The Great Kapok Tree Book! Trivia Quiz

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The Great Kapok Tree Book! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What happened at the beginning of the story? 
    • A. 

      Two men came to a rain forest to chop down a tree.

    • B. 

      A snake told the man not to cut down the tree.

    • C. 

      The man started cutting down the tree.

    • D. 

      The man took a nap.

  • 2. 
    Which generalization would be best for a summary of this story?
    • A. 

      It is frightening when you nap and animals come and talk to you!

    • B. 

      Don't cut down the tree.

    • C. 

      All trees are necessary for animals to live.

    • D. 

      I like trees.

  • 3. 
    In the rain forest, bees are important because they
    • A. 

      Kept humans out of the forest.

    • B. 

      Were eaten by other animals.

    • C. 

      Made honey for farmers.

    • D. 

      Pollinated trees and flowers.

  • 4. 
    Which was an important theme (Message) from the selection?
    • A. 

      Kapok trees grow in the rain forest.

    • B. 

      All living things depend on one another.

    • C. 

      The sloth is a very slow-moving animal.

    • D. 

      Trees provide shade from the hot sun.

  • 5. 
    According to the story, what was one reason the tree roots were important?
    • A. 

      They were home to some birds.

    • B. 

      They held the soil in place.

    • C. 

      They kept the ground moist.

    • D. 

      They age leaves their green color.

  • 6. 
    Which generalization is based on information in this selection?
    • A. 

      Trees are home for many creatures in the rain forest.

    • B. 

      People have cut down every tree in the rain forest.

    • C. 

      Wild animals and children play together in the rain forest.

    • D. 

      Kapok trees are only found in the Amazon rain forest.

  • 7. 
    What is one thing from the story that made it a fantasy?
    • A. 

      A child from the Yanamamo tribe lived in the rain forest.

    • B. 

      The animals were able to talk to a sleeping man.

    • C. 

      A man tried to chop down the Kapok tree.

    • D. 

      The toucan flew down from the canopy.

  • 8. 
    What was the most likely reason the man wanted to cut down the Kapok tree?
    • A. 

      To build fire for warmth in the rain forest.

    • B. 

      To capture all the animals living in the tree.

    • C. 

      To sell the wood for money.

    • D. 

      To show how strong he was.

  • 9. 
    What is one reason that people and animals need trees?
    • A. 

      They look pretty.

    • B. 

      We can get firewood for the winter.

    • C. 

      They are fun to climb.

    • D. 

      They give us oxygen.

  • 10. 
    What do you think was the reason that the author wrote that the animals were all silent when the man woke up? 
    • A. 

      To let the reader know they were afraid of him.

    • B. 

      It showed the reader what the forest would sound like if the man cut down all the trees.

    • C. 

      Animals are usually silent in a rain forest.

    • D. 

      They didn't want to scare the man.

  • 11. 
    Why did the author have so many animals in the story?
    • A. 

      It showed how many animals live in a rain forest.

    • B. 

      He likes animals.

    • C. 

      To show how many animals need the Kapok tree.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What was the problem and solution in the story? 
    • A. 

      The man was going to chop down the tree. solution: The man chopped down the tree.

    • B. 

      The man took a nap while he was working. solution: He was fired from his job.

    • C. 

      The man was going to chop down the tree. Solution: The animals convinced him not to cut it down.

    • D. 

      The animals were lonely. solution: The man kept them company and came back to visit them.

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