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Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
What is Walter Mitty like in his daydreams?
  1. He is bumbling and timid.
  2. He is capable and brave.
  3. He is efficient but weak.
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
What is Walter Mitty like in his daily life?
  1. He is bumbling and timid.
  2. He is capable and brave.
  3. He is cowardly but strong.
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Which of the following best describes Mrs. Mitty's attitude toward her husband?
  1. Mrs. Mitty is respectful toward her husband.
  2. Mrs. Mitty is patronizing toward her husband.
  3. Mrs. Mitty is admiring toward her husband.
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Which statement most accurately describes the humor in Thurber's story?
  1. It stems not from joy but from the sadness of Mitty's life.
  2. It is based mainly on slapstick, physical humor.
  3. It is lighthearted, romantic comedy.
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Walter Mitty's character is both:
  1. round and dynamic
  2. flat and dynamic
  3. round and static
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.9-10.3
Why is Walter Mitty upset about having someone else takes the chains off his car?
  1. He doesn't want to spend the money.
  2. His wife makes him do it.
  3. He doesn't like the auto mechanic.
  4. He's embarrassed he can't do it himself.
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.9-10.3
Where is Walter Mitty when his wife finds him?
  1. At the pet store
  2. At the shoe store
  3. At the hairdresser
  4. At the hotel
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.9-10.3
What shocks Walter Mitty at the beginning of the story?
  1. He has been piloting a spaceship.
  2. He sees his wife sitting next to him.
  3. He was a pilot in the Navy.
  4. His wife wants him to see a doctor.
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.9-10.3
While at the hospital, Mitty is...
  1. A patient
  2. A visitor
  3. A doctor
  4. A baby
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.9-10.3
What leads to Walter Mitty's encounter with the DA?
  1. Forgetting what his wife told him to get
  2. Being held at gunpoint by a robber
  3. Passing the courthouse in the center of town
  4. Hearing a gunshot while walking
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.9-10.3
Grade 9 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.9-10.6
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