Abuela Invents The Zero Pop Quiz

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I hope you read the story! Use what you know and remember about the story Abuela Invents the Zero to complete this quiz.


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  • 1. 
    Who do you think is the antagonist in this story?  Explain why this person is the antagonist by giving examples of things they did in the story that caused conflicts/problems.
  • 2. 
    Which is the compromise that Connie and her father made in the story?
    • A. 

      Connie takes abuela to church and her father will buy her a car

    • B. 

      Connie takes abuela to church and her father will take her to the mall

    • C. 

      Connie takes abuela to church and her father will give her money

    • D. 

      Connie takes abuela to church and her father will let her use the car

  • 3. 
    The setting of this story is
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      La Isla

    • C. 

      New Jersey

    • D. 

      Florida

  • 4. 
    What happens to abuela at church?
    • A. 

      She trips and falls

    • B. 

      She gets lost

    • C. 

      She falls asleep

    • D. 

      She gets sick

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Tell the person a lie

    • B. 

      Laugh and make jokes about a person

    • C. 

      Refuse to help a person who needs it

    • D. 

      Make a person feel worthless

  • 6. 
    Where did abuela come from?
    • A. 

      Puerto Rico

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      Cuba

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Round

    • B. 

      Flat

    • C. 

      Static

    • D. 

      Dynamic

  • 8. 
    Why is Connie embarrassed to be seen with la abuela?
    • A. 

      Because abuela only speaks Spanish

    • B. 

      Because abuela is overly religious

    • C. 

      Because abuela is loud and draws attention

    • D. 

      Because she thinks abuela looks ridiculous

  • 9. 
    After Connies mother talks to abuela about what happened, what does she do?
    • A. 

      She laughs

    • B. 

      She yells at Connie

    • C. 

      She cries

    • D. 

      She takes away the car

  • 10. 
    How does abuela fix the problem she had at church?
    • A. 

      Connie helps her back to her seat

    • B. 

      The priest stops and helps her

    • C. 

      A stranger helps her back to her seat

    • D. 

      She wanders around for the rest of mass

  • 11. 
    At mass, Connie is most worried about
    • A. 

      Her abuela not falling

    • B. 

      Using her father's car

    • C. 

      Going out with her friends

    • D. 

      People making jokes

  • 12. 
    She doesn’t speak to me on the way home, and she doesn’t let me help her walk, even though she almost falls a couple of times. Based on this line from the story, which character trait would best describe abuela?
    • A. 

      Generous

    • B. 

      Kind

    • C. 

      Hurt

    • D. 

      Loud

  • 13. 
    Abuela does not want a winter coat because she is too poor to buy one.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Connie is the antagonist in the story.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    At the end of the story Connie apologizes to abuela.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False