From The Mixed-up Files- Chap 1&2

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

      Her brothers told her to run away.

    • B. 

      She wasn't feeling appreciated at home.

    • C. 

      She wanted more chores at home.

    • D. 

      She disliked school and never wanted to go back.

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

      She wouldn't have to take anymore baths.

    • B. 

      She wouldn't have to do anymore laundry.

    • C. 

      She enjoyed planning the adventure.

    • D. 

      Riding the schoolbus.

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

      Sunday

    • B. 

      Monday

    • C. 

      Wednesday

    • D. 

      Saturday

  • 4. 
    In well-written sentences, describe Claudia's plan for the runaway trip.
  • 5. 
    Why did Jamie have so much money?
    • A. 

      He worked extra jobs around the neighborhood.

    • B. 

      He had no money.

    • C. 

      He stole from his younger brother.

    • D. 

      He saved his allowance and by cheating at cards.

  • 6. 
    Where did Claudia tell Jamie to hide his trumpet?
    • A. 

      In his wastebasket.

    • B. 

      In the blanket at the foot of his bed.

    • C. 

      Under his bed.

    • D. 

      In the shower.

  • 7. 
    Explain why the bus driver didn't discover Claudia and Jamie hiding on the bus.
  • 8. 
    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 hitting his instrument case on every seat in the bus.

  • 9. 
    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. 

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

    • C. 

      Letters to her brothers.

    • D. 

      Letters to the bus driver and train conductor.

  • 10. 
    In your own words explain why Claudia didn't want her parents to call the FBI.
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