SIX BLIND MEN AND AN ELEPHANT

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This is a quiz based on the story of the six blind men and the elephant, previous to this quiz you should tell the story to you students or show them this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vrkhm0HT8iY

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Question 1

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Once upon a time there were six blind men. They lived in a town in India. They thought they were very [blank_start]clever.[blank_end] One day an elephant came into the town. The blind men did not know what an elephant looked like but they could smell it and they could hear it. 'What is this animal like?' they said. Each man touched a different part of the elephant.
Answer
  • clever.

Question 2

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The first man touched the elephant's body. It felt [blank_start]hard[blank_end], [blank_start]big[blank_end] and [blank_start]wide[blank_end]. 'An elephant is like a wall' he said.
Answer
  • hard
  • big
  • wide

Question 3

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The second man touched one of the elephant's tusks. It felt [blank_start]SMOOTH[blank_end] and [blank_start]HARD[blank_end] and [blank_start]SHARP[blank_end]. 'An elephant is like a spear' he said.
Answer
  • SMOOTH
  • ROUGH
  • HARD
  • SOFT
  • WEAK
  • SHARP

Question 4

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Select the two words that can describe the snake. The third man touched the elephant's trunk. It felt ____________and ______________. 'An elephant is like a snake' he said.
Answer
  • Long and wiggly
  • Small and long
  • Tall and heavy

Question 5

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The fourth man touched on of the legs. It felt [blank_start]thick[blank_end] and [blank_start]rough[blank_end] and [blank_start]hard[blank_end] and [blank_start]round[blank_end]. 'An elephant is like a tree' he said.
Answer
  • thick
  • rough
  • hard
  • soft
  • round
  • smooth

Question 6

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The fifth man touched one of the elephant's ears. It felt thin and it moved. 'An elephant is like a fan' he said.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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The sixth man touched the elephant's tail. It felt ________and________ and _________. 'An elephant is like a rope' he said.
Answer
  • Long
  • Fat
  • Strong
  • Short
  • Thin

Question 8

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The six men began to quarrel and shout at each other. The elephant just couldn't keep quiet anymore and he said "Excuse me , 'Each of you is right but you are all wrong, My body is like a [blank_start]wall[blank_end]. My tusks are like [blank_start]spears[blank_end]. My trunk is like a [blank_start]snake[blank_end] .My legs are like [blank_start]trees[blank_end]. My ears are like [blank_start]fan.[blank_end] And my tail is like a [blank_start]rope.[blank_end]
Answer
  • wall
  • spears
  • snake
  • trees
  • fan
  • rope
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