Bellinis Smorgasbord VocabularyChesterMoney 100 200 300 400 500 X
Where do the Bellinis work? Times Square Subway Bellinis for 100
What does Mama Bellinis think about Chester? Bellinis for 200 She thinks he is an ugly, dirty insect that carries gerns.
Where is the Bellinis newsstand? Bellinis for 300 Times Square subway station
How does Chester’s “chirping” help the Bellinis? Bellinis for 400 It attracts crowds and they buy newspapers.
What is Mama Bellinis favorite type of music? Bellinis for 500 Opera – especially Italian
Why did Mario go to China Town? Smorgasbord for 100 To buy a cricket cage or to find out what crickets eat.
Why is it unusual that Tucker and Harry are friends? Smorgasbord for 200 Mice and cats are usually enemies.
How does Chester learn his songs? Smorgasbord for 300 By listening to the radio.
What does Tucker use as a pillow when he sleeps in the cricket cage? Smorgasbord for 400 Mama’s earring.
What started the fire at the Bellinis’ newsstand? Smorgasbord for 500 Tucker was dancing and knocked over a box of matches.
What does it mean to scrounge? To gather by scavenging or to look through what others have left over. Vocabulary for 100
What is a jinx? Someone who brings bad luck Vocabulary for 200
What is eavesdropping? To listen secretly to what others are saying. Vocabulary for 300
What is an amateur Someone who lacks experience or competence; not a professional Vocabulary for 400
What is an entomologist? Someone who studies insects. Vocabulary for 500
How did Chester end up in the Times Square subway station? He jumped into someone’s picnic basket and was carried on a train. Chester for 100
How did Mario find Chester He heard Chester chirping in the corner Chester for 200
Why did Mama Bellini think that Chester was a jinx? Mama said he ate the two dollars and started the fire. Chester for 300
What two kinds of games did Mario and Chester like to play? Leap frog and Hide and Seek. Chester for 400
How does Chester make music? He rubs his wings together causing the ridges to vibrate. Chester for 500
How much did Mario pay of the cricket cage? 15 cents Money for 100
How did Tucker mouse get his life savings? He scrounged coins that people had dropped. Money for 200
Why were the Bellinis in danger of going broke? The newsstand was not attracting much business so the Bellinis were not making much money. Money for 300
Who helped Chester replace the two dollars that he had eaten? Tucker gave them his savings. He an Harry brought the coins to the newsstand one evening Money for 400
Why did the Bellinis leave the drawer to the cash register open and lock the whole thing with a big wooden cover? The drawer became stuck once and the family was unable to access the money. This was all the money the family had. Money for 500