Swindle By Gordon Korman

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Swindle Quizzes & Trivia

Swindle is a 2008 children's novel by Gordon Korman. It is a caper story about the retrieval of a valuable baseball card and built on creativity and simple language. Incase you have read the book, take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why does Griffin plan a sleepover at the Old Rockford House?
    • A. 

      To scare his friends

    • B. 

      To steal a baseball card

    • C. 

      To get revenge

    • D. 

      To protest the city's plan

    • E. 

      To have fun

  • 2. 
    When is the building scheduled to be demolished?
    • A. 

      The night of the sleepover

    • B. 

      The day after the sleepover

    • C. 

      The week after the sleepover

    • D. 

      The weekend after the sleepover

    • E. 

      A month after the sleepover

  • 3. 
    How many of Griffin's friends show up for the sleepover?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 4. 
    Why does Griffin hope the card is worth a lot of money?
    • A. 

      He wants a new bike.

    • B. 

      His parents have financial problems.

    • C. 

      He is trying to impress a girl.

    • D. 

      He wants to be the richest kid in town.

    • E. 

      He wants to buy a car.

  • 5. 
    How much does S. Wendell Palomino offer Griffin for the card?
    • A. 

      $100

    • B. 

      $1,000,000

    • C. 

      $10

    • D. 

      $20

    • E. 

      $120

  • 6. 
    How much is the card actually worth?
    • A. 

      $2,000,000

    • B. 

      $1,500,000

    • C. 

      $1,000,000

    • D. 

      $1,200,000

    • E. 

      $2,000,000

  • 7. 
    Which one of Griffin's friends is the "dog whisperer"?
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Ben

    • C. 

      Twitch

    • D. 

      Savannah

    • E. 

      Darren

  • 8. 
    What is the "emergency signal"?
    • A. 

      Snapping fingers

    • B. 

      Yelling "help!"

    • C. 

      Hooting

    • D. 

      Whistling

    • E. 

      Humming "happy birthday to you"

  • 9. 
    Who ended up with the Babe Ruth card and making $974,000?
    • A. 

      Swindle

    • B. 

      Darren

    • C. 

      Ben

    • D. 

      Griffin

    • E. 

      Mrs. Winnifred Rockford-Bates

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Last night for dinner, my mom baked swindles.

    • B. 

      If you don't stop yelling, I'll swindle you in the nose.

    • C. 

      In the wintertime everywhere you look kids are swindling each other with snowballs.

    • D. 

      Sarah was able to swindle her little sister into doing her chores for her.

    • E. 

      Did you hear that loud swindle?