1. What does Nichodemus reveal to the reader
in the chapter "The Boniface Estate?"
He is very ill and about
He plans to
write a book.
He doesn't want Mr.
Ages or Jonathan to come along with them.
escaped during which season of the year?
3. What did the rats do during the winter
while living at Boniface Estate?
books and practiced writing.
went to the grocery store every night.
They helped the
caretaker in the garden.
4. Justin leads Mrs. Frisby to the large
underground cave. What is this room used for?
5. Justin tells Mrs. Frisby what "The
Plan" is. Which of the following is true?
Plan" is that the rats are going to take over the world.
is that the rats will take over the Fitzgibbon farm.
is that the rats will live without stealing.
6. How long did the rats live at the Boniface
7. The rats discovered that they were about the
most hated animals on earth. How did they find this out?
read it in the encyclopedias in the Boniface Estate library.
The wise old owl told
They heard it on the
radio while living at the Boniface Estate.
8. The rats found their cave under the Thorn
Mountains National Forest. What sad thing happened as they were
searching for the right cave?
discovered an old man lying in the woods.
of the rats died in a trap.
They were caught by
the rangers and brought back to the laboratory.
9. The rats decide that the Toy Tinker's truck
belongs to his heirs. What is a heir?
head of the local government.
Someone who inherits
or receives another's property upon death.
10. What was the major disagreement between
Nichodemus and Jenner?
believed it was alright to continue stealing, and didn't want to build
a rat civilization that didn't depend upon man.
thought the rats should return the tools they found in the Toy
Tinker's truck, and Jenner didn't.
Jenner wanted the mice
to leave and Nichodemus didn't.
11. Where were the rats planning on moving?
going back to live at the Boniface Estate.
were moving to Thorn Valley.
They were moving to
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