The Philosopher's Stone
Chapter TWO
The Vanishing Glass
 

This test contains words found in the second chapter of the book.

Here are some definitions to help you get started
Snap: 1. quick or easy 2. the sound a whip makes
or when a twig breaks.
Spoil: ruin, go bad, damage, impair
Hug: to put your arms around someone and squeeze
(a form of greeting)
Bald: having no  little hair on the top of your head.
Knob: a rounded bump or protrubance. a round control, dial or switch.

(Warning this quiz is neither approved nor authorized by Warner Brother, Mrs. Rowling or anyone else)


1. "What I really want is a  _________ from the actress who played Cleopatra." sighed Chris.
A. snap
B. spoil
C. hug
D. bald
E. knob

2.   The spell of Levitation usually takes a while to master but Gonaque learned it in a ________.
A. snap
B.  spoil
C.  hug
D. bald
E. knob

3. Khaled almost always _________ the joke. He usually starts with the punchline.
A. snaps
B.  spoils
C.  hugs
D. balds
E. knobs

4. I love old car radios. They had things to touch and to play with like big buttons to push and ______
to turn and fiddle with.
A. snap
B.  spoil
C.  hug
D. bald
E. knobs

5. John Laxton says that he is not ________ but of diminished hair capacity.
A. snap
B. spoil
C.  hug
D. bald
E. knob
 
 
Wink: to close and open one eye quickly to convey a message or signal. Shrink, shrank, shrunk: to reduce in size
diminish
Spider: an arachnids of the order Araneae, having eight legs and the ability to spin silk. Rise, rose, risen: 1.to get out of bed 2. to go from a lower to a higher position. 3. to appear above the horizon
Tantrum: an outburst, charactorized by seemingly uncontroled movements of arms and legs, of anger.
a bad tempered fit.

6. The moon will ______ tonight at eight p.m. and Alexandre will transform into a werewolf.

A. wink
B. shrank
C. spider
D. rise
E. tantrum

7. The witch gestured with her magic wand and Anthony ________ to the size of a mouse.

A. wink
B. shrank
C. spider
D. rise
E. tantrum
 

8. "Calm down, don't throw a __________. We'll get you back to your own size..." said
Benabed " I mean I hope we will."
A. wink
B. shrank
C. spider
D. rise
E. tantrum

9. When I asked Renny if he had read the second chapter he just__________ at me and then pretended that he hadn't heard.
A. winked
B. shrank
C. spidered
D. rise
E. tantrumed

10. A _________ is not an insect for it has more legs.
A. wink
B. shrank
C. spider
D. rise
E. tantrum

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