"Because Of Winn-dixie" Chapters 6-14

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"Because Of Winn-dixie" Chapters 6-14 - Quiz

Multiple choice quiz on chapters 6-14. Reading comprehension skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What animal did Miss Franny Block mistake  Winn-Dixie for?

    • A.

      Coyote

    • B.

      Racoon

    • C.

      Bear

    • D.

      Wolverine

    Correct Answer
    C. Bear
    Explanation
    Miss Franny Block mistook Winn-Dixie for a bear.

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  • 2. 

    In Chapter 7, Miss Franny tells the story of a bear coming into the library and she threw a big book at it. What was the name of the book?

    • A.

      The Little House on the Prairie

    • B.

      Encylcopedia

    • C.

      War and Peace

    • D.

      Katarina

    Correct Answer
    C. War and Peace
    Explanation
    In Chapter 7, Miss Franny tells the story of a bear coming into the library and her instinctive reaction was to throw a big book at it. The name of the book she threw at the bear is "War and Peace".

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  • 3. 

    What kind of animal was Gertrude?

    • A.

      Parakeet

    • B.

      Cockatoo

    • C.

      Parrot

    • D.

      Cardinal

    Correct Answer
    C. Parrot
    Explanation
    Gertrude was a parrot because parrots are a type of bird known for their ability to mimic human speech. Parakeets and cockatoos are also types of parrots, but the question specifically asks for the kind of animal Gertrude was, and the term "parrot" encompasses all of these species. Cardinals, on the other hand, are a type of songbird and not classified as parrots.

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  • 4. 

    What part of  Winn-Dixie did Gertrude sit on?

    • A.

      His back

    • B.

      His shoulder

    • C.

      His head

    • D.

      His tail

    Correct Answer
    C. His head
    Explanation
    Gertrude sat on Winn-Dixie's head.

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  • 5. 

    The first thing that happened in  Chapter 8 was Opal went into a store.What type of store was it?

    • A.

      Grocery store

    • B.

      Pet store

    • C.

      7-11

    • D.

      Hardware store

    Correct Answer
    B. Pet store
    Explanation
    In Chapter 8, the first event mentioned is Opal going into a store. The type of store she enters is a pet store.

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  • 6. 

    Pathological fear, dramatic, harsh, brilliant, and courageous are all examples of:

    • A.

      Similes

    • B.

      Character traits

    • C.

      Homonyms

    • D.

      Metaphors

    Correct Answer
    B. Character traits
    Explanation
    The given words "pathological fear, dramatic, harsh, brilliant, and courageous" all describe certain qualities or characteristics of a person. These words are not comparing one thing to another (similes or metaphors) or words with multiple meanings (homonyms). Instead, they are describing specific attributes or traits that a person may possess, which makes them examples of character traits.

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  • 7. 

    When you read a paragraph and then describe it in a few sentences, you are doing what?

    • A.

      Foreshadowing

    • B.

      Paraphrasing

    • C.

      Summarizing

    • D.

      Predicting

    Correct Answer
    C. Summarizing
    Explanation
    When you read a paragraph and then describe it in a few sentences, you are summarizing. This means that you are providing a concise overview or brief summary of the main points or ideas in the paragraph.

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  • 8. 

    What did the Dewberry brothers tell Opal about Glaria Dump?

    • A.

      That she was a witch

    • B.

      That she was 100 years old

    • C.

      That she would eat Winn -Dixie

    • D.

      Both A and C

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A and C
    Explanation
    The Dewberry brothers told Opal that Glaria Dump was a witch and that she would eat Winn-Dixie.

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  • 9. 

    What kind of sandwich did Gloria make for Opal on the first day they met?

    • A.

      Ham and cheese

    • B.

      Tuna

    • C.

      Egg salad

    • D.

      Peanut butter

    Correct Answer
    D. Peanut butter
    Explanation
    Gloria made a peanut butter sandwich for Opal on the first day they met.

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  • 10. 

    What kind of tree did Gloria and Opal plant together?

    • A.

      "wait and see" tree

    • B.

      "be all you can be" tree

    • C.

      "see all there is to see" tree

    • D.

      "call me tree" tree

    Correct Answer
    A. "wait and see" tree
    Explanation
    Gloria and Opal planted a "wait and see" tree together. This implies that they planted a tree with the expectation of waiting and seeing what it would become or how it would grow. The name suggests that they were patient and curious about the tree's development, rather than having specific expectations or intentions for it.

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  • 11. 

    Winn- Dixie had a pathological fear of what?

    • A.

      Bees

    • B.

      Thunderstorms

    • C.

      Tidal waves

    • D.

      Spiders

    Correct Answer
    B. Thunderstorms
    Explanation
    Winn-Dixie had a pathological fear of thunderstorms.

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  • 12. 

     Which of these were part of Opal and Winn-Dixie's daily "routine"?

    • A.

      Going to the pet shop

    • B.

      Going to the library

    • C.

      Going to Gloria Dump's

    • D.

      all of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. all of the above
    Explanation
    Opal and Winn-Dixie's daily routine included going to the pet shop, going to the library, and going to Gloria Dump's.

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  • 13. 

     What did Opal call the Dewberry brothers?

    • A.

      Bald-headed eagles

    • B.

      Bald-headed beagles

    • C.

      Bald-headed babies

    • D.

      Baldies

    Correct Answer
    C. Bald-headed babies
    Explanation
    Opal called the Dewberry brothers "bald-headed babies" because it is a playful and affectionate nickname she gave them. This term suggests that she sees them as young and innocent, possibly teasing them in a lighthearted manner about their lack of hair.

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  • 14. 

    What was the "theme" of Sweetie Pie's birthday party?

    • A.

      Ladybugs

    • B.

      Daisies

    • C.

      Pink

    • D.

      Purple

    Correct Answer
    C. Pink
    Explanation
    The "theme" of Sweetie Pie's birthday party was pink. This suggests that the decorations, invitations, and possibly even the dress code for the party were centered around the color pink. It is likely that pink was chosen as the theme because it is a popular color associated with femininity, sweetness, and joy, which are all fitting for a birthday celebration.

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  • 15. 

    When Opal told Gloria her "story" how did she feel?

    • A.

      Gloria didn't care

    • B.

      she was embarrassed

    • C.

      She felt sick

    • D.

      Gloria was listening with her whole heart

    Correct Answer
    D. Gloria was listening with her whole heart
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that when Opal told Gloria her "story," Gloria was fully engaged and attentive. She was not indifferent or embarrassed, nor did she feel sick. Instead, Gloria actively listened and showed genuine interest in Opal's narrative, indicating that she was emotionally invested in the conversation.

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  • 16. 

    What did Gloria say the tree represented to her?

    • A.

      All the time that has past

    • B.

      All the people she knew

    • C.

      All the things she had done wrong

    • D.

      All the booksin the library

    Correct Answer
    C. All the things she had done wrong
    Explanation
    Gloria said that the tree represented all the things she had done wrong.

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  • 17. 

    Gloria Dump said,"Judge people by what they are doing now and not what they have done in thepast."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that Gloria Dump believes in assessing individuals based on their current actions and behavior rather than judging them solely based on their past actions. By focusing on the present, she implies that people can change and grow, and should not be defined solely by their past mistakes or accomplishments. This perspective promotes forgiveness, personal growth, and the belief in the potential for positive change in individuals.

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  • 18. 

    What did Otis tell Opal in Chapter 12 that was kind of a secret?

    • A.

      He did not like animals

    • B.

      He had a million dollars

    • C.

      He had been to jail

    • D.

      He had caused a bad car accident

    Correct Answer
    C. He had been to jail
    Explanation
    In Chapter 12, Otis revealed to Opal that he had been to jail. This implies that Otis had a criminal past and had been incarcerated at some point in his life. The fact that Otis shared this information with Opal suggests a level of trust and openness between them, as he confided in her about his secret.

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  • 19. 

    What does Gloria want Opal to do with the Dewberry brothers?

    • A.

      Ride bikes with them

    • B.

      Play baseball with them

    • C.

      Eat pizza with them

    • D.

      Be their friend

    Correct Answer
    D. Be their friend
    Explanation
    Gloria wants Opal to befriend the Dewberry brothers. This implies that she wants Opal to establish a friendly relationship with them, indicating that Gloria believes it would be beneficial for Opal to be close to the Dewberry brothers. This could suggest that the Dewberry brothers are trustworthy, fun, or supportive individuals, and Gloria sees potential in their friendship for Opal.

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  • 20. 

    What are hanging from the tree at the back of Gloria's backyard?

    • A.

      Baseballs

    • B.

      Shoes

    • C.

      Bottles

    • D.

      Kites

    Correct Answer
    C. Bottles
    Explanation
    The question asks what is hanging from the tree at the back of Gloria's backyard. The correct answer is "bottles". This suggests that there are bottles hanging from the tree in Gloria's backyard.

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