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Paddington Turns Detective and Other Funny Stories

Question 1 of 5

The morning after Paddington first slept in his new room, Mr Brown---.

Announced that his prize marrow had been stolen

Asked if Paddington knew where his missing wheelbarrow was

Asked the children to help Mr Curry put up posters about his lost cat

Said he needed the house to himself that morning


Question 2 of 5

What happened when Paddington visited the building site in his disguise?

He blew a blast on his whistle, scaring the foreman who broke some china

The slacking workers jumped up, thinking Paddington was a police officer

He tripped over his coat and fell nose first into some newly-laid cement

He questioned the builders one by one about Mr Brown's missing marrow


Question 3 of 5

In the middle of the night, Paddington told two policemen that he had---.

Trapped what he thought was a burglar in the new house

Heard a strange sound coming fro the foreman's hut on the building site

Seen what he believed to be a large marrow-shaped shadow pass his window

Used his sharp nose to track down the marrow thief


Question 4 of 5

Paddington learned that the mysterious flashing light he had seen was---.

The reflection of his torch on the window

Mr Curry next door, learning Morse Code

The new traffic beacon installed down the road

The little boy in the new house taking photos


Question 5 of 5

Why did Paddington's whiskers droop after Mr Brown suggested going fishing?

Mr Brown mentioned Admiral Grundy had invited the family out for the day

Mrs Brown said she was too busy to make a packed-lunch to take fishing

Mr Brown reminded Paddington of his journey from Peru, on the lifeboat

He remembered he'd lost his fishing hat at the cliffs by the Crow's nest


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Paddington Turns Detective and Other Funny Stories
by Michael Bond

Quiz: 233373 EN     Level: 5.6 MY
Points: 2

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