The Phantom Tollbooth Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Norton Juster
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What makes the humming sound Milo hears at the marketplace?
(a) Tock.
(b) The Spelling Bee.
(c) The letter.
(d) The Humbug.

2. Who gives Milo a reason to enter the city in Chapter 3?
(a) King Azas the Unabridged.
(b) The Duke of Definition.
(c) The gatekeeper.
(d) Tock.

3. What does Milo suggest as a way for King Azaz to address the problem of guests rushing out after the banquet?
(a) Send for help.
(b) Pass a law.
(c) Offer a reward.
(d) Allow Rhyme and Reason to return.

4. What does the floating boy say a fish's point of view of a bucket of water would be?
(a) That it's a place to get a drink.
(b) That it's an ocean.
(c) That it's just a bucket of water.
(d) That it's home.

5. What day is it in Dictionopolis in Chapter 3?
(a) Resting day.
(b) School day.
(c) Market day.
(d) Tuesday.

6. What has to take place before the wagon belonging to the King's cabinet members will move?
(a) Everyone has to be silent.
(b) Everyone has to talk.
(c) Everyone has to pour gas into the tank.
(d) Everyone has to think.

7. What is written on the sign of the wagon that is different from the typical Word Market stalls?
(a) Pick a Letter.
(b) Don't Touch.
(c) Do It Yourself.
(d) Make a Word.

8. Where does Milo find his surprise present?
(a) In the elevator.
(b) Under his bed.
(c) Near the phonograph.
(d) In the hallway.

9. What is written on the first sign Milo encounters?
(a) Welcome to Dictionopolis.
(b) Welcome to El Paso.
(c) Do Not Enter.
(d) Welcome to Expectations.

10. Where were the babies known as Rhyme and Reason found?
(a) In a field.
(b) Under the porch.
(c) Under the grape arbor.
(d) In a meadow.

11. Which of the following does Humbug NOT suggest as a way to make the guests remain after the banquet?
(a) Offer a reward.
(b) Pass a law.
(c) Send for help.
(d) Allow Rhyme and Reason to return.

12. What does Milo discover about the individual who the Officer at the Word Market mentioned?
(a) That she's really not-so-wicked.
(b) That her name is Faintly Macabre.
(c) All answers are correct.
(d) That she's really a witch.

13. What is the first letter Milo eats?
(a) X.
(b) A.
(c) M.
(d) Z.

14. What is the name of the boy Milo finds floating in the air?
(a) Alec X-Ray.
(b) Alec Bings.
(c) Ray Bings.
(d) Alex Banana.

15. Who are the creatures Milo discovers when he arrives at the Doldrums?
(a) The Lethargians.
(b) The Whether People.
(c) The Little People.
(d) The Doldrumites.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the first half baked idea Milo eats?

2. In Faintly Macabre's story, what question was posed to the princesses by their brothers?

3. What is the inscription on the envelope of the large package Milo finds in his room?

4. What threat does King Azaz issue to stop his cabinet members from fighting?

5. Which of the following is NOT one of the half-baked ideas eaten by Milo and the others?

(see the answer keys)

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