A Wrinkle In Time...Chapter 1 Quiz

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A Wrinkle In Time...Chapter 1 Quiz - Quiz

This is a quiz on Madeleine L'Engle's book, A Wrinkle in Time.
Objective-Test students knowledge on the first chapter.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the setting in chapter one?

    • A.

      Space

    • B.

      Meg's House

    • C.

      Mrs. Whatsit's kitchen

    • D.

      The community bakery

    Correct Answer
    B. Meg's House
    Explanation
    In chapter one, the setting is Meg's house. This can be inferred from the fact that the options provided are different locations, and Meg's house is one of them. The question asks specifically about the setting in chapter one, indicating that the answer should be a specific location mentioned in that chapter.

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  • 2. 

    Meg is the...

    • A.

      Family dog

    • B.

      Main character

    • C.

      Daughter of Mrs. Whatsit

    • D.

      Worker at the bakery

    Correct Answer
    B. Main character
    Explanation
    Meg is the main character because the question is asking for the role or identity of Meg. The other options (family dog, daughter of Mrs. Whatsit, worker at the bakery) do not accurately describe Meg's role or identity in the given context.

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  • 3. 

    Who is Mrs. Buncombe?

    • A.

      Meg's older sister

    • B.

      The owner of the bakery

    • C.

      The constable's wife

    • D.

      Mrs. Whatsit's sister

    Correct Answer
    C. The constable's wife
    Explanation
    Mrs. Buncombe is the constable's wife. This can be inferred from the question itself, as it asks for her identity. The other options, Meg's older sister, the owner of the bakery, and Mrs. Whatsit's sister, are not mentioned in the question and therefore cannot be considered as the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    How old is Charles Wallace?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    The question asks for the age of Charles Wallace, and the given answer is 5. This implies that Charles Wallace is 5 years old.

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  • 5. 

    Who is being described-Gray hair tied in a knot on top of head, eyes bright, nose a round soft blob, mouth puckered like an apple

    • A.

      Mrs. Murry

    • B.

      Meg

    • C.

      Mrs. Whatsit

    • D.

      Charles Wallace

    Correct Answer
    C. Mrs. Whatsit
    Explanation
    The description of gray hair tied in a knot on top of the head, bright eyes, a round soft blob for a nose, and a mouth puckered like an apple matches the appearance of Mrs. Whatsit. This description suggests that Mrs. Whatsit is an older woman with distinctive physical features.

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  • 6. 

    What kind of sandwich did Mrs. Murry want?

    • A.

      Liverwurst and cream cheese

    • B.

      Turkey

    • C.

      Ham

    • D.

      Peanut butter and jelly

    Correct Answer
    A. Liverwurst and cream cheese
    Explanation
    Mrs. Murry wanted a sandwich with liverwurst and cream cheese.

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  • 7. 

    How is the weather like Meg's life?

    • A.

      Both are cloudy

    • B.

      Both are shinny

    • C.

      Both are stormy

    • D.

      Both are humid

    Correct Answer
    C. Both are stormy
    Explanation
    The answer "both are stormy" suggests that the weather and Meg's life are similar in that they are both turbulent and filled with difficulties. Stormy weather often represents chaos and instability, with strong winds and heavy rainfall. Similarly, a stormy life implies a lot of challenges, struggles, and conflicts. This comparison implies that Meg's life is not smooth or calm, but rather filled with turmoil and hardships.

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  • 8. 

    How did Meg's father know she wasn't dumb?

    • A.

      He hit her across the head, and made her smart

    • B.

      He played games that were IQ tests

    • C.

      He would feed her smart food

    • D.

      He casted a spell on her to make her smart

    Correct Answer
    B. He played games that were IQ tests
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "he played games that were IQ tests". This answer suggests that Meg's father used IQ tests in the form of games to assess her intelligence. By playing these games, he was able to determine that she was not dumb.

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  • 9. 

    Why did Meg think her dog was barking in chapter one?

    • A.

      She bumped into Charles Wallace's toys

    • B.

      Someone had stolen 12 sheets from the constable's wife

    • C.

      She did not know why her dog was barking

    • D.

      Someone broke into their home

    Correct Answer
    B. Someone had stolen 12 sheets from the constable's wife
    Explanation
    Meg thought her dog was barking because someone had stolen 12 sheets from the constable's wife. This suggests that Meg's dog was barking as a reaction to the theft or the commotion caused by it.

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