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What Do You KNow About Dr. Seuss?

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A brief quiz with answers about Dr Seuss.

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What Do You KNow About Dr. Seuss?

  1. 1. What Do You Know about Dr. Seuss? BY CAYLA ARMATTI NPHS HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY, 2015
  2. 2. How Many Books for children did Dr. Seuss write? A. 22 B. 33 C. 44 D. 55
  3. 3. 44
  4. 4. What is Dr. Seuss’s Real Name? A. Theodore Seuss B. John Siselle C.Theodor Geisel D.Gerald Sousser
  5. 5. Dr. Seuss always wanted to be a children’s book author. A. True B. False
  6. 6. He first drew advertisements and political cartoons for various magazines.
  7. 7. Which Seuss book was written with only 220 words? A. Cat in the Hat B. One Fish, Two Fish C. Oh the Places You’ll Go D.The Lorax
  8. 8. This book was written with a total vocabulary of around 220 words.
  9. 9. Which Seuss Book had political undertones? A. The Lorax B. The Sneetches C. Yertle the Turtle D.All of the above
  10. 10. All three books , and others, contained political messages.
  11. 11. Dr. Seuss created many imaginative words for his rhyming books. Which of his word- creations below is frequently used today? A. jerk B. snafu C. nerd D. snork
  12. 12. Dr. Seuss loved children and had 5 of his own. A. True B. False
  13. 13. His second wife Audrey famously told the Associated Press during a 2004 interview that her late husband didn’t think much of children, even though he wrote for them. She said he was always thinking, “What might they do next? What might they ask next?”
  14. 14. Before writing children’s books, Dr. Seuss was known for which of the following? A. Political cartoons B. War documentaries C. Army training videos D. All of the above
  15. 15. Yes, all three!
  16. 16. Where did Theodor find inspiration for his animal drawings as a child? A. He copied Walt Disney. B. He used his school friends for models. C. His family had many pets. D. At the zoo where his dad worked.
  17. 17. His dad worked in a zoo.
  18. 18. The last children’s book Giesel published before his death was: A. The Butter Battle Book B. Go, Dog, Go C. Oh The Places You’ll Go D. The Cat in the Hat
  19. 19. Oh The Places You’ll Go was published in 1990, and Dr. Seuss died in 1991 at age 87.
  20. 20. For more about Dr. Seuss… Check out books in your local library, OR see these websites: http://www.biography.com/people/dr-seuss- 9479638 http://www.catinthehat.org/history.htm

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