The Happy Prince 3

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The Happy Prince Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The streets looked like they were made of silver. They were so bright and glistening. Long ________________ like crystal daggers hung from the eaves. 

    Explanation
    icicle: a hanging mass of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water.

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  • 2. 

    When the swallow dropped, something cracked inside the prince. A _______________ heart had snapped right in two. Can you find the correct spelling?

    • A.

      Ledden

    • B.

      Letten

    • C.

      Leaden

    Correct Answer
    C. Leaden
    Explanation
    leaden: made from lead, heavy as lead.

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  • 3. 

    The mayor says: how shabby the prince looks. Shabby means

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Untidy

    • C.

      Upset

    Correct Answer
    B. Untidy
    Explanation
    shabby: wearing worn clothes or having a slovenly or unkempt appearance

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  • 4. 

    We must _____________ a proclamation that birds are not allowed to die here, says the mayor.

    Correct Answer
    issue: to send out, to publish
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "issue: to send out, to publish." In this context, the mayor is stating that it is necessary to make and distribute a proclamation stating that birds are not allowed to die in that particular location. By using the word "issue," the mayor implies that the proclamation needs to be officially released and made known to the public.

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  • 5. 

    The mayor asks for the privilege of designing a new statue.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It's the teacher who wants to design it.

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  • 6. 

    The statue was pulled down and melted in 

    • A.

      A cooker

    • B.

      A furnace

    • C.

      A fire

    Correct Answer
    B. A furnace
    Explanation
    furnace: a structure or apparatus for smelting ores (melting raw metals)

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  • 7. 

    The leaden heart and the dead swallow were thrown on a dust ___________ .

    Correct Answer
    heap
    Explanation
    heap: pile

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