Island Of The Blue Dolphins Quiz! Novel Trivia

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Island Of The Blue Dolphins Quiz! Novel Trivia

Have you ever read the novel, “Island of the Blue Dolphins? ” Do you think you can pass this quiz? The book was written in 1960, and it is a children’s novel by Scott O’Dell. It tells the story of a little girl who is stranded alone for years on a gorgeous island with many beautiful animals. Take this quiz and learn more about “Island of the Blue Dolphins. ”


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the main character (protagonist) in the story?
    • A. 

      Chief Chowig

    • B. 

      Ramo

    • C. 

      Karana

    • D. 

      Ulape

    • E. 

      Kimki

  • 2. 
  • 3. 
    Who came to the island in the big, red ship to hunt?
    • A. 

      The Aleuts

    • B. 

      The Spanish

    • C. 

      Pirates

  • 4. 
    What kind of animal did the Aleuts come to hunt?
  • 5. 
    What caused the fight between the island people and the Aleuts?
    • A. 

      The Aleuts tried to kidnap the children.

    • B. 

      The Aleuts wanted to take over the island.

    • C. 

      Chief Chowig wouldn't let the Aleuts hunt.

    • D. 

      The Aleuts would not pay for the otter pelts as agreed.

  • 6. 
    Karana's real name, Won-a-pa-lei, means, "the girl with the long black hair."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What was the name of the place where the Aleuts camped and brought their catch of otter?
    • A. 

      Camp Coral

    • B. 

      Sandy Cove

    • C. 

      Coral Cove

    • D. 

      Coral Beach

  • 8. 
    Who became Chief after Chief Chowig was killed?
    • A. 

      Ramo

    • B. 

      Kimki

    • C. 

      Matasaip

    • D. 

      Nanko

  • 9. 
    Captain Orlov was an honest and trustworthy man.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Karana said that when her father, Chief Chowig, was really angry he would pull his ________.
  • 11. 
    • A. 

      There was not enough water on the island.

    • B. 

      The storm destroyed the village.

    • C. 

      There were too many sad memories.

    • D. 

      There was not enough food for everyone.

  • 12. 
    Khimki sent a ship to the island to take the Ghalas-at people to a new home.  What color were the ship's sails?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Black

  • 13. 
    Karana jumped off the ship because her ______________ was still on the island.
  • 14. 
    What happened to Ramo after the ship left?
    • A. 

      He fell of the cliff.

    • B. 

      He drown while trying to launch a canoe.

    • C. 

      He was bitten by a rattlesnake.

    • D. 

      He was killed by wild dogs.

  • 15. 
    What did Karana do to the village after her brother died?
    • A. 

      She burned down the village huts.

    • B. 

      She cleaned up the village and continued to live there.

    • C. 

      She took the huts apart to make a boat.

    • D. 

      She buried Ramo in her father's hut.

  • 16. 
    What did Karana use to make her bed on the rock more comfortable?
    • A. 

      Otter fur

    • B. 

      Palm branches

    • C. 

      Dried seaweed

    • D. 

      Her skirt

  • 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?
    • A. 

      A sea elephant tusk

    • B. 

      A walrus tusk

    • C. 

      An elephant tusk

    • D. 

      A sharp rock

  • 19. 
    What kind of animals swam alongside Karana's canoe when she was trying to leave the island?
    • A. 

      Sea otters

    • B. 

      Sea elephants

    • C. 

      Devilfish

    • D. 

      Dolphins

  • 20. 
    Karana built a fence around her home out of tree branches.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Karana made herself a beautiful skirt from ______________.
    • A. 

      Pelican feathers

    • B. 

      Cormorant feathers

    • C. 

      Otter pelts

    • D. 

      Kelp

  • 22. 
    Karana caught and dried basketfuls 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?
    • A. 

      Because they had killed her brother.

    • B. 

      Because they stole all her food.

    • C. 

      Because she wanted to eat them.

    • D. 

      Because she wanted to use their fur to keep warm.

  • 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."
    • A. 

      Lobster

    • B. 

      Crab

    • C. 

      Devilfish

    • D. 

      Abalone