From The Mixed-up Files Chap 7 & 8

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From The Mixed-up Files Chap 7 & 8 - Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What event led Claudia to say to Jamie, "We'll take a long, long bath tonight?

    • A.

      Since they spent $4.50 for the post office box, they needed more income.

    • B.

      Jamie had fallen in a mud puddle and had to be cleaned up.

    • C.

      Claudia knew that they were dirty from living in the city.

    • D.

      Claudia wanted to be sure they cleaned up before their visit with the head of the museum.

    Correct Answer
    A. Since they spent $4.50 for the post office box, they needed more income.
    Explanation
    The event that led Claudia to say "We'll take a long, long bath tonight" is that they spent $4.50 for the post office box and needed more income. This suggests that they are in a financial situation where they need to find ways to make more money, and taking a long bath is a way for them to save on water bills and expenses.

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  • 2. 

    Who were the surprise visitors at the mastaba in the museum?

    • A.

      They were Claudia's class from school.

    • B.

      They were their parents looking for them.

    • C.

      They were Jamie's class from school.

    • D.

      Mrs. Frankweiler showed up at the museum.

    Correct Answer
    C. They were Jamie's class from school.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "They were Jamie's class from school." This can be inferred from the information given in the question. The question mentions surprise visitors at the mastaba in the museum, and the options provided suggest different groups of people who could be the surprise visitors. Among these options, only Jamie's class from school is mentioned, indicating that they were the surprise visitors.

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  • 3. 

    Where did Jamie deliver the letter?

    • A.

      He gave it to the museum shop.

    • B.

      He dropped it in a mailbox.

    • C.

      He delivered it to the museum office.

    • D.

      He sent an email.

    Correct Answer
    C. He delivered it to the museum office.
    Explanation
    Jamie delivered the letter to the museum office. This implies that Jamie physically brought the letter to the office of the museum, indicating a direct handover of the letter to the intended recipient.

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  • 4. 

    What story did Jamie tell the tour guide at the U.N. about why they weren't in school?

    • A.

      There was a school holiday.

    • B.

      He told her that they ran away from home.

    • C.

      There teacher quit in the middle of the day so they left school.

    • D.

      The boiler at school exploded, so there was no heat at school.

    Correct Answer
    D. The boiler at school exploded, so there was no heat at school.
  • 5. 

    Why was Claudia intrigued by the tour guide?

    • A.

      She was dressed differently than anyone Claudia knew.

    • B.

      She bought Claudia and Jamie lunch at the U.N.

    • C.

      She spoke no English.

    • D.

      She was wearing overalls and had blond hair.

    Correct Answer
    A. She was dressed differently than anyone Claudia knew.
    Explanation
    Claudia was intrigued by the tour guide because she was dressed differently than anyone Claudia knew. This suggests that Claudia found the tour guide's attire unique and interesting, which caught her attention and sparked her curiosity.

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  • 6. 

    What did Claudia decide she was going to do when she was grown?

    • A.

      She wanted to stay home and help poor people.

    • B.

      She wanted to move to a place where no one dressed like she dressed.

    • C.

      She wanted to be in charge of a museum.

    • D.

      She wants to be like Mrs. Frankweiler-mysterious.

    Correct Answer
    B. She wanted to move to a place where no one dressed like she dressed.
    Explanation
    Claudia decided that when she was grown, she wanted to move to a place where no one dressed like she dressed.

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  • 7. 

    Why was it possible that the statue had not been carved by Michelangelo, even though his mark was on the bottom?

    • A.

      Michelangelo was not alive when the angel was sculpted.

    • B.

      Michelangelo was only a painter.

    • C.

      Michelangelo was made of plastic.

    • D.

      Someone else might have sculpted the statue and used his marks.

    Correct Answer
    D. Someone else might have sculpted the statue and used his marks.
    Explanation
    The possibility that someone else might have sculpted the statue and used Michelangelo's marks is a valid explanation because it suggests that the statue may not have been carved by Michelangelo himself. The presence of his mark on the bottom could have been intentionally added by another sculptor to deceive or falsely attribute the work to Michelangelo. This explanation acknowledges the possibility of fraud or misattribution in the creation of the statue.

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  • 8. 

    After Claudia and Jamie read the letter from the museum, what did Claudia do?

    • A.

      She laughed.

    • B.

      She cried.

    • C.

      She went home.

    • D.

      She hopped on a train and went to Ohio.

    Correct Answer
    B. She cried.
    Explanation
    After reading the letter from the museum, Claudia's emotional response was to cry.

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  • 9. 

    Why did Claudia and Jamie decide to go to Farmington instead of their home in Greenwich?

    • A.

      They were tired of the museum and needed to move on.

    • B.

      Claudia wanted to take a taxi to see the countryside.

    • C.

      They wanted to visit Mrs. Frankweiler and ask her about angel.

    • D.

      They got on the wrong train.

    Correct Answer
    C. They wanted to visit Mrs. Frankweiler and ask her about angel.
    Explanation
    Claudia and Jamie decided to go to Farmington instead of their home in Greenwich because they wanted to visit Mrs. Frankweiler and ask her about angel. This suggests that they were curious about the mystery surrounding the angel statue and wanted to gather more information from Mrs. Frankweiler, who they believed had valuable insights.

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  • 10. 

    How do you think Jamie felt about Claudia getting a taxi instead of taking the bus?

    • A.

      Upset, their money was short.

    • B.

      Happy, they had plenty of money.

    • C.

      Didn't bother Jamie at all.

    • D.

      He insisted they take a bus.

    Correct Answer
    A. Upset, their money was short.
    Explanation
    Jamie felt upset about Claudia getting a taxi instead of taking the bus because their money was short. This suggests that Jamie was concerned about their financial situation and the decision to spend money on a taxi instead of using a cheaper mode of transportation made them upset.

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