Twas the Night Before Christmas
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q. What is this poem mostly about?
    answer choices
    a dream on Christmas Eve
    a child's visit to Santa Claus
    Santa's visit to a home
    the gifts Santa brought to a family
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. The comparison is made between Santa's stomach and a bowl full of jelly. Why did the author choose to use this example?
    answer choices
    to provide a visual picture
    he was hungry
    Santa was tired
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. The rhyming pattern of the poem is ____
    answer choices
    AA AA
    AA BB
    AB AB
    ABC ABC
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Who is the Narrator of the story?
    answer choices
    a child
    Santa
    the father
    a baby
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. The poet says Santa looks like
    answer choices
    a peddler
    a homeless person
    a miser
    a toy seller
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. The reader knows the poem is written in rhyming couplets because
    answer choices
    Each 2 lines (pairs) rhyme
    Each 3 lines (triples) rhyme
    Every line in the poem rhymes with each other
    The poem does not rhyme at all
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. How does the reader know this is a narrative poem?
    answer choices
    It is  a historical fiction story
    It has a narrator (person) telling a story
    It is a biography
    It is a science fiction story
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. At the beginning of the poem, the house was
    answer choices
    loud as everyone prepared for Christmas
    As quiet as a mouse
    Making a big bang
    Loud as a herd of elephants
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. How did Santa drive the sleigh?
    answer choices
    like lightning
    slow
    lively and quick
    like a turtle
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. How many reindeer are in the poem?
    answer choices
    8
    5
    3
    10
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. WHAT CAUSES SO MUCH LIGHT OUTSIDE? 
    answer choices
    THE REFLECTION OF THE MOON ON THE SNOW. 
    THE STREET LAMPS
    IT IS MIDDAY
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. WHEN THE AUTHOR DESRIBES SANTA'S TUMMY BEING LIKE A BOWL FULL OF JELLY WHAT FORM OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE DOES HE USE? 
    answer choices
    SIMILE
    METAPHOR
    HYPERBOLE
    PERSONIFICATION
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Paraphrase the text
     "Had just settled our brains for a long winter's nap"
    answer choices
    The parents were taking a quick nap
    The parents were hibernating
    The parents were sleeping through the night
    The parents were not smart
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter, 
    I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter
    What does "clatter" mean?
    answer choices
    A loud noise
    A type of animal
    A big ladder
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