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  • 1. 

    Which round rolling object would rhyme with "wall"?

    • A.

      Tire

    • B.

      Call

    • C.

      Marble

    • D.

      Ball

    Correct Answer
    D. Ball
    Explanation
    The word "ball" rhymes with "wall" because both words end in the same sound, the /ɔːl/ sound. This makes "ball" the correct answer. "Tire," "call," and "marble" do not rhyme with "wall" as they do not have the same ending sound.

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  • 2. 

    Which line would rhyme with "Once upon a time"?

    • A.

      I Caught A Little Sign

    • B.

      I Followed A Line

    • C.

      I Caught A Little Rhyme

    • D.

      I Told A Little Lie

    Correct Answer
    C. I Caught A Little Rhyme
    Explanation
    The line "I Caught A Little Rhyme" would rhyme with "Once upon a time". The rhyme is created by the similar ending sound of "time" and "rhyme".

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  • 3. 

    What do the first, second and fifth lines of a limerick end with?

    • A.

      Rhyming Words

    • B.

      Words That Are Spelled The Same

    • C.

      Words With The Same First Syllable

    • D.

      The Same Word

    Correct Answer
    A. Rhyming Words
    Explanation
    The first, second, and fifth lines of a limerick end with rhyming words. A limerick is a type of poem that follows a specific rhyming pattern, with the first, second, and fifth lines rhyming with each other, and the third and fourth lines rhyming with each other. This creates a playful and rhythmic effect in the poem.

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  • 4. 

    Which line would rhyme with "See the kite"?

    • A.

      Flying In The Sky

    • B.

      Fluttering In The Air

    • C.

      It Is High

    • D.

      Flying At Night

    Correct Answer
    D. Flying At Night
    Explanation
    "Flying At Night" would rhyme with "See the kite" because both lines end with the same sound, "ite." The other options do not have the same ending sound, so they would not rhyme with "See the kite."

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  • 5. 

    What word completes the rhyme "There once was a man from Beijing/All his life he had hoped to be"?

    • A.

      King

    • B.

      Earl

    • C.

      Duke

    • D.

      Prince

    Correct Answer
    A. King
    Explanation
    The word "King" completes the rhyme because it rhymes with "Beijing" and fits the rhythm of the sentence. The other options, Earl, Duke, and Prince, do not rhyme with "Beijing" and would not create a cohesive rhyme.

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  • 6. 

    What line follows: "Mary, Mary, quite contrary/How does your garden grow"?

    • A.

      With Shells And Bells

    • B.

      With Bells And Tales

    • C.

      With Silver Bells And Cockleshells

    • D.

      With Cents And Dollar Bills

    Correct Answer
    C. With Silver Bells And Cockleshells
    Explanation
    The line that follows "Mary, Mary, quite contrary/How does your garden grow" is "With Silver Bells And Cockleshells". This is a well-known nursery rhyme that describes Mary's garden as being adorned with silver bells and cockleshells.

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  • 7. 

    What comes after "He called for his pipe, and he called for his bowl, and"?

    • A.

      He Counted Up To Three

    • B.

      He Called For His Fiddlers Three

    • C.

      He Saw All He Could See

    • D.

      He Looked For You And Me

    Correct Answer
    B. He Called For His Fiddlers Three
    Explanation
    After the line "He called for his pipe, and he called for his bowl, and", the next line is "He called for his fiddlers three". This is the correct answer because it follows the pattern of the previous lines, where the subject of the sentence (he) calls for different objects. The repetition of the phrase "he called for" suggests a continuation of this pattern, and the mention of "his fiddlers three" fits with the theme of calling for different things.

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  • 8. 

    In the nursery rhyme "Jack Be Nimble", what did Jack jump over?

    • A.

      The Candlestick

    • B.

      The Moon

    • C.

      The Sea

    • D.

      The River

    Correct Answer
    A. The Candlestick
    Explanation
    In the nursery rhyme "Jack Be Nimble," Jack is described as being nimble and able to jump over something. The correct answer is "The Candlestick" because the rhyme specifically mentions Jack jumping over a candlestick. This is a well-known line from the nursery rhyme and is often associated with the character of Jack being agile and quick.

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  • 9. 

    In "I've Been Working on the Railroad", who blew her horn?

    • A.

      Her Mother

    • B.

      Gabrielle

    • C.

      Louis Armstrong

    • D.

      Dinah

    Correct Answer
    D. Dinah
    Explanation
    In the song "I've Been Working on the Railroad," the character Dinah is the one who blew her horn. This is mentioned in the lyrics of the song, indicating that Dinah is the one responsible for blowing the horn.

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  • 10. 

    What did Jack break in "Jack and Jill"?

    • A.

      His Crown

    • B.

      His Watch

    • C.

      His Fall

    • D.

      His Pail

    Correct Answer
    A. His Crown
    Explanation
    In the nursery rhyme "Jack and Jill," Jack is said to have broken his crown. This refers to a figurative crown, not a literal one. The term "crown" here symbolizes his head or skull, indicating that Jack fell and injured himself, possibly resulting in a head injury. This line is often interpreted as a way to explain why Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch water, as they may have needed water to tend to Jack's injury.

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  • 11. 

    Groups of lines in poetry are called what?

    • A.

      Blocks

    • B.

      Lines

    • C.

      Stanzas

    • D.

      Meters

    Correct Answer
    C. Stanzas
    Explanation
    Stanzas are groups of lines in poetry that are separated by spaces or breaks. Each stanza in a poem usually contains a specific theme or idea, and they help to organize the structure and flow of the poem. Stanzas can vary in length, and poets often use different stanza forms to create different effects or convey different emotions. Therefore, stanzas are the correct answer for this question.

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  • 12. 

    Which word completes the rhyme: "I don't mind eels / Except as meals / And the way they"?

    • A.

      Tales

    • B.

      Feels

    • C.

      Gels

    • D.

      Smells

    Correct Answer
    B. Feels
    Explanation
    The word "feels" completes the rhyme because it maintains the rhyming pattern of the previous lines. The rhyme scheme is AABB, with the first two lines ending in "eels" and "meals," so it makes sense for the third line to end in a word that rhymes with them. "Feels" is the only option that rhymes with "eels" and fits the context of the sentence, making it the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    In "The Night Before Christmas", how does Santa Claus go up the chimney?

    • A.

      Says Goodbye

    • B.

      Lays His Finger Aside His Nose

    • C.

      Giggles

    • D.

      Waves

    Correct Answer
    B. Lays His Finger Aside His Nose
    Explanation
    In "The Night Before Christmas," Santa Claus goes up the chimney by laying his finger aside his nose. This action is described in the poem as a magical gesture that allows Santa to magically disappear and reappear at different locations. It is a whimsical and iconic image associated with Santa Claus and his ability to navigate through chimneys to deliver presents to children.

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  • 14. 

    The "Night Before Christmas" names all of Santa's what?

    • A.

      Children

    • B.

      Relatives

    • C.

      Elves

    • D.

      Reindeer

    Correct Answer
    D. Reindeer
    Explanation
    The "Night Before Christmas" is a famous poem that describes Santa Claus and his activities on Christmas Eve. In the poem, Santa's sleigh is pulled by a team of reindeer. Therefore, the correct answer is "Reindeer."

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  • 15. 

    Where were the stockings hung in "The Night Before Christmas"?

    • A.

      By The Chimney

    • B.

      On The Tree

    • C.

      In The Kitchen

    • D.

      In The Bathroom

    Correct Answer
    A. By The Chimney
    Explanation
    In the poem "The Night Before Christmas," the stockings were hung by the chimney. This is a traditional Christmas practice where stockings are hung by the fireplace in anticipation of Santa Claus filling them with gifts. The chimney is mentioned in the poem as the place where Santa Claus enters the house to deliver presents, so it makes sense for the stockings to be hung nearby. Hanging stockings by the chimney is a popular Christmas tradition that symbolizes the excitement and anticipation of receiving gifts on Christmas morning.

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  • 16. 

    How did the poet describe Santa's belly in "The Night Before Christmas"?

    • A.

      Like A Bowl Full Of Jelly

    • B.

      As Small As A Mouse

    • C.

      Round As A Basketball

    • D.

      Big As A Bathtub

    Correct Answer
    A. Like A Bowl Full Of Jelly
    Explanation
    In "The Night Before Christmas," the poet describes Santa's belly as being "Like A Bowl Full Of Jelly." This description suggests that Santa's belly is round and soft, just like a bowl filled with jelly. This imagery adds to the jolly and playful image of Santa Claus, emphasizing his plumpness and good-natured spirit.

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