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The Borrowers

The Borrowers

by Mary Norton

The Borrowers: Symbols Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Borrowers? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What do borrower family names represent?


level of education
social status
extensive travel
coolness
Q. What does the grate represent to Arrietty?


a window to the outside world
a frightening door to upstairs
safety
borrowing
Q. Why does Pod have gates to their house?


to keep away bugs
to keep out the flood
to keep Arrietty in
to keep hamsters at bay
Q. What does Homily call "moving to a new place"?


roaming
immigrating
emigrating
dancing
Q. Where does the boy come from?


the Australian Outback
Outback Steakhouse
America
India
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