Maniac Magee Part I Comprehension Test

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Maniac Magee Quizzes & Trivia

This comprehension test is on questions from Part I of Maniac Magee.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did Mr. Cobble sell at Cobble Corner?
    • A. 

      Sandwiches

    • B. 

      Puppies

    • C. 

      Ropes

    • D. 

      Pizza

  • 2. 
    How did Maniac get from Hollidaysburg to Two Mills?
    • A. 

      Took the bus

    • B. 

      Ran

    • C. 

      Took a train

    • D. 

      Got a ride

  • 3. 
    Who is Amanda Beale?
    • A. 

      Jeffrey's long lost sister

    • B. 

      The first friend he makes in Two Mills

    • C. 

      His aunt

    • D. 

      His teacher

  • 4. 
    Why did Jeffrey get out of the bed and open the front door on his first night at the Beales?
    • A. 

      He was happy to have an address

    • B. 

      He wanted to leave

    • C. 

      He heard a noise

    • D. 

      He was lost

  • 5. 
    What happened to Jeffrey's parents?
    • A. 

      They ran away and abandoned him

    • B. 

      They died in a car accident

    • C. 

      They died in a train accident

    • D. 

      The moved to another city

  • 6. 
    Who did Jeffrey live with after his parents' death?
    • A. 

      The Beales

    • B. 

      The Finsterwallies

    • C. 

      His step parents

    • D. 

      Uncle Dan and Aunt Dot

  • 7. 
    What food is Jeffrey allergic to?
    • A. 

      Krimpets

    • B. 

      Spaghetti

    • C. 

      Mars bar

    • D. 

      Pizza

  • 8. 
    Who is the author of Maniac Magee?
    • A. 

      Katherine Patterson

    • B. 

      Rick Riordan

    • C. 

      Jerry Spinelli

    • D. 

      Shel Silverstein

  • 9. 
    Why did Jeffrey win a pizza certificate?
    • A. 

      He won a race.

    • B. 

      He ate the most pizza.

    • C. 

      He saved Mr, Cobble's dog

    • D. 

      He untied Cobble's Knot

  • 10. 
    Why was it awkward living with Uncle Dan and Aunt Dot?
    • A. 

      They stayed up too late

    • B. 

      They were always hugging him.

    • C. 

      They did not speak to each other and lived separate lives.

    • D. 

      They did not speak English

  • 11. 
    Why did Amanda kick Mars Bar?
    • A. 

      He tore a page from her book.

    • B. 

      He kicked her first

    • C. 

      It was an accident

    • D. 

      He kicked her brother and sister

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      They were tired and out of breath

    • B. 

      There was a vicious dog on the street

    • C. 

      They lost Jeffrey

    • D. 

      Hector St is the divider between East End and West End

  • 13. 
    Who gave Jeffrey the nickname "Maniac"?
    • A. 

      Amanda

    • B. 

      Uncle Dan

    • C. 

      Mrs. Beale

    • D. 

      The townspeeople

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      A week

    • B. 

      A month

    • C. 

      Two years

    • D. 

      1 year

  • 15. 
    What did Mars Bar call Jeffrey?
    • A. 

      A fish eater

    • B. 

      A jelly belly

    • C. 

      A hobo

    • D. 

      A fish belly

  • 16. 
    Why did Mr. Beale turn the car around?
    • A. 

      He was lost

    • B. 

      He did not want to cross Hector St

    • C. 

      He realized Jeffrey was homeless

    • D. 

      He forgot something

  • 17. 
    Who did Jeffrey have dinner with at a ping pong table?
    • A. 

      Uncle Dan and Aunt Dot

    • B. 

      The Beales

    • C. 

      The McNabs

    • D. 

      The Pickwells

  • 18. 
    Who lives on the West End?
    • A. 

      The Whites

    • B. 

      The Blacks

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 19. 
    What did Mars Bar give Jeffrey a bite of?
    • A. 

      A krimpet

    • B. 

      Pizza

    • C. 

      A candy bar

    • D. 

      Some spaghetti

  • 20. 
    Where was Jeffrey staying before he went to the Beales?
    • A. 

      The Pickwells

    • B. 

      The Zoo

    • C. 

      The YMCA

    • D. 

      The library