Mr. Popper's Penguins Quiz By Justin Light

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Mr. Popper

This is a quiz for third graders about the book Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater. This quiz was created by Justin Light for Miss Stavenger's class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What genre does Mr. Popper's Penguins belong to?
    • A. 

      Non-fiction

    • B. 

      Fiction - mystery

    • C. 

      Fiction - fantasy

  • 2. 
    What is the main setting of this story?
    • A. 

      The poppers traveling to cities all over the United States

    • B. 

      Antarctica

    • C. 

      The Popper's house

  • 3. 
    Write a sentence to explain the problem Mr. Popper faces in this story?
  • 4. 
    Which person was not a character in this book?
    • A. 

      Bill

    • B. 

      Janie

    • C. 

      Florence

    • D. 

      Admiral Drake

    • E. 

      Mr. Greenbaum

  • 5. 
    Chapter 1Mr. Popper liked to check books out of the library about what subject?
    • A. 

      The North and the South Pole

    • B. 

      Painting

    • C. 

      Tigers

    • D. 

      India

  • 6. 
    Chapter 2Who is the Voice in the air that talks to Mr. Popper?
    • A. 

      Bill

    • B. 

      Mrs. Popper

    • C. 

      Admiral Drake

    • D. 

      Greta

  • 7. 
    Chapter 3What did Mr. Popper get from the Antarctica?
    • A. 

      A polar bear

    • B. 

      A penguin

    • C. 

      A seal

    • D. 

      Snow

  • 8. 
    Chapter 4What was the penguin's name?
    • A. 

      Captain Hook

    • B. 

      Captain Cook

    • C. 

      Happy Feet

    • D. 

      Polka Dot

  • 9. 
    Chapter 5Captain Cook lived in the ______
  • 10. 
    Chapter 6Why did Mr. Popper call city hall?
    • A. 

      To change the law

    • B. 

      To get a house

    • C. 

      To get a penguin license

    • D. 

      To see if they wanted it painted

  • 11. 
    Chapter 7Where did Captain Cook build a nest?
    • A. 

      In the tree

    • B. 

      In the sandbox

    • C. 

      In the water

    • D. 

      In the icebox

  • 12. 
    Chapter 8What did Captain Cook not like about his walks?
    • A. 

      People taking pictures

    • B. 

      Being on a leash

    • C. 

      Too long of walks

    • D. 

      Too cold

  • 13. 
    Chapter 9What did the penguin do to get down the stairs?
    • A. 

      Waddled

    • B. 

      Hopped down

    • C. 

      Flew

    • D. 

      Slid down on his belly

  • 14. 
    Chapter 10Who is Captain Cook's shadow?
    • A. 

      Greta

    • B. 

      Neslin

    • C. 

      Bill

    • D. 

      Columbus

  • 15. 
    Chapter 11How did they tell the penguins apart?
    • A. 

      Greta had a spot on her back

    • B. 

      Greta wore a bow

    • C. 

      Captain Cook wore a hat

    • D. 

      They painted their names on their backs

  • 16. 
    Chapter 12How many penguins did Greta have?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      13

  • 17. 
    Chapter 13What did the Poppers decided to solve their money troubles?
    • A. 

      Sing a song

    • B. 

      Get another job

    • C. 

      Work in a office

    • D. 

      Train the penguins to perform

  • 18. 
    Chapter 14Who did the Poppers take their penguins to show that they could perform?
    • A. 

      Mr. Greenbaum

    • B. 

      Mr. Jay

    • C. 

      Mr. Light

    • D. 

      Mrs. Van Buskirk

  • 19. 
    Chapter 15Which one of these things was not something that the penguins performed?
    • A. 

      Marched to the military march

    • B. 

      Body surf

    • C. 

      Columbus and Nelson sparred

    • D. 

      Climbed a ladder

  • 20. 
    Chapter 16How did the Poppers and penguins travel across the US?
    • A. 

      Truck

    • B. 

      Train

    • C. 

      Boat

    • D. 

      Airplane

  • 21. 
    Chapter 17What city did the penguins not visit on their tour?
    • A. 

      Minneapolis

    • B. 

      Detroit

    • C. 

      Columbus

    • D. 

      Chicago

    • E. 

      Cleveland

  • 22. 
    Chapter 18What animal did the penguins get into a fight with in New York?
    • A. 

      Dogs

    • B. 

      Whales

    • C. 

      Seals

    • D. 

      Lions

  • 23. 
    Chapter 19Who came to save Mr. Popper and the penguins from jail?
    • A. 

      Richard Atwater

    • B. 

      Mr. Greenbaum

    • C. 

      Mrs. Popper

    • D. 

      Admiral Drake

  • 24. 
    Where did Admiral Drake and Mr. Popper take the penguins to live?
    • A. 

      The zoo

    • B. 

      Minneapolis

    • C. 

      Antarctica

    • D. 

      Georgia

  • 25. 
    What was your favorite part of the book?
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