Fact File Quiz No 6 - The Colonel and Rackety

1. When the story starts, what time of year is it?

Autumn

Winter

Spring

2. Why is the Colonel not very pleased to see Rackety and his pals?

Because they are so untidy looking

Because they eat all the food

Because they are so noisy

3. Which of these ingredients did NOT go into making the Colonel’s ‘secret weapon’?

Feathers

Worms

Mud

4. Where did the Colonel and MacPherson place their ‘secret weapon’?

Round the trees

Round the rooks' necks

Round the nests

5. By the end of the story, the rooks are:

Noisier than every

Silent

Quieter than at the beginning of the story