Quiz The Marble Champ

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The Marble Champ Quizzes & Trivia

The story of Lupe and her will to excel in a sport that people did not think she could handle shows how far dedication can take someone. What more can you remember about Lupe’s journey to the championships? Take the quiz below as it reminds you of the exciting reed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the begining of the story, you can infer  that Lupe
    • A. 

      Has no confidence in herself.

    • B. 

      Is smart but not a good athlete.

    • C. 

      Is good at nothing.

  • 2. 
    How are marbles described in the story?
    • A. 

      Rich glass treasures

    • B. 

      Fragile glass insects

    • C. 

      Small and colorful starts

  • 3. 
    What does Lupe do to get into shape for playing marbles?
    • A. 

      She does push-ups on her fingertips and squeezes a rubber eraser.

    • B. 

      She reads a book about how to win at marbles.

    • C. 

      She runs does pull-ups on the monkey bars

  • 4. 
    What tips does Lupe's brother give her?
    • A. 

      Lupe's brother tells her to get low, aim with one eye, and place her knuckle on the ground.

    • B. 

      Lupe's brother tells her to lay on her stomach and place her hands flat.

    • C. 

      Lupe's brothers tells her only to aim with her eye.

  • 5. 
    Why does Lupe invite Rachel to join the group at the championship?
    • A. 

      Lupe invites Rachel to join the group because Rachel is the best marble player.

    • B. 

      Lupe invites Rachel to join the group because she wants a bigger group.

    • C. 

      Lupe invites Rachel to join the group because Rachel is alone.

  • 6. 
    What makes things difficult for Lupe when she plays marbles with Miss Baseball Cap?
    • A. 

      Things get difficult because Lupe's fingers are sprained and she can't hit the marbles well.

    • B. 

      Things get difficult because the wind blows dust into Lupe's eyes and she can't see very well.

    • C. 

      Things get difficult because more people come to watch and Lupe gets nervous.

  • 7. 
    How did Lupe's family celebrate Lupe's victory?
    • A. 

      They went out for ice cream and put Lupe's trophies on the table for everyone to see.

    • B. 

      They went out for hamburgers and put Lupe's trophies on the table for everyone to see.

    • C. 

      They went out for pizza and put Lupe's trophies on the table for everyone to see.

  • 8. 
    Why is Lupe so happy at the end of this story?
    • A. 

      Lupe is happy because she has finally won an honor for being smart.

    • B. 

      Lupe is happy because she has made more friends that play marbles.

    • C. 

      Lupe is happy because she has always earned honors for being smart, but she has finally won an honor in sports.

  • 9. 
    What is true about Lupe's last girl opponent?
    • A. 

      She is determined to win.

    • B. 

      She feels she is lucky to be there.

    • C. 

      She is angry at Lupe.

  • 10. 
    Whom did Lupe play after she defeated Miss Baseball Cap?
    • A. 

      The champion of last year's game

    • B. 

      The winner of the boy's division

    • C. 

      The president of the marble club

  • 11. 
    Lupe Medrano was winner of the reading contest at the public library three summers in a row. Another word for contest is
    • A. 

      Imagination

    • B. 

      Agreement

    • C. 

      Competition

  • 12. 
    Lupe said nothing to her parents about her dreams of athletic glory. To be athletic means to be
    • A. 

      Involved in sports

    • B. 

      Good at cooking

    • C. 

      Very intelligent

  • 13. 
    She signed up and was assigned her first match on baseball diamond number three. In this sentence, a match is
    • A. 

      Something used to start fires

    • B. 

      A game at a championship

    • C. 

      A place where you practice

  • 14. 
    Quivering with energy, Lupe blasted two marbles out of the circle. Your energy is like
    • A. 

      The friends that cheer you on

    • B. 

      The skills that you have learned

    • C. 

      The power that you have

  • 15. 
    After the championship was over, a dog came over to see what the commotion was all about. Another word for commotion is
    • A. 

      Excitement

    • B. 

      Trouble

    • C. 

      Brightness

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