The Mysterious Giant Of Barletta

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This is a Quiz based on the HM story The Mysterious Giant of Barletta. It is on a 3rd grade level with a writing prompt at the end.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the problem in the story?
    • A. 

      The Mysterious Giant cannot get off of his pedestal.

    • B. 

      The onion made the Mysterious Giant cry.

    • C. 

      The army is going to attack Barletta.

    • D. 

      Zia Concetta made too many meat balls!

  • 2. 
    No one knew where the mysterious giant had come from.What does the word mysterious mean?
    • A. 

      Hard to see

    • B. 

      Hard to explain

    • C. 

      Hard to remember

    • D. 

      Hard to talk about

  • 3. 
    Zia Concetta lived right across the square from the giant statue.What does the word square mean?
    • A. 

      An open space in the middle of a city

    • B. 

      A four sided shape

    • C. 

      A person who is not nice

    • D. 

      A puzzle used to trick the army

  • 4. 
    "Colosso," Zia Concetta said to the huge statue, "as long as I can remember you have stood here looking over this town and its people."What does statue mean? hint: Use clues in the sentence!
    • A. 

      Small

    • B. 

      Huge

    • C. 

      Short

    • D. 

      Smelly

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      A huge, strong, imaginary creature that looks like a human

    • B. 

      An image, often of a person or animal, usually made of stone, metal, or wood

    • C. 

      The base on which a statue stands

    • D. 

      A person lacking in power or strength

  • 6. 
    Why does Zia Concetta ask the townspeople to stay out of sight? What might have happened if they hadn't followed her orders?
  • 7. 
    If the Mysterious Giant came to your town, what could he help the people do?
  • 8. 
    What is your favorite part of the story and why is it your favorite?  Please answer in complete sentences.