From The Mixed Up Files Of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Chapters 1 And 2

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From The Mixed Up Files Of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to determine student comprehension of the first two chapters of From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did Claudia feel that she needed to run away?
    • A. 

      She wasn't feeling appreciated at home.

    • B. 

      Her brothers told her to run away.

    • C. 

      She disliked school and never wanted to go back.

    • D. 

      She wanted more chores at home.

  • 2. 
    What did Claudia like most about the idea of running away?
    • A. 

      She wouldn't have to do anymore laundry.

    • B. 

      She enjoyed planning the adventure.

    • C. 

      She wouldn't have to take anymore baths.

    • D. 

      Riding the schoolbus.

  • 3. 
    When did Claudia's "fiscal week" begin?
    • A. 

      Sunday

    • B. 

      Monday

    • C. 

      Friday

    • D. 

      Wednesday

  • 4. 
    In well-written sentences, describe Claudia's plan for the runaway trip.
  • 5. 
    Why did Jamie make so much noise as he walked off the bus?
    • A. 

      He was carrying $24.24 in coins.

    • B. 

      He kept bumping into the bus seats.

    • C. 

      He was tripping over his shoelaces.

    • D. 

      He was crawling under all the bus seats to get to the front.

  • 6. 
    What was in the two letters that Claudia mailed when she and Jamie got off the train?
    • A. 

      Letters to Claudia's pen pals.

    • B. 

      Letters to the bus driver and train conductor.

    • C. 

      Letters to her brothers.

    • D. 

      Letter to her parents and to a cereal company for a refund.

  • 7. 
    Why  did Claudia chose Jamie as her companion.
    • A. 

      He was the least annoying her siblings

    • B. 

      He was dishonest.

    • C. 

      He always saved his money.

    • D. 

      He was poor and he did everything she told him to do.

  • 8. 
    In the book From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg Claudia and Jamie begin the adventure of their lives. Decide if you think Claudia and Jamie are smart characters. Write paragraph and explain why or why not.  Use the story events to support your answer.
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