The Mystery Of The Stolen Bike

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The Mystery Of The Stolen Bike - Quiz

The Mystery of the Stolen Bike is a book by Marc Brown and the story is about a character called Francine who is embarrassed of her old bike and as a result embarks on getting a new one.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is Francine's older sister?  

    • A.

      Muffy

    • B.

      Cathy

    • C.

      Catherine

    • D.

      Milly

    Correct Answer
    C. Catherine
    Explanation
    Francine's older sister is Catherine.

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  • 2. 

    The word Sulking means what?

    • A.

      You'ra a liitle out of sorts

    • B.

      You are weird

    • C.

      You are scared

    • D.

      You are silly

    Correct Answer
    A. You'ra a liitle out of sorts
    Explanation
    The word "sulking" refers to being in a bad mood or behaving in a sullen or silent manner due to feeling upset or disappointed. Therefore, the correct answer "You're a little out of sorts" fits this definition accurately.

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  • 3. 

    What color was the bike? 

    • A.

      Pink

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      Purple

    • D.

      Blue

    Correct Answer
    C. Purple
    Explanation
    The bike was purple in color.

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  • 4. 

    What color was the seat? 

    • A.

      Gilttery green

    • B.

      Glittery yellow

    • C.

      Faded orange

    • D.

      Glittery Orange

    Correct Answer
    D. Glittery Orange
    Explanation
    The correct answer is glittery Orange because it matches the question "What color was the seat?" The question is asking for the color of the seat, and glittery Orange is the only option that provides a color that matches the question.

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  • 5. 

     How many gears did the bike have?

    • A.

      21

    • B.

      24

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The bike had 3 gears.

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  • 6. 

    Dad said the baanna seat was what? 

    • A.

      Comfortable

    • B.

      A collectors item

    • C.

      Really old

    • D.

      Cool

    Correct Answer
    B. A collectors item
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a collectors item" because the question asks what Dad said about the banana seat. A collector's item refers to something that is valuable or rare and sought after by collectors. Therefore, Dad's statement implies that the banana seat holds some significant value or importance to collectors.

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  • 7. 

    What tyype of shows did Muffy think are educational?  

    • A.

      Cartoon Channel

    • B.

      Cooking Channel

    • C.

      Shopping Channel

    • D.

      News Channel

    Correct Answer
    C. Shopping Channel
    Explanation
    Muffy thought that shopping shows are educational.

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  • 8. 

    How many gears did Muffy's bike have? 

    • A.

      24

    • B.

      21

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    A. 24
    Explanation
    Muffy's bike had 24 gears.

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  • 9. 

    Why did Francine say she choose her bike? 

    • A.

      She thinks old bikes are cool

    • B.

      She liked the color of the bike

    • C.

      It is tradition, it was her dads bike and he could do all kinds of trick on it

    • D.

      The like the banana seat

    Correct Answer
    C. It is tradition, it was her dads bike and he could do all kinds of trick on it
    Explanation
    Francine said she chose her bike because it was her dad's bike and he could do all kinds of tricks on it. This suggests that she values the sentimental and nostalgic aspect of the bike, as well as the fact that it holds special memories of her father. Additionally, the fact that her dad could perform tricks on the bike may indicate that it has a special significance in terms of skill and performance, which may have influenced her decision.

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  • 10. 

    Buster said the biggest trick would be if Francine could do what with the bike? 

    • A.

      She could ride on one wheel

    • B.

      She could jump a ramp

    • C.

      She could jump a curb

    • D.

      If she could make it look any better

    Correct Answer
    D. If she could make it look any better
    Explanation
    Buster suggests that the biggest trick would be if Francine could improve the appearance of the bike. This implies that the bike may not look appealing or may be in need of some modifications. Buster believes that if Francine could enhance the bike's appearance, it would be a significant accomplishment and a great trick.

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  • 11. 

    How did Francine first feel about the bike in front of her friends? 

    • A.

      Excited

    • B.

      Angry

    • C.

      Embarrassed

    • D.

      Cool

    Correct Answer
    C. Embarrassed
    Explanation
    Francine felt embarrassed about the bike in front of her friends.

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  • 12. 

    Where did Francine hide the bike? 

    • A.

      Behind a garbage can

    • B.

      Behind the school

    • C.

      Behind the cafeteria

    • D.

      Behind her teachers car

    Correct Answer
    A. Behind a garbage can
    Explanation
    Francine hid the bike behind a garbage can.

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  • 13. 

    Where is Muffy, Arthurs & Buster invite Francine to go after to school? 

    • A.

      The Dog House

    • B.

      The Hamburger Shack

    • C.

      The Sugar Bowl

    • D.

      The Icecream Shop

    Correct Answer
    C. The Sugar Bowl
    Explanation
    Muffy, Arthur, and Buster invite Francine to go to The Sugar Bowl after school.

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  • 14. 

    Purple is the color of roayalty?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Purple is often associated with royalty because historically, it was a color that was difficult and expensive to produce. In ancient times, purple dye was made from a specific type of sea snail, and the process of extracting the dye was labor-intensive. As a result, purple garments were considered a luxury item and were often worn by kings, queens, and other members of the nobility. This association between purple and royalty has continued throughout history, and even today, purple is often used to symbolize power, wealth, and prestige.

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  • 15. 

     What happened to the bike?

    • A.

      It was stolen

    • B.

      The garbage men took it

    • C.

      She left it at the Sugar Shack

    • D.

      It got a flat tire

    Correct Answer
    B. The garbage men took it
    Explanation
    The given answer states that the garbage men took the bike. This implies that the bike was taken away by the garbage men, possibly because it was mistakenly identified as trash or abandoned property. This suggests that the bike was not stolen or left at a specific location, but rather removed by the garbage collectors.

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  • 16. 

    Francine said she was hurrying home to do her homework? 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    She said she was hurrying home to do her chores

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  • 17. 

     What type of truck did Francine claim took her bike?

    • A.

      Pick-up truck

    • B.

      Garbage truck with a giant claw

    • C.

      Dump truck

    • D.

      Tow truck

    Correct Answer
    B. Garbage truck with a giant claw
    Explanation
    Francine claimed that her bike was taken by a garbage truck with a giant claw. This suggests that she believes her bike was mistakenly picked up by a garbage truck equipped with a mechanical claw used for lifting and disposing of trash. It implies that the bike might have been accidentally collected along with the garbage and taken away by the truck.

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  • 18. 

    Francine said the reason she did not go to the police was because she hit her head &  got amnesia and by the time her memory came back it was too late? 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Francine did not go to the police because she hit her head and suffered from amnesia. By the time her memory returned, it was too late for her to report the incident. This implies that the reason for not going to the police was a result of her memory loss and the delayed realization of the incident. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 19. 

     Who did Francine's friends think stole her bike?

    • A.

      Buster

    • B.

      Binky

    • C.

      Her sister

    • D.

      Cookie Monster

    Correct Answer
    B. Binky
    Explanation
    Francine's friends thought that Binky stole her bike.

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  • 20. 

    Did Francine lying about what happened to the bike solve how she felt about the bike and people making fun of her? 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No things got worse!

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  • 21. 

     What did Mr.Frensky make Francine do about the bike?

    • A.

      He made her save money to buy a new one

    • B.

      He put her on restrictions

    • C.

      He made her didg through garbage at the dump

    • D.

      He made her clean the entire house as punishment

    Correct Answer
    C. He made her didg through garbage at the dump
    Explanation
    Mr. Frensky made Francine dig through garbage at the dump. This suggests that he wanted her to find something specific or valuable in the garbage, possibly as a way for her to learn a lesson or to teach her the value of hard work and perseverance.

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  • 22. 

     What was the finishing touch on the bike?

    • A.

      Racing stripes on the fenders

    • B.

      Tassels on the handel bars

    • C.

      A basket

    • D.

      A horn

    Correct Answer
    A. Racing stripes on the fenders
    Explanation
    The finishing touch on the bike was the addition of racing stripes on the fenders. This detail adds a sporty and stylish element to the bike's appearance, enhancing its overall aesthetic.

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  • 23. 

    The whole experience taught Francine that she could always count on her dad. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The sentence states that Francine learned that she could always count on her dad through the whole experience. This implies that her dad was reliable and supportive throughout whatever happened, indicating that the statement is true.

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