"Stormalong"

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"Stormalong" - Quiz

Questions regarding our lesson 13 story, "Stormalong."


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What genre is "Stormalong"?

    • A.

      Folk Tale

    • B.

      Tall Tale

    • C.

      Science Fiction

    • D.

      Myth

    Correct Answer
    B. Tall Tale
    Explanation
    "Stormalong" is classified as a Tall Tale because it is a story that features exaggerated and larger-than-life characters, events, and settings. Tall tales often involve fantastical elements and are known for their humorous and imaginative storytelling style. In "Stormalong," the protagonist, Stormalong, is depicted as a giant sailor with incredible strength and extraordinary adventures, which aligns with the characteristics of a Tall Tale.

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  • 2. 

    Cause & Effect...Because Stormy wants to be where people are unfamiliar with the sea, he ___.

    Correct Answer
    moves to Kansas moves to the plains
    Explanation
    Stormy wants to be where people are unfamiliar with the sea, so he moves to Kansas. Moving to Kansas would fulfill his desire to be in a place where people are not familiar with the sea, as Kansas is a landlocked state with no coastline. Moving to the plains does not necessarily guarantee being in a place where people are unfamiliar with the sea, as there are coastal plains in some regions. Therefore, the correct answer is that Stormy moves to Kansas.

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  • 3. 

    The word "reputation" refers to

    • A.

      A person's adventures

    • B.

      Something unbelievable or unimaginable

    • C.

      Something that has dried out

    • D.

      The way one is seen by others

    Correct Answer
    D. The way one is seen by others
    Explanation
    The word "reputation" refers to the way one is seen by others. It is a measure of how others perceive and evaluate a person's character, behavior, and achievements. Reputation is often built over time through consistent actions and interactions, and it can greatly influence how individuals are treated and trusted in various social, personal, and professional contexts.

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  • 4. 

    Stormy doesn't like all the attention he gets while living in Cape Cod because ___.

    Correct Answer
    It makes him feel different.
    Explanation
    Stormy doesn't like all the attention he gets while living in Cape Cod because it makes him feel different. This implies that Stormy feels uncomfortable or out of place when he receives attention, possibly due to being the center of attention or standing out from others. This feeling of being different can lead to discomfort or a sense of not belonging, which explains why Stormy doesn't like the attention he receives.

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  • 5. 

    The sailors in Boston decide to build the biggest sailing ship in the world because ___.

    Correct Answer
    They want Stormy to sail with them.
    Explanation
    The sailors in Boston decide to build the biggest sailing ship in the world because they want Stormy to sail with them. This suggests that Stormy is an important figure or an experienced sailor whom the sailors greatly admire and want to have on board their ship. Building the biggest sailing ship may be a way to entice Stormy to join their crew and ensure a successful and impressive voyage.

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  • 6. 

    Someone who is yearning to take a trip...

    • A.

      Wants to go

    • B.

      Doesn't want to go

    • C.

      Enjoyed the trip

    • D.

      Doesn't care about the trip

    Correct Answer
    A. Wants to go
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wants to go". This is because the word "yearning" implies a strong desire or longing for something, in this case, taking a trip. Therefore, someone who is yearning to take a trip wants to go on the trip.

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  • 7. 

    How does Stormy's battle with the octopus change the other sailors' opinions of him?

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