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How well do you know “From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler? ” Could you pass the quiz? For this quiz, you should understand what Jamie consulted to determine the direction he and Claudia were taking, and why Jamie had control over his big sister, how did Claudia and Jamie become a team, where did they hide their things in a museum, etc. Good luck with the quiz.


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  • 1. 

    What did Jamie consult to determine the direction he and Claudia were taking?

    • A.

      A compass

    • B.

      The sun

    • C.

      Claudia

    • D.

      A police officer

    Correct Answer
    A. A compass
    Explanation
    Jamie consulted a compass to determine the direction he and Claudia were taking. A compass is a navigational instrument that shows the direction of the magnetic north. By using a compass, Jamie was able to determine the correct direction they were heading in relation to the magnetic north, ensuring they were on the right track.

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  • 2. 

    When Claudia and Jamie were in the museum, what directions did Claudia give Jamie about hiding in the men's room?

    • A.

      Stand behind the men's room door.

    • B.

      Pretend to be a custodian.

    • C.

      Stand on the toilet with his head down and keep the stall door slightly open.

    • D.

      He hid in the coat room.

    Correct Answer
    C. Stand on the toilet with his head down and keep the stall door slightly open.
    Explanation
    Claudia instructed Jamie to stand on the toilet with his head down and keep the stall door slightly open.

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  • 3. 

    Why did Jamie have control over his big sister?

    • A.

      He decided when and where they would sleep in the museum.

    • B.

      Jamie would call their parents if Claudia was mean to him.

    • C.

      He allowed Claudia to always take a taxi.

    • D.

      Jamie controlled the money and spending decisions.

    Correct Answer
    D. Jamie controlled the money and spending decisions.
    Explanation
    Jamie had control over his big sister because he controlled the money and spending decisions. This means that he had the power to decide how the money was used and what they would spend it on. By having control over the finances, Jamie could influence and manipulate the situation to his advantage, giving him a sense of authority and control over his big sister.

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  • 4. 

    How did Claudia and Jamie become a team?

    • A.

      They shared the same friends.

    • B.

      They wore the same outfits in the museum.

    • C.

      They started feeling like a family and cared about each other.

    • D.

      They both decided they disliked music lessons.

    Correct Answer
    C. They started feeling like a family and cared about each other.
    Explanation
    Claudia and Jamie became a team because they started feeling like a family and cared about each other. This suggests that their bond went beyond mere friendship or shared interests. They developed a strong emotional connection and supported each other, which is indicative of a familial relationship.

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  • 5. 

    What historical event had supposedly happened in the big canopy bed where Jamie and Claudia slept?

    • A.

      The murder of Amy Robsart, first wife of Lord Robert Dudley.

    • B.

      It was the first bed made of all gold.

    • C.

      George Washington, first U.S. president slept in it.

    • D.

      The murder of President Lincoln.

    Correct Answer
    A. The murder of Amy Robsart, first wife of Lord Robert Dudley.
    Explanation
    The historical event that supposedly happened in the big canopy bed where Jamie and Claudia slept is the murder of Amy Robsart, the first wife of Lord Robert Dudley.

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  • 6. 

    Where did Claudia and Jamie hide their things in the museum?

    • A.

      In a storage locker in the basement of the museum.

    • B.

      In the coat room and restrooms.

    • C.

      Behind a famous painting and in an old basket.

    • D.

      In a sarcophagus, an urn, and behind a tapestry and drape.

    Correct Answer
    D. In a sarcophagus, an urn, and behind a tapestry and drape.
    Explanation
    Claudia and Jamie hid their things in various locations within the museum. They hid some of their belongings in a sarcophagus, an urn, and behind a tapestry and drape. This suggests that they were creative and resourceful in finding hiding spots that would not be easily discovered by others.

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  • 7. 

    What did Claudia decide they should do to take advantage of the time they were spending in the museum?

    • A.

      They should learn and study art.

    • B.

      They should hide the whole time and never be seen.

    • C.

      They should tour New York City and keep journals.

    • D.

      They should observe the people who visit the museum.

    Correct Answer
    A. They should learn and study art.
    Explanation
    Claudia decided that they should learn and study art during their time in the museum. This implies that Claudia believes that visiting a museum is an opportunity for education and gaining knowledge about art. By actively engaging with the artwork and learning about its history, techniques, and cultural significance, Claudia and others can make the most of their time in the museum.

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  • 8. 

    How did Claudia and Jamie tour the Egyptian wing?

    • A.

      They hired a personal tour guide.

    • B.

      They bought a book about Egypt and used it as a guide.

    • C.

      They watched a video about Egypt.

    • D.

      They toured the wing by joining a visiting class of school children.

    Correct Answer
    D. They toured the wing by joining a visiting class of school children.
    Explanation
    Claudia and Jamie toured the Egyptian wing by joining a visiting class of school children. This means that they accompanied a group of students who were on a field trip to the museum. They did not hire a personal tour guide, buy a book about Egypt, or watch a video about Egypt.

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  • 9. 

    How did Claudia and Jamie find out about the angel statue?

    • A.

      They saw it on the news.

    • B.

      They read it in the newspaper.

    • C.

      They heard some people talking nearby them.

    • D.

      They asked the security guard about the statue.

    Correct Answer
    B. They read it in the newspaper.
    Explanation
    Claudia and Jamie found out about the angel statue by reading about it in the newspaper.

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  • 10. 

    Who did museum officials believed sculpted the statue?

    • A.

      DaVinci

    • B.

      Van Gogh

    • C.

      Sistine

    • D.

      Michelangelo

    Correct Answer
    D. Michelangelo
    Explanation
    Museum officials believed that Michelangelo sculpted the statue.

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