The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook

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Practice Questions for The Secret Science Alliace and the Copycat Crook by Eleanor Davis.

1. Who is the author of The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook?

Eleanor Davis

2. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why did Julian have to go to a new school?

His dad got a job transfer, so they had to move (p. 1)

3. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what month was it when Julian found out he would be moving?

March (p. 1)

4. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what month was it when Julian started his new school?

April (p. 2)

5. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who is the main character?

Julian Calendar (p. 3)

6. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, outwardly Julian is a what?

A nerd (p. 3)

7. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what school does Julian attend?

Mosburg Junior High (p. 3)

8. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what was Julian considered to be at his old school?

A geek (p. 3)

9. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how old is Julian?

11 (p. 3)

10. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how old does Julian look?

8 (p. 3)

11. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what patch is on Julian's school bag?

A flower patch (p. 3)

12. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where did Julian get his bag with the flower patch?

It was a hand-me-down from his mother from when she was in school (p. 3)

13. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where did Julian get his back to school outfit?

From his grandmother (p. 3)

14. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what kind of shoes does Julian wear?

Brown leatherette, special orthopedic shoes for his flat feet (p. 3)

15. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, inwardly Julian is a what?

An ultra nerd (p. 4)

16. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how is Julian different outwardly versus inwardly?

Outwardly, he is a nerd. Inwardly, he is an ultra nerd (p. 3/4)

17. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is Julian's top career choice?

1st, a theoretical physicist. 2nd, an aerospace engineer. 3rd an airforce test pilot. 4th, a biotechnician (p. 4)

18. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who is Julian's favorite scientist?

Professor Kablovsky (p. 4)

19. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how does Julian spend most of his time?

Inventing pranks (p. 4)

20. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is Julian's number one interest?

Science (p. 4)

21. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how did Julian plan to make his new school experience different from his previous school?

He was going to try to fit in (p. 5)

22. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what subject rdid Julian have first period?

Math (p. 6)

23. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what subject did Julian have second period?

Geography (p. 6)

24. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what subject did Julian have third period?

English (p. 6)

25. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what subject did Julian have fourth period?

History (p. 6)

26. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how did Julian try to fit in on his first day of school?

He knew all the answers but did not tell them (p. 6)

27. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what was hard about Julian's first day at his new school?'

He knew the answers to every question, but he did not tell them (p. 6)

28. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what does Julian have fifth period?

Lunch (p. 7)

29. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what book did Julian read during lunch on the first day?

Social Groupings of the Modern Young Adult (p. 7)

30. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who threw a stale roll at Mrs. Runtzheimer on Julian's first day of school?

Greta Hughes (p. 9)

31. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what did Greta throw at Mrs. Runtzheimer during lunch?

A stale roll (p. 9)

32. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why was Harold Bacon in trouble with Mrs. Runtzheimer?

He was slurping jello through a straw (p. 9)

33. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what word was used to describe Greta?

Notorious (p. 10)

34. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why is Greta described as "notorious"?

Teachers are afraid of her and everyone knows not to get on her bad side (p. 10)

35. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what subject does Julian have sixth period?

Gym (p. 11)

36. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who is the best athlete at school?

Ben Garza (p. 12)

37. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what subject does Julian have seventh period?

Science (p. 13)

38. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what does Julian do wrong on his first day at school?

He threw the basketball into the wrong basket (p. 13)

39. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what grade did Julian get on his science pop quiz on his first day of school?

A 120 (p. 15)

40. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what note did Mrs. Runtzheimer put on Ben's pop quiz when he scored a 35?

"Ben—Grades are more important than sports!" with a sad face at the end (p. 15)

41. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who are Julian's brothers?

Darian and Gregory (p. 17)

42. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is Julian's dog's name?

Samvat (p. 17)

43. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, whois Maya?

Julian's sister (p. 17)

44. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, whoi was named the inventor of the year?

Dr. Wilhelm Stringer (p. 18)

45. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who named Dr. Wilhelm Stringer their inventor of the year?

Inventors, Etc. magazine (p. 18)

46. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what do Jluian and Andro Kablovsky have in common?

Both live(d) in Mosburg (p. 19)

47. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what famous inventor was from Mosburg?

Andro Kablovsky (p. 19)

48. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who invented the phonograph?

Andro Kablovsky (p. 19)

49. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who got credit for inventing the phonograph?

Thomas Edison (p. 19)

50. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why did Edison get credit for inventing the phonograph if Kablovsky actually invented it?

Edison beat him to the patent (p. 19)

51. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how are Kablovsky and Stringer's methods different?

Stringer's methods are founded on the strictest scientific rigor - the scientists creed (p. 20)

52. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is the scientists creed?

To be rigorous, respectable, and rational (p. 21)

53. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who signed Julian's science notebook?

Stringer (p. 22)

54. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what did Julian have Stringer sign for him?

His science notebook (p. 22)

55. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what did Julialn's encoded message say?

Dora's Diner! SAT! Eleven! (p. 27)

56. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what kind of code was Julian's encoded message written in?

Polyalphabetic cipher (p. 27)

57. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what was the cipher's key?

3-14-79 (p. 27)

58. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who did Julian meet at Dora's Diner?

Ben Garza and Greta Hughes (p. 29)

59. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where did Julian go to meet the person that left him the encoded message?

Dora's Diner (p. 29)

60. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where did Ben and Greta take Julian after he met them at Dora's Diner?

To their hideout (p. 32)

61. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is the secret hideout?

A lab/workshop underground of a vacant lot in the basement of ahouse that was torn down years before (p. 37)

62. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why did Ben and Greta share the secret of their hideout with Julian?

He's a scientist too (p. 38)

63. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is Julian's sci-space username?

newton_nerd24 (p. 39)

64. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who is Greta and Ben's hero?

Kablovsky (p. 39)

65. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what was the firs)t invention that Greta and Ben showed Julian?

Their Kablovksy copter (p.40)

66. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what was the problem with the Kablovsky copter when Ben and Greta showed it to Julian?

It won't fly (p. 40)

67. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what are Greta, Ben, and Julian known as?

The Secret Science Alliance (p. 43)

68. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who is in the Secret Science Alliance?

Ben, Greta, and Julian (p. 43)

69. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is in side the pencil that Ben gave Julian during science class?

A hidden message about springing boots (p. 44)

70. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what kind of pencil did Ben give Julian in science class?

A hidden message passage pencil (p. 44)

71. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, Trevor's intellect matches that of what common mammal?

Dog; it's his name spelled backwards, minus the T (rover) (p. 46)

72. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why did Trevor's mouth turn blue after drinking Julian's milk?

Julian had added concentrated dye into it (p. 47)

73. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who does Mrs. Runtzheimer pick on?

Harold Bacon (p. 48)

74. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is Mrs. Runtzheimer's nickname?

The Runtz (p. 47)

75. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why didn't Julian have his remote to get into the hideout lab?

His little brother stuck it in the fish tank (p. 49)

76. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what snack did Greta's dad get the Secret Science Alliance?

Donuts (p. 49)

77. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how many seats are in the Kablovsky copter?

Three (p. 50)

78. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what does the Stinkometer do?

Smells through a nozzle, breaks down the smell into chemical compounds, and it gives a readout showing what it has smelled (p. 51)

79. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what did the stinkometer think Julian's cabbage and lima bean casserole was?

Dirty socks (p. 52)

80. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who found the lost invention notebook the first time it was missing?

Ben (p. 53)

81. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where was the invention notebook when it first went missing?

In the alligator's mouth (p. 53)

82. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is inside the invention notebook?

notes and diagrams for every science alliance invention (p. 53)

83. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what kind of stuff does Julian invent?

Pranks (p. 54)

84. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why are Greta's inventions deadly serious?

They protect us from rival scientists and other adult oppressors (p. 55)

85. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what was installed in Greta's helmet?

A camera (p. 57)

86. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what does the camera installed on Greta's helmet do?

It wirelessly transmits video to her wrist receiver, stores up to 3 minutes of video and picks up FM radio (p. 57)

87. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what does Greta wear on her head?

Heads-up helmet (p. 57)

88. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how did Greta, Julian, and Ben get glue all over them?

Greta tossed away Julian's glue bomb (p. 58)

89. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who is Greta's dad?

Dr. Russell Hughes, museum director and preeminent expert on ancient Mesopotamia (p. 59)

90. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what does Greta's dad talk about all the time?

Mesopotamia (p. 61)

91. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how did the kids escape from Greta's dad's talk about Mesopotamia?

They claimed they were late for the library book sale (p. 61)

92. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what did Greta's dad give them to eat when they were at the museum?

Baklava (p. 60)

93. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what did Greta's dad buy at the flea market?

Old electronic equipment (p. 61)

94. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where did the HoverHook crash?

In the window of Industrial Innovations Incorporated (p. 65)

95. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where is Industrial Innovations Incorporated located?

Right next to the Secret Science Alliance's workshop (p. 65)

96. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is Industrial Innovations Incorporated?

A giant research lab (p. 67)

97. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who let Greta, Ben, and Julian into Industrial Innovations Incorporated?

The security guard (p. 65)

98. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who confronted the secret science alliance when they were inside III?

Stringer (p. 68)

99. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who is Head Inventor and CEO of III?

Stringer (p. 68)

100. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why wouldn't Stringer give the kids back their hoverhook?

The contraption crashed on his property, so it belongs to him now (p. 70)

101. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where did Ben get a new transmission for the Kablovsky copter?

Ben got it from the junkyard (p. 72)

102. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is Greta's IM name?

GeigerGirl (p. 75)

103. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is Greta's dad's IM name?

MisterHistory (p. 75)

104. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is the star of the show in the Mysterious Mesopotamia Exhibit?

The Golden Bust of Ashurbanipal (p. 78)

105. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where did the museum get the Golden Bust of Ashurbanipal?

It's on loan from the Smithsonian (p. 78)

106. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is the most priceless thing at the museum?

The Golden Bust of Ashurbanipal (p. 78)

107. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what musueum does Greta's dad work for?

Mosburg History Museum (p. 76)

108. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how much time did Greta, Ben, and Julian spend at the Mesopotamia exhibit before they got to go to the Kablovsky exhibit?

1 hour, 45 minutes (p. 78)

109. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, Kablovsky was the only one worried about what?

The effect that human flight would have on nature's own aviators (p. 79)

110. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, Kablovsky took to the skies along with whom?

Otto Lilienthal and the Wright brothers (p. 79)

111. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why was Kablovsky's plan sky blue with paper ducks on it?

To disguise it as a migrating flock and not frighten nearby birds (p. 79)

112. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what does Kablovsky's Humoridor do?

It gives out jokes scientifically calibrated to suit a person's individual traits (p. 79)

113. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, which Kablovsky invention gives out jokes that are scientifically calibrated to suit a person's individual traits?

The Humoridor (p. 79)

114. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, when did Kablovsky make his Humoridor?

During his years working with Barnum and Bailey (p. 80)

115. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what did Kablovsky make while he was working for Barnum and Bailey?

The Humorido (p. 80)

116. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what did PT Barnum call Kablovsky?

The greatest genius of the age (p. 81)

117. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why did Kablovsky lose many patents?

He struggled with self doubt (p. 81)

118. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who was favored to win the Grand Inventornament of 1897?

Kablovsky (p. 81)

119. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what did Kablovsky have to wear in order to get ideas?

His hat (p. 81)

120. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, Kablovsky claimed that the band of his hat was made from what?

A piece of Isaac Newton's waistcoat (p. 82)

121. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why did the secret science alliance call a code yellow?

The invention notebook went missing (p. 84)

122. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who took the invention notebook?

Stringer (p. 86)

123. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how did the alliance know that Stringer took their invention notebook?

They saw a news article in the paper about him inventing the Stellar Smeller (p. 86)

124. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what was the Stellar Smeller?

It was the same thing as the Stinkometer that the alliance invented, only Stringer claimed it as his own after he took their invention notebook (p. 86)

125. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what is the name of the local newspaper in Mosburg?

Mosburg Morning (p. 86)

126. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what time did the alliance sneak out of their houses on the 4th of July?

12:00 midnight (p. 92)

127. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who was the birdwatcher outside of the III?

Ben (p. 97)

128. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what was Greta's disguise when sneaking into the III?

Normal, ordinary girl (p. 97)

129. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what awas Julian's disguise when sneaking into the III?

Sheriff (p. 98)

130. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why did Julian dress up as a sheriff when sneaking into the III?

Everyone else got to wear costumes, so he did too (p. 98)

131. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where did Stringer keep all his important papers?

Locked in a safe (p. 98)

132. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how many potential points of entry were there into the III?

6 (p. 98)

133. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how many possible escape routes existed at the III?

13 (p. 98)

134. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what does the camera zapper do?

Shoots lasers at the camera lens to temporarily blind it, making it appear to be a malfunction (p. 102)

135. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how did the alliance use the camera zapper?

To help them get inside the III (p. 102)

136. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who arrived while Julian and Greta were inside the III?

Stringer (p. 105)

137. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who sneaked inside the III?

Julian and Greta (p. 105)

138. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where did Julian and Ben hide to avoid Stringer finding them inside the III?

In a cabinet (p. 107)

139. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, where was Greta when she took off her helmet?

In Stringer's lab, the III (p. 107)

140. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why did Greta take off her helmet in Stringer's lab?

To use the camera to see while they hid in the cabinet (p. 107)

141. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what was the combination to Stringer's safe?

8 left, 2 right (p. 110)

142. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what did Julian and Greta find inside Stringer's safe?

Their invention notebook and blueprints to the Mosburg History Museum (p. 110)

143. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what were the blueprints for that Stringer had in his safe?

They were the blueprints to the Mosburg History Museum (p. 111)

144. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what didthe alliance believe Stringer planned to steal from the museum?

The Golden Bust of Ashurbanipal (p. 112)

145. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who did the alliance tell about Stringer's plans to steal the Golden Bust of Ashurbanipal?

The police (p. 113)

146. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, why couldn't the alliance warn the museum night guard about Stringer's plans?

Greta's dad lets him take holidays off (p. 113)

147. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, what was the alliance's plan to deal with Stringer?

Stop him themselves (p. 114)

148. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, how did Greta, Ben, and Julian get to the museum to try to stop Stringer?

They flew there using the Kablovsky copter (p. 116)

149. According to the book, The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook, who flew the Kablovsky copter when headed to the museum?

Julian (p. 118)

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