Reading Check:  "The Model Millionaire" And "Three Questions"

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Reading Check:� "The Model Millionaire" And "Three Questions" - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    In "The Model Millionaire," all of these traits might be used to describe Hughie Erskine EXCEPT...

    • A.

      Greedy

    • B.

      Personable

    • C.

      Handsome

    • D.

      Unlucky

    Correct Answer
    A. Greedy
    Explanation
    The story "The Model Millionaire" portrays Hughie Erskine as a personable and handsome individual who is unlucky in terms of financial success. However, there is no mention or indication in the story that he is greedy. Therefore, the trait of being greedy does not apply to Hughie Erskine in the context of the story.

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  • 2. 

    In "The Model Millionaire," what does Colonel Merton want from Hughie before he'll allow him to marry his daughter?

    • A.

      Patience

    • B.

      Financial Stability

    • C.

      Faithfulness

    • D.

      Commitment

    Correct Answer
    B. Financial Stability
    Explanation
    In "The Model Millionaire," Colonel Merton wants Hughie to have financial stability before he allows him to marry his daughter. This suggests that Colonel Merton values financial security and wants to ensure that his daughter will have a stable and comfortable life with Hughie. It implies that Colonel Merton believes financial stability is an important factor in a successful marriage and wants to ensure that Hughie is capable of providing for his daughter's needs.

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  • 3. 

    How did Baron Hausberg demonstrate his "model millionaire" style?

    • A.

      He is an art lover and well traveled.

    • B.

      He is good-looking and wealthy.

    • C.

      He is financially successful and giving.

    • D.

      He is prideful and arrogant.

    Correct Answer
    C. He is financially successful and giving.
    Explanation
    Baron Hausberg demonstrated his "model millionaire" style by being financially successful and giving. This implies that he not only achieved wealth but also used his resources to help others. This combination of financial success and generosity showcases his model millionaire persona, as he not only prioritizes his own success but also contributes to the well-being of others.

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  • 4. 

    Why was Hughie afraid of an adverse reaction from Baron?

    • A.

      He was rude and unkind to Baron.

    • B.

      He treated the Baron as if he was a beggar.

    • C.

      The Baron did not take kindly to poor people.

    • D.

      Laura left Baron for Hughie.

    Correct Answer
    B. He treated the Baron as if he was a beggar.
    Explanation
    Hughie was afraid of an adverse reaction from Baron because he treated the Baron as if he was a beggar. This implies that Hughie showed disrespect and condescension towards the Baron, which could have offended him and caused a negative response. The Baron may have felt insulted and angered by Hughie's behavior, leading to potential consequences or retaliation.

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  • 5. 

    The Tsar wanted answers to three important questions so that he could be 

    • A.

      Rich

    • B.

      More intelligent

    • C.

      Powerful

    • D.

      Successful

    Correct Answer
    D. Successful
    Explanation
    The Tsar wanted answers to three important questions in order to be successful. It can be inferred that by obtaining the answers, the Tsar would be able to make informed decisions and take appropriate actions, leading to favorable outcomes. Being successful would encompass achieving wealth, intelligence, power, and other desired goals. Therefore, the Tsar's intention to acquire answers suggests a desire for overall success in various aspects of his life.

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  • 6. 

    The ideas of three questions was given to the Tsar by...

    • A.

      His minsiters

    • B.

      A hermit

    • C.

      Himself

    • D.

      His councillors

    Correct Answer
    D. His councillors
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "his councillors." This means that the Tsar received the ideas for the three questions from his advisors or ministers. They likely provided him with suggestions and guidance on what questions to ask.

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  • 7. 

    The Tsar was unhappy with all of the answers because...

    • A.

      They were the same.

    • B.

      They were different

    • C.

      They were unclear

    • D.

      They were incomplete

    Correct Answer
    A. They were the same.
    Explanation
    The Tsar was unhappy with all of the answers because they were the same. This suggests that the Tsar was looking for diverse perspectives or unique solutions to the problem at hand. The fact that all the answers were identical indicates a lack of creativity or originality among the respondents, which likely disappointed the Tsar.

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  • 8. 

    In order to find the right answer, the Tsar decided to visit a...

    • A.

      Jester

    • B.

      Teacher

    • C.

      Hermit

    • D.

      Rich man

    Correct Answer
    C. Hermit
    Explanation
    The Tsar decided to visit a hermit in order to find the right answer. A hermit is typically someone who lives in seclusion, away from society, and spends their time in contemplation and spiritual pursuits. The Tsar may have believed that the hermit's wisdom and solitude would provide valuable insights or guidance in finding the right answer to his question.

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  • 9. 

    What is the resolution to "The Model Millionaire"?

    • A.

      The Colonel finally realizes Hughie's kind nature and allows him to marry his daughter.

    • B.

      Hughie receives a $10,000 check from the Baron.

    • C.

      Laura grows impatient and leaves Hughie.

    • D.

      Hughie grows impatient and leaves Laura.

    Correct Answer
    A. The Colonel finally realizes Hughie's kind nature and allows him to marry his daughter.
    Explanation
    The resolution to "The Model Millionaire" is that the Colonel finally realizes Hughie's kind nature and allows him to marry his daughter. This suggests that the Colonel has come to appreciate Hughie's character and approves of him as a suitable partner for his daughter.

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