The Horned Toad Prince Story By Jackie Mims Hopkins! Trivia Quiz

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Have you read The Horned Toad Prince Story By Jackie Mims Hopkins? It is a perfect children story that also captivates grown up, and its primary teaching is that we should always keep our promises. Do take up this quiz and get to see just how well you remember the book and its lessons. All the best and feel free to re-read the story.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does the underlined word mean? Tehe cattle grazed on the prairie.  

    • A.

      Desert

    • B.

      Plain

    • C.

      Ledge

    • D.

      Coast

    Correct Answer
    B. Plain
    Explanation
    The underlined word "plain" means a large area of flat or gently rolling land, typically without many trees. In the given sentence, it refers to the type of land where the cattle grazed.

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  • 2. 

    What does the underlined word mean? Cowboys lassoed the horses.

    • A.

      Fed with buckets

    • B.

      Herded with dogs

    • C.

      Caught with ropes

    • D.

      Protected with fences

    Correct Answer
    C. Caught with ropes
    Explanation
    The underlined word "lassoed" means to catch or capture something, in this case, the horses, using ropes. Cowboys use lassos, which are long ropes with a loop at one end, to catch and control horses. Therefore, the correct answer is "caught with ropes."

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  • 3. 

     What does the underlined word mean? The dry riverbed was covered with rocks.

    • A.

      Side of a cliff

    • B.

      Top of a mountain

    • C.

      Trail through a forest

    • D.

      Channel for water

    Correct Answer
    D. Channel for water
    Explanation
    The underlined word "riverbed" refers to the channel or path where a river flows. In this context, it means that the channel where the river used to flow is now dry and covered with rocks.

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  • 4. 

    What does the underlined word mean? Please do this favor for me.

    • A.

      Dull chore

    • B.

      Kind act

    • C.

      Difficult activity

    • D.

      Magic trick

    Correct Answer
    B. Kind act
    Explanation
    The underlined word "favor" in the given sentence means a kind act. It refers to someone doing something nice or helpful for another person. In this context, the speaker is asking the listener to do them a favor, which implies that they are requesting a kind act or assistance from the listener.

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  • 5. 

    What does the underlined word mean? I hope you're not offended.

    • A.

      Upset

    • B.

      Surprised

    • C.

      Frightened

    • D.

      Unkind

    Correct Answer
    A. Upset
    Explanation
    The underlined word "offended" means feeling upset or hurt by something someone said or did. It implies that the speaker hopes the listener is not feeling upset or hurt by their words or actions.

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  • 6. 

    What does the underlined word mean? Erika shrieked when she heard the news.

    • A.

      Fainted

    • B.

      Screamed

    • C.

      Danced

    • D.

      Giggled

    Correct Answer
    B. Screamed
    Explanation
    The underlined word "shrieked" means to scream loudly and sharply.

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  • 7. 

    What does the underlined word mean? The students made a bargain.

    • A.

      Mistake

    • B.

      Display

    • C.

      Deal

    • D.

      Mess

    Correct Answer
    C. Deal
    Explanation
    The underlined word "bargain" means a deal or an agreement made between two parties. It suggests that the students reached an agreement or made a deal with each other.

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  • 8. 

    Why did the author describe how Reba Jo liked to spend her time?  

    • A.

      To persuade the reader to take up roping

    • B.

      To give information about how to use a lasso

    • C.

      To introduce her as a character in the story

    • D.

      To tell the reader about the dangers of an arroyo

    Correct Answer
    C. To introduce her as a character in the story
    Explanation
    The author described how Reba Jo liked to spend her time in order to introduce her as a character in the story. By providing information about her interests and activities, the author is giving the reader an understanding of who Reba Jo is and what she enjoys doing. This helps to set the stage for the rest of the story and allows the reader to connect with Reba Jo as a character.

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  • 9. 

    Reba Jo said she would "be in a peck of trouble" when her father found out she had been near the riverbed. What does "a peck of trouble" mean?  

    • A.

      A basket full

    • B.

      The usual type

    • C.

      A large amount

    • D.

      A little bit

    Correct Answer
    C. A large amount
    Explanation
    The phrase "a peck of trouble" is an idiomatic expression that means a large amount of trouble. The word "peck" refers to a unit of measurement for dry goods, typically used for measuring grains or produce. So, when Reba Jo says she would be in a "peck of trouble," she is emphasizing that she would be in a significant amount of trouble when her father found out about her actions near the riverbed.

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  • 10. 

    At first, Reba Jo wanted to stay near the riverbed to.... 

    • A.

      Lasso a vulture.

    • B.

      Find a talking horned toad.

    • C.

      Get her hat.

    • D.

      Practice riding her horse.

    Correct Answer
    A. Lasso a vulture.
  • 11. 

    Why did the author write this story?  

    • A.

      To explain animal life in the desert

    • B.

      To entertain us with a funny story

    • C.

      To persuade readers to go to the desert

    • D.

      To show why Reba Jo does not like horned toads

    Correct Answer
    B. To entertain us with a funny story
    Explanation
    The author wrote this story to entertain readers with a funny story. The purpose of the story is not to explain animal life in the desert, persuade readers to go to the desert, or show why Reba Jo does not like horned toads. The focus is on providing entertainment through humor.

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  • 12. 

    What happened right before the horned toad spoke to Reba Jo?  

    • A.

      The vulture flew away.

    • B.

      Reba Jo lost her hat in the well.

    • C.

      Reba Jo made a promise.

    • D.

      A prairie storm blew in.

    Correct Answer
    B. Reba Jo lost her hat in the well.
    Explanation
    Right before the horned toad spoke to Reba Jo, she lost her hat in the well. This event is mentioned as the immediate precursor to the horned toad speaking, suggesting a connection between the two events.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following helps the reader understand that the setting is a desert? 

    • A.

      Reba Jo slammed the door.

    • B.

      Reba Jo lost her hat.

    • C.

      Reba Jo gave the horned toad her chili.

    • D.

      Reba Jo liked to lasso cacti in the hot sun.

    Correct Answer
    D. Reba Jo liked to lasso cacti in the hot sun.
  • 14. 

    Why did Reba Jo agree to do three favors for the horned toad?  

    • A.

      She wanted to get her hat from the well.

    • B.

      She had an idea that he might really be a prince.

    • C.

      She wanted him to do more things for her.

    • D.

      She was under the spell of a spirit in the arroyo.

    Correct Answer
    A. She wanted to get her hat from the well.
    Explanation
    Reba Jo agreed to do three favors for the horned toad because she wanted to get her hat from the well. This suggests that the hat was important to her and she was willing to help the horned toad in order to retrieve it.

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  • 15. 

    What was the last favor the horned toad asked of Reba Jo?  

    • A.

      To sing a song to him

    • B.

      To feed him some chili

    • C.

      To let him sleep in her hat

    • D.

      To give him a kiss

    Correct Answer
    D. To give him a kiss
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to give him a kiss. This can be inferred from the context of the question, which mentions the "last favor" asked by the horned toad. Additionally, the other options such as singing a song, feeding chili, or letting him sleep in her hat do not make sense in relation to a favor being asked. Therefore, the most logical choice is to give him a kiss as the last favor.

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  • 16. 

    When was the prince turned into a horned toad?  

    • A.

      At the end of the story

    • B.

      Many years before the story began

    • C.

      While he and Reba Jo were at the well

    • D.

      Before he came to this country

    Correct Answer
    B. Many years before the story began
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "many years before the story began." This is because the question is asking about the specific time when the prince was turned into a horned toad. The answer suggests that it happened long before the events of the story took place.

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  • 17. 

    In this story, the most important lesson that Reba Jo learns is to... 

    • A.

      Respect your parents.

    • B.

      Keep your promises.

    • C.

      Always try your best.

    • D.

      Mind your business.

    Correct Answer
    B. Keep your promises.
    Explanation
    In the story, Reba Jo learns the importance of keeping promises. This suggests that she may have made a promise to someone and faced the consequences of not keeping it. The lesson of keeping promises highlights the value of trust and reliability in relationships, and the impact that breaking promises can have on others. By learning this lesson, Reba Jo understands the importance of honoring commitments and being true to her word.

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