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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler


by E.L. Konigsburg

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: A Series of Not-So-Unfortunate Events (Summary) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who came up with the idea to run away first?

Kevin Brat
Claudia Kinkaid
Jamie Kinkaid
The family dog
Q. The book is addressed to an outside party, Saxonberg. What's his relationship to the Kinkaid children?

He was a party clown at one of their birthdays
He is their grandfather
He is an imaginary friend of Mrs. Frankweiler
He is Claudia's schoolteacher
Q. How much money do the kids have left when they enter Mrs. Frankweiler's house?

Millions of dollars. Billions, actually. They've been stealing art.
$467… in coins
Q. What is the one essential chore that Claudia makes sure they do even when they're on the lam?

The dishes
Baking pies
Q. What happens to Claudia and Jamie's relationship when they run away together?

They become a team, a family of two
They hate each other so much they can't look at each other
They decide to become art researchers forever instead of going back to school
Nothing happens, they just stay the same