The Clay Marble Quiz 1

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Clay Marble Quiz 1; Chp. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
You may use the novel
This is taken for a review in practice for the CBA which will be taken on December 14th!
Good Luck! Mrs. Holman
You may use the novel


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How does Dara change by the end of Chapter six?

    • A.

      She feels she can be trusted more

    • B.

      She decides to work on the food cart

    • C.

      She is eager to move home while the war is still going on

    • D.

      She finds hope in the magic marble

    Correct Answer
    D. She finds hope in the magic marble
    Explanation
    By the end of Chapter six, Dara undergoes a change in her perspective and emotions. The mention of finding hope in the magic marble suggests that Dara's outlook has shifted towards a more positive and optimistic direction. This implies that she may have been facing difficulties or challenges earlier in the chapter, but the discovery of the magic marble has brought her a renewed sense of hope and optimism.

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  • 2. 

    Why does the author include the preface in "The Clay Marble"?

    • A.

      To describe Dara

    • B.

      To establish the setting and background of the novel

    • C.

      To explain how Jantu and Dara met

    • D.

      To entertain the reader

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. To establish the setting and background of the novel
    C. To explain how Jantu and Dara met
    Explanation
    The author includes the preface in "The Clay Marble" to establish the setting and background of the novel. This helps the reader understand the context in which the story takes place and provides important information about the world and characters. Additionally, the preface might also explain how Jantu and Dara met, further adding to the background of the story. However, it is important to note that the preface may not necessarily be included to entertain the reader.

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  • 3. 

    The tone of paragraphs 5 and 6 on page 10, can best be describ ed as--

    • A.

      Bored

    • B.

      Humorous

    • C.

      Solemn

    • D.

      Joyful

    Correct Answer
    D. Joyful
    Explanation
    The tone of paragraphs 5 and 6 on page 10 can best be described as joyful because the author uses positive language and expresses happiness or excitement in the text. The paragraphs may contain descriptions of joyful events or experiences, or they may convey a sense of enthusiasm and optimism. This is evident through the choice of words and the overall mood portrayed in the paragraphs.

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  • 4. 

    The reader can conclude that the narrator in chapter 1 is---

    • A.

      Afraid of the family

    • B.

      A kid fleeing her homeland in search of the Thailand border

    • C.

      Fearful of friends

    • D.

      Running away from home

    Correct Answer
    B. A kid fleeing her homeland in search of the Thailand border
    Explanation
    The narrator in chapter 1 can be concluded to be "a kid fleeing her homeland in search of the Thailand border" based on the information provided. The mention of the narrator fleeing her homeland and searching for the Thailand border suggests that she is escaping from her country and trying to reach Thailand. This implies that she is a young child who is desperate to leave her homeland and is willing to take risks to do so.

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  • 5. 

    Use of first person point-of-view allows the author to---

    • A.

      Sharte the narrator's inner thoughts and feelings

    • B.

      Focus on important facts

    • C.

      Persuade the reader

    • D.

      Describe the setting

    Correct Answer
    A. Sharte the narrator's inner thoughts and feelings
    Explanation
    The use of first person point-of-view allows the author to share the narrator's inner thoughts and feelings. This perspective gives the reader direct access to the narrator's emotions, allowing for a deeper understanding of their perspective and experiences. It creates a sense of intimacy and personal connection between the reader and the narrator, making the story more engaging and relatable. By using "I" or "we" pronouns, the author can convey the narrator's thoughts, emotions, and personal reflections, providing insights into their motivations, fears, and desires.

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  • 6. 

    Why does the author include pg. 43?

    • A.

      To understand the characters

    • B.

      To predict the ending

    • C.

      To explain how Dara gets the magic clay marble

    • D.

      To describe to making of the clay marble

    Correct Answer
    C. To explain how Dara gets the magic clay marble
    Explanation
    The author includes pg. 43 in order to explain how Dara acquires the magic clay marble. This page likely contains information or events that are crucial to understanding the process or circumstances through which Dara obtains the marble. By including this page, the author provides a clear explanation of how the magic clay marble comes into Dara's possession.

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  • 7. 

    The tone in the last paragraph on page 43 of "The Clay Marble" is ---

    • A.

      Curious

    • B.

      Hopeful

    • C.

      Suspenseful

    • D.

      Humerous

    Correct Answer
    B. Hopeful
    Explanation
    The tone in the last paragraph on page 43 of "The Clay Marble" is hopeful because the author describes how Dara's family is finally reunited after being separated during the war. The author uses positive language and conveys a sense of optimism as they describe the joy and relief that Dara and her family feel. This hopeful tone indicates that there may be a positive resolution to the challenges and hardships faced by the characters in the book.

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  • 8. 

    The author introduces Chnay to---

    • A.

      Introduce the setting

    • B.

      Create conflict

    • C.

      Predict events

    • D.

      Determine facts

    Correct Answer
    B. Create conflict
    Explanation
    The author introduces Chnay to create conflict. By introducing Chnay, the author is likely introducing a character who will cause tension or disagreement within the story. This conflict can help drive the plot forward and create suspense or drama for the reader.

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  • 9. 

    Why does the author use flashback in chapter 1, of "The Clay Marble"?

    • A.

      To describe Dara's father's murder to the reader

    • B.

      To predict the ending

    • C.

      To explain the setting

    • D.

      To persuade Dara to go to the refugee camp

    Correct Answer
    A. To describe Dara's father's murder to the reader
    Explanation
    The author uses flashback in chapter 1 of "The Clay Marble" to describe Dara's father's murder to the reader. This technique allows the reader to understand the traumatic event that has shaped Dara's life and sets the tone for the rest of the story. By providing this background information, the author helps the reader empathize with Dara's experiences and motivations throughout the novel.

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  • 10. 

    From Dara's thoughts and actions the reader can infer that she ---

    • A.

      Was not a very smart girl

    • B.

      Was immature

    • C.

      Wanted to join the Khmer Rouge Army

    • D.

      Was happy to leave the family farm

    Correct Answer
    B. Was immature
    Explanation
    From Dara's thoughts and actions, it can be inferred that she was immature. This can be deduced from her behavior, decisions, and the way she thinks, which may lack maturity and wisdom.

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