The Phantom Tollbooth, Comprehension Test For Chapters 6-11

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Shona
S
Shona
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 1 | Total Attempts: 120
Questions: 11 | Attempts: 120

SettingsSettingsSettings
The Phantom Tollbooth, Comprehension Test For Chapters 6-11 - Quiz

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Summarize what Alec learns in chapter 11. What universal message can be taken from this chapter?

  • 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.

      Adopting the two princesses

    • D.

      Banishing the two princesses

    Correct Answer
    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

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

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

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

    • A.

      Choose the menu

    • B.

      Choose the speakers

    • C.

      Say the last speech

    • D.

      Clean his plate

    Correct Answer
    A. Choose the menu
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

  • 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

    Correct Answer
    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.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 20, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Jan 30, 2018
    Quiz Created by
    Shona

Related Topics

Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.