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  • 1. 

    Where did Opal first see Winn Dixie?

    • A.

      Produce department at the grocery store

    • B.

      Bank while cashing a check

    • C.

      At the Dollar Store while buying cat food

    • D.

      At the school playground

    Correct Answer
    A. Produce department at the grocery store
    Explanation
    Opal first saw Winn Dixie in the produce department at the grocery store.

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  • 2. 

    How did Winn Dixie look when Opal found him?

    • A.

      Black as coal

    • B.

      White with flour on him

    • C.

      Dirty and smelly

    • D.

      Clean and shiny

    Correct Answer
    C. Dirty and smelly
    Explanation
    When Opal found Winn Dixie, he appeared dirty and smelly. This suggests that Winn Dixie had been roaming around and had not been taken care of properly. The description of him being dirty and smelly indicates that he may have been neglected or living in unsanitary conditions. This initial appearance sets the stage for Opal to take him in and give him the care and love he needs.

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  • 3. 

    How old was Opal when she wanted her dad to tell her about her mother?

    • A.

      8

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 10
    Explanation
    Opal wanted her dad to tell her about her mother when she was 10 years old. This suggests that she reached an age where she started to become curious about her mother's identity and wanted to learn more about her. At this age, children often begin to develop a deeper understanding of family and their own personal history, which could explain Opal's desire to know more about her mother.

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  • 4. 

    Tell one way Opal was like her mother.

    • A.

      Both were slow runners.

    • B.

      Both had black hair.

    • C.

      Both were good cooks.

    • D.

      Both had red hair and freckles.

    Correct Answer
    D. Both had red hair and freckles.
    Explanation
    Opal being like her mother in terms of having red hair and freckles suggests a similarity in their physical appearance. This similarity implies a genetic connection between Opal and her mother, as red hair and freckles are often inherited traits. It is possible that Opal's mother passed down these distinct features to her, making them alike in this aspect.

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  • 5. 

    Fanny Block threw War and Peace at ______ .

    • A.

      A bear

    • B.

      A dog

    • C.

      A wolf

    • D.

      A cat

    Correct Answer
    A. A bear
    Explanation
    Fanny Block threw War and Peace at a bear. This suggests that Fanny Block was in a situation where she needed to defend herself or get rid of the book. The choice of throwing it at a bear implies that she was in close proximity to a bear and used the book as a means of distraction or defense.

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  • 6. 

    Open Arms Baptist Church had no _____ .

    • A.

      Pews

    • B.

      Windows

    • C.

      Steeple

    • D.

      Cross

    Correct Answer
    A. Pews
    Explanation
    Open Arms Baptist Church had no pews. Pews are the long benches with backs, typically found in churches, where the congregation sits during a service. This suggests that the church did not have any seating for its members.

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  • 7. 

    What animal did Winn Dixie catch at church?

    • A.

      Worm

    • B.

      Rabbit

    • C.

      Cat

    • D.

      Mouse

    Correct Answer
    D. Mouse
    Explanation
    Winn Dixie caught a mouse at church.

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  • 8. 

    What was Opal's first name?

    • A.

      Amanda

    • B.

      Gloria

    • C.

      India

    • D.

      Fanny

    Correct Answer
    C. India
    Explanation
    The question is asking for Opal's first name, and the correct answer is "India". This means that Opal's first name is India.

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  • 9. 

    Opal lived in _____ .

    • A.

      The top of the pet store

    • B.

      A white house

    • C.

      An adult trailer park

    • D.

      An old jail house

    Correct Answer
    C. An adult trailer park
    Explanation
    Opal lived in an adult trailer park.

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  • 10. 

    Where did Opal move to?

    • A.

      Naomi, Florida

    • B.

      Austin, Texas

    • C.

      Charlotte, North Carolina

    • D.

      Washington, D. C

    Correct Answer
    A. Naomi, Florida
    Explanation
    Opal moved to Naomi, Florida.

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  • 11. 

    When Winn Dixie smiled he _____ .

    • A.

      Coughed

    • B.

      Sneezed

    • C.

      Drooled

    • D.

      Giggled

    Correct Answer
    B. Sneezed
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that when Winn Dixie smiled, he sneezed. This implies that sneezing is a reaction or response that occurs when Winn Dixie smiles.

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  • 12. 

    When Opal walked into the pet store what did Gertrude do?

    • A.

      Squawked "dog" and landed on Winn Dixie's head

    • B.

      Fell asleep

    • C.

      Bit Winn Dixie's nose

    • D.

      Pecked Winn Dixie's head

    Correct Answer
    A. Squawked "dog" and landed on Winn Dixie's head
    Explanation
    When Opal walked into the pet store, Gertrude, who is presumably a bird, squawked the word "dog" and landed on Winn Dixie's head. This suggests that Gertrude was startled or alarmed by the presence of a dog and reacted by making noise and seeking a higher vantage point.

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  • 13. 

    What did Sweetie Pie invite Opal to?

    • A.

      To sleep over

    • B.

      To her cook out

    • C.

      To her birthday party

    • D.

      To swim in her backyard

    Correct Answer
    C. To her birthday party
    Explanation
    Sweetie Pie invited Opal to her birthday party.

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  • 14. 

    What did Glory Dump feed Winn Dixie every time she saw him?

    • A.

      Peanut butter

    • B.

      Dog food

    • C.

      Jelly

    • D.

      Ham

    Correct Answer
    A. Peanut butter
    Explanation
    Glory Dump fed Winn Dixie peanut butter every time she saw him.

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  • 15. 

    What did Gloria Dump and Opal plant?

    • A.

      Flowers

    • B.

      A tree

    • C.

      Seeds

    • D.

      A vegetable patch

    Correct Answer
    B. A tree
    Explanation
    Gloria Dump and Opal planted a tree.

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  • 16. 

    What was Winn Dixie afraid of?

    • A.

      Thunder storms

    • B.

      People

    • C.

      Birds

    • D.

      Cats

    Correct Answer
    A. Thunder storms
    Explanation
    Winn Dixie was afraid of thunder storms.

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  • 17. 

    What did Otis do to calm the pets in the store?

    • A.

      Fed them

    • B.

      Sang to them

    • C.

      Rubbed their backs

    • D.

      Played his guitar

    Correct Answer
    D. Played his guitar
    Explanation
    Otis played his guitar to calm the pets in the store. This suggests that the music from the guitar had a soothing effect on the animals, helping to reduce their anxiety or stress levels. Music has been known to have a calming effect on both humans and animals, so it is plausible that playing the guitar helped to create a peaceful environment for the pets in the store.

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  • 18. 

    Why would Opal's father NOT want her to work at the pet store?

    • A.

      Otis, the store clerk, had been in jail.

    • B.

      Opal was suppose to be in church at the time the store was open.

    • C.

      He thought Opal was too young to work.

    • D.

      He was afraid Opal would get a disease.

    Correct Answer
    A. Otis, the store clerk, had been in jail.
    Explanation
    Opal's father would not want her to work at the pet store because Otis, the store clerk, had been in jail. This suggests that Otis may have a criminal record or engaged in illegal activities in the past, making him an unreliable and potentially dangerous person to work with. Opal's father would likely be concerned about her safety and well-being if she were to work alongside someone with a criminal history.

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  • 19. 

    What were the names of the boys that liked to pick on Opal?

    • A.

      Billy and Cody

    • B.

      Louis and Josh

    • C.

      Dunlap and Stevie

    • D.

      Nick and Colt

    Correct Answer
    C. Dunlap and Stevie
    Explanation
    Dunlap and Stevie were the names of the boys that liked to pick on Opal.

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  • 20. 

    What was Gloria Dump's yard like?

    • A.

      A jungle

    • B.

      Neat and tidy

    • C.

      Very small

    • D.

      Prize winning

    Correct Answer
    A. A jungle
    Explanation
    Gloria Dump's yard is described as a jungle. This implies that her yard is overgrown and filled with dense vegetation, resembling a wild and untamed environment. This description suggests that Gloria prefers a more natural and unstructured outdoor space, allowing nature to thrive freely in her yard.

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  • 21. 

    What was Gloria Dump's physical problem?

    • A.

      She had trouble walking.

    • B.

      She had trouble hearing.

    • C.

      She was a mute.

    • D.

      She had trouble seeing.

    Correct Answer
    A. She had trouble walking.
    Explanation
    Gloria Dump's physical problem was that she had trouble walking. This can be inferred from the given options where the other choices mention her trouble with hearing, being a mute, or having trouble seeing, which are all unrelated to her physical mobility.

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  • 22. 

    What did the bottles hanging in Gloria Dump's tree represent?

    • A.

      Everything she had done wrong

    • B.

      Everything she had done right

    • C.

      One bottle for each pet she had throughout her life

    • D.

      One bottle for each family member who had died

    Correct Answer
    A. Everything she had done wrong
    Explanation
    The bottles hanging in Gloria Dump's tree represent everything she had done wrong. This suggests that Gloria carries a burden of guilt and regrets from her past actions. The bottles serve as a visual reminder of her mistakes and serve as a form of self-punishment or reflection.

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  • 23. 

    What happened to Amanda's brother?

    • A.

      He broke his leg.

    • B.

      He drowned.

    • C.

      He had a fatal car accident

    • D.

      He died in a plane crash.

    Correct Answer
    B. He drowned.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He drowned." This means that Amanda's brother died by suffocating or inhaling water. It suggests that he was in a body of water, such as a pool, lake, or ocean, and was unable to swim or stay afloat, resulting in his death.

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  • 24. 

    What war was Franny Block's great-grandfather in?

    • A.

      World War I

    • B.

      Revolutionary War

    • C.

      Civil War

    • D.

      Korean War

    Correct Answer
    C. Civil War
    Explanation
    Franny Block's great-grandfather was in the Civil War. This can be inferred from the given options, where each option represents a different war. Since the correct answer is Civil War, it can be concluded that Franny Block's great-grandfather served in the Civil War.

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  • 25. 

    What did Franny Block's great-grandfather do after the war?

    • A.

      Built a candy factory

    • B.

      Built a hotel

    • C.

      Built a restaurant

    • D.

      Built a store

    Correct Answer
    A. Built a candy factory
    Explanation
    Franny Block's great-grandfather built a candy factory after the war. This suggests that he likely had a passion for confectionery and saw an opportunity to capitalize on the post-war economic boom. Building a candy factory would have allowed him to establish a business in the food industry and potentially provide employment opportunities for others. Additionally, it implies that he had the necessary resources and skills to successfully undertake such a venture.

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  • 26. 

    What did the Littmus Lozenge taste like?

    • A.

      Buttered popcorn

    • B.

      Sad and sweet

    • C.

      Sour fruit

    • D.

      Bitter grapes

    Correct Answer
    B. Sad and sweet
    Explanation
    The Littmus Lozenge tasted sad and sweet. This suggests that the lozenge had a bittersweet flavor, possibly evoking emotions of sadness and sweetness at the same time. The combination of these contrasting tastes could create a unique and memorable experience for the person consuming the lozenge.

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  • 27. 

    What book did Franny recommend for Opal to read to Gloria?

    • A.

      Johnny Tremain

    • B.

      My Brother Sam is Dead

    • C.

      Gone with the Wind

    • D.

      War and Peace

    Correct Answer
    C. Gone with the Wind
    Explanation
    Franny recommended "Gone with the Wind" for Opal to read to Gloria.

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  • 28. 

    What bad name did Opal call Stevie?

    • A.

      Spoiled brat

    • B.

      Block head

    • C.

      Cry baby

    • D.

      Bald headed baby

    Correct Answer
    D. Bald headed baby
    Explanation
    Opal called Stevie a "bald headed baby" as a derogatory term. This insult suggests that Opal is making fun of Stevie's appearance, specifically his lack of hair. This name-calling indicates that Opal is being mean and disrespectful towards Stevie, possibly trying to belittle or demean him.

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  • 29. 

    Why was Otis sent to jail?

    • A.

      Drinking and driving

    • B.

      Playing his guitar on the street and hitting a policeman

    • C.

      Robbing the convenient store

    • D.

      Writing bad checks

    Correct Answer
    B. Playing his guitar on the street and hitting a policeman
    Explanation
    Otis was sent to jail because he was playing his guitar on the street and hit a policeman. This action can be considered as assault or causing harm to a law enforcement officer, which is a criminal offense. Playing the guitar on the street may not be illegal, but physically harming someone, especially a policeman, is a serious offense that can lead to imprisonment.

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  • 30. 

    What food did Glory and Opal fix for the party?

    • A.

      Bologna sandwiches

    • B.

      Peanut butter sandwiches

    • C.

      Egg salad sandwiches

    • D.

      Jelly sandwiches

    Correct Answer
    C. Egg salad sandwiches
    Explanation
    Glory and Opal fixed egg salad sandwiches for the party. This can be inferred from the given options, where the other options are bologna sandwiches, peanut butter sandwiches, and jelly sandwiches. Since the correct answer is egg salad sandwiches, it can be concluded that Glory and Opal chose this type of sandwich to serve at the party.

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  • 31. 

    What did Otis bring to the party?

    • A.

      Pickles

    • B.

      Eggs

    • C.

      Candy bars

    • D.

      Sodas

    Correct Answer
    A. Pickles
    Explanation
    Otis brought pickles to the party.

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  • 32. 

    What happened during the party?

    • A.

      An earthquake

    • B.

      Hail

    • C.

      Snow

    • D.

      Thunderstorm

    Correct Answer
    D. Thunderstorm
    Explanation
    During the party, a thunderstorm occurred.

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  • 33. 

    Where did Winn Dixie go during the storm?

    • A.

      He ran under the house.

    • B.

      He ran all the way home

    • C.

      He hid under Gloria Dump's bed.

    • D.

      He ran to the pet store.

    Correct Answer
    A. He ran under the house.
    Explanation
    During the storm, Winn Dixie ran under the house. This suggests that he sought shelter and protection from the storm by finding a safe place to hide. Running under the house would provide him with a secure and enclosed space where he could stay until the storm passed.

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  • 34. 

    What time of year did the story take place?

    • A.

      Summer

    • B.

      Winter

    • C.

      Autumn

    • D.

      Spring

    Correct Answer
    A. Summer
    Explanation
    The story took place in summer.

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  • 35. 

    How many things did Opal list that she knew about Winn Dixie?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    D. 10
    Explanation
    Opal listed 10 things that she knew about Winn Dixie.

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  • 36. 

    How did the people at the party find Winn Dixie?

    • A.

      He coughed.

    • B.

      He sneezed.

    • C.

      He ran into the room.

    • D.

      He snored.

    Correct Answer
    B. He sneezed.
    Explanation
    The people at the party found Winn Dixie because he sneezed. This suggests that Winn Dixie was hiding or lost, and his sneeze alerted the people to his presence. Sneezing is a loud and distinctive sound, making it easier for the people to locate him.

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