2nd Grade - Literature Trivia Questions

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  • 1. 

    In "Hey Diddle Diddle", what is rhymed with diddle?

    • A.

      Fiddle

    • B.

      Riddle

    • C.

      Tweedle

    • D.

      Cuddle

    Correct Answer
    A. Fiddle
    Explanation
    In the nursery rhyme "Hey Diddle Diddle," the word "diddle" is rhymed with "fiddle." This can be observed in the line "Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle." The word "fiddle" is a perfect rhyme for "diddle" as they both end with the same sound "-iddle."

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  • 2. 

    What did Little Miss Muffet sit on that rhymes with her name?

    • A.

      Tuffet

    • B.

      Tough

    • C.

      Buffet

    • D.

      Stuff

    Correct Answer
    A. Tuffet
    Explanation
    Little Miss Muffet sat on a "tuffet" which rhymes with her name. A tuffet is a low stool or cushion, often used as a footstool or for seating. In the nursery rhyme, Little Miss Muffet is depicted as sitting on a tuffet while eating her curds and whey.

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  • 3. 

    Which word rhymes with thin?

    • A.

      Bin

    • B.

      This

    • C.

      Noon

    • D.

      Hand

    Correct Answer
    A. Bin
    Explanation
    The word "bin" rhymes with "thin" because they both end with the same sound "-in".

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  • 4. 

    Which word rhymes with "joy"?

    • A.

      Bay

    • B.

      Boy

    • C.

      Say

    • D.

      Jay

    Correct Answer
    B. Boy
    Explanation
    The word "boy" rhymes with "joy" because both words end with the same sound, "oy". This makes them sound similar when pronounced.

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  • 5. 

    Which word rhymes with "dad"?

    • A.

      Bad

    • B.

      Dud

    • C.

      Did

    • D.

      Bed

    Correct Answer
    A. Bad
    Explanation
    The word "bad" rhymes with "dad" because they both have the same ending sound "-ad". The other options "dud", "did", and "bed" do not have the same ending sound as "dad", so they do not rhyme with it.

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  • 6. 

    What do you do when you go to bed at night?

    • A.

      Walk

    • B.

      Eat

    • C.

      Sleep

    • D.

      Run

    Correct Answer
    C. Sleep
    Explanation
    When a person goes to bed at night, the normal and expected action is to sleep. Sleeping is a natural and necessary process for the body to rest and rejuvenate. It is the time when the mind and body relax, and various physiological processes occur to support overall health and well-being. Therefore, the correct answer to the question is "Sleep."

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  • 7. 

    What word means "to want or desire something"?

    • A.

      Hear

    • B.

      See

    • C.

      Hate

    • D.

      Wish

    Correct Answer
    D. Wish
    Explanation
    The word "wish" means to want or desire something. It is used to express a strong desire or hope for something that is not currently present or attainable.

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  • 8. 

    What word means for what reason?

    • A.

      When

    • B.

      Where

    • C.

      Why

    • D.

      Who

    Correct Answer
    C. Why
    Explanation
    The word "why" is used to inquire about the reason or purpose behind something. It seeks an explanation or justification for an action, event, or decision. It helps to understand the motivation or cause behind a particular situation or behavior.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these might you do to rest?

    • A.

      Jump

    • B.

      Go

    • C.

      Sit

    • D.

      Walk

    Correct Answer
    C. Sit
    Explanation
    To rest, one might choose to sit down and relax. Sitting allows the body to take a break from physical activity and provides a comfortable position to rest and rejuvenate. It is a common and natural way to rest, allowing the muscles to relax and the mind to unwind.

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  • 10. 

    To be number one means to be what?

    • A.

      Best

    • B.

      Good

    • C.

      Better

    • D.

      Fair

    Correct Answer
    A. Best
    Explanation
    To be number one means to be the best. This implies being superior or excelling in comparison to others. Being the best indicates achieving the highest level of performance or success in a particular field or competition. It signifies being at the top and surpassing all others in terms of quality, skill, or ability.

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  • 11. 

    If a person wants to draw something towards them, what do they do?

    • A.

      Push

    • B.

      Pull

    • C.

      Shove

    • D.

      Punch

    Correct Answer
    B. Pull
    Explanation
    When a person wants to draw something towards them, they exert a force in the opposite direction of the desired movement. This action is known as pulling.

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  • 12. 

    What word means to narrate something?

    • A.

      Question

    • B.

      Ask

    • C.

      Sing

    • D.

      Tell

    Correct Answer
    D. Tell
    Explanation
    The word "tell" means to narrate or communicate information or a story to someone. It implies sharing details or recounting events in a spoken or written form. This word is commonly used when someone wants to convey a message, express a story, or provide information to others.

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  • 13. 

    A winner finishes in what place?

    • A.

      Second

    • B.

      Last

    • C.

      First

    • D.

      Fifth

    Correct Answer
    C. First
    Explanation
    The winner finishes in first place.

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  • 14. 

    Which word does not belong?

    • A.

      Wood

    • B.

      Song

    • C.

      Music

    • D.

      Sing

    Correct Answer
    A. Wood
    Explanation
    The word "Wood" does not belong because it is the only word that does not relate to sound or music. "Song," "Music," and "Sing" are all related to sound or music in some way.

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  • 15. 

    Which word does not go with the others?

    • A.

      Hand

    • B.

      Eraser

    • C.

      Pencil

    • D.

      Pen

    Correct Answer
    A. Hand
    Explanation
    The word "Hand" does not go with the others because it is not a writing instrument, while "Eraser," "Pencil," and "Pen" are all items commonly used for writing or drawing.

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  • 16. 

    Kenneth Grahame wrote a book called "The Wind in the" what?

    • A.

      Window

    • B.

      Willows

    • C.

      Water

    • D.

      Wild

    Correct Answer
    B. Willows
    Explanation
    Kenneth Grahame wrote a book called "The Wind in the Willows."

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