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The coins are worthless.
without knowledge without knowledge
Isaac says, "Books are wings to the land of knowledge. And they are also wings to the land of fun." What does this mean?
Reading is not as much fun as experiencing something directly.
Reading allows a person to travel through his or her imagination.
Reading and flying are related because they both involve wings.
Reading allows a person to learn how to build flying machines.
He looked at her admiringly.
The author probably wrote this selection to_____________.
persuade readers to be honest.
make readers feel sorry for the inventors.
convince readers to learn to fly.
tell readers an amusing story.
The author divides the play into two scenes. Why do you think she did this instead of just having one scene?
The action of the play takes place in two separate locations.
The two scenes have nothing in common.
The author wanted to show the the passing of time between the problem and solution.
Plays are required to have at least two scenes.
He is a British subject.
What effect did the books have on the king?
They made him feel uneasy.
They kept him safely amused.
They caused him to get hurt.
They made him want to travel.
Why was the king restless?
He was impatient
He was bored
He was angry
He was worried
What caused the Heli-Cap-Ter to fly?
What is the theme of the story?
One should treat others how one wishes to be treated.
People in power must be careful with that power.
Money usually brings out the best in people.
One can travel by entering the magical world of reading.
The king asks Tina if the wings she made work. She answers by saying, "Your Majesty, do they fly? Do fish swim? Do lions roar? Do elephants have trunks?" How does this answer his question?
She is a jester who is trying to make him laugh.
This is her way of telling him that the wings are no good.
She means that if he solves a riddle he will fly.
The answers to all the questions are the same.
What happened before the king threw the inventors in jail?
He used their inventions and crashed to the ground.
He gave a bag of gold to one of his subjects.
He looked at some books and picked one to read.
He learned how to make a pair of wings.
Which best describes Isaac Summerville?
He does not permit bad behavior.
How is the conflict in the story resolved?
The king tried out new flying inventions.
The king studied on his own and learned how to fly.
The king ended his boredom by reading books.
The king decided to travel to another country.
Which of the following is a valid generalization?
The king's subjects wanted to please him.
The king's subjects were greedy.
The king never expressed a sense of adventure.
The king was not a trusting person.
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