The Swiss Family Robinson Novel Quiz! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The oldest son's name is __________.
    • A. 

      Fritz

    • B. 

      Jack

    • C. 

      Franz

    • D. 

      George

  • 2. 
    The family uses _____________ to eat soup because they don't have any spoons.
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Coconut shells

    • C. 

      Orange peels

    • D. 

      Leaves

  • 3. 
    Turk is _____________.
    • A. 

      A man the Robinsons meet on the island

    • B. 

      Mr. Robinson's first name

    • C. 

      The family's pet dog

    • D. 

      The name of the ship that crashed on the island

  • 4. 
    When Father and Fritz go back to the ship, they use a _____________ to tell the rest of the family that they are safe.
    • A. 

      Gunshot

    • B. 

      Large flag

    • C. 

      Drum

    • D. 

      Light

  • 5. 
    Who had the idea to build a house in the trees?
    • A. 

      Father

    • B. 

      Mother

    • C. 

      Fritz

    • D. 

      Turk

  • 6. 
    Why did they decide to build their house in a tree?
    • A. 

      They would be safer if the island flooded.

    • B. 

      It would be easier for rescuers to see the Robinson family.

    • C. 

      They thought it would be fun.

    • D. 

      It would protect them from wild animals.

  • 7. 
    Why does Father believe it is important to make and use bows and arrows?
    • A. 

      They don't have any guns.

    • B. 

      They know bad men are coming to get them.

    • C. 

      They don't want to use all their gun powder.

    • D. 

      Monkeys attack them every night.

  • 8. 
    Why did the family decide not to eat the potatoes they found in a bag?
    • A. 

      They were small and not good to eat.

    • B. 

      The mice ate the potatoes first.

    • C. 

      They didn't like potatoes.

    • D. 

      They decided to plant the potatoes in a garden.

  • 9. 
    The family makes a sledge to help them _____________.
    • A. 

      Move heavy things across the sand

    • B. 

      Grow food

    • C. 

      Hunt animals

    • D. 

      Cook the animals they hunt

  • 10. 
    Why did the Robinson family move into the cave?
    • A. 

      The sun was too hot in the Tree House.

    • B. 

      The Tree House burned down.

    • C. 

      The winter was too difficult in the Tree House.

    • D. 

      Dangerous animals attacked the Tree House, and the cave was much safer.

  • 11. 
    What was something useful they found in the cave?
    • A. 

      Gunpowder

    • B. 

      Coconuts

    • C. 

      The donkey

    • D. 

      Salt

  • 12. 
    Why is salt important to the Robinson family?
    • A. 

      It keeps meat good for a long time.

    • B. 

      It tastes very good.

    • C. 

      The animals need to eat it.

    • D. 

      They use it to make gunpowder.

  • 13. 
    How did the Robinson family protect the farm from the monkeys?
    • A. 

      They built a tall wall of stone around the farm.

    • B. 

      They killed all of the monkeys with guns.

    • C. 

      They taught the dogs to chase the monkeys.

    • D. 

      They planted trees that the monkeys hated, so the monkeys stayed away.

  • 14. 
    Why did Fritz want to build a canoe?
    • A. 

      He wanted to help the family catch fish.

    • B. 

      He wanted to look for boats sailing near the island.

    • C. 

      He wanted his family and wanted to leave.

    • D. 

      He wanted to explore other parts of the island.

  • 15. 
    Who was Jenny?
    • A. 

      The captain of the ship

    • B. 

      A girl on a different part of the island

    • C. 

      Fritz's mother

    • D. 

      Mother's sister

  • 16. 
    Jenny used ____________ to make fishing line.
    • A. 

      String

    • B. 

      Bamboo leaves

    • C. 

      Her hair

    • D. 

      Paper from an old book

  • 17. 
    Why did some people in the Robinson family stay on the island?
    • A. 

      There wasn't enough room on the boat.

    • B. 

      They didn't have enough money to buy tickets on the boat.

    • C. 

      They wanted to learn more about the plants and animals on the island.

    • D. 

      They were too sick to get on the boat.

  • 18. 
    What are some things the Robinson family took off the boat and onto the island? 
    • A. 

      Gunpowder

    • B. 

      Bags of food

    • C. 

      Chickens

    • D. 

      A piano

  • 19. 
    How does Father think that young buffaloes will help them?
    • A. 

      The buffaloes will give them more milk.

    • B. 

      The buffaloes will help them pull the plough.

    • C. 

      The buffaloes will scare away the monkeys.

    • D. 

      They can use buffalo skin for clothing.

  • 20. 
    What are some things that made the winter difficult for the Robinson family? 
    • A. 

      There was more rain.

    • B. 

      The weather was colder.

    • C. 

      There was often strong wind.

    • D. 

      The days were much longer.

  • 21. 
    What was Jenny good at doing? 
    • A. 

      Speaking French

    • B. 

      Shooting

    • C. 

      Catching fish

    • D. 

      Building tree houses

  • 22. 
    When the boat comes to rescue the family, who goes back to Europe? 
    • A. 

      Mother

    • B. 

      Father

    • C. 

      Fritz

    • D. 

      Jenny

  • 23. 
    What are some things the Robinson family does not have on the island? 
    • A. 

      Electricity

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Fun

    • D. 

      Books

  • 24. 
    The family brings several horses from the boat to the island.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    There are seven people in the Robinson family.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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