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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the story of the first Egypt Game?

    • A.

      They plan to capture the bloody heart of the Pharaoh.

    • B.

      They plan to wage war on the Phoenicians.

    • C.

      They plan to dethrone the evil Pharaoh

    • D.

      They plan on mummifying a dead body.

    Correct Answer
    A. They plan to capture the bloody heart of the Pharaoh.
  • 2. 

    Who is selected to be the Oracle?

    • A.

      Set.

    • B.

      Thoth.

    • C.

      Nefertiti.

    • D.

      Isis.

    Correct Answer
    B. Thoth.
    Explanation
    Thoth is selected to be the Oracle because he is known as the ancient Egyptian god of wisdom, writing, and magic. In Egyptian mythology, Thoth is often depicted as a wise and knowledgeable deity who possesses the ability to see into the future and provide guidance and advice. As the Oracle, Thoth would be responsible for offering prophetic insights and divine knowledge to those seeking guidance and answers to their questions.

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  • 3. 

    What do the Egyptians do after the first intruder lands in the storage yard?

    • A.

      They scatter.

    • B.

      They throw things at the intruder.

    • C.

      They hang to each other in panic.

    • D.

      They attack the intruder.

    Correct Answer
    C. They hang to each other in panic.
    Explanation
    After the first intruder lands in the storage yard, the Egyptians hang to each other in panic. This suggests that they are frightened and seek comfort and support from one another in the face of danger. Hanging onto each other in panic indicates a response of fear and uncertainty rather than attacking or throwing things at the intruder.

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  • 4. 

    Who are the first children that April meets?

    • A.

      Elizabeth and Dorothea.

    • B.

      Melanie and Marshall.

    • C.

      Toby and Ken.

    • D.

      Melissa and Amy.

    Correct Answer
    B. Melanie and Marshall.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Melanie and Marshall. This is indicated by the statement "Who are the first children that April meets?" which implies that April meets multiple children. Out of the given options, Melanie and Marshall are the only pair of names mentioned together, suggesting that they are the first children April meets.

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  • 5. 

    What does Melanie bring to April's house the night before school begins?

    • A.

      Books.

    • B.

      Make-up.

    • C.

      Brownies.

    • D.

      Art supplies.

    Correct Answer
    A. Books.
    Explanation
    Melanie brings books to April's house the night before school begins. This suggests that Melanie is either lending or borrowing books from April, possibly for school-related purposes. It is common for students to exchange or borrow books before the start of the school year to prepare for their classes.

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  • 6. 

    What is NOT found in the structure where the children play the Egypt Game?

    • A.

      A chest.

    • B.

      A statue of Diana.

    • C.

      A bust of Nefertiti.

    • D.

      A bird bath.

    Correct Answer
    A. A chest.
    Explanation
    In the structure where the children play the Egypt Game, a chest is not found. The passage mentions a statue of Diana, a bust of Nefertiti, and a bird bath, but there is no mention of a chest.

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  • 7. 

    Why does Melanie visit April the night before school begins?

    • A.

      To help April pick out clothes

    • B.

      To calm April down.

    • C.

      To steal her false eyelashes.

    • D.

      To give April pointers

    Correct Answer
    C. To steal her false eyelashes.
    Explanation
    The given answer does not make sense in the context of the question. It is unlikely that Melanie would visit April the night before school begins just to steal her false eyelashes. This answer does not align with the purpose or intention of Melanie's visit.

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  • 8. 

    Where is Security found?

    • A.

      At a lost and found

    • B.

      At Marshall's house.

    • C.

      Under the statue of Set

    • D.

      At nursery school.

    Correct Answer
    C. Under the statue of Set
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Under the statue of Set". This suggests that security is found underneath the statue of Set. The statue of Set is likely a reference to a specific location or context where security measures are implemented.

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  • 9. 

    What do the Egyptians do after Marshall's question is answered?

    • A.

      They ask another question to see what happens.

    • B.

      They accuse each other of writing the answer.

    • C.

      They try to unravel the mystery.

    • D.

      They stop conducting ceremonies.

    Correct Answer
    D. They stop conducting ceremonies.
    Explanation
    After Marshall's question is answered, the Egyptians stop conducting ceremonies. This implies that the ceremonies were being conducted as a result of Marshall's question, and once it is answered, there is no longer a need for the ceremonies to continue.

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  • 10. 

    Why are the children afraid of the Professor?

    • A.

      A) Because of his large size

    • B.

      B) Because of his silence and his appearance.

    • C.

      C) Because he yells at them and posts signs.

    • D.

      D) He looks like Mr.Duckworth.

    Correct Answer
    B. B) Because of his silence and his appearance.
    Explanation
    The children are afraid of the Professor because of his silence and appearance. This suggests that the Professor may have a stern or intimidating demeanor, causing the children to feel fearful in his presence. Additionally, his appearance may be unconventional or unsettling, further contributing to their fear.

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  • 11. 

    What assures the children that the Professor is not watching them?

    • A.

      The bushes are overgrown in the yard.

    • B.

      The back window is caked with dirt.

    • C.

      The lean-to blocks the view from the Professor's shop.

    • D.

      They see customers coming in and out of his shop.

    Correct Answer
    B. The back window is caked with dirt.
    Explanation
    The back window being caked with dirt assures the children that the Professor is not watching them because they cannot see through the dirty window.

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  • 12. 

    How does Melanie feel about the Professor?

    • A.

      He is mean.

    • B.

      He makes her nervous.

    • C.

      He is very likeable.

    • D.

      He is very knowledgeable.

    Correct Answer
    B. He makes her nervous.
    Explanation
    Melanie feels nervous about the Professor.

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  • 13. 

    What is the location for playing the Egypt Game?

    • A.

      An alley.

    • B.

      A garage.

    • C.

      An abandoned yard.

    • D.

      A concrete pad.

    Correct Answer
    C. An abandoned yard.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "An abandoned yard." This location is mentioned as the place for playing the Egypt Game.

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  • 14. 

    What event happens in the neighborhood that places a temporary halt to the Egypt Game?

    • A.

      Property is defaced.

    • B.

      There are some burglaries in the neighborhood.

    • C.

      A girl from the neighborhood is found dead.

    • D.

      There are reports of a child molester in the neighborhood.

    Correct Answer
    C. A girl from the neighborhood is found dead.
    Explanation
    The event that places a temporary halt to the Egypt Game is the discovery of a girl from the neighborhood who is found dead. This event is likely to cause shock and concern among the residents, leading to increased vigilance and a pause in the game as everyone focuses on the investigation and ensuring their safety.

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  • 15. 

    What do April and Melanie decide regarding the new family?

    • A.

      They decide to help everyone but Emily.

    • B.

      They will only help Elizabeth at school.

    • C.

      They decide to go against their parents' wishes.

    • D.

      They will babysit for only two months.

    Correct Answer
    B. They will only help Elizabeth at school.
    Explanation
    April and Melanie have made a decision regarding the new family, and that decision is to only help Elizabeth at school. This means that they have chosen to assist Elizabeth with her school-related needs, but they have not agreed to help anyone else in the family.

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  • 16. 

    Who is the most interested in visiting Egypt on Halloween night?

    • A.

      Marshall.

    • B.

      Elizabeth.

    • C.

      Melanie.

    • D.

      April.

    Correct Answer
    D. April.
    Explanation
    April is the most interested in visiting Egypt on Halloween night because the question does not provide any additional information or context to suggest otherwise. The answer is based solely on the given options, and April is the only person mentioned.

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  • 17. 

    What event saves Halloween?

    • A.

      The police send out extra patrols.

    • B.

      Fathers volunteer to take children trick-or-treating.

    • C.

      The culprit is found.

    • D.

      The school holds a Halloween party.

    Correct Answer
    B. Fathers volunteer to take children trick-or-treating.
    Explanation
    Fathers volunteering to take children trick-or-treating saves Halloween because it ensures that children are able to go out and participate in the traditional Halloween activity. Without fathers volunteering, children may not have the opportunity to go trick-or-treating, which is a significant part of the Halloween experience.

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  • 18. 

    How do the Egyptians know when to act on their plan?

    • A.

      They look for a sign.

    • B.

      They will give each other a look.

    • C.

      They will wait until it is time to go home.

    • D.

      They will listen for the clock in the town square to strike seven.

    Correct Answer
    A. They look for a sign.
    Explanation
    The Egyptians know when to act on their plan by looking for a sign. This suggests that they rely on some sort of signal or indication before taking action. It implies that they are observant and attentive to their surroundings, waiting for a specific cue or symbol that signifies the right time to proceed with their plan.

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  • 19. 

    What does April interpret as the sign to break off from the trick-or-treating group?

    • A.

      A bat flying through the air.

    • B.

      A shooting star.

    • C.

      A lunar eclipse.

    • D.

      An owl hooting

    Correct Answer
    B. A shooting star.
    Explanation
    April interprets a shooting star as the sign to break off from the trick-or-treating group.

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  • 20. 

    What is the four Egyptians' opinion about visiting Egypt at night?

    • A.

      It is scary.

    • B.

      It is unpleasant.

    • C.

      It is boring.

    • D.

      It is enticing or inviting.

    Correct Answer
    D. It is enticing or inviting.
    Explanation
    The four Egyptians have a positive opinion about visiting Egypt at night, as they find it enticing or inviting.

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  • 21. 

     In what temple will the Ceremony of the Dead be held?

    • A.

      The hypostyle hall.

    • B.

      The temple of Anubis.

    • C.

      The temple of Akhet-Aten.

    • D.

      The temple of Dobbs.

    Correct Answer
    B. The temple of Anubis.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the temple of Anubis. Anubis is the Egyptian god of death and the afterlife, so it makes sense that the Ceremony of the Dead would be held in his temple. The other options, such as the hypostyle hall, the temple of Akhet-Aten, and the temple of Dobbs, do not have any direct association with death or the afterlife.

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  • 22. 

    What does Marshall notice while the others are performing the Ceremony of the Dead?

    • A.

      The crocodile stone is missing.

    • B.

      There is a storm rolling in.

    • C.

      There is someone in the alley.

    • D.

      The Professor is watching them.

    Correct Answer
    D. The Professor is watching them.
    Explanation
    While the others are performing the Ceremony of the Dead, Marshall notices that the Professor is watching them.

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  • 23. 

    What do the Egyptians decide that the procession should have?

    • A.

      Banners.

    • B.

      A palanquin for Petey.

    • C.

      The release of doves.

    • D.

      Flowers and palms.

    Correct Answer
    D. Flowers and palms.
    Explanation
    The Egyptians decide that the procession should have flowers and palms. This suggests that they want to create a visually appealing and festive atmosphere for the procession. Flowers and palms are commonly used in celebrations and ceremonies to symbolize beauty, abundance, and joy. Including these elements in the procession would enhance the overall experience for both participants and spectators.

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  • 24. 

    What do Ken and Toby tell their basketball friends about why they have been absent from the game?

    • A.

      They have an after-school job.

    • B.

      They are working on an extra credit project for school.

    • C.

      They have to help a neighbor after school.

    • D.

      They have been grounded since Halloween.

    Correct Answer
    A. They have an after-school job.
    Explanation
    Ken and Toby tell their basketball friends that they have been absent from the game because they have an after-school job.

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  • 25. 

    Why does everyone think something strange is going on in Egypt?

    • A.

      Everything has been rearranged.

    • B.

      Someone also answered April's question.

    • C.

      It appears that someone has been performing ceremonies while the Egyptians are not there.

    • D.

      A few of the Egyptians mention seeing a shadow lurking on the outskirts of Egypt.

    Correct Answer
    B. Someone also answered April's question.
    Explanation
    The fact that someone answered April's question suggests that there is some sort of unusual activity happening in Egypt. It implies that there is someone present in Egypt who is not an Egyptian and is possibly involved in activities that are out of the ordinary. This contributes to the overall perception that something strange is going on in Egypt.

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  • 26. 

    What do the Egyptians think they should do because strange things are occurring in Egypt?

    • A.

      Create a new game.

    • B.

      Relocate Egypt.

    • C.

      Quit playing the Egypt Game.

    • D.

      Have shifts of someone keeping a watch over Egypt.

    Correct Answer
    C. Quit playing the Egypt Game.
    Explanation
    The Egyptians think they should quit playing the Egypt Game because strange things are occurring in Egypt. This suggests that the strange occurrences are possibly a result of the game, and by quitting the game, they hope to put an end to the strange happenings.

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  • 27. 

    What does Marshall tell the police that the Professor did that night when he and April left Egypt?

    • A.

      He yelled for help.

    • B.

      He watched from his window.

    • C.

      He ran out into the yard.

    • D.

      He did nothing to help them.

    Correct Answer
    A. He yelled for help.
    Explanation
    Marshall tells the police that the Professor yelled for help that night when he and April left Egypt.

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  • 28. 

    Whom does Marshall tell April is the person who attacked her?

    • A.

      The cashier at the A & P grocery store.

    • B.

      The man at Woolworth's who puts boxes on shelves.

    • C.

      The man who pushes the broom at the library.

    • D.

      The man at Schmitt's variety store that carries things around.

    Correct Answer
    D. The man at Schmitt's variety store that carries things around.
    Explanation
    Marshall tells April that the person who attacked her is the man at Schmitt's variety store that carries things around.

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  • 29. 

    Why does Marshall apologize to April?

    • A.

      Because he was not able to help her.

    • B.

      Because he dropped her math book, and she still does not have it.

    • C.

      Because he kept crying.

    • D.

      Because he did not cooperate with her.

    Correct Answer
    A. Because he was not able to help her.
    Explanation
    Marshall apologizes to April because he was not able to help her. This suggests that April needed assistance with something, and Marshall was unable to provide the help she needed. The specific reason for why Marshall was unable to help is not mentioned, but his apology implies that he feels sorry for not being able to assist April in some way.

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  • 30. 

    What happens when April and Marshall leave Egypt after visiting at night?

    • A.

      Someone grabs April as she leaves Egypt.

    • B.

      A car drives down the alley.

    • C.

      Marshall starts crying.

    • D.

      They see a shadow lurking in the distance.

    Correct Answer
    A. Someone grabs April as she leaves Egypt.
    Explanation
    When April and Marshall leave Egypt after visiting at night, someone grabs April as she leaves. This suggests that there is a potential danger or threat lurking in the area. It implies that there may be someone who is trying to harm or abduct April, leading to a suspenseful and tense situation.

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  • 31. 

    What are the names of the girls who play the Egypt Game? 

    • A.

      Melanie and Amy.

    • B.

      Melissa and Amy

    • C.

      Melissa and April.

    • D.

      Melanie and April

    Correct Answer
    D. Melanie and April
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Melanie and April.

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  • 32. 

    What does Toby confide to April and Melanie?

    • A.

      He does not want to stop playing the Egypt Game because it is a refuge from his homelife.

    • B.

      He goes to Egypt to perform ceremonies alone.

    • C.

      He has been writing in the scrolls.

    • D.

      He has been writing the answers to the questions posed to the Oracle.

    Correct Answer
    D. He has been writing the answers to the questions posed to the Oracle.
    Explanation
    Toby confides in April and Melanie that he has been writing the answers to the questions posed to the Oracle.

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  • 33. 

    Why is April babysitting Marshall?

    • A.

      Elizabeth's parents are taking her somewhere special for her birthday.

    • B.

      Because there was a death in the family.

    • C.

      Because his parents and Melanie are going to a concert.

    • D.

      Elizabeth is injured and in the emergency room at the hospital.

    Correct Answer
    C. Because his parents and Melanie are going to a concert.
    Explanation
    April is babysitting Marshall because his parents and Melanie are going to a concert. This implies that Marshall's parents need someone to take care of him while they are away enjoying the concert.

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