Grade 9 Literature Quiz Marigolds

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Grade 9 Literature Quiz on the short story Marigolds. This quiz will test your knowledge of relevant vocabulary and comprehension of the story's main ideas.

  
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  • 1. 
    Miss Lottie's reaction to Lizabeth's destroying the marigolds is one of
    • A. 

      Blind rage

    • B. 

      Extreme relief

    • C. 

      Sorrowful defeat

    • D. 

      Complete indifference


  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes the setting of Marigolds?
    • A. 

      Small town in America during the Great Depression

    • B. 

      Small town in the mid-1980's

    • C. 

      New York City during the Great Depression

    • D. 

      Small British town in the countryside during the 1930's


  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a reason that the marigold incident stands out in the narrator's mind?
    • A. 

      It was a turning point in her life

    • B. 

      It marked the end of troubles in her life

    • C. 

      It marked the end of her childhood innocence

    • D. 

      The realization that she gained from it is still important to her


  • 4. 
    What would a person's stoicism cause him or her to do while watching a funny movie?
    • A. 

      Laugh

    • B. 

      Cry

    • C. 

      Keep a straight face

    • D. 

      Frown


  • 5. 
    An act of bravado is usually
    • A. 

      Admirable

    • B. 

      Showy

    • C. 

      Sweet

    • D. 

      Funny


  • 6. 
    People who live in degradation are most likely to feel
    • A. 

      Bored

    • B. 

      Proud

    • C. 

      Humiliated

    • D. 

      Happy


  • 7. 
    What do all impotent people lack?
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      Wealth

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Maturity


  • 8. 
    When you show compassion, you reveal an awareness of the existence of
    • A. 

      Good and evil

    • B. 

      Suffering

    • C. 

      Future opportunities

    • D. 

      Ghosts


  • 9. 
    Who is telling the story?
    • A. 

      Lizabeth's brother Joey

    • B. 

      Miss Lottie

    • C. 

      Lizabeth's mother

    • D. 

      A woman named Lizabeth


  • 10. 
    Why does Liabeth become upset during the middle of the night?
    • A. 

      Her brother Joey stole her book

    • B. 

      It had been storming for days and she was tired of the rain

    • C. 

      She had not eaten much in days and she was tired of being hungry

    • D. 

      She overhears her father crying and her perception of her father changes drastically


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