Lightning Thief Quiz Chapters 1-3

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Lightning Thief Quiz Chapters 1-3 - Quiz

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  • 1. 

     What kind of school is Yancy Academy?

    • A. 

      A music school

    • B. 

      A school for half-bloods

    • C. 

      A boarding school

    • D. 

      A performing arts school

    Correct Answer
    C. A boarding school
    Explanation
    Yancy Academy is a boarding school because it is mentioned as a place where Percy Jackson, the main character in the Percy Jackson series, attends. Boarding schools are educational institutions where students live on campus and receive both academic and residential support. This suggests that Yancy Academy provides accommodation for its students, making it a boarding school.

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  • 2. 

     Why can't Percy get back at Nancy when she starts teasing Grover?

    • A. 

      He is scared of Nancy.

    • B. 

      He is on probation.

    • C. 

      Mr. Brunner was sitting right next to him.

    • D. 

      Mrs. Dodds yelled at him.

    Correct Answer
    B. He is on probation.
    Explanation
    Percy cannot get back at Nancy when she starts teasing Grover because he is on probation. This means that he is being closely monitored and any misbehavior could result in serious consequences for him. Therefore, he is unable to retaliate against Nancy's teasing.

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  • 3. 

    How does Grover react when Percy tells him about the old ladies cutting the string of yarn?

    • A. 

      Upset and worried

    • B. 

      He laughs at him.

    • C. 

      He pretends he doesn't hear him.

    • D. 

      He gets angry.

    Correct Answer
    A. Upset and worried
    Explanation
    Grover reacts to Percy's revelation about the old ladies cutting the string of yarn by becoming upset and worried. This suggests that he is concerned about the potential consequences of this action and the danger it may pose to them.

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  • 4. 

    Why is Montauk special to Percy's mom?

    • A. 

      That is where she met Percy's father.

    • B. 

      It is where she can go to get away from Gabe.

    • C. 

      It is where she can go to relax.

    • D. 

      It is where Percy was born .

    Correct Answer
    A. That is where she met Percy's father.
    Explanation
    Montauk is special to Percy's mom because it is where she met Percy's father.

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  • 5. 

    Why does Percy think the whole school is playing a trick on him?

    • A. 

      They always laugh when they see him.

    • B. 

      They won't talk to him.

    • C. 

      Mr. Brunner and Grover smile at him in a strange way.

    • D. 

      They say Mrs. Kerr has always been the math teacher

    Correct Answer
    D. They say Mrs. Kerr has always been the math teacher
    Explanation
    Percy thinks the whole school is playing a trick on him because they say Mrs. Kerr has always been the math teacher. This suggests that there is some inconsistency or deception happening, as Percy may have knowledge or evidence that contradicts this statement. It implies that there is a conspiracy or hidden truth that the school is trying to hide from him, leading him to believe that everyone is involved in this trickery.

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  • 6. 

    What caused Percy to get in trouble with Mrs. Dodds?

    • A. 

      He calls her an old sot.

    • B. 

      He gets caught cheating on his Tom Sawyer book report.

    • C. 

      He did not complete his math homework.

    • D. 

      He pushed Nancy into the fountain.

    Correct Answer
    D. He pushed Nancy into the fountain.
    Explanation
    Percy got in trouble with Mrs. Dodds because he pushed Nancy into the fountain. This action was likely seen as disruptive and disrespectful, leading Mrs. Dodds to reprimand him.

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  • 7. 

    Mr. Brunner teaches what class?

    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      Greek

    • C. 

      History

    • D. 

      Art

    Correct Answer
    A. Latin
    Explanation
    Mr. Brunner teaches Latin.

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  • 8. 

    Who came to help Percy fight off Mrs. Dodds?

    • A. 

      Grover

    • B. 

      Mrs. Kerr

    • C. 

      Mr. Brunner

    • D. 

      Both A & C

    Correct Answer
    C. Mr. Brunner
    Explanation
    Mr. Brunner came to help Percy fight off Mrs. Dodds.

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  • 9. 

    What did Mrs. Dodds ask Percy?

    • A. 

      To confess

    • B. 

      About the illegal stash of candy

    • C. 

      Why he pushed Nancy

    • D. 

      Where he'd hidden "it"

    Correct Answer
    A. To confess
    Explanation
    Mrs. Dodds asked Percy to confess, implying that she suspected him of some wrongdoing and wanted him to admit to it. The exact nature of what she wanted him to confess is not specified in the question. It could be related to any of the options provided, such as the illegal stash of candy, pushing Nancy, or hiding something. The answer provided is a general response that covers all possible scenarios.

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  • 10. 

    What did Percy overhear Grover and Mr. Brunner talking about in his office?

    • A. 

      Mrs. Kerr

    • B. 

      The Latin test

    • C. 

      The mist

    • D. 

      The weather

    Correct Answer
    C. The mist
    Explanation
    Percy overheard Grover and Mr. Brunner talking about the mist in Mr. Brunner's office.

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  • 11. 

    How did Grover find out about Percy's eavsdropping?

    • A. 

      Mr. Brunner

    • B. 

      Percy let it slip.

    • C. 

      Percy confessed

    • D. 

      Grover just knew.

    Correct Answer
    C. Percy confessed
    Explanation
    Grover found out about Percy's eavesdropping because Percy confessed.

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  • 12. 

    What color socks were the three old ladies at the fruit stand knitting?

    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Yellow

    Correct Answer
    A. Blue
    Explanation
    The question asks about the color of socks that the three old ladies at the fruit stand were knitting. The given answer is "Blue," indicating that the socks they were knitting were blue in color.

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  • 13. 

    What did Grover request of Percy at the end of chapter 2?

    • A. 

      To call him as soon as he got home.

    • B. 

      To walk him home.

    • C. 

      To know the color of the socks the ladies were knitting

    • D. 

      To know if he saw Mrs. Dodds

    Correct Answer
    B. To walk him home.
    Explanation
    At the end of chapter 2, Grover requested Percy to walk him home. This implies that Grover may feel unsafe or vulnerable and wants Percy's company and protection on the way home.

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  • 14. 

    How did Percy know Grover was lying about Mrs. Dodds?

    • A. 

      His eyes

    • B. 

      His body language

    • C. 

      His voice

    • D. 

      His hesitation

    Correct Answer
    D. His hesitation
    Explanation
    Percy was able to detect Grover's lie about Mrs. Dodds through his hesitation. This suggests that Grover was unsure or uncomfortable with his response, indicating that he was not being truthful. Hesitation can often be a sign of deception, as it shows a lack of confidence in one's words. Therefore, Percy's observation of Grover's hesitation allowed him to determine that Grover was lying about Mrs. Dodds.

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  • 15. 

    What was the first thing Percy did in Chapter 3?

    • A. 

      Got a taxi

    • B. 

      Ditched Grover

    • C. 

      Went to the restroom

    • D. 

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Ditched Grover
    Explanation
    In Chapter 3, the first thing Percy did was to ditch Grover. This means that he left Grover behind or abandoned him. The exact reason for this action is not provided in the question, but it suggests that Percy made a decision to separate from Grover for some reason.

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  • 16. 

    What does Mrs. Jackson say happened to Percy's father?

    • A. 

      He died at sea.

    • B. 

      He married another woman.

    • C. 

      He was lost at sea.

    • D. 

      No one knows.

    Correct Answer
    C. He was lost at sea.
    Explanation
    Mrs. Jackson says that Percy's father was lost at sea.

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  • 17. 

    What was Percy's bedroom used for when he wasn't home?

    • A. 

      A study

    • B. 

      A spare bedroom

    • C. 

      A storage room

    • D. 

      It stayed the same

    Correct Answer
    A. A study
    Explanation
    When Percy wasn't home, his bedroom was used as a study. This suggests that Percy had a designated space in his bedroom where he could work, read, or engage in other intellectual activities. It implies that Percy valued having a quiet and private area where he could focus and concentrate on his studies or work-related tasks.

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  • 18. 

    Where does Mrs. Jackson work?

    • A. 

      Central Park

    • B. 

      The Empire State Building

    • C. 

      Grand Central Station

    • D. 

      Times Square

    Correct Answer
    C. Grand Central Station
    Explanation
    Mrs. Jackson works at Grand Central Station.

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  • 19. 

    Where did Percy's dad want him to go?

    • A. 

      A special school

    • B. 

      A summer camp

    • C. 

      A military school

    • D. 

      Boarding school

    Correct Answer
    B. A summer camp
    Explanation
    Percy's dad wanted him to go to a summer camp.

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  • 20. 

    Why couldn't Percy focus on what everyone was saying at the end of chapter 3?

    • A. 

      The storm was too bad.

    • B. 

      He was half asleep.

    • C. 

      The wind was too loud.

    • D. 

      Grover didn't have any pants on.

    Correct Answer
    D. Grover didn't have any pants on.
    Explanation
    Percy couldn't focus on what everyone was saying at the end of chapter 3 because Grover didn't have any pants on. This unexpected and potentially embarrassing situation likely caught Percy's attention and distracted him from the conversation.

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  • 21. 

    What does Gabe immediately ask Percy for when he gets home?

    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Alcohol

    • D. 

      His grade card

    Correct Answer
    A. Money
    Explanation
    Gabe immediately asks Percy for money when he gets home. This suggests that Gabe is likely dependent on Percy for financial support and is constantly in need of money. It implies that Gabe may have a habit of spending money irresponsibly or may be involved in activities that require frequent financial assistance.

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  • 22. 

    Who is "Smelly Gabe?"

    • A. 

      The landlord

    • B. 

      Sally's husband

    • C. 

      The principal

    • D. 

      Sally's boyfriend

    Correct Answer
    B. Sally's husband
    Explanation
    Smelly Gabe is Sally's husband. This can be inferred from the question, as it asks specifically about "Smelly Gabe," and the answer options include Sally's husband. Therefore, it can be concluded that Smelly Gabe is Sally's husband.

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  • 23. 

    What color foods did Percy and his mother enjoy eating together?

    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      Blue

    Correct Answer
    D. Blue
    Explanation
    Percy and his mother enjoyed eating blue foods together.

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  • 24. 

    Mrs. Jackson had a surprise for Percy. What was it?

    • A. 

      A road trip

    • B. 

      A cruise

    • C. 

      A trip to a cabin

    • D. 

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. A trip to a cabin
    Explanation
    Mrs. Jackson had planned a surprise for Percy, which turned out to be a trip to a cabin. This implies that Mrs. Jackson had organized a getaway to a cabin, possibly in a scenic location, as a surprise for Percy.

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  • 25. 

    Which of the following didn't Nancy do on the field trip?

    • A. 

      Threw her sandwich at Grover

    • B. 

      Dumped Cheetos on Grover

    • C. 

      Poked fun at the stele

    • D. 

      Pick-pocketed a lady's purse

    Correct Answer
    B. Dumped Cheetos on Grover
    Explanation
    Nancy did not dump Cheetos on Grover on the field trip.

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