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The Breadwinner, Chapters 10-12

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The Breadwinner, Chapters 10-12

Take this quiz to test your comprehension of chapters 10-12.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are Parvana and Shauzia going to do to make more money?
    • A. 

      Make clothing

    • B. 

      Sell tea and nan bread

    • C. 

      Dig up bones

  • 2. 
    Parvana is really excited about going to the cemetary, at first.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The ______________ broker buys the bones from the people who dig them up. 
  • 4. 
    Parvana unearthed a "trophy" from the ground while digging.  What did she find?
    • A. 

      A box

    • B. 

      A silver spoon

    • C. 

      A skull

  • 5. 
    The girls decide to leave the graveyard to go find a bathroom in the city. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The girls decide not to tell thier family about digging up the _______________.
  • 7. 
    • A. 

      She tells her the truth about the bones

    • B. 

      She makes up a lie about being at the market

    • C. 

      She makes up a lie about going to Shauzia's house

  • 8. 
    Parvana's mother was upset and worried that Parvana had been arrested when she didn't come home for lunch. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    How are thieves punished under Taliban regime?
    • A. 

      They are forced to sell tea in the market

    • B. 

      They are not given food

    • C. 

      They cut off their arms/hands in public

  • 10. 
    Parvana gave her lunch, which consisted of a piece of nan, to the beggars of Kabul. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Why does Parvana miss work for a few days?
    • A. 

      She goes on a family vacation

    • B. 

      She gets sick

    • C. 

      She decides that she needed a break

  • 12. 
    Shauzia is planning to run away.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Parvana and Shauzia begin to sell things on trays in the market.  What do they sell?
    • A. 

      Tea and crackers

    • B. 

      Cigarettes and chewing gum

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Parvana and Shauzia head towards the staduim to sell their goods to the people watching the soccer game. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Parvana really missed school because she wanted to be able to:
    • A. 

      Talk to her friends

    • B. 

      Play games

    • C. 

      Talk about homework

    • D. 

      All of the above