Mr. Popper's Penguins Comprehension Quiz

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  • 1. 
    How did Mr. Popper get a pet penguin?
    • A. 

      He stole it from the zoo.

    • B. 

      It was a gift from a person whose home he had painted.

    • C. 

      It was a gift from Admiral Drake.

    • D. 

      His children got it for him since he was going to be bored all winter.

  • 2. 
    What really unusual thing did Mr. Popper ask the refrigerator serviceman to do?
    • A. 

      Paint it with scenes of Antarctica inside

    • B. 

      Make the handle on the outside longer

    • C. 

      Install another ice maker inside

    • D. 

      Install a handle on the inside of the refrigerator

  • 3. 
    Why was Captain Cook starting to seem sick?
    • A. 

      He was lonely

    • B. 

      It was too hot

    • C. 

      He had caught a penguin virus on the journey from the South Pole

    • D. 

      He needed more shrimp to eat

  • 4. 
    If there was a ladder or stairs nearby... the penguins would...
    • A. 

      Hop up and down on the steps

    • B. 

      Slide down one side

    • C. 

      Attack each other with their beaks

    • D. 

      Start to make gooking noises

  • 5. 
    What was Mrs. Popper typically concerned about?
    • A. 

      Feeding the penguins

    • B. 

      Her family's reputation

    • C. 

      Her children's grades

    • D. 

      Having enough money

  • 6. 
    How did snow get into the Popper's living room?
    • A. 

      They left the windows open on to make it more like Antarctica for the penguins

    • B. 

      The blizzard blew their windows out

    • C. 

      Bill and Janie left the door open on accident

    • D. 

      Captain Cook opened the windows

  • 7. 
    Whose plan was it to have the penguins perform?
    • A. 

      Mr. Popper

    • B. 

      Mrs. Popper

    • C. 

      Captain Cook

    • D. 

      Bill and Janie

  • 8. 
    Why did Mr. Popper and the penguins end up in jail?
    • A. 

      The penguins didn't walk on the crosswalk

    • B. 

      Mr. Popper argued too much with the owner of the theatre

    • C. 

      The penguins attacked the sea lions

    • D. 

      Mr. Popper went to the wrong theatre

  • 9. 
    Why did Mr. Popper reject Mr. Klein's movie offer?
    • A. 

      He was camera shy

    • B. 

      He wanted to do what was best for the penguins

    • C. 

      He thought Mr. Klein wouldn't pay him enough

    • D. 

      He thought the penguins would be exhausted

  • 10. 
    Why were the penguins going to the North Pole?
    • A. 

      To perform for the polar bears

    • B. 

      To keep the scientists company

    • C. 

      They were really going to the South Pole

    • D. 

      To decide if penguins could survive in the North Pole