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Island Of The Blue Dolphins Quiz

40 Questions  I  By Jsannipoli
Island of the Blue Dolphins Quiz
Take this 40 question quiz to see what you remember about the book "The Island of the Blue Dolphins. "

  
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1.  Who is the main character (protagonist) in the story?
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2.  Chief Chowig is Karana's __________________.
3.  Who came to the island in the big, red ship to hunt?
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4.  What kind of animal did the Aleuts come to hunt?
5.  What caused the fight between the island people and the Aleuts?
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6.  Karana's real name, Won-a-pa-lei, means, "the girl with the long black hair."
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7.  What was the name of the place where the Aleuts camped and brought their catch of otter?
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8.  Who became Chief after Chief Chowig was killed?
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9.  Captain Orlov was an honest and trustworthy man.
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10.  Karana said that when her father, Chief Chowig, was really angry he would pull his ________.
11.  Chief Kimki wanted to leave the island and find a new home for the island villagers because...
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12.  Kimki sent a ship to the island to take the Ghalas-at people to a new home.  What color were the ships sails?
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13.  Karana jumped off the ship because her ______________ was still on the island.
14.  What happened to Ramo after the ship left?
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15.  What did Karana do to the village after her brother died?
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16.  What did Karana use to make her bed on the rock more comfortable?
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17.  A Ghalas-at male's rite of passage from boyhood to manhood is to be whipped and tied to an _______  ________.
18.  What did Karana want to use as the tip for a spear?
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19.  What kind of animals swam along side Karana's canoe when she was trying to leave the island?
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20.  Karana built a fence around her home out of tree branches.
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21.  Karana made herself a beautiful skirt from ______________.
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22.  Karana caught and dried basketfulls of small _________ to burn like lamps.
23.  What was the name of the first wild dog who became Karana's friend?
24.  Why did Karana want to kill the wild dogs?
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25.  What kind of creature did Rontu and Karana find in the cave and at the reef that Karana described as "the best food in the seas."
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26.  Karana tied strings to abalone shells and hung them up to scare away the __________.
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27.  In Black Cave there was a skeleton on a ledge holding a flute made of pelican ______.
28.  What did Tutok make for Karana out of black stones?
29.  What did Karana make for Tutok in return.
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30.  Karana nursed a sea otter back to health and named it Mon-a-nee, which means
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31.  Karana changed Mon-a-nee's name to Won-a-nee because she discovered that her little friend was actually a ___________ otter!
32.  Who did Karana say would have laughed at her for not wanting to kill any birds or animals?  (choose 2)
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33.  Karana kept track of the moons that had passed since she and her brother were left alone on the island by 
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34.  What two items did Karana bury with Rontu?
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35.  How did Karana catch Rontu-Aru, Rontu's son?
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36.  Karana was trapped on the side of a cliff by
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37.  What caused the earth to shake beneath Karana's feet?
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38.  What did Karana drop when she saw the ship on the sea?
39.  What did the men from the ship make for Karana to wear?
40.  Why did the ship not come back for Karana and her brother?
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