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Vivian Paley
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where do Annabella and her father live once they are in Magpie's Kingdom home?
(a) A decorated cave.
(b) The castle.
(c) An anchored ship.
(d) A cottage.

2. Why are the ship's crew and captain upset, as Annabella and her father learn once aboard?
(a) The ship is damaged.
(b) They will be delayed one day.
(c) There is a food thief on board.
(d) There is a storm coming.

3. Under a ___ tree Magpie watches two people argue about him after his birth.
(a) Maple.
(b) Pine.
(c) Fir.
(d) Oak.

4. Who introduces Magpie to Prince Kareem?
(a) Alexandra.
(b) Annabella.
(c) No one.
(d) The Queen.

5. Who raises Magpie?
(a) Sylvia.
(b) Ananbella.
(c) Alexandra.
(d) Beatrix.

Short Answer Questions

1. Beatrice has a sister named what?

2. In the story about the lonely princess, the bird helps the princess find a ___ child.

3. What does Paley allow her students to doodle on during class?

4. Paley told her class a story to help them ___ the new rule.

5. After leaving the tiny flower people, Annabella, her father, and Magpie leave and cross the ___ mountain.

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens while Annabella is bedding down for the night during the journey to Tall Pines?

2. Why did Paley put up a sign with a new rule for play, and what was her the response of her class?

3. Magpie and Annabella offer to help rescue the flower prince. What happens with the rescue?

4. In Chapter 3, after trying to be nice to other students in his School why does Raymond cry out for Magpie?

5. What story, inspired by Raymond, does Magpie tell in Chapter 3?

6. In Chapter 2 we are introduced to Raymond. Who is he?

7. What does Kareem tell Annabella about the flowers that close up after she tried to pick them in the desert?

8. What happens when Raymond and his friends arrive at the bottom of the mountain?

9. Once the lonely princess is stranded and can not get back home from playing with the fairies, how does she end up getting home?

10. How did the second graders respond when Paley asked them about having bosses during play?

(see the answer keys)

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