Comprehension Questions- #45 A Crazy Day with Cobras

Magic Tree House #45 A Crazy Day with Cobras

By Mary Pope Osborne

Jack and Annie go to India to find a jewel called the emerald rose.  They give the Great Mogul their stories filled with their tree house adventures and beautiful pictures.

Chapter 1

  1. What was the story about that Jack wrote and Annie drew pictures for?  Their tree house adventures  p. 3
  2. What had Teddy done to Penny?  Turned her into a statue  p. 6
  3. Where are Merlin and Morgan gone to?  Avalon/ festival of May  p. 7
  4. Where did Teddy and Kathleen find an emerald stone shaped like a rose?  India   p. 9

Chapter 2

  1. What did Jack and Annie pretend to be so they could get into the fort?  Ambassadors   p. 14
  2. What’s the name of the fort Jack and Annie need to go inside?  Red Fort  p. 17
  3. Who did Jack and Annie go into the fort with?  The European Ambassadors  p. 20
  4. What are some of the gifts people bring to the Great Mogul? Jewels, coins, golden goblets, silver swords   p. 21

Chapter 3

  1. What treasure did Jack and Annie bring with them to give to the Great Mogul?  Jack’s story  p. 23
  2. What did the Hall smell like when the guard took them inside?  Roses and mint  p. 25
  3. What are some of the rules of being in the presence of the Great Mogul?  Silent, bow, can’t move, respectful  p. 28

Chapter 4

  1. What did the Great Mogul sit on when he entered the room?  A cushion   p. 30
  2. How did Jack and Annie learn to bow to the Great Mogul?  Watched the ambassadors that went before them  p. 31
  3. What did Jack and Annie get for giving the Great Mogul their story?  The emerald rose   p. 36
  4. Why did the guard want to take Jack and Annie to the Great Mogul’s private balcony?  To view a parade  p. 38

Chapter 5

  1. What did the slippers look like that Jack and Annie changed into?  They were pointy  p. 42
  2. What are some of the animals that were in the parade?  Elephants, cheetahs, horses, oxen   p. 46
  3. Why did Annie want to go talk to the Great Mogul?  An elephant was in distress  p. 47
  4. Why was the elephant getting captured and going to be punished?  She was disrespectful to the Great Mogul   p. 48

Chapter 6

  1. Why was Jack so scared of Annie talking to the Great Mogul?  She could be killed  p. 50
  2. What did the Great Mogul do with the elephant when Annie talked to him about it?  Gave it to her as a gift  p. 50
  3. What is the elephant’s name?  Morning Breeze   p. 54
  4. What did Jack hear off in the distance?  Crying from another elephant   p. 56

Chapter 7

  1. How did Jack and Annie get off of Morning Breeze?  She reared up and they fell off  p. 62
  2. What was missing out of Jack’s bag when they fell off the elephant?  The emerald rose   p. 64
  3. Where did Jack and Annie find the emerald rose?  Next to a king cobra   p. 65

Chapter 8

  1. What was the cobra protecting?  Her nest of eggs   p. 67
  2. How were Jack and Annie going to get close to the snake’s nest?  Becoming small   p. 69
  3. How many sips of the potion did Jack and Annie take?  Two  p. 70
  4. How long do Jack and Annie have before they turn big again?  20 min.  p.  69

Chapter 9

  1. What did Jack and Annie use as camouflage?     Leaves  p. 77
  2. Who wasn’t fooled by Jack and Annie’s camouflage?  The dad cobra  p. 81
  3. Who saved Jack and Annie from the cobra?  Morning Breeze   p. 84

Chapter 10

  1. Why did Morning Breeze need to escape the fort?  She had a baby   p. 86
  2. Why was it hard for Jack and Annie to walk through the forest?  They lost their slippers  p. 91
  3. Who was looking for Jack and Annie as they came out of the forest?  A guard  p. 93

Chapter 11

  1. Where did the guard take them?  To see the Great Mogul   p. 96
  2. Why did he want to see them?  To talk to them about their story   p. 97
  3. What did the Great Mogul like best about the story and pictures?  The heart of the story/ heart of the drawings   p. 98
  4. What did the Great Mogul build for his wife?  The Taj Mahal   p. 99

Chapter 12

  1. When Annie told the Great Mogul that Morning Breeze should stay with her baby in the forest, how did he react?  He understood   p. 103
  2. Who’s heart did Jack and Annie uncover who’s alone?    The Great Mogul        p. 106
  3. What does the emerald rose stand for?  Love   p. 108

 

Questions without Answers

Chapter 1

  1. What was the story about that Jack wrote and Annie drew pictures for?
  2. What had Teddy done to Penny?
  3. Where are Merlin and Morgan gone to?
  4. Where did Teddy and Kathleen find an emerald stone shaped like a rose?

Chapter 2

  1. What did Jack and Annie pretend to be so they could get into the fort?
  2. What’s the name of the fort Jack and Annie need to go inside?
  3. Who did Jack and Annie go into the fort with? 
  4. What are some of the gifts people bring to the Great Mogul?

Chapter 3

  1. What treasure did Jack and Annie bring with them to give to the Great Mogul?
  2. What did the Hall smell like when the guard took them inside?
  3. What are some of the rules of being in the presence of the Great Mogul?

Chapter 4

  1. What did the Great Mogul sit on when he entered the room? 
  2. How did Jack and Annie learn to bow to the Great Mogul?
  3. What did Jack and Annie get for giving the Great Mogul their story?
  4. Why did the guard want to take Jack and Annie to the Great Mogul’s private balcony?

Chapter 5

  1. What did the slippers look like that Jack and Annie changed into? 
  2. What are some of the animals that were in the parade?
  3. Why did Annie want to go talk to the Great Mogul?
  4. Why was the elephant getting captured and going to be punished?

Chapter 6

  1. Why was Jack so scared of Annie talking to the Great Mogul?
  2. What did the Great Mogul do with the elephant when Annie talked to him about it?
  3. What is the elephant’s name?
  4. What did Jack hear off in the distance?

Chapter 7

  1. How did Jack and Annie get off of Morning Breeze?
  2. What was missing out of Jack’s bag when they fell off the elephant? 
  3. Where did Jack and Annie find the emerald rose?

Chapter 8

  1. What was the cobra protecting?
  2. How were Jack and Annie going to get close to the snake’s nest?
  3. How many sips of the potion did Jack and Annie take?
  4. How long do Jack and Annie have before they turn big again?

Chapter 9

  1. What did Jack and Annie use as camouflage?
  2. Who wasn’t fooled by Jack and Annie’s camouflage?
  3. Who saved Jack and Annie from the cobra? 

Chapter 10

  1. Why did Morning Breeze need to escape the fort? 
  2. Why was it hard for Jack and Annie to walk through the forest?
  3. Who was looking for Jack and Annie as they came out of the forest? 

Chapter 11

  1. Where did the guard take them?
  2. Why did he want to see them? 
  3. What did the Great Mogul like best about the story and pictures?
  4. What did the Great Mogul build for his wife?

Chapter 12

  1. When Annie told the Great Mogul that Morning Breeze should stay with her baby in the forest, how did he react?
  2. Who’s heart did Jack and Annie uncover who’s alone? 
  3. What does the emerald rose stand for?

 

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