1. Why did the boy reply to Mr. Potter's shouts
for Everest, "on the border between Nepal and Tibet."
the names of the streets where he had seen Mr. Potter's bird.
is where Mt. Everest is located.
He was trying to trick
2. What does the author tell you the reader about
return back home.
They change homes all
of the time.
3. What reasons did Everest give for his return?
Mr. Potter and he was hungry.
was hungry, cold, and there were too many cats.
He didn't want to
return to the pet shop.
4. Everest began to preen himself. What is
the meaning of the word preen?
to trim or
dress with the bill
bite the toenails
to hop very high
5. What word should replace the word 'mynah,' in
the following quote from Everest? "No problem there.
Not even a mynah one."
6. For what action did Mr. Potter say, "I
beg your pardon. I was forgetting my manners?
milk from the carton.
spilled food on the floor.
He belched loudly.
7. At the end of Chapter 3 what does Everest
suggest Mr. Potter needs?
help him keep house.
needs another pet.
He needs to start
drinking more tea.
8. Why was Mr. Potter able to quit his job?
saved all of the money he ever made.
received a lot of money from the company because the can of crab
caused his parents' death.
His parents left him
all of their money.
9. Who saved Mr. Potter from being cornered by
the first housekeeper to come to his house?
himself when he spoke his mind.
The neighbor saved
10. What does Mr. Potter believe might be true
about the third person to apply for the job of housekeeper?
thinks he needs a male housekeeper.
He doesn't think she
will work out.
He thinks she sounded
all right and just might be the one.
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