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Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
When Teddy first sees Rikki Tikki Tavi, what does he want to do?
  1. Throw him a party
  2. Give him a funeral
  3. Give him a hug
  4. Take him to the forest
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Name the antagonist of the story.
  1. Chuchundra
  2. Nag
  3. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
  4. Darzee
Grade 10 The Lottery
What is "The Lottery" satirizing?
  1. cultural issues
  2. political issues
  3. human nature
  4. the nature of chance
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
What is one motto of all the mongoose family?
  1. Run and tell that
  2. Just keep running
  3. Run around all day
  4. Run and find out
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Who is Nag’s wicked wife?
  1. Nagaina
  2. Chuchundra
  3. Darzee
  4. Kairat
Grade 10 The Monkey's Paw
What is the first thing Mr. White wishes for?
  1. A bigger house
  2. 200 pounds
  3. To be emperor
  4. He doesn't wish for anything
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Who is the protagonist of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi?
  1. Riddi Riddi
  2. Chuchundra
  3. Rikki Tikki Tavi
  4. Nag
Grade 9 The Most Dangerous Game
Which choice describes someone who is RESOURCEFUL?
  1. works for the Department of Natural Resources
  2. deals with problems effectively
  3. is afraid of the outdoors
  4. finds the sources of rivers
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Who is eating the Darzee’s young?
  1. Teddy
  2. Karait
  3. Chuchundra
  4. Nag
Grade 12 The Rocking Horse Winner
What is the young boy's name?
  1. Paul
  2. Derby
  3. Basset
  4. Oscar
Grade 12 The Rocking Horse Winner
Where does the boy want the rocking-horse to take him?
  1. away from his family
  2. where there is luck
  3. where there is money
  4. The story doesn't say.
Grade 12 The Rocking Horse Winner
What does the house whisper?
  1. "She is such a good mother."
  2. "I know!"
  3. "There must be more money!"
  4. "We are breathing!"
Grade 12 The Rocking Horse Winner
What was Paul hoping to do with his winnings?
  1. Give it to his mother.
  2. Show his mother he was lucky.
  3. Make the house stop whispering.
  4. All of the above
Grade 8 The Monkey's Paw
How does the family know that the first wish caused the tragedy of their son?
  1. The paw whispered it to them
  2. They took a lucky guess
  3. Because the company offered them 200 pounds
  4. They are smart
Grade 2 Short Stories (Fiction)
What problem did Benjamin Bunny and Peter face in the garden?
  1. The mice teased them.
  2. They couldn't find Peter's clothes.
  3. The hat didn't fit Benjamin Bunny.
  4. The cat trapped them under a basket.
Grade 8 The Monkey's Paw
How did the Sergeant get the paw?
  1. From a fakir
  2. From a nun
  3. From his mom
  4. He found it in the road
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