Have You Read The Short Story Ysrael?

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Have You Read The Short Story Ysrael?

A story "Ysrael" by Junot Diaz should be a must to read when growing up. This short story will teach you that it's okay to be different and that's not okay to show jealousy. So, have you read "Ysrael"? Show us what you know about this story!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the story take place? 
    • A. 

      Barbados

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Haiti

    • D. 

      Dominican Republic

  • 2. 
    How old is Yunior?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      6

  • 3. 
    What's Yunior's brother's name? 
    • A. 

      Juan

    • B. 

      Hose

    • C. 

      Rafa

    • D. 

      Armando

  • 4. 
    Where does their mother work? 
    • A. 

      In a hotel as a maid

    • B. 

      On a cotton field

    • C. 

      In a chocolate factory

    • D. 

      On a pineapple plantation

  • 5. 
    How is Rafa when they're not in the countryside? 
    • A. 

      Angry and violent

    • B. 

      Kind and gentle

    • C. 

      Shy and smart

    • D. 

      Funny and outgoing

  • 6. 
    Who are the boys fascinated with? 
    • A. 

      An old man named Ysrael

    • B. 

      A dog named Ysrael

    • C. 

      A village named Ysrael

    • D. 

      A boy named Ysrael

  • 7. 
    Why does Ysrael wear a mask? 
    • A. 

      He lost his skin in a fire

    • B. 

      He has some bad scars

    • C. 

      He was born without some facial features

    • D. 

      His face was partially eaten by a pig

  • 8. 
    What does Ysrael do when the boys find him? 
    • A. 

      He's milking a cow

    • B. 

      He's fishing 

    • C. 

      He flies a kite

    • D. 

      He's feeding the hens

  • 9. 
    Why are the boys jealous of Ysrael? 
    • A. 

      Because Ysrael has a unique feature

    • B. 

      Because their father doesn't send them things from New York like Ysrael's father does.

    • C. 

      Because Ysrael has more money than the boys

    • D. 

      Because everyone likes Ysrael and no one likes the boys

  • 10. 
    What does Rafa do with a soda bottle? 
    • A. 

      Smashes it over Ysrael's head

    • B. 

      Shares it with his brother and Ysrael

    • C. 

      Drinks it all by himself

    • D. 

      Gives it to Ysrael to take it home

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