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Comprehension Test

Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp


retold by Judith Dean
1 Put the following events in the right order. Number them 115.
a Aladdin rubs his ring and a jinnee comes out of the smoke.
b Aladdin meets Abanazar in the market.
c Abanazar comes to dinner at Aladdins house.
d Aladdin kills Abanazar.
e Abanazar and Aladdin walk out of the city into the hills.
f Aladdin marries Badr-al-Budur.
g Abanazar gives Aladdin ten pieces of gold.
h Aladdin goes to Morocco
i Aladdin goes down under the ground.
j Abanazar buys Aladdin a new coat.
k Aladdin and Badr-al-Budur go back to Arabia.
l Aladdin finds a lamp.
m Abanazar takes the palace to Morocco.
n Aladdins mother rubs the lamp and soon they are rich.
o Abanazar buys the lamp from Fawzia.
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2 Who said this? Who did they say it to? Abanazar, Aladdin, Aladdins mother, Badr-alBudur, Fawzia, the Sultan, the Vizier.
a Dont ask Aladdin questions about work?.................... to ....................
b You and the lamp can stay down there! .................... to ....................
c I must clean it first. ................... to .................
d My son is a rich man, too. .................... to ....................
e Aladdin can have a nice new lamp!....................to ....................
f Find her in forty days or you die. .................. to ....................
g To Badr-al-Budur, the most beautiful woman in Morocco. ....................
h Go into the next room and do not watch. .................... to ....................
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3 How many jinnees are there in this story? ...............
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4 What did Abanazar say when he did magic? ...............
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5 Are these sentences true (T) or false (F) TF
a Aladdins father was called Mustafa.
b Abanazar was Mustafas brother.
c The Vizier wanted to marry the Sultans daughter.
d The Sultan gave Aladdin forty days to find Badr-al-Budur.
e Aladdin killed Abanazar.
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6 Fill in the spaces. Use these words: old, friends, lamp, hunting, jinnee, lamp, master, old,
rubbed, wish.
One day, Aladdin and his ............... went ............... in the hills. Abanazar watched them leave the
palace. Good, he thought, now I can get the ............... . He went into the street near the
palace. New lamps for ..............., he cried. Fawzia gave Aladdins ............... ............... to
Abanazar. He gave her a new one. He quickly went out of the city and ............... it. At once
the ............... came out. I am here ............... . What is your ...............?
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Mutiple-choice Test

Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp


retold by Judith Dean

Setting
Choose the best answer.
1 Aladdin was a _____ boy.
a [ ] very rich

b [ ] rich

c [ ] poor

d [ ] very poor

c [ ] France

d [ ] Australia

2 He lived in _____.
a [ ] India

b [ ] Arabia

3 Aladdin _____ helped his mother.


a [ ] always

b [ ] often

c [ ] sometimes

d [ ] never

4 The man in the market said he was _____.


a [ ] Aladdins father

b [ ] an old friend

c [ ] Aladdins uncle

d [ ] a magician

5 Aladdin _____ that his father had a brother.


a [ ] didnt know

b [ ] knew

c [ ] thought

d [ ] wasnt surprised

6 Abanazar gave Aladdin _____.


a [ ] ten dollars

b [ ] ten pieces of gold

c [ ] two pieces of gold

d [ ] two dollars

7 Abanazar said he _____ for many years.


a [ ] wasnt friends with Aladdins father
c [ ] worked in a shop

b [ ] wasnt friends with Aladdins mother

d [ ] worked in a market

8 Abanazar bought Aladdin an expensive new ____.


a [ ] shop

b [ ] car

c [ ] lamp

d [ ] coat

9 They went for a long walk _____.


a [ ] in the market

b [ ] around the shops

c [ ] into the hills d [ ] under the ground

10 Abanazar _____ and said Abracadabra!


a [ ] made a fire

b [ ] made some powder

c [ ] put powder on the fire

d [ ] bought a shop

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Characters
Choose the best answer.
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11 Aladdins mother called her son a _____.


a [ ] good-for-nothing
c [ ] good-for-anything

b [ ] good-for-something
d [ ] good-for-everything

12 Aladdins father was _____.


a [ ] the Vizier

b [ ] Mustafa

c [ ] the

Sultan

d [ ] Abanazar

13 Abanazar was really a _____.


a [ ] vizier

b [ ] fruit-seller

c [ ] sultan

d [ ] magician

14 Aladdin and his mother told _____ about the magic lamp.
a [ ] everybody

b [ ] nobody

c [ ] the Vizier

d [ ] the Princess

15 The Princess had _____.


a [ ] big blue eyes

b [ ] long blond hair

c [ ] big dark eyes

d [ ] short black hair

16 The Viziers son _____ the Princess.


a [ ] didnt love

b [ ] loved

c [ ] didnt like

d [ ] didnt know

17 The jinnee of the _____ made a beautiful palace.


a [ ] lamp

b [ ] ring

c [ ] stone

d [ ] fruit

18 At first, Aladdins mother _____ the Sultan.


a [ ] didnt like

b [ ] spoke a lot to

c [ ] was afraid of

d [ ] smiled at

19 Abanazar wanted the Princess to be his _____.


a [ ] friend

b [ ] wife

c [ ] slave

d [ ] cook

20 _____ gave Abanazar the sleeping-powder.


a [ ] Aladdin b [ ] The Princess

c [ ] Fawzia

d [ ] The jinnee

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Dialogue
Who or what are they talking about? What are the underlined words?

21 When are you going to do some work, my son?


a [ ] Abanazar

b [ ] the Sultan

c [ ] Aladdin d [ ] the Vizier

22 I wanted to see him again, and now you tell me he is dead.


a [ ] the Sultan

b [ ] Abanazar

c [ ] Aladdin d [ ] Mustafa

23 Where did you get this, Aladdin? Did you find it?
a [ ] the lamp

b [ ] the ring

c [ ] gold money d [ ] a jinnee

24 Only you can do this, my boy.


a [ ] work in the market

b [ ] marry the Princess

c [ ] kill the Viziers son

d [ ] bring the lamp to Abanazar

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25 Dont leave me here! Please!


a [ ] in the magic garden
c [ ] under the ground

b [ ] in the palace
d [ ] in the market

26 Bring us rice and meat.


a [ ] Aladdin and his mother

b [ ] the Sultan and the Princess

c [ ] the Vizier and his son

d [ ] the two jinnees

27 I heard it in the market. Everybodys talking about it.


a [ ] Aladdin and his mother are very rich
b [ ] The Princess is going to marry the Viziers son
c [ ] The Sultan wants to kill Aladdin
d [ ] The Princess is going to marry Aladdin
28 I hear and obey, Your Majesty.
a [ ] the jinnee of the ring

b [ ] the Vizier

c [ ] Aladdin d [ ] the jinnee of the lamp

29 Master, I cannot do that.


a [ ] bring the Princess back
c [ ] make a new palace

b [ ] kill the Viziers son

d [ ] make everybody rich

30 Oh, why did I give it away?


a [ ] Aladdins mother

b [ ] Aladdin c [ ] Abanazar

d [ ] the Princess

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Vocabulary
Choose the best answer.
31 when you dont want to work
a [ ] tired

b [ ] hungry

c [ ] afraid

d [ ] lazy

32 to keep somebody or something safe


a [ ] obey b [ ] put

c [ ] protect

d [ ] smile

33 with very little money


a [ ] poor

b [ ] rich

c [ ] happy d [ ] unhappy

34 a man in stories who can do magic


a [ ] sultan

b [ ] magician c [ ] vizier

d [ ] market-seller

35 somebody who works for another person for no money


a [ ] seller

b [ ] jinnee

c [ ] slave

d [ ] good-for-nothing

36 you eat food on this


a [ ] jewel b [ ] cup

c [ ] sword

d [ ] plate

37 to do what somebody tells you


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a [ ] carry

b [ ] bring

c [ ] hunt

d [ ] obey

38 something hard in the ground


a [ ] stone

b [ ] ring

c [ ] jewel d [ ] plate

39 when something costs a lot of money


a [ ] magic

b [ ] expensive

c [ ] cheap

d [ ] wonderful

40 you do this when you find something funny


a [ ] laugh

b [ ] cry

c [ ] shout

d [ ] hunt

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Plot
Choose the best answer.
41 The door into the magical garden was in the _____ room.
a [ ] first

b [ ] second

c [ ] third

d [ ] fourth

42 Aladdin waited three _____ under the ground.


a [ ] hours

b [ ] days

c [ ] weeks

d [ ] months

43 The first jinnee that Aladdin saw came from _____.


a [ ] the lamp

b [ ] Abanazars ring

c [ ] the white stone

d [ ] the magical garden

44 When Aladdins mother cleaned the lamp, _____ appeared.


a [ ] Abanazar

b [ ] the Princess

c [ ] a big jinnee

d [ ] the Sultan

45 Aladdin and his mother sold _____ and became very rich.
a [ ] two gold plates every day b [ ] their house
c [ ] the lamp

d [ ] twelve gold plates every day

46 Aladdin fell in love with _____.


a [ ] the Viziers daughter

b [ ] a slave-girl

c [ ] the Sultans daughter

d [ ] an orange-seller

47 The Sultan gave the Viziers son _____ to find better jewels than Aladdins.
a [ ] three weeks

b [ ] three months

c [ ] forty days

d [ ] forty weeks

48 _____ gave the magic lamp to Abanazar.


a [ ] The Princess

b [ ] Fawzia

c [ ] Aladdin d [ ] Aladdins mother

49 _____ took Aladdin to Morocco.


a [ ] The jinnee of the lamp
c [ ] The jinnee of the ring

b [ ] A magic stone
d [ ] A magic

50 Aladdin killed Abanazar with _____.


a [ ] a sword

b [ ] magic food

c [ ] a gun

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d [ ] sleeping-powder

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Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp


1 a 8
b 1
c 3
d 14
e 5
f 10
g 2
h 13
i 6
j 4
k 15
l 7
m 12
n 9
o 11
2 a Aladdins mother, Abanazar
b Abanazar, Aladdin
c Aladdins mother, Aladdin
d the Vizier, the Sultan
e Badr-al-Budur, Fawzia
f the Sultan, Aladdin
g Abanazar
h Aladdin, Badr-al-Budur
3 Two
4 Abracadabra
5 a T
b F
c F
d T
e T
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6 friends, hunting, lamp, old, old, lamp, rubbed, jinnee, master, wish

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Setting
1 d
2 b
3 d
4 c
5 a
6 b
7 a
8 d
9 c
10 c
Characters
11 a
12 b
13 d
14 b
15 c
16 a
17 a
18 c
19 b
20 b
Dialogue
21 c
22 d
23 c
24 d
25 c
26 a
27 b
28 c
29 a
30 d
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Vocabulary
31 d
32 c
33 a
34 b
35 c
36 d
37 d
38 a
39 b
40 a
Plot
41 d
42 b
43 b
44 c
45 d
46 c
47 b
48 a
49 c
50 a

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