Chapter 3 Quiz
What clue does Maya have at the beginning of chapter 3 to suggest that Papa is home?
The TV is blasting in the living room
She smells blueberry marmalade and pancakes
A gift is waiting on her bed
He’s sitting on the stoop outside of their house
When Papa is making a joke about Maya being very young, what comparison does he use to describe her?
A comic book character
What’s the big surprise that Papa has for Maya?
A new comic book
A new Oya scarf
What is the name of the magical giant birds that Papa tells Maya about in one of his stories?
How does Papa describe the mosquitoes in South America?
They’re as big as bats
They don’t bite
They don’t fly
Which of these is NOT one of the stories Papa tells Maya?
He beat Lebron James in a one-on-one basketball game
He saw the Loch Ness monster
He paraglided over Mont Blanc
He saw a werehyena
In the story that Papa tells about the elokos, what sound puts him in a trance and lures him towards the creatures?
A car horn
How does Papa stop the elokos?
He sings a song
He fights them
He tricks them into freeing him
Why doesn’t Maya tell Papa her own wild story about the world turning gray at school?
She doesn’t think he’ll believe her
She likes having a secret
She doesn’t think it’s all that interesting compared to his stories
She wants to hear another story from Papa
What does Papa confess at the end of chapter 3?
He sometimes embellishes his stories
His stories are all true
He didn’t go to South America
He doesn’t like blueberry marmalade on his pancakes
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