Freak The Mighty Novel By Rodman Philbrick

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A reading comprehension quiz for the novel, "Freak the Mighty.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does Freak (Kevin) call his mother?

    • A.

      Fair Gwen

    • B.

      Mom

    • C.

      Mrs. Freak

    Correct Answer
    A. Fair Gwen
    Explanation
    Freak (Kevin) calls his mother "Fair Gwen" because he has a unique way of addressing people. He often gives them special nicknames that reflect their qualities or characteristics. In this case, he calls his mother "Fair Gwen" to emphasize her beauty and grace. This nickname shows the close bond and affection between Freak and his mother, as well as highlighting his creativity and imagination in naming people.

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  • 2. 

    In the novel, Max got tutored in reading by Freak (Kevin).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In the novel, Max did not get tutored in reading by Freak (Kevin).

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  • 3. 

    Freak is playing with this when he first meets Max.

    • A.

      An ornithopter

    • B.

      A ball

    • C.

      A robot

    Correct Answer
    A. An ornithopter
    Explanation
    In the given context, Freak is playing with an ornithopter when he first meets Max. An ornithopter is a mechanical device designed to fly by flapping its wings, imitating the flight of birds. This explanation fits with the information provided and explains why an ornithopter is the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    Freak likes the following things:(check all that apply)

    • A.

      Robots

    • B.

      Big words

    • C.

      Cheese

    • D.

      King Arthur and his knights

    • E.

      Comic books

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Robots
    B. Big words
    D. King Arthur and his knights
    Explanation
    The given answer includes the options "robots," "big words," and "King Arthur and his knights." This means that Freak likes these three things out of the given options. The answer does not include "cheese" or "comic books," indicating that Freak does not like these two things.

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  • 5. 

    Why do Freak and Max run into the pond? 

    • A.

      The police were chasing them.

    • B.

      Blade and his gang chased them.

    • C.

      The fireworks scared them.

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    B. Blade and his gang chased them.
    Explanation
    Freak and Max run into the pond because Blade and his gang chased them. This suggests that Freak and Max were trying to escape from Blade and his gang and sought refuge in the pond as a means of evading capture.

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  • 6. 

    What does Freak say he is going to get at the hospital?

    • A.

      A new heart

    • B.

      A new robotic body

    • C.

      A blood transfusion

    • D.

      A donut

    Correct Answer
    B. A new robotic body
    Explanation
    Freak says he is going to get a new robotic body at the hospital. This suggests that Freak may be in need of a prosthetic or mechanical body part to replace a damaged or non-functioning one. This could be due to a medical condition or injury that has affected his mobility or physical abilities. A new robotic body would provide him with improved functionality and potentially enhance his quality of life.

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  • 7. 

    Who does Max live with?

    • A.

      His mom

    • B.

      Gram and Grim

    • C.

      Freak

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    B. Gram and Grim
    Explanation
    Max lives with Gram and Grim.

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  • 8. 

    What do Kevin and Max (Freak the Mighty) find in the sewer?

    • A.

      A treasure chest.

    • B.

      Rats. Lots of them.

    • C.

      A stolen purse.

    • D.

      A book.

    Correct Answer
    C. A stolen purse.
    Explanation
    Kevin and Max find a stolen purse in the sewer. This suggests that someone had discarded or hidden the purse in the sewer, possibly to get rid of evidence or to hide the stolen item. The discovery of the stolen purse adds intrigue and mystery to the story, as Kevin and Max may now be involved in a larger plot or crime.

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  • 9. 

    In the novel and the movie, Max and Blade almost drown in the pond because they get stuck in the mud.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In the novel and the movie, Max and Blade do not almost drown in the pond because they get stuck in the mud.

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  • 10. 

    When they go to return the bag, who is at The New Testaments?

    • A.

      Iggy and Loretta Lee

    • B.

      The Police

    • C.

      Killer Kane

    • D.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Iggy and Loretta Lee
    Explanation
    Iggy and Loretta Lee are at The New Testaments when they go to return the bag.

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  • 11. 

    Max calls his room "The Down Under".

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Max calls his room "The Down Under" is a statement that suggests that Max has given his room a specific name, which is "The Down Under". Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 12. 

    Who kidnaps Max on Christmas Eve?

    • A.

      Blade and his gang

    • B.

      Freak

    • C.

      Max's dad

    Correct Answer
    C. Max's dad
    Explanation
    Max's dad kidnaps Max on Christmas Eve. This implies that Max's dad is involved in some sort of criminal activity or has a motive for taking Max against his will. The reason for this kidnapping is not provided in the question, but it suggests that Max's dad is responsible for this act.

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  • 13. 

    Where does Killer Kane take Max after they leave Iggy's house?

    • A.

      They don't leave Iggy's house.

    • B.

      A burned out building.

    • C.

      An old lady's house that they broke into.

    Correct Answer
    C. An old lady's house that they broke into.
    Explanation
    Killer Kane takes Max to an old lady's house that they broke into. This is evident from the information provided in the question.

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  • 14. 

    How does Freak save Max?

    • A.

      He brings the police to shoot Killer Kane.

    • B.

      He shoots Killer Kane with a water gun filled with 'acid'.

    • C.

      He trips Killer Kane with a big stick so Max can run.

    Correct Answer
    B. He shoots Killer Kane with a water gun filled with 'acid'.
    Explanation
    Freak saves Max by shooting Killer Kane with a water gun filled with 'acid'. This action is unexpected and catches Killer Kane off guard, giving Freak and Max the opportunity to escape. The acid in the water gun is likely a strong corrosive substance that causes harm to Killer Kane, incapacitating him or forcing him to retreat. This clever and resourceful plan demonstrates Freak's intelligence and quick thinking in a dangerous situation.

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  • 15. 

    How long after Freak dies does Max take to write the book of Freak the Mighty's adventures?

    • A.

      His entire life

    • B.

      One month

    • C.

      One year

    Correct Answer
    C. One year
    Explanation
    Max takes one year to write the book of Freak the Mighty's adventures. This suggests that Max took his time to reflect on his experiences with Freak and carefully document their adventures. It also implies that writing the book was a significant undertaking for Max, requiring a considerable amount of time and effort to complete.

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  • 16. 

    What does Kevin give Max for Christmas?

    • A.

      An ornithopter

    • B.

      A homemade dictionary

    • C.

      A sweater

    Correct Answer
    B. A homemade dictionary
    Explanation
    Kevin gives Max a homemade dictionary for Christmas. This implies that Kevin put effort and thought into creating a personalized and meaningful gift for Max. It shows that Kevin values their friendship and wants to give something unique and special. This gift also suggests that Kevin knows Max well enough to understand his interests and hobbies, as a homemade dictionary could be seen as a reflection of Max's love for words and language. Overall, the homemade dictionary is a thoughtful and heartfelt present.

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  • 17. 

    In the novel, the wallet they find has no money in it.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because the novel states that the wallet they find has no money in it. This implies that there is an absence of money inside the wallet, confirming the truthfulness of the statement.

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  • 18. 

    In the novel, Blade's gang tries to attack Freak the Mighty for retrieving the purse from the sewer.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In the novel, Blade's gang does not try to attack Freak the Mighty for retrieving the purse from the sewer. This statement is false.

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