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Have you ever perused “The Most Dangerous Game? ” It is a short story by Richard Connell in which a man is fighting for his life as he is being hunted for sport. The island owner does not want to hunt animals, but rather, humans are more appealing to him. This quiz will bring you into the world of “The Most Dangerous Game. ” Remember to secure your certificate upon completion of this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When does Rainsford finally get the best of Zaroff?

    • A.

      When he jumps off the cliff and swims to the house

    • B.

      Kills Ivan

    • C.

      Catches Zaroff in a trap

    Correct Answer
    A. When he jumps off the cliff and swims to the house
    Explanation
    Rainsford finally gets the best of Zaroff when he jumps off the cliff and swims to the house. This action not only demonstrates Rainsford's resourcefulness and cunning, but it also allows him to outsmart Zaroff by evading capture and turning the tables on his pursuer. By successfully making it to the house, Rainsford gains the upper hand and ultimately defeats Zaroff.

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  • 2. 

    Who is dead at the end of the story?

    • A.

      Rainsford

    • B.

      Rainsford and Zaroff

    • C.

      Rainsford and Ivan

    • D.

      Zaroff and Ivan

    Correct Answer
    D. Zaroff and Ivan
    Explanation
    At the end of the story, both Zaroff and Ivan are dead. Zaroff, the antagonist, is killed by Rainsford after a fierce struggle on Ship-Trap Island. Ivan, Zaroff's loyal servant, is also killed by Rainsford earlier in the story during their first encounter. Therefore, the correct answer is Zaroff and Ivan.

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  • 3. 

    When does Rainsford realize he is going to be the prey?

    • A.

      He sees the blood and an empty cartridge in the bushes

    • B.

      Zaroff claims to hunt the most dangerous game

    • C.

      Zaroff tells him to join the hunt or let Ivan have his way with him

    Correct Answer
    C. Zaroff tells him to join the hunt or let Ivan have his way with him
    Explanation
    Rainsford realizes he is going to be the prey when Zaroff tells him to join the hunt or let Ivan have his way with him. This statement implies that Rainsford will be hunted if he refuses to participate in the game. This indicates that Rainsford is now in a vulnerable position and will be the target of Zaroff's hunting.

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  • 4. 

    Zaroff is happy Rainsford has landed on the island because

    • A.

      He is glad to meet another expert hunter

    • B.

      Wants news about the world

    • C.

      Has no other humans to hunt

    Correct Answer
    A. He is glad to meet another expert hunter
    Explanation
    Zaroff is happy Rainsford has landed on the island because he is glad to meet another expert hunter. This suggests that Zaroff is lonely and enjoys the company of someone who shares his passion for hunting. It also implies that Zaroff is looking forward to the challenge and competition that Rainsford's presence will bring.

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  • 5. 

    Why does Zaroff prefer hunting humans to animals?

    • A.

      There are no big animals on the island.

    • B.

      He doesn't like to kill innocent creatures

    • C.

      Hunting men is a challenge

    Correct Answer
    C. Hunting men is a challenge
    Explanation
    Zaroff prefers hunting humans to animals because it provides him with a greater challenge. Unlike animals, humans possess intelligence and can strategize, making them more interesting prey for Zaroff. This adds excitement and thrill to his hunting experience, which he finds more satisfying than hunting innocent creatures or animals. Additionally, the fact that there are no big animals on the island further limits his options, making hunting humans the only viable option for him.

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  • 6. 

    Rainsford arrives on the island because:

    • A.

      He swims to it after he falls iff his boat.

    • B.

      He wishes to write an article about Zaroff

    • C.

      Wants to bring Zaroff to justice

    Correct Answer
    A. He swims to it after he falls iff his boat.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Rainsford arrives on the island because he swims to it after he falls off his boat. This can be inferred from the given options, as the other two options mention his intention to write an article about Zaroff or bring Zaroff to justice, which are not mentioned as reasons for his arrival on the island.

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  • 7. 

    In the "Interlopers," the conflict between Gradwitz and Zaneym is over:

    • A.

      Land

    • B.

      Love

    • C.

      Respect

    Correct Answer
    A. Land
    Explanation
    The conflict between Gradwitz and Zaneym in "The Interlopers" is over land. This is evident from the story's setting, which takes place in a disputed forest territory that both characters claim as their own. The two families have a long-standing feud over the ownership of this land, leading to a bitter rivalry between Gradwitz and Zaneym. The story revolves around their ongoing conflict and the consequences it has on their lives.

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  • 8. 

    When they are trapped under the tree, Gradwitz and Znaeym agree to do this together:

    • A.

      Finish the hunt

    • B.

      Settle their problems in court

    • C.

      Call for help

    Correct Answer
    C. Call for help
    Explanation
    When Gradwitz and Znaeym are trapped under the tree, they agree to call for help together. This suggests that despite their ongoing feud and desire to harm each other, they realize the urgency of the situation and prioritize their own survival. By setting aside their differences and working together to seek assistance, they demonstrate a temporary truce and a recognition of the greater importance of their lives over their conflict.

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  • 9. 

    When they see something in the distance they assume:

    • A.

      It is wolves

    • B.

      They will remain enemies

    • C.

      They will be rescued

    Correct Answer
    C. They will be rescued
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that when the individuals see something in the distance, they assume that they will be rescued. This implies that they have a positive outlook and hope for help or assistance in difficult situations. It indicates a sense of optimism and reliance on external support rather than assuming negative outcomes or remaining enemies.

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  • 10. 

    Gradwitz is hunting what at the beginning of the story?

    • A.

      Trespassers

    • B.

      Wolves

    • C.

      Deer

    Correct Answer
    A. Trespassers
    Explanation
    At the beginning of the story, Gradwitz is hunting trespassers. This is evident from the context of the story, which mentions the longstanding feud between the Gradwitz and Znaeym families over a disputed piece of land. Gradwitz is determined to catch any trespassers on his property and bring them to justice. The story focuses on this conflict between the two families and the consequences of their relentless pursuit of each other.

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  • 11. 

    The two families have been feuding for?

    • A.

      Months

    • B.

      Years

    • C.

      Generations

    Correct Answer
    C. Generations
    Explanation
    The feud between the two families has been going on for generations, indicating that it has been ongoing for a long time, possibly spanning several decades or even centuries. This suggests that the conflict has been passed down from one generation to the next, with each new generation continuing the feud. The word "generations" implies a deep-rooted and longstanding animosity between the families, making it the most appropriate answer.

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  • 12. 

    What is the FIRST thing the men do when they are caught under the tree?

    • A.

      Discuss how they will kill each other when they are free

    • B.

      Discuss how they will make amends for their hatred when they are free

    • C.

      Share a drink

    Correct Answer
    A. Discuss how they will kill each other when they are free
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "discuss how they will kill each other when they are free." This answer is supported by the fact that the men are caught under a tree, which implies that they are trapped or in a dangerous situation. Instead of focusing on survival or finding a way out, they immediately start discussing their plans for killing each other when they are free. This suggests that they have a deep-seated hatred or animosity towards each other, and their first instinct is to seek revenge rather than working together to escape the situation.

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  • 13. 

    In a Sound of Thunder, what event has just happened at the beginning of the story?

    • A.

      Time travel has been outlawed

    • B.

      Eckels has been offered a new job

    • C.

      Keith has won the presidential election

    Correct Answer
    C. Keith has won the presidential election
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Keith has won the presidential election. This can be inferred from the phrase "just happened" which indicates a recent event. The fact that Keith has won the presidential election suggests that it has happened at the beginning of the story.

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  • 14. 

    When Eckels sees the T-rex he

    • A.

      Changes his mind about the safari

    • B.

      Runs away in panic

    • C.

      Attacks the other hunters

    Correct Answer
    A. Changes his mind about the safari
    Explanation
    When Eckels sees the T-rex, he changes his mind about the safari. This implies that seeing the T-rex has caused a shift in his thoughts or opinions regarding the safari. It suggests that he may have initially been excited or eager about the safari but upon encountering the T-rex, he experiences a change in perspective or a realization that causes him to reconsider his decision.

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  • 15. 

    The most important rule the men must follow is

    • A.

      Don't shoot animals with red paint

    • B.

      Stay on the path

    • C.

      Promise to keep the adventure a secret

    Correct Answer
    B. Stay on the path
    Explanation
    Staying on the path is the most important rule because it ensures the safety of the men. Straying off the path could lead them into dangerous areas or encounters with wild animals. By staying on the path, they can navigate through the adventure without getting lost or putting themselves at risk. Additionally, staying on the path may also help them preserve the environment and not disturb the natural habitat of the animals they encounter.

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  • 16. 

    In this story, the future is changed because:

    • A.

      Travis left Eckels in the past

    • B.

      Eckels didn't follow directions

    • C.

      The wrong man won the election

    Correct Answer
    B. Eckels didn't follow directions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Eckels didn't follow directions. This is because in the story, Eckels is explicitly instructed to not step off the path while on the time-traveling safari. However, he becomes overwhelmed by the sight of a Tyrannosaurus rex and panics, ultimately stepping off the path. This action disrupts the course of history and leads to significant changes in the future, demonstrating the consequences of not following instructions.

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  • 17. 

    Eckels travels back in time to:

    • A.

      Be young again

    • B.

      Correct mistakes he made in the past

    • C.

      Hunt dinosaurs

    Correct Answer
    C. Hunt dinosaurs
    Explanation
    Eckels travels back in time to hunt dinosaurs. This means that he has the opportunity to experience the thrill of hunting these ancient creatures, which could be a unique and exciting adventure for him. Additionally, hunting dinosaurs would also imply that Eckels is interested in exploring the prehistoric era and its wildlife.

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  • 18. 

    Stepping off the path causes:

    • A.

      The dinosaur to see the hunters

    • B.

      The future to be irrevocably changed

    • C.

      The men to be stranded in the past

    Correct Answer
    B. The future to be irrevocably changed
    Explanation
    Stepping off the path in this context refers to deviating from a predetermined course or timeline. The given answer suggests that by stepping off the path, the future will be altered in a way that cannot be reversed. This implies that the consequences of this action will have a significant and lasting impact on the events that unfold in the future.

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  • 19. 

    What major event is changed at the end of the story?

    • A.

      The Cold War

    • B.

      The presidential election

    • C.

      WWII

    Correct Answer
    B. The presidential election
    Explanation
    At the end of the story, the major event that is changed is the presidential election. This implies that something significant happens or a different candidate wins the election, altering the course of political history. The story may explore the consequences and implications of this change, highlighting the impact it has on the characters and the world they live in.

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  • 20. 

    Which is a collective noun?

    • A.

      Children

    • B.

      Family

    Correct Answer
    B. Family
    Explanation
    A collective noun is a word used to describe a group of people or things. In this case, "family" is a collective noun because it refers to a group of individuals who are related to each other by blood or marriage.

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  • 21. 

    Which is a collective noun?

    • A.

      Faculty

    • B.

      Teachers

    Correct Answer
    A. Faculty
    Explanation
    Faculty is a collective noun because it refers to a group of people who work together in an educational institution, such as a university or college. It represents a single entity made up of multiple individuals.

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  • 22. 

    Peanuts

    • A.

      Concrete noun

    • B.

      Abstract noun

    Correct Answer
    A. Concrete noun
  • 23. 

    Choose the collective noun to complete the sentence: The _______________ of the play was young and talented.

    • A.

      Actors

    • B.

      Seats

    • C.

      Cast

    Correct Answer
    C. Cast
    Explanation
    The word "cast" is the correct answer because it refers to a group of actors who perform in a play. In this sentence, the collective noun "cast" is used to describe the group of people who were involved in the play and emphasizes that they were young and talented.

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  • 24. 

    Choose the collective noun to complete the sentence: The _________________ gathered to tour the new stadium.

    • A.

      Crowd

    • B.

      School

    • C.

      Bunch

    Correct Answer
    A. Crowd
    Explanation
    The word "crowd" is the correct answer because it is a collective noun that refers to a large group of people gathered together in one place. In this sentence, the word "gathered" indicates that the people came together, and "tour the new stadium" suggests that they are visiting or exploring the stadium as a group. Therefore, "crowd" accurately conveys the idea of a large group of people gathering for a specific purpose, which is to tour the new stadium.

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  • 25. 

    Which is the noun?

    • A.

      Fluffy

    • B.

      Pancakes

    • C.

      Eating

    Correct Answer
    B. Pancakes
    Explanation
    The noun in this question is "pancakes". Nouns are words that represent a person, place, thing, or idea, and "pancakes" is a specific type of food, which falls under the category of a thing. "Fluffy" is an adjective that describes the pancakes, and "eating" is a verb that describes an action. Therefore, "pancakes" is the correct answer as it is the only word that functions as a noun in the given options.

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  • 26. 

    Which is the noun?

    • A.

      Tasty

    • B.

      Candy

    • C.

      Eating

    Correct Answer
    B. Candy
    Explanation
    The noun in this question is "candy." It is a person, place, thing, or idea, and in this case, it refers to a type of sweet treat. "Tasty" is an adjective describing the candy, and "eating" is a verb indicating an action.

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  • 27. 

    Use a collective noun to complete the sentence: Our ____________________ is closed over the summer.

    • A.

      Company

    • B.

      Teachers

    • C.

      Classrooms

    Correct Answer
    A. Company
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "company." In this sentence, the word "our" indicates possession, suggesting that the speaker is referring to a group or organization they belong to. The word "closed" implies that this group or organization will not be operating during the summer. Therefore, the most suitable collective noun to complete the sentence is "company," as it refers to a group of people working together towards a common goal.

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  • 28. 

    What is the main verb of the sentence: Visiting his family for the first time in years, Pablo felt a sense of warmth.

    • A.

      Warmth

    • B.

      Visiting

    • C.

      Felt

    Correct Answer
    C. Felt
    Explanation
    The main verb of the sentence is "felt." This is because it is the action that the subject, Pablo, is performing. The sentence is describing how Pablo experienced a sense of warmth when he visited his family after a long time.

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  • 29. 

    What is the main verb of the sentence: Surfing the waves like a pro, the confident girl smiled at the spectators.

    • A.

      Smiled

    • B.

      Like

    • C.

      Surfing

    Correct Answer
    A. Smiled
    Explanation
    The main verb of the sentence is "smiled". This is because "smiled" is the action that the confident girl is performing in the sentence. The phrase "Surfing the waves like a pro" is a participial phrase that provides additional information about the girl, but the main action of the sentence is her smiling at the spectators.

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  • 30. 

    What is the main verb of the following sentence:Although the boat sank, the crew swam safely to a deserted island.

    • A.

      Deserted

    • B.

      Sank

    • C.

      Swam

    Correct Answer
    C. Swam
    Explanation
    The main verb of the sentence is "swam." This is because "swam" is the action that the subject (the crew) is performing in the sentence. The other verbs mentioned, "sank" and "deserted," are not the main verbs as they are either describing the state of the boat or the island, rather than the action of the crew.

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  • 31. 

    What is the main verb of the sentence: Even though the race started early, the brisk wind blew all day long, causing the sailors trouble.

    • A.

      Causing

    • B.

      Started

    • C.

      Blew

    Correct Answer
    C. Blew
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "blew". In the sentence, "blew" is the main verb because it describes the action of the brisk wind. The sentence is talking about how the wind blew all day long, causing trouble for the sailors. "Causing" is not the main verb because it is a participle that is functioning as an adjective, modifying "the sailors". "Started" is not the main verb either, as it is an action verb that describes when the race began.

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  • 32. 

    What is the main verb of the sentence: Interested in the project, the student stayed after school for the meeting..

    • A.

      Stayed

    • B.

      After

    • C.

      Interested

    Correct Answer
    A. Stayed
    Explanation
    The main verb of the sentence is "stayed". This is because "stayed" is the action that the subject, "the student", performed. It indicates that the student remained at school after classes ended for the purpose of attending the meeting.

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  • 33. 

    What is the main verb of the sentence: Attempting to write the essay, the frustrated student crumpled the first draft.

    • A.

      Frustrated

    • B.

      Crumpled

    • C.

      Attempting

    Correct Answer
    B. Crumpled
    Explanation
    The main verb of the sentence is "crumpled." This is because "crumpled" is the action being performed by the subject "the frustrated student." The other words listed, "frustrated" and "attempting," are not the main verbs of the sentence. "Frustrated" is an adjective describing the student's state of mind, and "attempting" is a gerund functioning as a present participle.

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  • 34. 

    What is the action verb of the sentence: Have you ever written a long song?

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Written

    • C.

      Song

    Correct Answer
    B. Written
    Explanation
    The action verb in the sentence is "written". This is because "written" describes the action of composing or creating a long song. The word "have" is an auxiliary verb used to form the present perfect tense, and "song" is the object of the sentence.

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  • 35. 

    What is the action verb of the sentence: The people built a brick house.

    • A.

      House

    • B.

      Built

    • C.

      Brick

    Correct Answer
    B. Built
    Explanation
    The action verb of the sentence is "built". This verb indicates the action performed by the subject "the people", which is constructing or creating a brick house.

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