# The Phantom Tollbooth, Comprehension Test For Chapters 6-11

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Students will choose the correct answer for comprehension questions on chapters 6-11 of The Phantom Tollbooth.

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• 2.

### According to Faintly Macabre, what was the last thing King Azaz and the Mathemagician ever agreed on?

• A.

Having the three princesses decide all problems

• B.

Having the two princesses decide all problems

• C.

• D.

Banishing the two princesses

D. Banishing the two princesses
• 3.

### What did the princesses decide in arbitration?

• A.

Words are more important than numbers

• B.

Numbers are more important than words

• C.

Words and numbers are of equal value

• D.

Words and numbers are not of equal value

C. Words and numbers are of equal value
Explanation
The princesses decided that words and numbers are of equal value in arbitration.

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• 4.

### What did Milo have to do at the banquet since he was the guest of honor?

• A.

• B.

Choose the speakers

• C.

Say the last speech

• D.

Clean his plate

Explanation
As the guest of honor at the banquet, Milo had the responsibility of choosing the menu. This means that he had the authority to decide what food and drinks would be served at the event. This task is typically given to the guest of honor as a sign of respect and to ensure that their preferences are taken into consideration. By choosing the menu, Milo was able to personalize the dining experience for himself and the other attendees.

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• 5.

### What half-baked idea did Milo wrap up for later?

• A.

Everything happens for the worst

• B.

Everything happens for a reason

• C.

Everything happens for the best

• D.

Everything happens for no reason

C. Everything happens for the best
Explanation
Milo wrapped up the half-baked idea that everything happens for the best for later. This means that he believes that all events and situations, no matter how negative or difficult they may seem, ultimately lead to the best possible outcome. He chooses to have a positive outlook and trust that there is a purpose or a lesson to be learned from every experience.

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• 6.

### What did King Azaz give Milo for protection on his journey?

• A.

All of the numbers that he knew

• B.

All of the words that he knew

• C.

Some of the words that he knew

• D.

None of the words that he knew

B. All of the words that he knew
Explanation
King Azaz gave Milo all of the words that he knew for protection on his journey. This implies that the king believed in the power of words and their ability to provide safety and guidance. By giving Milo all of the words he knew, the king ensured that Milo would have the necessary tools to navigate and overcome any challenges he may face on his journey.

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• 7.

### What was the only thing that Alec Bings could not see?

• A.

Whatever is right behind his nose

• B.

Whatever is around anything else

• C.

Whatever is covered by anything else

• D.

Whatever is right in front of his nose

D. Whatever is right in front of his nose
Explanation
The correct answer is "whatever is right in front of his nose". This means that Alec Bings can see everything except for what is directly in front of him. This could be interpreted as a metaphorical statement, suggesting that Alec Bings is unable to see or acknowledge things that are obvious or right in front of him.

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• 8.

### What jobs did the man in the house have?

• A.

Giant, midget, fat man, and thin man

• B.

Giant, midget, tall man, and short man

• C.

Fat man, thin man, tall man, and short man

• D.

Fat man, thin man, ordinary, and extraordinary man

A. Giant, midget, fat man, and thin man
• 9.

### Why did the city of Reality disappear?

• A.

People stopped looking at it

• B.

People started looking at it

• C.

People stopped listening to it

• D.

People never listened to it

A. People stopped looking at it
Explanation
The city of Reality disappeared because people stopped looking at it. This suggests that the existence or perception of the city was dependent on people's attention or focus. When people stopped paying attention to it, the city ceased to exist or became invisible. This explanation implies that the city's reality was subjective and tied to human perception.

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• 10.

### How is the concert different than usual ones?

• A.

You listen to it

• B.

You touch it

• C.

You watch it

• D.

You smell it

C. You watch it
Explanation
The concert is different from usual ones because instead of just listening to it, you also have the opportunity to watch it. This implies that there is a visual component to the concert, such as a live performance or a video projection, which adds an extra dimension to the experience.

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• 11.

### What happened when Chroma had the orchestra to stop playing?

• A.

All color appeared

• B.

All color vanished

• C.

All color changed to orange

• D.

All color changed to red

B. All color vanished
Explanation
When Chroma had the orchestra to stop playing, all color vanished. This suggests that the presence of color was somehow connected to the music being played by the orchestra. As soon as the music stopped, the color disappeared, indicating a direct cause and effect relationship between the two.

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