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The Brave Little Toaster

Quiz by Stela Borislavova Ilieva

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  • Q1

    Which sentence best describes Mister Toussaint’s conflict?

    Mister Toussaint’s smart refrigerator disposes of his groceries and orders a new batch of items.

    Mister Toussaint loses control of his home when his smart appliances take over.

    Mister Toussaint’s grandfather leaves him a “stupid” toaster that cannot integrate with the smart appliances in his home.

    Mister Toussaint is offered a trick device that interferes with all of the smart appliances in his household.

    30s
  • Q2

    What conclusion can be drawn about the setting of the story, knowing that it belongs to the science fiction genre?

    The story is set in an appliance store.

    The story is set in the United States.

    The story is set in outer space.

    The story is set in the future.

    15s
  • Q3

    In science fiction, writers explore unexpected possibilities of the past or the future, using known scientific data and theories as well as their imagination. Which two details convey that The Brave Little Toaster belongs to the science fiction genre?

    Setting on another planet and Non-humans with human traits

    Element of time travel and Advances in technology

    Solving a puzzling situation and  Element of time travel

    Advances in technology and  Non-humans with human traits

    15s
  • Q4

    Which quotation helps the reader understand the meaning of the word chafe?

    LOONY GOONY’s singing voice really got on Mister Toussaint’s nerves.

    The trashcan told him that toxic substances had to be manually sorted.

    Even the cleverest squeezy-pouch couldn’t survive a good nuking.

    The next day, Mister Toussaint came home and discovered that the overflowing rubbish was still . . . under the sink.

    15s
  • Q5

    What does computation mean in paragraph 31?

    Account

    Estimation

    Error

    Calculation

    15s
  • Q6

    What can be inferred about science fiction stories?

    They present a world that never was and never could be.

    They involve interactions between people and animals

    They feature imaginative writing that accurately reflects life.

    They speculate on a world that might one day be possible.

    15s
  • Q7

    How does Mister Toussaint’s attitude toward the toaster evolve?

    When he first picks up the toaster, Mister Toussaint is sentimental, but later he asks the firefighters to take it away.

    By the end of the story, Mister Toussaint wishes that the toaster were “smart.”

    Even though he thinks the toaster is “stupid” at first, he eventually realizes its value.

    Mister Toussaint is reluctant to bring the toaster home, but realizes that he can integrate it with his other appliances.

    15s
  • Q8

    Exposition is the...

    The turning point of the story that the rising action has been building too.

    The end of the story where we find out what happened to the characters when the conflict is resolved.

    Beginning of the story line where the world is built and the characters and setting are introduced.

    Where the conflict is introduced and the story and rising action begin.

    15s
  • Q9

     

    Rising Action is...

    The main character or “good guy” of the story.

    Where the story starts to get interesting and many of the main events happen. 

    Beginning of the story line where the world is built and the characters and setting are introduced.

    The turning point of the story that the rising action has been building too.

    15s
  • Q10

     

    Falling Action is...

    The end of the story where we find out what happened to the characters when the conflict is resolved.

    The moral or lesson learned from the story.

    The events that take place after the climax.

    Beginning of the story line where the world is built and the characters and setting are introduced.

    15s

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