Trivia Quiz On The Secret Garden Novel!

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  • 1. 

    Kamala is ___________________.

    • A.

      Mary's servant in London

    • B.

      Mary's servant in India

    • C.

      Mary's friend in London

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Mary's servant in London
    Explanation
    Kamala is Mary's servant in London. This is indicated by the statement "Mary's servant in London" in the answer choice.

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  • 2. 

    Kamala died because______________________.

    • A.

      Someone shot her

    • B.

      Someone poisoned her

    • C.

      She got a deadly disease

    • D.

      She got food poisoning

    Correct Answer
    C. She got a deadly disease
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that Kamala died because she contracted a deadly disease. This implies that her cause of death was not due to external factors such as being shot or poisoned, but rather due to an internal illness. The answer assumes that the disease was severe enough to cause her death.

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  • 3. 

    After Mary's parents died, Basil tells Mary she will live with_______________.

    • A.

      Her aunt Mrs. Craven

    • B.

      Her grandma

    • C.

      Her mother's childhood friend

    • D.

      Her uncle Mr. Archibald Craven

    Correct Answer
    D. Her uncle Mr. Archibald Craven
    Explanation
    After Mary's parents died, Basil tells Mary she will live with her uncle Mr. Archibald Craven.

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  • 4. 

    Mr. Craven's house does NOT have_________________________.

    • A.

      A hundred rooms

    • B.

      A big park around the house

    • C.

      All kinds of gardens

    • D.

      A lot of chickens

    Correct Answer
    D. A lot of chickens
    Explanation
    Mr. Craven's house does not have a lot of chickens. This implies that there may be some chickens present in the house, but their number is not significant or substantial. It suggests that the house may have a few chickens or perhaps no chickens at all. However, it is clear that the presence of a large number of chickens is not a characteristic of Mr. Craven's house.

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  • 5. 

    The moor is ________________________________.

    • A.

      Miles and miles of land without any trees

    • B.

      Miles and miles of land with a lot of trees

    • C.

      Miles and miles of lakes

    • D.

      Miles and miles of land with many animals and houses

    Correct Answer
    A. Miles and miles of land without any trees
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "miles and miles of land without any trees." This means that the moor is a vast expanse of land that does not have any trees growing on it. It suggests that the landscape is open and treeless, potentially characterized by grasses, shrubs, or other low-lying vegetation.

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  • 6. 

    Mr. Craven's house is in _______________________.

    • A.

      Stackpoole

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Yorkshire

    • D.

      Youngland

    Correct Answer
    C. Yorkshire
    Explanation
    Mr. Craven's house is located in Yorkshire.

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  • 7. 

    Mary can't understand Martha because of her_________________________.

    • A.

      British dialect

    • B.

      London dialect

    • C.

      Irish dialect

    • D.

      Yorkshire dialect

    Correct Answer
    D. Yorkshire dialect
    Explanation
    Mary is unable to understand Martha because of her Yorkshire dialect. The Yorkshire dialect refers to the distinct regional variety of English spoken in the county of Yorkshire in England. This dialect includes unique vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar patterns that may differ significantly from standard English or other regional dialects. Therefore, Mary's difficulty in understanding Martha can be attributed to the differences in their dialects.

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  • 8. 

    Dickon has a pet________________.

    • A.

      Horse

    • B.

      Dog

    • C.

      Chicken

    • D.

      Cat

    Correct Answer
    A. Horse
    Explanation
    The given question states that Dickon has a pet, and out of the options provided, the only option that can be a pet is a horse. Horses can be kept as pets and are often trained and cared for by their owners. Therefore, the correct answer is horse.

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  • 9. 

    Mr. Craven buried the key to one of the walled gardens when__________________________.

    • A.

      His mother died

    • B.

      His daughter died

    • C.

      His father died

    • D.

      His wife died

    Correct Answer
    D. His wife died
    Explanation
    Mr. Craven buried the key to one of the walled gardens when his wife died. This suggests that the key held some significance to his wife, possibly because it was associated with a shared memory or a special place they both cherished. By burying the key, Mr. Craven may have been symbolically preserving their connection and keeping her memory alive.

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  • 10. 

    Who does Mary speak to on her first day in the gardens?

    • A.

      Mr Weatherstaff

    • B.

      Martha

    • C.

      Dickon

    • D.

      Mr. Craven

    Correct Answer
    A. Mr Weatherstaff
    Explanation
    Mary speaks to Mr Weatherstaff on her first day in the gardens.

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  • 11. 

    How did Mrs. Craven die?

    • A.

      She was sitting on a branch that broke and she fell

    • B.

      A spider bit her in the walled garden

    • C.

      She fell off a horse and hit her head

    • D.

      She was shot by Mr. Crraven's mistress

    Correct Answer
    A. She was sitting on a branch that broke and she fell
    Explanation
    Mrs. Craven died because she was sitting on a branch that broke, causing her to fall.

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  • 12. 

    Mary found the ______________then the _______________to the secret garden.

    • A.

      Door -- key

    • B.

      Key -- door

    • C.

      Wall -- key

    • D.

      Key -- wall

    Correct Answer
    B. Key -- door
    Explanation
    Mary found the key, which allowed her to open the door to the secret garden. The key is necessary to unlock the door and gain access to the garden.

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  • 13. 

    The _______________helped Mary find the key.

    • A.

      Horse

    • B.

      Chicken

    • C.

      Cat

    • D.

      Robin

    Correct Answer
    D. Robin
    Explanation
    The word "helped" suggests that the blank should be filled with an animal that can assist or provide aid. Out of the given options, only a robin is known to help in finding objects. Therefore, the robin helped Mary find the key.

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  • 14. 

    Ben was always bad-tempered.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Ben was always bad-tempered, but the correct answer is False. This means that the statement is not true and Ben was not always bad-tempered.

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  • 15. 

    Dickon plays a _______________.

    • A.

      Trumpet

    • B.

      Flute

    • C.

      Wooden pipe

    • D.

      Wooden violin

    Correct Answer
    C. Wooden pipe
    Explanation
    The given question asks what instrument Dickon plays. The correct answer is "wooden pipe." This suggests that Dickon is skilled at playing a musical instrument made of wood, specifically a pipe.

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  • 16. 

    Sometimes Dickon thinks that he is an animal or a bird and that people can't understand him. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Dickon believes he is an animal or a bird and feels that people cannot understand him. This implies that Dickon may have a vivid imagination or a strong connection with nature, leading him to identify with animals and birds. It also implies that Dickon may feel misunderstood by others, possibly due to his unique perspective or unconventional behavior. Therefore, the statement "True" is an accurate representation of the given explanation.

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  • 17. 

    _____________________is the first person that Mary shows the secret garden to.

    • A.

      Martha

    • B.

      Mr. Weatherstaff

    • C.

      Mr. Craven

    • D.

      Dickon

    Correct Answer
    D. Dickon
    Explanation
    Dickon is the first person that Mary shows the secret garden to. This can be inferred from the information given in the question. Since Martha, Mr. Weatherstaff, and Mr. Craven are listed as options, but Dickon is not, it can be concluded that Dickon is the correct answer.

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  • 18. 

    Mary planted her own garden, but she didn't' ask Mr. Craven.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement indicates that Mary planted her own garden without asking Mr. Craven. Therefore, the correct answer is False, implying that Mary did not ask Mr. Craven for permission or assistance in planting her garden.

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  • 19. 

    Colin is Mary's ___________________.

    • A.

      Cousin

    • B.

      Uncle

    • C.

      Friend

    • D.

      Brother

    Correct Answer
    A. Cousin
    Explanation
    Colin is Mary's cousin, indicating that they are related as cousins.

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  • 20. 

    Mr. Craven doesn't visit Colin often because_____________________________.

    • A.

      It reminds him of Mrs. Craven

    • B.

      It reminds him of how mean he is

    • C.

      It reminds him of his childhood

    • D.

      It reminds him of having a crooked back

    Correct Answer
    A. It reminds him of Mrs. Craven
    Explanation
    Mr. Craven doesn't visit Colin often because it reminds him of Mrs. Craven.

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  • 21. 

    Colin likes spending time with Mary because_______________________.

    • A.

      It makes him remember the past

    • B.

      It makes him remember his mother

    • C.

      It makes him forget that he is sick

    • D.

      It makes him forget his mother

    Correct Answer
    C. It makes him forget that he is sick
    Explanation
    Colin enjoys spending time with Mary because it helps him to forget about his illness. Being with Mary provides a distraction from his sickness and allows him to focus on something positive and enjoyable.

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  • 22. 

    Who looked over the wall and saw Mary and Dickon in the secret garden?

    • A.

      Ben

    • B.

      Martha

    • C.

      Colin

    • D.

      Mr. Craven

    Correct Answer
    A. Ben
    Explanation
    Ben looked over the wall and saw Mary and Dickon in the secret garden.

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  • 23. 

    Who is Mrs. Sowerby?

    • A.

      Dickon and Martha's aunt

    • B.

      Mary's aunt

    • C.

      Colin's aunt

    • D.

      Dickon and Martha's mother

    Correct Answer
    D. Dickon and Martha's mother
    Explanation
    Mrs. Sowerby is Dickon and Martha's mother because the question asks for her identity and the correct answer states that she is their mother.

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  • 24. 

    Colin and Mary both send back uneaten food to the kitchen so that__________________.

    • A.

      People don't realize they are healthy

    • B.

      People don't think they are fat

    • C.

      People don't think that they know about the secret

    • D.

      People don't realize that Martha knows the secret

    Correct Answer
    A. People don't realize they are healthy
    Explanation
    Colin and Mary send back uneaten food to the kitchen so that people don't realize they are healthy. This suggests that Colin and Mary may be intentionally leaving food uneaten to give the impression that they are not health-conscious or to avoid drawing attention to their healthy eating habits. By doing so, they may be trying to blend in with others or avoid judgment or scrutiny from those around them.

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  • 25. 

    When Mr. Craven_________________, he stated to feel alive again.

    • A.

      Looked at a bird by the stream

    • B.

      Looked at a robin by the stream

    • C.

      Looked at a picture by the stream

    • D.

      Looked at at a flower by the stream

    Correct Answer
    D. Looked at at a flower by the stream
  • 26. 

    At the same time that Mr. Craven started to feel alive again, Colin was saying __________________________.

    • A.

      "I'm going to live forever, and ever, and ever!"

    • B.

      "I'm going to kiss my father every day!"

    • C.

      "I'm going to leave here and go to school!"

    • D.

      "I'm going to go to London immediately!"

    Correct Answer
    A. "I'm going to live forever, and ever, and ever!"
    Explanation
    Colin's statement of "I'm going to live forever, and ever, and ever!" suggests that he is experiencing a similar transformation to Mr. Craven. Both characters are starting to feel alive again and are filled with a renewed sense of hope and possibility. Colin's statement reflects his newfound belief in his own longevity and the endless opportunities that lie ahead for him.

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  • 27. 

    Mr. Craven ____________________and ______________________, so he decided to come home. 

    • A.

      Got a letter from Mary; had a dream

    • B.

      Fell; had a dream

    • C.

      Got a letter from Mrs. Sowerby; fell

    • D.

      Got a letter from Mrs. Sowerby; had a dream

    Correct Answer
    A. Got a letter from Mary; had a dream
    Explanation
    Mr. Craven received a letter from Mary, which made him feel a certain way. Additionally, he had a dream that influenced his decision to come home.

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  • 28. 

    In the end of the story Mr. Craven is upset that the children were in the garden and refused to go in. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given answer, False, is that in the end of the story, Mr. Craven is actually delighted and overjoyed to find the children in the garden. He realizes that the garden has a positive effect on their well-being and allows them to continue spending time there. Therefore, he does not refuse their presence in the garden, but rather encourages it.

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  • 29. 

    Colin can walk at the end of the story, but he is still very unhappy.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that Colin can walk at the end of the story, but he is still very unhappy. The correct answer is False because the statement implies that Colin's ability to walk should make him happy, but it doesn't. Therefore, even though he can walk, he is still unhappy.

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  • 30. 

    Dickon helps Mary with the secret garden, and helps keep the secret.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Dickon helps Mary with the secret garden and keeps the secret, indicating that the statement is true.

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