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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the place Milo points to with his finger in Chapter 1?
(a) Mountains of Ignorance.
(b) Deleware.
(c) Dictionopolis.
(d) Valley of Sudden Noises.

2. 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.

3. What does Faintly Macabre instruct Milo to do in order to leave the prison?
(a) Press a button near the door.
(b) Dig a tunnel.
(c) Call for help.
(d) Climb through a high window.

4. Which of the following is NOT one of the half-baked ideas eaten by Milo and the others?
(a) The moon is made of green cheese.
(b) Night air is bad.
(c) It never rains, it pours.
(d) Don't run with scissors.

5. Where does Milo find himself after he spends some time daydreaming in Chapter 2?
(a) The Doldrums.
(b) Expectations.
(c) Dallas.
(d) The Whether Man's House.

6. What guarantee is included with the tollbooth?
(a) That money spent will be refunded.
(b) There are no guarantees.
(c) That damage to the carpet will be repaired.
(d) That wasted time will be refunded.

7. What is the most notable feature about the police officer who comes to the Word Market?
(a) He's skinny.
(b) He's tall.
(c) He's purple.
(d) He's short.

8. What is Faintly Macabre's relationship to the king?
(a) She's his sister.
(b) She's his mother.
(c) She's his great-aunt.
(d) She's his grandmother.

9. Why doesn't Milo read books when he's bored?
(a) They're too much trouble to read.
(b) They have no pictures.
(c) He doesn't know how to read.
(d) They're too long.

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

11. What does Milo suggest to the king Azaz that he can do?
(a) Juggle.
(b) Sing.
(c) Count to a thousand.
(d) Tell stories.

12. What does the floating boy think of Milo's age?
(a) That he must be older than he looks.
(b) That he must be younger than he looks.
(c) That they must be teh same age.
(d) That he must be about twelve.

13. What does the floating boy say an elephant would think of a bucket of water?
(a) That it's an ocean.
(b) That it's home.
(c) That it's just a bucket of water.
(d) That it's a place to get a drink.

14. What color is the envelope that comes with the package containing the tollbooth?
(a) Yellow.
(b) Pink.
(c) Blue.
(d) Orange.

15. What was Faintly Macabre's official title?
(a) Which Witch.
(b) Official Which.
(c) Witch of Honor.
(d) Faintly Which.

Short Answer Questions

1. What gift does King Azaz give Milo to help him on his journey?

2. What event is being held the evening that Milo arrives i Dictionopolis, to which Milo is invited?

3. What has to take place before the wagon belonging to the King's cabinet members will move?

4. Which of the following does Humbug NOT suggest as a way to make the guests remain after the banquet?

5. Where does Milo learn that words come from?

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