'Jack and the Beanstalk'?

    • A.

      To add suspense and excitement to the story

    • B.

      It's a simple writing style because it's for children

    • C.

      To give the audience the size or state of something

    • D.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All the above
    Explanation
    I don't think this needs more explanation!

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  • 17. 

    Why does the ogre's wife hide Jack in the oven?

    • A.

      She didn't want her husband to eat him

    • B.

      She didn't want Jack to see the ogre

    • C.

      She wanted to cook him for dinner

    • D.

      Jack never hid in the oven

    Correct Answer
    A. She didn't want her husband to eat him
    Explanation
    She felt sorry for Jack and let him in and gave him some food. When she heard her husband (the ogre) come home, she hid Jack in the oven so that he doesn't eat him.

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  • 18. 

    What impression do you get of Jack when he swapped the cow for the magic beans?

    • A.

      He is a poor person

    • B.

      He is a gullible person

    • C.

      He is a hard working person

    • D.

      He is a smart person

    Correct Answer
    B. He is a gullible person
    Explanation
    If some stranger tells you that he'll give you magic beans in exchange for your car, would you do it? I thought so! A gullible person is someone who is easily cheated or fooled, someone who quickly believes whatever he hears.

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  • 19. 

    Why did Jack cut the beanstalk down at the end of the story?

    • A.

      Because it was blocking his view from the window

    • B.

      Because he didn't need it anymore

    • C.

      Because the ogre was coming after him

    • D.

      Because his mother told him to

    Correct Answer
    C. Because the ogre was coming after him
    Explanation
    If Jack didn't cut the beanstalk down and kill the ogre, the ogre would have definitely killed and eaten Jack so Jack really had no choice.

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  • 20. 

    Why do you think the cow stopped giving milk?

    • A.

      It didn't feel like it

    • B.

      It was sick

    • C.

      It was having a bad day

    • D.

      It was getting old

    • E.

      Any of the above answers

    Correct Answer
    E. Any of the above answers
    Explanation
    We really have no idea why Milky-white stopped giving milk and the story doesn't mention any reasons. The story leaves it to the reader's imagination!

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