A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the First Quiz

Test your knowledge on the first Lemony Snicket book, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the First, The Bad Beginning.

Quiz

Test your knowledge on the first Lemony Snicket book, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the First, The Bad Beginning.

1. Where were the Baudelaire children when they heard about their parents' death?

  • The beach
  • Their mansion
  • With their grandparents

2. What tattoo does Count Olaf have on his ankle?

  • A devil's pitchfork
  • The letters V.F.D.
  • An eye

3. What annoying habit does Mr. Poe have?

  • Coughing
  • Running his hand through his hair
  • Picking his fingernails

4. What is the play called in which Count Olaf tries to trick Violet into marrying him?

  • The Miraculous Marriage
  • The Merciful Marriage
  • The Marvelous Marriage

5. What is the name of Count Olaf's kind neighbor?

  • Justice Strauss
  • Jeanine Tuffnel
  • Juliette Knibble

6. What is the definition that Lemony Snicket gives for the word "aberrant" at the end of the book?

  • very, very wrong, and causing much grief
  • very, very stupid, and causing loss of sleep
  • very, very hairy turns on roads that are steep

7. What does Count Olaf's neighbor have in her house that Klaus enjoys?

  • A pinball machine
  • A hamster
  • A library

8. What did the Baudelaire children make for Count Olaf's dinner?

  • Haggis (sheep innards boiled inside the sheep's belly)
  • Putanesca sauce (a spicy Italian tomato sauce)
  • Waffles

9. What did Violet make to free Sunny from the birdcage?

  • A grappling hook
  • A lock pick
  • A ladder

10. The Baudelaire children can't be adopted by Justice Strauss because:

  • She's too old
  • She's not a relative
  • She doesn't have a husband.

Your Results:

1. Where were the Baudelaire children when they heard about their parents' death?
The beach

2. What tattoo does Count Olaf have on his ankle?
An eye

3. What annoying habit does Mr. Poe have?
Coughing

4. What is the play called in which Count Olaf tries to trick Violet into marrying him?
The Marvelous Marriage

5. What is the name of Count Olaf's kind neighbor?
Justice Strauss

6. What is the definition that Lemony Snicket gives for the word "aberrant" at the end of the book?
very, very wrong, and causing much grief

7. What does Count Olaf's neighbor have in her house that Klaus enjoys?
A library

8. What did the Baudelaire children make for Count Olaf's dinner?
Putanesca sauce (a spicy Italian tomato sauce)

9. What did Violet make to free Sunny from the birdcage?
A grappling hook

10. The Baudelaire children can't be adopted by Justice Strauss because:
She's not a relative

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