Stone Soup
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by Maria Dehaan
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
A quick comprehension check for Stone Soup
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1. What is "Stone Soup" most like?
A Fairy Tale
B Drama
C Story
D Folk Tale
2
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Why didn't anyone answer when the soldiers first knocked on the villagers' doors?
A They were not at home.
B They did not to give strangers their things
C They did not hear anyone outside.
D They thought someone might ask for money?
3
1
What is the villagers' biggest problem in the story?
A They are not friendly with each other.
B They do not have enough food to eat.
C They have to work too hard.
D Their village has flooded.
4
1
What is the main reason the soup tastes delicious?
A The villagers used special stones.
B Everyone added more to the pot.
C The scholar added extra spices.
D Carrots made the soup sweet.
5
1
What can readers tell about the soldiers?
A They are problem-solvers.
B They have visited this village before.
C They have not traveled far.
D They are all the same age.
6
1
The Monks help the villagers learn how to....
A tell stories.
B sing songs.
C build a fire.
D share what they have.
7
1
What is MOST LIKELY to happen next?
A The soldiers will stay in the village to cook for everyone.
B The villagers will argue about what to put in the soup.
C The soldiers will make dumplings for the Emperor.
D The villagers will eat meals together more often.
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1
What is the MOST important lesson the villagers will learn in this story?
A Anything tastes good when you are hungry.
B Save for bad times when you have plenty.
C The more you give the more you get.
D Slow cooking makes foods taste better.
9
1
Who was the trickster in this drama?
A The villagers
B The Monks
C The Children
D The Captain
10
1
The villagers were tricked by
A giving their food
B giving their dessert
C giving their love
D giving their compassion
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