Tale Of Despereaux Quiz 1

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Quiz 1 over The Tale of Despereaux


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Despereaux is a ____________.

    • A.

      Dog

    • B.

      Mouse

    • C.

      Elephant

    • D.

      Snake

    Correct Answer
    B. Mouse
    Explanation
    Despereaux is a mouse.

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  • 2. 

    Despereax had really big ____________.

    • A.

      Ears

    • B.

      Fingers

    • C.

      Toes

    • D.

      Shoes

    Correct Answer
    A. Ears
    Explanation
    Despereaux had really big ears.

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  • 3. 

    Despereaux did not like to __________________.

    • A.

      Bake cakes

    • B.

      Read

    • C.

      Eat paper

    • D.

      Play on the computer

    Correct Answer
    C. Eat paper
    Explanation
    Despereaux did not like to eat paper because it is not a common or natural food for mice. Mice typically eat grains, seeds, fruits, and vegetables, not paper. Additionally, paper can be harmful to mice if ingested, as it can cause digestive issues or blockages. Therefore, it is reasonable for Despereaux to not like eating paper.

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  • 4. 

    Despereaux read "_________________" in a book.

    • A.

      Once upon a time

    • B.

      Beware of rats

    • C.

      Mice can scurry

    • D.

      Stay out of the dungeon

    Correct Answer
    A. Once upon a time
    Explanation
    The given correct answer, "Once upon a time," suggests that Despereaux read a story or a fairy tale in a book. The phrase "Once upon a time" is commonly used as the opening line of many traditional fairy tales, indicating that the story is about to begin. Therefore, it can be inferred that Despereaux read a fictional story or fairy tale in the book.

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  • 5. 

    Large, mean _________ lived in the dungeon of the castle.

    • A.

      Birds

    • B.

      Monkeys

    • C.

      Slugs

    • D.

      Rats

    Correct Answer
    D. Rats
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Rats" because rats are commonly associated with living in dark and dirty places, such as dungeons. They are also known for their aggressive behavior, which aligns with the description of them being "mean".

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  • 6. 

    What was the honey-sweet sound that Despereaux heard?

    • A.

      Yelling

    • B.

      Laughing

    • C.

      Music

    • D.

      Crying

    Correct Answer
    C. Music
    Explanation
    Despereaux heard a honey-sweet sound, which suggests a pleasant and melodious tone. This implies that the sound he heard was soothing and enjoyable, resembling the qualities of music.

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  • 7. 

    What rule did Despereaux break?

    • A.

      Never show yourself to humans!

    • B.

      Only eat crumbs

    • C.

      Be nice to your mother

    • D.

      Don't cut your hair

    Correct Answer
    A. Never show yourself to humans!
    Explanation
    Despereaux broke the rule of never showing himself to humans. This means that he disregarded the strict rule that mice should never reveal themselves to humans, which is a crucial part of their survival and safety. By defying this rule, Despereaux put himself and potentially his entire mouse community at risk of being captured or harmed by humans.

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  • 8. 

    What was the Princess's name?

    • A.

      Princess Mary

    • B.

      Princess Sandy

    • C.

      Princess Pea

    • D.

      Princess Bob

    Correct Answer
    C. Princess Pea
  • 9. 

    What was the King doing for the Princess?

    • A.

      Reading her a book

    • B.

      Making her dinner

    • C.

      Rubbing her feet

    • D.

      Playing his guitar

    Correct Answer
    D. Playing his guitar
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that the King was playing his guitar for the Princess. This implies that he was entertaining her or trying to make her happy by playing music.

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  • 10. 

    The King couldn't see very good. He thought Despereaux was a __________.

    • A.

      Cat

    • B.

      Duck

    • C.

      Bug

    • D.

      Horse

    Correct Answer
    C. Bug
    Explanation
    The King couldn't see very well, so he mistook Despereaux for a bug.

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