The Ultimate
The Bad Beginning
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 15

Who offers to adopt the children?

  • Justice Strauss
  • Mr. Poe
  • Judge Schmidt
  • Olaf's mother

Question 2 of 15

How does Count Olaf escape?

  • One of his associates turns the lights off
  • He uses Violet as a hostage
  • He uses a trap door
  • His associates fight the audience

Question 3 of 15

Why is the marriage between Olaf and Violet invalidated?

  • Violet signed with her left hand
  • Violet signed under the "husband" mark
  • Violet signed Klaus' name
  • Violet switched out the documents

Question 4 of 15

How does Violet climb the tower?

  • A grappling hook
  • Free climb
  • A rope and pulley system
  • Using the gargoyles as steps

Question 5 of 15

Where does Count Olaf lock Sunny?

  • A birdcage
  • The tower
  • The dungeon
  • A dog crate

Question 6 of 15

How does Count Olaf plan to take the children's inheritance?

  • Marry Violet
  • Adopt them
  • Have them claim it, and then steal it
  • Steal Klaus' identity

Question 7 of 15

Whose library do the children use to research law?

  • Justice Strauss
  • Mr. Fernbacher
  • Ms. Stalfmeier
  • Judge Schmidt

Question 8 of 15

What did Count Olaf want for dinner, rather than puttanesca?

  • Roast beef
  • Ratatouille
  • Pot roast
  • Chicken Cordon Bleu

Question 9 of 15

Who comes to dinner the night that the children make puttanesca?

  • Count Olaf's theatre troupe
  • Count Olaf's bridge club
  • Count Olaf's mother
  • Count Olaf's croquet team

Question 10 of 15

Why does Count Olaf originally want the children?

  • He wants their inheritance
  • He was never married and wanted to be a father
  • He wanted servants
  • He is just a stand up guy

Question 11 of 15

What part of Count Olaf's house is off limits to the children?

  • The tower
  • The study
  • The basement
  • The room at the end of the hall

Question 12 of 15

Why do the children move in with Count Olaf?

  • He is a "distant relative"
  • He is a family friend
  • He is their teacher
  • He owns their house

Question 13 of 15

Who tells the children that their parents died?

  • Mr. Poe
  • Mr. Jones
  • Mr. Olaf
  • Mr. Jenkins

Question 14 of 15

How old is Violet when the story begins?

  • 14
  • 12
  • 10
  • 8

Question 15 of 15

How did the Baudelaire's parents die?

  • A house fire
  • A car crash
  • A plane crash
  • A failed bank robbery

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