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Grade 3 Aesop
Which of the following is not true about the origin of Aesop's tales?
  1. They were influenced by themes and ideas from folklore heritage
  2. His fables were passed on by word of mouth
  3. They were written in his lifetime
  4. They were passed on from word of mouth
  5. He wrote all his fables
Grade 5 Aesop
In "The Lion and the Bull," what is the best supporting detail for the theme?
  1. ...it is hard to resist watching a good meal."
  2. Then one day the bulls had a fight.
  3. "...but they kept together and helped each other to drive him off."
  4. The lion had been watching three bulls feeding in an open field.
Grade 4 Aesop
Grade 5 Aesop
The moral of this story is slow and steady wins the race:
  1. Snow White
  2. Johnny Appleseed
  3. Zeus
  4. The Tortoise and the Hare
Grade 4 Aesop
The main purpose of this fable is to
  1. teach people that you don't have to be the best to win. You just have to keep trying and not give up.
  2. teach people that the fastest runners never win.
  3. teach people that you have to be the best to win.
Grade 3 Aesop
What lead to the death of Aesop?
  1. The jealousy of Delphic Priests
  2. He angered the Greek God Apollo
  3. He created all his stories based on himself as the wisest of all
  4. The Delphic Priest did forgive the wisdom of the slave
Grade 2 Aesop
Why did the little mouse rescue the lion?
  1. to show the big animals how to do it
  2. to keep his promise
  3. to make the hunter angry
Grade 2 Aesop
Grade 7 Aesop
In the story "The Moose and the Sparrow", the conflict is man vs. man between two men working at a logging camp. In protagonist vs. antagonist terms, which answer is true?
  1. Moose is the protagonist and Sparrow, the antagonist, is preventing Moose from doing his work by being a distraction
  2. Sparrow is the protagonist and Moose, the antagonist, is preventing Sparrow from doing his work by injuring him
  3. Moose is the protagonist and Sparrow, the antagonist, is preventing Moose from working by killing Moose
  4. Sparrow is the protagonist and Moose, the antagonist, is making it difficult for Sparrow to kill Moose by injuring Sparrow
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