Because Of Winn-dixie Chapters 1-5

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Because Of Winn-dixie Chapters 1-5 - Quiz

Because Of Winn-Dixie is a story of a girl who was abandoned by her mother moves out with her father to a small town Florida where she then adopts a stray dog and meets an eclectic group of individuals. Take this quiz and see how much you remember from chapter 1 to 5.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Opal's first name is India because

    • A.

      Her Mom liked the name

    • B.

      Her dad was a missionary there before she was born

    • C.

      She was born there

    • D.

      Her mother was born there

    Correct Answer
    B. Her dad was a missionary there before she was born
    Explanation
    Opal's first name is India because her dad was a missionary there before she was born. This suggests that Opal's parents named her after the country where her father had a significant connection or experience.

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  • 2. 

    Anthropomorphize means:

    • A.

      To make humans more like animals

    • B.

      To give animals human features (like smiling dogs)

    • C.

      To create a geometric figure

    • D.

      To study anthropology

    Correct Answer
    B. To give animals human features (like smiling dogs)
    Explanation
    Anthropomorphize refers to attributing human characteristics or qualities to animals, such as giving them human features like smiling dogs. This term is commonly used when animals are depicted with human-like emotions, behaviors, or physical traits. It is a way to humanize animals and make them more relatable to humans.

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  • 3. 

    How many things did Opal's Daddy tell her about her mother in Chapter 4?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    Opal's Daddy told her 10 things about her mother in Chapter 4.

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  • 4. 

    What does Winn-Dixie do when Opal tries to brush his teeth?

    • A.

      Sneezes

    • B.

      Runs away

    • C.

      Bites her

    • D.

      Barks

    Correct Answer
    A. Sneezes
    Explanation
    When Opal tries to brush Winn-Dixie's teeth, he sneezes. This indicates that Winn-Dixie is not comfortable with having his teeth brushed and reacts by sneezing.

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  • 5. 

    A preacher is someone who

    • A.

      Reaches out to people

    • B.

      Preaches the gospel at church

    • C.

      Eats worms

    • D.

      Sings in a choir

    Correct Answer
    B. Preaches the gospel at church
    Explanation
    A preacher is someone who delivers religious sermons and spreads the teachings of the gospel at a church. They are responsible for communicating and interpreting religious scriptures to the congregation, guiding them in matters of faith, and providing moral and spiritual guidance. This role requires knowledge of religious texts, public speaking skills, and a strong belief in the principles of their faith.

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  • 6. 

    The  town in North Florida where Opal lived before moving to Naomi was called

    • A.

      Orlando

    • B.

      Ft. Meyers

    • C.

      Watley

    • D.

      Jacksonville

    Correct Answer
    C. Watley
    Explanation
    Opal lived in a town called Watley before moving to Naomi.

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  • 7. 

    The fourth thing preacher told Opal about her mother was

    • A.

      She liked to grow things

    • B.

      She loved stories

    • C.

      She had freckles

    • D.

      She could run fast

    Correct Answer
    D. She could run fast
    Explanation
    The preacher told Opal that her mother could run fast. This suggests that Opal's mother was physically fit and had good athletic abilities. It implies that she was active and perhaps enjoyed sports or physical activities. This information gives us insight into Opal's mother's personality and interests, showcasing her physical prowess and highlighting her potential athleticism.

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  • 8. 

    What type of rodent did Winn-Dixie catch in church?

    • A.

      Rat

    • B.

      Squirrel

    • C.

      Mouse

    • D.

      Gopher

    Correct Answer
    C. Mouse
    Explanation
    Winn-Dixie caught a mouse in the church.

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  • 9. 

    How many years ago did Opal's mother leave her?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      0

    Correct Answer
    B. 7
    Explanation
    Opal's mother left her 7 years ago.

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  • 10. 

    Opal felt that Winn-Dixie did this sometimes

    • A.

      Laughed

    • B.

      Coughed

    • C.

      Smiled

    • D.

      Wagged his tail

    Correct Answer
    C. Smiled
    Explanation
    Opal felt that Winn-Dixie smiled sometimes.

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  • 11. 

    What kind of store did the church used to be?

    • A.

      Winn-Dixie

    • B.

      Walmart

    • C.

      Pick-It-Quick

    • D.

      Goodwill

    Correct Answer
    C. Pick-It-Quick
  • 12. 

    The word orphan can be used as a noun, verb or adjective.E.g. 1.)The child was orphaned. 2)He lived in an orphan home. 3)She was an orphan.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the word "orphan" can indeed be used as a noun, verb, or adjective. In the given examples, it is used as a noun in "The child was orphaned," as a noun again in "He lived in an orphan home," and as an adjective in "She was an orphan." This demonstrates that the word has multiple grammatical functions depending on its usage in a sentence.

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  • 13. 

    The werewolf-like creature ______________ at the moon.

    • A.

      Holler

    • B.

      Howled

    • C.

      Croaked

    • D.

      Sermon

    Correct Answer
    B. Howled
    Explanation
    The word "howled" is the correct answer because it is the verb that accurately describes the action of a werewolf-like creature making a loud, prolonged, and mournful cry. The other options, "holler," "croaked," and "sermon," do not convey the same meaning or image as "howled" when associated with a creature and the moon.

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  • 14. 

    The ______________________ was so long that the little boy fell asleep in church.

    • A.

      Preacher

    • B.

      Mosquito

    • C.

      Sermon

    • D.

      Orphan

    Correct Answer
    C. Sermon
    Explanation
    The sermon was so long that the little boy fell asleep in church. A sermon is a religious speech or lesson given by a preacher during a church service. In this context, the length of the sermon is emphasized, suggesting that it was lengthy enough to bore the little boy to the point of falling asleep.

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  • 15. 

    I had a medicated ____________________ because my throat was very sore and scratchy.

    • A.

      Lozenge

    • B.

      Potluck

    • C.

      Knuckle

    • D.

      Mosquito

    Correct Answer
    A. Lozenge
    Explanation
    A lozenge is a small tablet or lozenge-shaped sweet that is typically used to soothe a sore throat or alleviate coughing. In this context, the person had a medicated lozenge to relieve their sore and scratchy throat.

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  • 16. 

    Opal and Winn-Dixie had a lot in common; which of these is true?

    • A.

      They were both lonely

    • B.

      Neither of them had a mother

    • C.

      They both had great smiles

    • D.

      They both lived in Naomi, FL.

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    Opal and Winn-Dixie had a lot in common as they were both lonely, neither of them had a mother, they both had great smiles, and they both lived in Naomi, FL.

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  • 17. 

    When the author says Winn-Dixie was "like a furry bullet" this is an example of:

    • A.

      Metaphor

    • B.

      Foreshadowing

    • C.

      Simile

    • D.

      Sequencing

    Correct Answer
    C. Simile
    Explanation
    The author's statement comparing Winn-Dixie to a "furry bullet" is an example of a simile. A simile is a figure of speech that compares two unlike things using the words "like" or "as." In this case, the author is comparing Winn-Dixie's speed or movement to that of a bullet, emphasizing the idea that he is fast and energetic.

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  • 18. 

    The author of this book's name is

    • A.

      Kate Spencer

    • B.

      Kate Boler

    • C.

      Kate DiCamillo

    • D.

      Kate Bosworth

    Correct Answer
    C. Kate DiCamillo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Kate DiCamillo. This can be inferred from the question which asks for the author's name, and Kate DiCamillo is the only option that matches this criteria.

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  • 19. 

    When you predict what is going to happen in a book you are

    • A.

      Guessing

    • B.

      Visualizing

    • C.

      Thinking about what will happen next

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    When you predict what is going to happen in a book, you are using your knowledge and understanding of the story to make guesses about what will happen next. This can involve visualizing scenes or events in your mind and thinking about the possible outcomes based on the information you have gathered from the book. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above" as all the options mentioned - guessing, visualizing, and thinking about what will happen next - are ways in which you can predict the future events in a book.

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  • 20. 

    When Opal asked her Dad if she could  keep Winn-Dixie at first he said "no" and then he said "yes."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "When Opal asked her Dad if she could keep Winn-Dixie at first he said 'no' and then he said 'yes'" is true. This implies that Opal's dad initially refused her request to keep Winn-Dixie but later changed his mind and allowed her to keep the dog.

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