The Ultimate
The Polar Express
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 15

Who illustrated "The Polar Express"?

  • Chris Van Allsburg
  • Dr. Seuss
  • Maurice Sendak
  • Brad Holland

Question 2 of 15

When does the story start?

  • Christmas Eve
  • Three Kings' Day
  • Boxing Day
  • Christmas

Question 3 of 15

What was the boy listening for in bed?

  • ringing bells of Santa's sleigh
  • the Polar Express
  • the snowfall
  • his parents going to bed

Question 4 of 15

What is the boy not wearing when he goes outside?

  • coat
  • pajamas
  • robe
  • slippers

Question 5 of 15

What is the first thing he hears the conductor say?

  • All aboard!
  • Next stop, the North Pole!
  • Well, are you coming?
  • Merry Christmas!

Question 6 of 15

What do the children not do on the train?

  • decorate cookies
  • eat candy
  • sing Christmas carols
  • drink hot cocoa

Question 7 of 15

On which part of their journey do the children see snow rabbits?

  • in the dark forest
  • while climbing steep mountains
  • while traversing snow covered plains
  • on the polar ice cap

Question 8 of 15

Why don't the children see elves immediately upon arriving at the North Pole?

  • they're gathered at the center of the city
  • they're asleep
  • they're all in the factories
  • they're on vacation

Question 9 of 15

What does the boy want for Christmas?

  • a bell from Santa's sleigh
  • a button off Santa's suit
  • a toy train
  • an elf's shoe

Question 10 of 15

What metal are the bells made from?

  • silver
  • platinum
  • bronze
  • gold

Question 11 of 15

In which pocket does the boy put the bell?

  • robe pocket
  • coat pocket
  • pajama top pocket
  • pajama pants pocket

Question 12 of 15

When does the boy discover the bell is missing?

  • just before the train leaves the North Pole
  • just before he arrives at his house
  • partway through the journey back from the North Pole
  • right after walking through his front door

Question 13 of 15

What does the conductor shout out to the boy as the train pulls away?

  • Merry Christmas!
  • Good night!
  • Don't ever forget!
  • Believe!

Question 14 of 15

What is the boy's sister's name?

  • Sarah
  • Rachel
  • Emily
  • Maggie

Question 15 of 15

Who was never able to hear the bell?

  • the boy's parents
  • the boy's friend
  • the boy's sister
  • the boy

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