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The Monsters are due on Maple Street

Quiz by Crystal White

Grade 6
English Language Arts
Common Core

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  • Q1
    In 'The Monsters are Due on Maple Street', what is the main cause of the neighborhood's panic?
    A monster invasion
    A power outage
    A strange illness
    A dangerous storm
    30s
  • Q2
    What do the residents of Maple Street start to suspect after after hearing Tommy's story?
    That one of their neighbors is an alien
    That it is a government experiment
    That there is a ghost haunting the street
    That a monster caused the power outage
    30s
  • Q3
    What are the one-word universal themes of 'The Monsters are Due on Maple Street'?
    Fear and paranoia
    Love and kindness
    Curiosity and discovery
    Friendship and trust
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the ultimate revelation at the end of 'The Monsters are Due on Maple Street'?
    The power outage was caused by a natural disaster
    The whole event was just a dream
    The aliens were manipulating the power and turning the residents against each other
    The residents themselves were aliens
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the conveyed theme of 'The Monsters are Due on Maple Street'?
    The real monsters are within us
    Aliens are responsible for all problems
    Monsters are real and should be feared
    Power outages cause chaos
    30s
  • Q6
    How do the residents of Maple Street react towards Steve, one of the neighbors, in 'The Monsters are Due on Maple Street'?
    They ignore him completely
    They invite him to lead the investigation
    They help him fix his car
    They accuse him of being the alien after hearing about his radio
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the setting of 'The Monsters are Due on Maple Street'?
    6:43 PM during late September Willow Street, USA in a suburban neighborhood
    6:43 PM during late summer Maple Street, USA in a suburban neighborhood
    6:43 AM during late summer Maple Street, USA in a rural neighborhood
    3:46 AM during late fall Maple Street, USA in a suburban neighborhood
    30s
  • Q8
    Why do the aliens choose to manipulate Maple Street?
    To study and exploit human behavior
    To take over the world
    To destroy the neighborhood
    To find a new home
    30s
  • Q9
    Who is the author of 'The Monsters are Due on Maple Street'?
    Rod Serling
    Stephen King
    Ray Bradbury
    R.R. Tolkien
    30s
  • Q10
    What is the initial trigger for the neighborhood's suspicion on Maple Street?
    A loud explosion in the distance
    the car starting by itself
    A mysterious figure seen lurking
    The screech and flash from the sky
    30s
  • Q11
    What do the residents of Maple Street initially blame for the power outage?
    A lightning strike
    A meteor
    A power outage
    A government experiment
    30s
  • Q12
    What are some signs of paranoia that start to emerge among the residents of Maple Street after Tommy shares his viewpoint?
    Avoiding each other
    Seeking advice from the police
    Forming a search party
    Accusing each other
    30s
  • Q13
    What leads the residents of Maple Street to suspect that Mr. Goodman, a resident, may be an alien?
    He disappears for a while
    He displays telekinetic abilities
    He is seen talking to a strange creature
    His car starts by itself
    30s
  • Q14
    What triggers the residents of Maple Street to turn on each other?
    A loud explosion
    A mysterious creature sighting
    A sudden blackout
    A car's engine starting by itself
    30s
  • Q15
    What drastic action do the residents of Maple Street take in response to their paranoia?
    They barricade their houses
    They evacuate the neighborhood
    They start destroying each other's property
    They call for an emergency meeting
    30s

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