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About the talltale stories of Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill. Compare and contrast the two stories.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the two short stories? Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill.

    • A.

      Tall tales

    • B.

      Legends

    • C.

      Myths

    Correct Answer
    A. Tall tales
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Tall tales" because both Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill are characters from American folklore known for their exaggerated and larger-than-life adventures. These stories are often humorous and full of exaggerations, making them fall under the category of tall tales.

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  • 2. 

    What did Pecos Bill ride on?

    • A.

      A snake

    • B.

      A mountain lion

    • C.

      A whale

    Correct Answer
    B. A mountain lion
    Explanation
    Pecos Bill rode on a mountain lion. Pecos Bill is a legendary American cowboy known for his wild adventures, and one of his famous feats was riding a mountain lion. This choice is supported by the fact that mountain lions are native to North America and are known for their agility and strength, making them a suitable choice for a daring cowboy like Pecos Bill.

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  • 3. 

    What is the difference between Pecos Bill and Paul Bunyan?

    • A.

      One is about a giant and an ox and one is about a guy and a mountain lion

    • B.

      They are both myths

    • C.

      They both talk about history

    Correct Answer
    A. One is about a giant and an ox and one is about a guy and a mountain lion
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that one story is about a giant and an ox (referring to Paul Bunyan) while the other is about a guy and a mountain lion (referring to Pecos Bill). This explanation highlights the contrasting characters and elements of the two stories, emphasizing the difference in the main characters and their companions.

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  • 4. 

    What is Paul Bunyan's oxes name?

    Correct Answer
    Babe
    Paul Jr.
    Logger
    Explanation
    Paul Bunyan's ox is famously named Babe. Paul Jr. and Logger are not the names of Paul Bunyan's ox.

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  • 5. 

    Explain to me how Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill are alike?

  • 6. 

    What did Paul Bunyan do?

    Correct Answer
    Dug Puget Sound
    Cleared trees from Dakotas
    Scooped out Great Lakes
    All of the above
    Explanation
    Paul Bunyan is a legendary figure in American folklore known for his immense size and strength. According to the stories, Paul Bunyan accomplished various incredible feats. He is said to have dug Puget Sound, cleared trees from the Dakotas, and even scooped out the Great Lakes. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above," as Paul Bunyan is credited with performing all of these extraordinary tasks.

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  • 7. 

    Explain where Paul Bunyan did all his achivements?

  • 8. 

    Where did Pecos Bill do all of his achivements?

    Correct Answer
    Texas, New Mexico
    Michigan, Texas
    Kansas, Michigan, New Mexico, Texas
    Explanation
    Pecos Bill did all of his achievements in Texas, New Mexico, Michigan, and Kansas.

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  • 9. 

    Give me two character traits of each person. Two of Paul Bunyan and Two of Pecos Bill.

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