Mr. Fox
The Farmers
Vocabulary
Comprehension
Bonus
100

When (what time) did Mr. Fox go hunting? 

11 pm

100

Which farmer does not eat food?

Bean

100
“Your father is a fantastic fox.” What part of speech is fantastic?
adjective
100

Why does Mr. Rat tell Mr. Fox and the others to leave? 

So other do not drink all the cider

100

What would be another good title for the last chapter, “Still Waiting”? a) The Three Losers b) Real Hope for the Farmers c) The Ruined Tail

a) The Three Losers

200

Why did the Mrs. Fox lick the stump of Mr. Fox's tail? 

To stop the bleeding 

200

What did Bunch like to eat?

Donuts injected with goose liver

200
“It will never grow again,” said Mr. Fox. “I shall be tail-less for the rest of my life.” He looked very glum. What does the word glum mean?
sad, gloomy, depressed
200

What are the two main settings of the story?

in a rural area and underground

200

What is Mr. Badger's moral doubt? 

If it is right to steal food

300

Who is Mr. Fox's best friend? 

Badger

300

Which farmer made all the plans to capture and kill Mr. Fox?

Bean

300
"He always approached a farm with the wind blowing in his face, and this meant that if any man were lurking in the shadows ahead, the wind would carry the smell of that man to Mr. Fox’s nose from far away." What does the word lurking mean?
hiding secretly
300

What was the author’s purpose in writing this novel?

(1) To inform, (2) To entertain, (3) To pursuade

to entertain

300

Why us Mrs. Fox unable to help with Mr. Fox's new plan? 

She is too weak. 

400

Where did Mr. Fox's tunnel go FIRST?

Boggis's Chicken House Number One

400

After leaving Boggis's chicken house Mr. Fox tunneled to ______________.

Bunce's storehouse

400
“I haven’t the foggiest idea where I am.” What is the root word of foggiest?
fog
400

What is the main conflict in the story?

Mr. Fox and his family are in danger of being killed by the farmers.

400

Why was Mr. Fox so careful to replace the floor boards or brick after he left the farmers’ storage?

He didn’t want the farmers to ever know he had been there.

500

How does Mr. Fox morally justify stealing food? 

He is gettin food for children that are hungry. 
500

Why were Bunce and Bean tired and stiff? 

From driving the tractors all day. 

500
“You must remember that no one had eaten a thing for several days. They were ravenous.” What does the word ravenous mean?
very hungry
500

There were __________ animals waiting for the feast.

b) 29

500

Which sentence is an interrogative sentence? a)“I’ve had enough of digging.” b)“Will there be dogs?” c)"I'm positive!"

b)“Will there be dogs?”

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