The Cricket In Times Square By George Selden! Trivia Quiz

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The Cricket In Times Square By George Selden! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What does the word eavesdropping mean in the sentence? Tucker Mouse learns things by eavesdropping on unsuspecting human beings
    • A. 

      Talking loudly

    • B. 

      Dropping from eaves

    • C. 

      waiting until nightfall

    • D. 

      Listening to conversations while hidden

  • 2. 
    What does the word wistfully mean in the sentence? Chester speaks wistfully about Connecticut, his lost home.
    • A. 

      Nastily

    • B. 

      Happily

    • C. 

      Longingly

    • D. 

      Confusingly

  • 3. 
    What does the word logical mean in the sentence? Tucker Mouse says Chester is very logical to follow the liverwurst smell.
    • A. 

      Caring

    • B. 

      Smelly

    • C. 

      Sensible

    • D. 

      Unreasonable

  • 4. 
    Where does the beginning of the passage take place?
    • A. 

      In a picnic basket on a train

    • B. 

      At a train station in Connecticut

    • C. 

      At a subway station in Chester Place, Connecticut

    • D. 

      At a subway station in Times Square, New York City

  • 5. 
    Which of these BEST describes what Harry Cat is doing when we first meet him?
    • A. 

      He is taking a bath.

    • B. 

      He is looking for food

    • C. 

      He is singing to Chester.

    • D. 

      He is trying to get out of a drainpipe.

  • 6. 
    Which of these BEST describes why Tucker Mouse doesn’t fear Harry Cat?
    • A. 

      Harry Cat prefers vegetables.

    • B. 

      Harry Cat doesn’t have teeth.

    • C. 

      Harry Cat no longer eats mice.

    • D. 

      Tucker Mouse is larger than Harry Cat.

  • 7. 
    Which of these BEST describes the theme of the passage?
    • A. 

      Despite being very different, three creatures can find common ground and be friends.

    • B. 

      Even though animals may live in a noisy subway station, they can find food.

    • C. 

      Mice and crickets should not try to be friends.

    • D. 

      If you run away from home, you’ll be sorry.

  • 8. 
    Which of these is MOST LIKELY the reason that Chester is afraid of Times Square?
    • A. 

      He does not like lights.

    • B. 

      He is not used to people.

    • C. 

      He does not really know Tucker and Harry.

    • D. 

      He is not used to tall buildings, loud noises, and the bright colors of the city.

  • 9. 
    How would the passage MOST LIKELY be different if Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat got lost in Connecticut, and Chester helped them?
    • A. 

      Tucker and Harry would not like the picnic food.

    • B. 

      Chester would not be friendly to Tucker and Harry.

    • C. 

      Tucker and Harry would be afraid of the loud noises of the country.

    • D. 

      Chester would show Tucker and Harry his willow tree and a babbling brook.