Comprehension Test For Chapters 11-15 Of The Phantom Tollbooth

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Comprehension Test For Chapters 11-15 Of The Phantom Tollbooth

Comprehension Test for Chapters 11-15 of The Phantom Tollbooth.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What happened as a result of Milo starting the orchestra?
    • A. 

      A whole minute went by

    • B. 

      A whole day went by

    • C. 

      A whole hour went by

    • D. 

      A whole week went by

  • 2. 
    According to Dr. Dischord, what is the most valuable thing in the world?
    • A. 

      Beautiful noise

    • B. 

      Horrible noise

    • C. 

      Pleasant noise

    • D. 

      Soothing noise

  • 3. 
    What was the most important thing about the telescope that Alec Bing gave to Milo?
    • A. 

      You can see things close up

    • B. 

      You can see things far away

    • C. 

      You can see things as they really are

    • D. 

      You can see things as they really aren't

  • 4. 
    What does laughter look like?
    • A. 

      Tiny brightly colored bubbles

    • B. 

      Large woolly, fluffy cotton balls

    • C. 

      A great cascade of papers

    • D. 

      Brightly colored handkerchiefs

  • 5. 
    Why wouldn't the Soundkeeper release the sounds?
    • A. 

      Because people use them to make horrible noises

    • B. 

      Because it makes her happy to keep the sounds

    • C. 

      Because sounds can tell us things better than words

    • D. 

      Because Dr. Dischord wouldn't have any work

  • 6. 
    How did Milo's word break down the wall?
    • A. 

      Flew in a straight line and struck lightly

    • B. 

      Flew in an arc and struck lightly

    • C. 

      Flew in an arc and struck with great force

    • D. 

      Flew in a straight line and struck with great force

  • 7. 
    What did the Soundkeeper mean when she said, "The problem is to use each at the proper time"?
    • A. 

      You can't have silence or sound.

    • B. 

      You can improve sound by having only silence.

    • C. 

      You can't improve silence by having only sound.

    • D. 

      You can't improve sound by having only silence.

  • 8. 
    How did the travelers get to the island?
    • A. 

      By jumping to the conclusion that it couldn't be a nicer day

    • B. 

      By jumping to the conclusion that they had plenty of time

    • C. 

      By jumping to the conclusion that nothing could go wrong

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What does Canby mean when he says that you can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out dry?
    • A. 

      If you decide something without having a good reason, then you will stay dry

    • B. 

      If you decide something with having a good reason, then you will stay dry

    • C. 

      If you don't put any effort into something, then you won't learn anything

    • D. 

      If you put effort into something, then you won't learn anything

  • 10. 
    Why did the Dodecahedron say that it would be hopeless if everyone in Digitopolis had names like John or Robert?
    • A. 

      A lot of people have different names than John or Robert

    • B. 

      It would be mixed up, and everything in Digitopolis is very precise

    • C. 

      It would be precise, and everything in Digitopolis is mixed up

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    What did the Mathemagician consider to be a precious stone?
    • A. 

      Stones that were numbers

    • B. 

      Stones such as rubies

    • C. 

      Stones such as diamonds

    • D. 

      Stones such as sapphires

  • 12. 
    What did the Mathemagician say that caused the Humbug to be speechless for the first time in his life?
    • A. 

      We eat the numbers for lunch

    • B. 

      We value the jewels more than anything

    • C. 

      Let's have some lunch

    • D. 

      We just keep digging up the jewels and throwing them out

  • 13. 
    What are broken numbers used for?
    • A. 

      Addition

    • B. 

      Decimals

    • C. 

      Multiples

    • D. 

      Fractions

  • 14. 
    Where are the tallest, the shortest, the biggest, the smallest, and the most and the least of everything kept?
    • A. 

      The Island of Conclusions

    • B. 

      The city of Dictionopolis

    • C. 

      The land of Infinity

    • D. 

      The city of Digitopolis

  • 15. 
    What was in the caldron that everyone ate for lunch?
    • A. 

      Multiplication mush

    • B. 

      Addition appetizers

    • C. 

      Subtraction stew

    • D. 

      Division dumplings

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