Monsters On Maple Street

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  • 1. 
    This screenplay was written during what time in history?
    • A. 

      World War I

    • B. 

      World War II

    • C. 

      The Cold War

    • D. 

      The Vietnam War

  • 2. 
    What word describes how the author hints at upcoming events?
    • A. 

      Foreshadowing

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Screenplay

  • 3. 
    Nervous, confused.
    • A. 

      Metamorphosis

    • B. 

      Scapegoat

    • C. 

      Assent

    • D. 

      Flustered

  • 4. 
    Which is a correct use of defiant?
    • A. 

      The kids were defiant and did their homework willingly.

    • B. 

      The man defiantly refused to raise his flag in honor of the terrorist.

    • C. 

      She tried to attain the virtue of defiance.

  • 5. 
    What does assent mean?
    • A. 

      Disagreement

    • B. 

      Agreement

    • C. 

      Feeling of remorse

    • D. 

      Creative act

  • 6. 
    What is NOT true of making predictions while reading?
    • A. 

      Predictions are an educated guess about the story.

    • B. 

      The author gives hints so that a reader can base his/her predictions on where the story is headed.

    • C. 

      Predictions are not helpful when reading because it can take away from the story.

    • D. 

      If you make a chart while predicting and reading, you can revise where you have wrongly predicted.

  • 7. 
    A main theme of this story is suspicion and being prejudiced.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      There is not enough information in the story to answer this.

  • 8. 
    The Latin root -sist means...
    • A. 

      Free

    • B. 

      Up

    • C. 

      Follow

    • D. 

      Stand

  • 9. 
    The nuclear arms race was an actual war fought in the USSR.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A play designed to be a movie is...
    • A. 

      A drama.

    • B. 

      A show.

    • C. 

      A screenplay.

  • 11. 
    When reading, you should take __________________________, then create  _________________________. Then when you get new information, you should make a _____________________________________.
    • A. 

      Predictions, new information, hint

    • B. 

      Hints, revised predictions, prediction

    • C. 

      Hints, a prediction, revised prediction

    • D. 

      A screenplay, hints, prediction

  • 12. 
    Who is the scapegoat in the book we are reading aloud?
    • A. 

      Miz Elda

    • B. 

      Cadi

    • C. 

      Elen

    • D. 

      Sin Eater

  • 13. 
    Which 2 vocab words are oppposites?
    • A. 

      Flustered, scapegoat

    • B. 

      Sluggishly, persistently

    • C. 

      Assent, metamorphosis

    • D. 

      Defiant, sluggishly

  • 14. 
    Who is the person in the story who first suggested an outside force caused the town's problems?
    • A. 

      Don

    • B. 

      Tommy

    • C. 

      Steve

    • D. 

      Sally

  • 15. 
    Why did the townspeople laugh when someone suggested they go and find out who all were really humans?
    • A. 

      They didnt' believe it at all.

    • B. 

      They were not humans themselves.

    • C. 

      They were a little scared it might be true.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following were strange events at the beginning of the story?
    • A. 

      Cars wouldn't start

    • B. 

      Electricity didn't work

    • C. 

      Phones didn't work

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    What did Steve and Don think should be done when everything weird started happening?
    • A. 

      They should walk into town.

    • B. 

      Everyone should just wait inside their homes.

    • C. 

      Tommy should go check it out.

    • D. 

      They should call the police.

  • 18. 
    Whose car mysteriously started by itself?
    • A. 

      Tommy's

    • B. 

      Goodman's

    • C. 

      Charlie's

    • D. 

      Steve's

  • 19. 
    After the car started, the people developed a(n) __________________________________?
    • A. 

      Oddball

    • B. 

      Forgiving spirit

    • C. 

      Freedom from fear

    • D. 

      Mob mentality

  • 20. 
    What reason did the woman give to prove Goodman was strange and they should suspect him?
    • A. 

      He was starting to act like an alien.

    • B. 

      He was from another state.

    • C. 

      He ate strange foods.

    • D. 

      He came out at night and looked up at the sky.

  • 21. 
    Why was Steve the next target of the group, after Goodman?
    • A. 

      He looked different than all the others.

    • B. 

      He went inside Goodman's house.

    • C. 

      He resisted the group and didn't join in.

  • 22. 
    Who shoots Pete Van Horn?
    • A. 

      Charlie

    • B. 

      Sally

    • C. 

      Steve

    • D. 

      Goodman

  • 23. 
    When the crowd begins to accuse Charlie, to whom does he assign the blame?
    • A. 

      Pete Van Horn

    • B. 

      Steve

    • C. 

      Tommy

    • D. 

      Don

  • 24. 
    Who is responsible for turning on and off lights and turning cars on?
    • A. 

      Tommy

    • B. 

      The city power company

    • C. 

      Oliver

    • D. 

      Aliens

  • 25. 
    Who were the monsters on Maple Street?
    • A. 

      The aliens

    • B. 

      The people who lived on Maple Street

    • C. 

      Tommy and his family

    • D. 

      The power company