Song Of The Brook Quiz: Things Could Be Worse!

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  • 1. 

    What had Hilda and John enjoyed doing at their neighbors’ place?

    • A.

      Playing baseball

    • B.

      Playing video games

    • C.

      Hilda played dolls with Sarah and Lois; John rode David's horse

    • D.

      Hilda left home, but John played.

    • E.

      They did not like going to teir neighbors'

    Correct Answer
    C. Hilda played dolls with Sarah and Lois; John rode David's horse
    Explanation
    Hilda and John enjoyed different activities at their neighbors' place. Hilda played dolls with Sarah and Lois, while John rode David's horse.

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  • 2. 

    What did the Olsons give the Johnsons?

    • A.

      Cheese pie and apple pie

    • B.

      Strawberry and resberry plants and seed potatoes

    • C.

      A new house

    • D.

      An idea for traveling by train

    • E.

      Candy

    Correct Answer
    B. Strawberry and resberry plants and seed potatoes
    Explanation
    The Olsons gave the Johnsons strawberry and raspberry plants and seed potatoes.

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  • 3. 

    When Hilda was praying by her window, what did she hear that made her happy?

    • A.

      A brook

    • B.

      The animals

    • C.

      A car

    • D.

      Mama

    • E.

      Papa

    Correct Answer
    A. A brook
    Explanation
    Hilda heard a brook when she was praying by her window, which made her happy. The sound of a brook can be soothing and peaceful, creating a calming atmosphere. It is possible that Hilda enjoys the sound of nature and finds it comforting, which is why hearing the brook made her happy.

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  • 4. 

    What did the children want to do the next day?

    • A.

      Sleep

    • B.

      Eat

    • C.

      Go bac to Minnesota

    • D.

      Explore or play

    • E.

      Do nothing all day

    Correct Answer
    D. Explore or play
    Explanation
    The children wanted to explore or play the next day.

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  • 5. 

    What did they have to do instead?

    • A.

      Go to Thora's house

    • B.

      Have a birthday party

    • C.

      Help with the chores

    • D.

      Go fishing

    • E.

      Do homework

    Correct Answer
    C. Help with the chores
    Explanation
    They had to help with the chores instead of doing any of the other activities mentioned.

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  • 6. 

    What did the girls discover on their arms?

    • A.

      They had golden rings.

    • B.

      The American continent

    • C.

      Their new arms were installed

    • D.

      Bedbug bites

    • E.

      Many fingers

    Correct Answer
    D. Bedbug bites
    Explanation
    The girls discovered bedbug bites on their arms.

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  • 7. 

    Why did this upset Mama so much?

    • A.

      Because bedbugs come when a house is not kept clean

    • B.

      It did not upset her.

    • C.

      Because it was dark and she couldn't see Hilda's arms

    • D.

      It was Papa that was upset not Mama.

    • E.

      The bedbugs were not real

    Correct Answer
    A. Because bedbugs come when a house is not kept clean
    Explanation
    Mama was upset because she believed that bedbugs only infest houses that are not kept clean. This suggests that she may feel embarrassed or ashamed that their house is not clean enough to prevent bedbugs. It also implies that she may be concerned about the perception of others and the potential judgment they may face if bedbugs are found in their home.

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  • 8. 

    Where did Papa go and for what?

    • A.

      He went to town to buy a new house.

    • B.

      To town for supplies

    • C.

      Back to Minnesota

    • D.

      To the woods for logs

    • E.

      He did not go anywhere.

    Correct Answer
    B. To town for supplies
    Explanation
    Papa went to town to buy supplies. This implies that he needed to purchase necessary items or materials for some purpose. The answer "to town for supplies" suggests that he went to town specifically for this reason, rather than for any other purpose such as buying a new house, going back to Minnesota, or going to the woods for logs.

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  • 9. 

    Where dd Mama let the children go?

    • A.

      To town

    • B.

      To Uncle Ole's house

    • C.

      Back to Minnesota

    • D.

      To the train station to ride the train

    • E.

      To the woods to explore

    Correct Answer
    E. To the woods to explore
    Explanation
    Mama let the children go to the woods to explore.

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  • 10. 

    What is title of this chapter?

    • A.

      Wonderful Washington

    • B.

      Disappointment

    • C.

      Things Could Be Worse

    • D.

      Adventure in the Woods

    • E.

      Who Can Stand before Envy?

    Correct Answer
    C. Things Could Be Worse
    Explanation
    The title of the chapter is "Things Could Be Worse" because this phrase suggests that the events or situations in the chapter are not as bad as they could have been. This implies that there may be some challenges or difficulties faced by the characters, but they are not extreme or unbearable. The title also hints at a theme of perspective and gratitude, encouraging readers to consider the positive aspects of their own lives despite any setbacks or hardships.

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