The Lightning Thief Chapter 17-19: Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    How did the kids pay for the taxi to Los Angeles?

    • A.

      Cash

    • B.

      Golden drachmas

    • C.

      Lotus Casino Card

    • D.

      Threatening the cab driver

    Correct Answer
    C. Lotus Casino Card
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lotus Casino Card. This is because in the story, the kids are taken to the Lotus Casino in Las Vegas, where time seems to stand still. They spend several days inside the casino, unaware of the passing time. When they finally realize they need to continue their journey to Los Angeles, they use the Lotus Casino Card to pay for the taxi ride.

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  • 2. 

    What gift did the Nereid give to Percy?

    • A.

      Marbles

    • B.

      Pearls

    • C.

      Beads

    • D.

      Gems

    Correct Answer
    B. Pearls
    Explanation
    The Nereid gave Percy pearls as a gift.

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  • 3. 

    Whose water bed shop did the kids go?

    • A.

      Crusty's

    • B.

      Grady's

    • C.

      Dusty's

    • D.

      Rusty's

    Correct Answer
    A. Crusty's
    Explanation
    The kids went to Crusty's water bed shop.

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  • 4. 

    Where is the entrance to the Underworld?

    • A.

      The Hollywood sign

    • B.

      Santa Monica

    • C.

      DOA Recording Studio

    • D.

      The water bed shop

    Correct Answer
    C. DOA Recording Studio
    Explanation
    The correct answer is DOA Recording Studio because the Underworld is often associated with death and darkness. DOA stands for "Dead on Arrival," which further reinforces the connection to death. Recording studios are often depicted as mysterious and eerie places, making it a fitting location for the entrance to the Underworld. The other options, such as the Hollywood sign, Santa Monica, and the water bed shop, do not have any direct association with the Underworld.

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  • 5. 

    How long were the water beds in the water bed shop?

    • A.

      4 feet

    • B.

      6 feet

    • C.

      5 feet

    • D.

      10 feet

    Correct Answer
    B. 6 feet
    Explanation
    The water beds in the water bed shop were 6 feet long.

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  • 6. 

    What did the water beds try to do to Grover and Annabeth?

    • A.

      Stretch them out

    • B.

      Suffocate them

    • C.

      Shrink them

    • D.

      Wrap them up

    Correct Answer
    A. Stretch them out
    Explanation
    The water beds tried to stretch Grover and Annabeth out.

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  • 7. 

    What happened to Crusty?

    • A.

      Percy tricked him into sitting on a bed

    • B.

      Percy called "Ergos" and got the ropes to tie him up

    • C.

      Percy cut off his head

    • D.

      All of the answers are correct

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the answers are correct
    Explanation
    All of the answers are correct because the question does not provide any specific information about what happened to Crusty. Therefore, any of the given options could be possible outcomes of the situation.

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  • 8. 

    What was NOT stenciled on the glass door to the Underworld? 

    • A.

      No Solicitors

    • B.

      No Dogs

    • C.

      No Living

    • D.

      No Loitering

    Correct Answer
    B. No Dogs
    Explanation
    The phrase "No Dogs" was not stenciled on the glass door to the Underworld.

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  • 9. 

    Who is the security guard of the Underworld?

    • A.

      Chiron

    • B.

      Charon

    • C.

      Persephone

    • D.

      Hades

    Correct Answer
    B. Charon
    Explanation
    Charon is the correct answer because in Greek mythology, he is known as the ferryman of the dead. He is responsible for transporting the souls of the deceased across the river Styx to the Underworld. Charon is often depicted as a grim figure with a hooded cloak, carrying a long pole or oar. He plays a crucial role in ensuring the security and proper passage of souls into the Underworld, making him the security guard of the realm of the dead.

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  • 10. 

    What did the kids say when the secuirty guard asked them how they had died?

    • A.

      Drowned

    • B.

      Car accident

    • C.

      Plane crash

    • D.

      Train wreck

    Correct Answer
    A. Drowned
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "drowned" because the question implies that the kids are no longer alive, and drowning is a common cause of death when someone is submerged in water and unable to breathe.

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  • 11. 

    How did the kids get past the guard? 

    • A.

      They ran past him

    • B.

      They killed him

    • C.

      They lied to him

    • D.

      They bribed him

    Correct Answer
    D. They bribed him
    Explanation
    The kids were able to get past the guard by bribing him. This means that they offered him something, usually money, in exchange for allowing them to pass. By giving the guard a bribe, the kids were able to persuade him to let them through without any trouble or resistance.

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  • 12. 

    The guard tells the souls he will leave them there another 1,000 years if they do what?

    • A.

      Try to escape

    • B.

      Try to sneak onto the boat

    • C.

      Change the radio station

    • D.

      Move a muscle

    Correct Answer
    C. Change the radio station
    Explanation
    The guard threatens to leave the souls in their current location for another 1,000 years if they change the radio station. This implies that changing the radio station is against the rules or forbidden in some way. The guard's statement suggests that the souls are being tested or punished, and changing the radio station would result in further consequences or extended time in their current situation.

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  • 13. 

    When you die which place is NOT an option?

    • A.

      Fields of Elysium

    • B.

      Asphodel Fields

    • C.

      Fields of Heaven

    • D.

      Straight to Hades

    Correct Answer
    C. Fields of Heaven
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the place that is NOT an option when you die. The options given are Fields of Elysium, Asphodel Fields, Fields of Heaven, and Straight to Hades. The correct answer is Fields of Heaven because it is included in the options and the question asks for the place that is NOT an option.

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  • 14. 

    What kind of dog is Cerberus?

    • A.

      Rottweiler

    • B.

      Poodle

    • C.

      Pit Bull

    • D.

      Mastiff

    Correct Answer
    A. Rottweiler
    Explanation
    Cerberus is a type of dog that is referred to as a Rottweiler.

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  • 15. 

    What toy did the kids get Cerberus to play with?

    • A.

      A red ball

    • B.

      A stick

    • C.

      A chew toy

    • D.

      None of these answers

    Correct Answer
    A. A red ball
    Explanation
    Cerberus is a legendary three-headed dog in Greek mythology, known as the guardian of the underworld. Dogs are often portrayed as loving to play fetch with balls, and the color red is commonly associated with toys. Therefore, it is reasonable to assume that the kids got Cerberus a red ball to play with.

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  • 16. 

    Who got the kids past the Cerberus?

    • A.

      Percy

    • B.

      Annabeth

    • C.

      Grover

    • D.

      Charon

    Correct Answer
    B. Annabeth
    Explanation
    Annabeth got the kids past Cerberus. Cerberus is a three-headed dog that guards the entrance to the Underworld in Greek mythology. Annabeth, one of the main characters in the Percy Jackson series, is known for her intelligence and strategic thinking. It is likely that she used her knowledge and skills to come up with a plan to safely navigate past Cerberus and escort the kids to their destination.

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  • 17. 

    What saved Grover from falling into the pit?

    • A.

      A tree branch

    • B.

      Untying his shoes

    • C.

      His hooves

    • D.

      Annabeth and Percy pulled him

    Correct Answer
    C. His hooves
    Explanation
    Grover was saved from falling into the pit because of his hooves. Hooves are the hard, thick, and protective coverings on the feet of certain animals, including goats like Grover. They provide him with stability and grip, allowing him to maintain his balance and avoid falling into the pit.

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  • 18. 

    Who was left behind in the Underworld at the end of chapter 19?

    • A.

      Mrs. Jackson

    • B.

      Percy

    • C.

      Grover

    • D.

      Annabeth

    Correct Answer
    A. Mrs. Jackson
    Explanation
    In chapter 19, it is mentioned that Mrs. Jackson, Percy's mother, stays behind in the Underworld to help Hades and Persephone with their duties. This is a selfless act on her part to ensure that the balance is maintained in the Underworld and to support her son in his quest.

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  • 19. 

    What has been taken from Hades?

    • A.

      His crown

    • B.

      His wife

    • C.

      His helm

    • D.

      His robe

    Correct Answer
    C. His helm
    Explanation
    In Greek mythology, Hades is the god of the underworld. The helm of darkness, also known as the helm of Hades, is one of his most significant possessions. It grants the wearer the ability to become invisible and is often associated with Hades' role as the ruler of the underworld. Therefore, the correct answer is "His helm."

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  • 20. 

    Who has the lightning bolt in chapter 19?

    • A.

      Percy

    • B.

      Poseidon

    • C.

      Hades

    • D.

      Ares

    Correct Answer
    A. Percy
    Explanation
    In chapter 19, Percy is the one who possesses the lightning bolt.

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