Stone Fox Quiz Chapters 1-3

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Stone Fox Quizzes & Trivia

Vocabulary and comprehension of chapters 1-3 of Stone Fox.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is a prank or joke that Grandfather played on Willy?

    • A. 

      He dressed up as a school teacher.

    • B. 

      He dressed up as a scarecrow.

    • C. 

      He hid in the barn to scare Willy.

    Correct Answer
    B. He dressed up as a scarecrow.
    Explanation
    Grandfather played a prank on Willy by dressing up as a scarecrow. This means that Grandfather disguised himself as a scarecrow, possibly standing still in a field or garden, to trick or scare Willy.

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  • 2. 

    When Grandfather laughed, his beard filled up wtih ________ .

    • A. 

      Crumbs

    • B. 

      Potatoes

    • C. 

      Tears

    Correct Answer
    C. Tears
    Explanation
    When someone laughs, it is common for tears to form in their eyes due to the joy or amusement they are experiencing. In this case, the question suggests that when Grandfather laughs, his beard fills up with tears. This could be interpreted as a humorous exaggeration, implying that Grandfather's laughter is so intense that tears overflow from his eyes and end up in his beard.

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  • 3. 

    When Willy got up late, he found that Grandfather had given his breakfast to the chickens. Why did he do this?

    • A. 

      He wanted the chickens to eat more and grow big.

    • B. 

      He wanted Willy to learn a lesson about getting up on time.

    • C. 

      He was mean to Willy.

    Correct Answer
    B. He wanted Willy to learn a lesson about getting up on time.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He wanted Willy to learn a lesson about getting up on time." This can be inferred from the fact that Willy got up late and found that his breakfast had been given to the chickens. By doing this, Grandfather wanted to teach Willy the importance of getting up on time and being responsible.

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  • 4. 

    What did Doc Smith think that Willy and Grandfather should do?

    • A. 

      Willy could move in with Doc Smith. Grandfather could live with Mrs. Peacock and the other sick folks.

    • B. 

      Willy could take care of Grandfather.

    • C. 

      Grandfather will have to get up and pick the potatoes.

    Correct Answer
    A. Willy could move in with Doc Smith. Grandfather could live with Mrs. Peacock and the other sick folks.
    Explanation
    Doc Smith believed that Willy should move in with him, while Grandfather should live with Mrs. Peacock and the other sick individuals. This arrangement would allow Willy to take care of Grandfather, while also ensuring that Grandfather could still contribute by picking the potatoes.

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  • 5. 

    What's the setting of the book, Stone Fox?

    • A. 

      A farm in Wyoming.

    • B. 

      A ranch in Colorado.

    • C. 

      A big city.

    Correct Answer
    A. A farm in Wyoming.
    Explanation
    The setting of the book, Stone Fox, is a farm in Wyoming. This is evident from the description of the location in the book. The author mentions the farm and its surroundings, providing details that indicate it is set in Wyoming.

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  • 6. 

    1. What did little Willy's grandfather do for a living?

    • A. 

      Farming

    • B. 

      Hunting

    • C. 

      Fishing

    Correct Answer
    A. Farming
    Explanation
    Little Willy's grandfather worked as a farmer.

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  • 7. 

    What did Little Willy decide to do about the harvest?

    • A. 

      Leave it in the fields

    • B. 

      Hire workers to get it done

    • C. 

      Harvest it himself

    Correct Answer
    C. Harvest it himself
    Explanation
    Little Willy decided to harvest the crop himself.

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  • 8. 

    Where did Doc Smith say Searchlight could go?

    • A. 

      To a farmer

    • B. 

      To the dog pound

    • C. 

      To her house

    Correct Answer
    A. To a farmer
    Explanation
    Doc Smith said that Searchlight could go to a farmer.

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  • 9. 

    How does Grandfather react when Willy tells him that the harvest was good and the crops were sold?

    • A. 

      Grandfather was happy

    • B. 

      Grandfather sat up and smiled

    • C. 

      Grandfather was still very worried

    Correct Answer
    C. Grandfather was still very worried
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that despite hearing that the harvest was good and the crops were sold, Grandfather remained worried. This implies that there may be underlying concerns or issues that are causing Grandfather's worry, which are not resolved by the successful harvest and sale of crops.

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  • 10. 

    What did Willy find when he opened the strongbox where the money was kept?

    • A. 

      No money

    • B. 

      Hundreds of dollars

    • C. 

      Many bills

    Correct Answer
    A. No money
    Explanation
    Willy found no money when he opened the strongbox. This suggests that the money was either stolen or misplaced, leading to its absence in the box.

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  • 11. 

    What did Willy do to get ready for winter?

    • A. 

      Chopped wood and stocked food

    • B. 

      Put the summer clothes away and got out the winter ones

    • C. 

      Put blankets on all the beds

    Correct Answer
    A. Chopped wood and stocked food
    Explanation
    Willy prepared for winter by chopping wood and stocking up on food. This suggests that he was getting ready for the colder months by ensuring that he had enough firewood to keep warm and enough food to sustain himself during the winter season.

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  • 12. 

    What had Miss Williams, little Willy's teacher, said about little Willy?

    • A. 

      He asked too many questions

    • B. 

      He was a bright boy

    • C. 

      He needs to do more homework

    Correct Answer
    A. He asked too many questions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "he asked too many questions." This suggests that Miss Williams had mentioned that little Willy tended to ask a lot of questions in class.

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  • 13. 

    What was little Willy saving money for?

    • A. 

      To buy more sled dogs

    • B. 

      To buy a horse to pull the plow

    • C. 

      College

    Correct Answer
    C. College
    Explanation
    Little Willy was saving money for college. This suggests that he had long-term goals and aspirations beyond his current circumstances. By saving money, he was demonstrating responsibility and a desire to further his education and improve his future prospects.

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  • 14. 

    What evidence shows that Willy is smart?

    • A. 

      He made all A's on his report card.

    • B. 

      He took care of everything that Grandfather use to do

    • C. 

      He was the teacher's pet.

    Correct Answer
    B. He took care of everything that Grandfather use to do
    Explanation
    The evidence that shows Willy is smart is that he took care of everything that Grandfather used to do. This implies that Willy has the ability to handle tasks and responsibilities that were previously managed by someone older and more experienced, indicating his intelligence and capability.

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  • 15. 

    How did little Willy get to school?

    • A. 

      Horseback

    • B. 

      Wagon

    • C. 

      Sled

    Correct Answer
    C. Sled
    Explanation
    Little Willy got to school by riding a sled.

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