Ramona Quimby, Age 8: Novel Quiz!

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Ramona Quimby, Age 8: Novel Quiz! - Quiz

Ramona Quimby, Age 8 is a Children's novel written by American writer Beverly Cleary, published in 1981. The story revolves around Ramona Quimby, a third-grade student who joins a new school and makes some new friends. This story depicts the difficulties and experiences she had during school life. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about chapter 2 Characters and events.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was Ramona so excited to do on the first day of school?

    • A.

      Getting to ride the bus.

    • B.

      Getting to walk with Beezus.

    • C.

      Taking Picky-picky to show and tell.

    Correct Answer
    A. Getting to ride the bus.
    Explanation
    Ramona was excited to ride the bus on the first day of school.

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  • 2. 

    Where was Beezus going to school?

    • A.

      Glenwood, Elementary

    • B.

      Glenwood, Junior High

    • C.

      Cedarhurst Primary School

    Correct Answer
    B. Glenwood, Junior High
    Explanation
    Beezus was going to Glenwood, Junior High school.

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  • 3. 

    Ramona was going to which school? What Grade?

    • A.

      Cedarhurst Primary, Third Grade

    • B.

      Glenwood, Sixth Grade

    • C.

      Maplewood, Fourth Grade

    Correct Answer
    A. Cedarhurst Primary, Third Grade
    Explanation
    Ramona was going to Cedarhurst Primary school and she was in the Third Grade.

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  • 4. 

    What is Ramona's best friend's name?

    • A.

      Howard Kerpop

    • B.

      Howie Kemp

    • C.

      Greten Howard

    Correct Answer
    B. Howie Kemp
    Explanation
    Ramona's best friend's name is Howie Kemp.

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  • 5. 

    What did she call the boy who stole her eraser?

    • A.

      Galaxy Ape

    • B.

      Cedarhurst Ape

    • C.

      Yard Ape

    Correct Answer
    C. Yard Ape
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yard Ape" because the question asks what she called the boy who stole her eraser. Out of the given options, "Yard Ape" is the only one that fits the context of someone who steals items and has a negative connotation. "Galaxy Ape" and "Cedarhurst Ape" do not make sense in this context and are unrelated to the question.

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  • 6. 

    What did Mr. Quimbly give Ramona on the first day of school?

    • A.

      A new backpack

    • B.

      A pencil

    • C.

      An eraser

    • D.

      A pen

    Correct Answer
    C. An eraser
    Explanation
    Mr. Quimbly gave Ramona an eraser on the first day of school.

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  • 7. 

    What does D.E.A.R. stand for?

    • A.

      Do Everything All Right

    • B.

      Don't Eat A Reader

    • C.

      Drop Everything and Run

    • D.

       Drop Everything and Read

    Correct Answer
    D.  Drop Everything and Read
    Explanation
    D.E.A.R. stands for "Drop Everything and Read." This acronym is often used in educational settings to encourage students to set aside time for independent reading. The correct answer emphasizes the importance of prioritizing reading and making it a priority by dropping everything else and immersing oneself in a book.

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  • 8. 

    Why was the oatmeal dyed blue in their science experiment?

    • A.

       Larva liked to eat oatmeal

    • B.

      The oatmeal had vitamins for the Larva

    • C.

      So you could see the Larvae

    • D.

      So the children would know not to eat it

    Correct Answer
    C. So you could see the Larvae
    Explanation
    The oatmeal was dyed blue in the science experiment so that the larvae could be easily seen. By dyeing the oatmeal, the larvae would stand out against the blue background, making it easier for the children to observe and study them. This would allow the children to learn more about the larvae's behavior and characteristics.

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  • 9. 

    Why does Ramona think Mrs. Whaley called her a show-off and a nuisance?

    • A.

      One of the students told her

    • B.

      Mrs. Whaley called her parents

    • C.

      Ramona found a note Mrs. Whaley wrote

    • D.

      Ramona overheard Mrs. Whaley saying that

    Correct Answer
    D. Ramona overheard Mrs. Whaley saying that
    Explanation
    Ramona thinks Mrs. Whaley called her a show-off and a nuisance because she overheard Mrs. Whaley saying that.

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  • 10. 

    What type of meat did Mrs. Quimby use in her pot roast?

    • A.

      Tongue

    • B.

      Pork

    • C.

      Pigs feet

    • D.

      Beef

    Correct Answer
    A. Tongue
    Explanation
    Mrs. Quimby used tongue in her pot roast.

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