Rikki-tikki-tavi-reading Test

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Rikki Tikki Tavi Quizzes & Trivia

This test is the Unit 4 test for Rikki-Tikki-Tavi. Students will be able to use open book and open notes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the definition that best describes the underlined work:The acrobat was balancing a chair on his chin.
    • A. 

      Beautiful or impressive: brilliant

    • B. 

      Brought someone or something back to consciousness

    • C. 

      Keeping steady and not falling over

    • D. 

      Thick growths of plans or bushes

  • 2. 
    Choose the definition that best describes the underlined work: The bungalow was large enough to house just the two of them.
    • A. 

      A small house

    • B. 

      Fiercely: violently

    • C. 

      Raised

    • D. 

      Held or squeezed

  • 3. 
    Choose the definition that best describes the underlined work: At discount stores, you may pay a fraction of an item's value.
    • A. 

      Made someone or something helpless and unable to function

    • B. 

      A small portion or small amount

    • C. 

      Expressing something in a way that shows dislike or disrespect

    • D. 

      Ran or moved quickly with short steps

  • 4. 
    Choose the definition that best describes the underlined work: The paramedic revived the accident victim.
    • A. 

      Brave or courageous

    • B. 

      All the young in one family

    • C. 

      Brought something or someone back to consciousness

    • D. 

      Keeping steady and not falling over

  • 5. 
    Some species of mongooses are bred as pets.
    • A. 

      Raised

    • B. 

      All the young in a family

    • C. 

      Beautiful or impressive: brilliant

    • D. 

      A small portion or small amount

  • 6. 
    A mongoose may see like a peculiar pet.
    • A. 

      Fiercely:violent

    • B. 

      Strange or odd

    • C. 

      A small portion or small amount

    • D. 

      Brave or courageous

  • 7. 
    How far back does the Indian Mongoose's reputation for bravery date back?
    • A. 

      Ancient Egypt

    • B. 

      Ancient Greece

    • C. 

      Ancient Rome

    • D. 

      Yesterday

  • 8. 
    Where do Indian mongoose live?
    • A. 

      Desert

    • B. 

      Fields or heavy brush

    • C. 

      Colorado mountains

    • D. 

      In the ocean

  • 9. 
    What type of dance does a mongoose do?
    • A. 

      Moonwalk

    • B. 

      Ballet

    • C. 

      Tap

    • D. 

      Snake

  • 10. 
    What kind of animal is Chuchundra?
    • A. 

      A rat

    • B. 

      A mongoose

    • C. 

      A snake

    • D. 

      A muskrat

  • 11. 
    Nag believes that if he can rid the house of people, then-
    • A. 

      A mongoose can live in the garden again.

    • B. 

      He and Nagaina can move in.

    • C. 

      He can be crowned queen.

    • D. 

      Rikki-tikki-tavi will leave.

  • 12. 
    Nag waits by the water jar to-
    • A. 

      Take a drink.

    • B. 

      Catch Rikki-tikki-tavi

    • C. 

      Save the eggs.

    • D. 

      Attack the man.

  • 13. 
    Darzee's wife pretends her wing is broken in order to-
    • A. 

      Trick Nagaina.

    • B. 

      Make Nagaina angry.

    • C. 

      Lead the boy into a trap.

    • D. 

      Save Rikki-tikki.

  • 14. 
    What can you tell about cobras from this story?
    • A. 

      Most cobras can sing.

    • B. 

      Baby cobras like to eat melon.

    • C. 

      Adult cobras don't bite children.

    • D. 

      Cobras are very dangerous.

  • 15. 
    How is Darzee's wife different from Darzee?
    • A. 

      She has a broken wing.

    • B. 

      She is not as brave.

    • C. 

      She is smarter.

    • D. 

      She is a better singer.

  • 16. 
    What was most important to Rikki-tikki-tavi?
    • A. 

      Sleeping in the house.

    • B. 

      Playing tricks on snakes

    • C. 

      Keeping Teddy safe.

    • D. 

      Having a friend.

  • 17. 
    What part of this story could NOT really happen? This would be a type of personification.
    • A. 

      A cobra lays her eggs in the garden.

    • B. 

      A bird sings loudly.

    • C. 

      A mongoose kills a snake.

    • D. 

      Animals talk.

  • 18. 
    If you were looking at this story from the perspective of Nag and Nagaina, how do you think the story would have been different? Write a well developed paragraph that explains your answer.
  • 19. 
    Why do you think the author chose to write this story using personification? In other why did the author use talking animals in his story? Write your answer in 3-4 sentences.