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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: Symbols 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. Why does Claudia pick the Met to hide out in?

It's full of elegant things.
It reminds her of home.
It smells like an old hunting lodge.
It was either that or sleeping on the streets.
Q. Why do Claudia and Jamie squabble so much about transportation and how to get around?

Claudia's obsessed with fancy cars.
It has to do with their power struggle over money.
The subway stopped working.
They saw a chicken cross the road.
Q. What does New York City symbolize in the book?

A fresh start for all
A giant apple
The home of immigrants
All-American living
Q. Why are so many people obsessed with the angel statue in the book?

Because she's mysterious.
Because they want their own guardian angel.
No one's obsessed with the statue.
Because she's made of pure gold.
Q. What's one thing that Claudia and Jamie learn from the museum?

How mummies are made… scary
How Marie Antoinette died
How to take a sponge bath
How Van Gogh lost his ear