Blind Men And An Elephant Book Quiz! Trivia

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Blind Men And An Elephant Book Quiz! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the story take place?
    • A. 

      Vietnam

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Thailand

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 2. 
    What kind of story is this?
    • A. 

      Novel

    • B. 

      Play

    • C. 

      Fable

    • D. 

      Myth

  • 3. 
    How many blind men were there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 4. 
    What was long and smooth?
    • A. 

      One of the elephant's tusk

    • B. 

      The Elephant's feet

    • C. 

      The old man's cane

    • D. 

      The elephant's tail

  • 5. 
    What part of the elephant was thick and rough?
    • A. 

      Its tusks

    • B. 

      Its trunk

    • C. 

      Its teeth

    • D. 

      Its legs

  • 6. 
    Why did the blind men start to argue?
    • A. 

      Because they wanted to keep the elephant

    • B. 

      Because the old man made them feel confused

    • C. 

      Because they were all wrong

    • D. 

      Because each one thought his idea was the correct one

  • 7. 
    What does the author mean when he says "Though each was partly in the right, and all were in the wrong?"
    • A. 

      He mean they were all right about what the elephant was.

    • B. 

      He meant the elephant was an animal but they were all wrong because they thought it was only things.

    • C. 

      He meant they were all wrong about what the elephant was.

    • D. 

      He meant they were all right about their guesses but they were all wrong because an elephant was not only a spear, or a rope, or a wall, etc.

  • 8. 
    How did the second blind man make an inference about the elephant when he touched one of its tusks?
    • A. 

      Because he knew a spear was long, smooth and the tip was pointed and sharp.

    • B. 

      Because he knew elephants were strange animals.

    • C. 

      Because he knew elephants had tusks.

    • D. 

      Because he knew elephants were long and smooth.

  • 9. 
    How did the third blind man make an inference about the elephant when he touched its trunk?
    • A. 

      Because he knew elephants had trunks.

    • B. 

      Because he knew that elephants could move their trunks up and down from side to side.

    • C. 

      Because he knew that a snake could move up and down side to side.

    • D. 

      Because he knew that snakes were gentle animals.

  • 10. 
    How did the fourth blind man make an inference about the elephant when he touched one of its legs?
    • A. 

      Because he knew that elephants were tall.

    • B. 

      Because he knew that trees grew up in India.

    • C. 

      Because he knew that elephants were strong and didn't move.

    • D. 

      Because he knew that trees were think and rough and very tall.

  • 11. 
    How did the first blind man make an inference about the elephant when he touched one its side?
    • A. 

      Because he knew elephants were wide and flat.

    • B. 

      Because he knew that walls are wide and flat.

    • C. 

      Because he knew that elephants were heavy.

    • D. 

      Because he knew that walls are hard.

  • 12. 
    How did the fifth blind man make an inference about the elephant when he touched one of its ears?
    • A. 

      Because he knew that fans flapped and made a breeze.

    • B. 

      Because he knew that elephants' ears are big.

    • C. 

      Because he knew that fans were animals.

    • D. 

      Because he knew that elephants had fans.

  • 13. 
    How did the sixth blind man make an inference about the elephant when he touched its tail?
    • A. 

      Because he knew that elephants' tails were long, thick and had hair on the end.

    • B. 

      Because he knew that elephants had tails.

    • C. 

      Because he knew that ropes were long, thick and had hair on the end.

    • D. 

      Because he knew that ropes were part of an elephant.

  • 14. 
    What is an inference?
    • A. 

      An inference is a type of sentence that you find in a text.

    • B. 

      An inference is a logical guess that you make using your background knowledge and previous experiences.

    • C. 

      An inference is a type of story in which you have animals and it teaches you a lesson.

    • D. 

      An inference is the main idea of a paragraph.

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