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617 Mrs. Frisby/Rats of NIMH (11-14)

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1.  Justin explained to Mrs. Frisby that they had electricity for five years.  Where did the rats get the light bulbs from?

They found them on discarded Christmas trees.

They got them from the electric company.

They took them from Christmas trees.

 

2.  What does Mrs. Frisby enter when she experiences the feeling of falling?

She enters a basket.

She gets into an elevator.

She gets into a closet.

 
3.  Which of the following descriptions best describes the rat Nichodemus?

He has a scare on his face, and wears a black patch over his left eye.

He is old, bent, and walks with a cane.

He is very large and white.

 
4.  As Mrs. Frisby enters the library who does she recall taught her and the children to read?

Jeremy

Mr. Frisby

the wise owl

 
5. What message does Mrs. Frisby read that is written on the blackboard?

THE PLAN TO SAVE TIMOTHY

THE PLAN TO KILL MR. AGES

THE PLAN OF THE RATS OF NIMH

 
6. What is the name of the girl rat Mrs. Frisby meets in the libray?

Lily

Elizabeth

Isabella

 
7.  Nichodemus explains to Mrs. Frisby that a farmer plows around a large rock and leaves a shape of what kind?

circle

triangle

square

 
8.  What do the rats do to Dragon so he does not bother them?

They put sleeping powder in his food.

Mr. Fitzgibbon

Jeremy, the crow

 
9.  What does Mrs. Frisby learn at the end of the chapter entitled "A Powder for Dragon?"

She finds out that the rats cannot move her house.

She finds out how Mr. Frisby died.

She finds out that Mr. Fitzgibbon will begin plowing tomorrow.

 
10.  Mrs. Frisby recognizes a radio in Nichodemus' office.  She remembers Mr. Frisby once telling her about music.  However, she learns Nicodemus does not use the radio for music, but rather

to hear the news.

as an alarm.

as a clock.

 
11.  What character in the story begins to tell Mrs. Frisby the story of NIMH?

Mr. Ages, the white mouse

Arthur

Nichodemus

 
12. What does Nichodemus see the letters NIMH printed on in the marketplace?

an odd, square-shaped, white truck

a tattered piece of paper

a box filled with fresh fish

 
13.  As the chapter "The Marketplace" ends, what does the reader learn?

Jenner is killed.

The rats had a great feast at the marketplace.

Nichodemus and three other rats are captured in a net.

 

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