# Glass Castle: Part I,Pages 29-57 Quiz

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
| By Jennifergrainger
J
Jennifergrainger
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 10 | Total Attempts: 9,931
Questions: 16 | Attempts: 762

Settings

How well did you understand the Glass Castle? Take the quiz and find out.

• 1.

• 2.

### Waiting outside of the Bar None Bar on their way to Las Vegas, Jeannette, age four, and Lori, age seven, discuss

• A.

How many times the family has moved

• B.

What it would be like to be an only child

• C.

What it would be like to have a different parents

• D.

All of the above

A. How many times the family has moved
Explanation
The correct answer is "how many times the family has moved". This can be inferred from the context of the passage, where Jeannette and Lori are discussing various topics while waiting outside the Bar None Bar. The fact that they are discussing the number of times their family has moved suggests that this is one of the subjects they are talking about.

Rate this question:

• 3.

### When their parents return from the bar, they bring the girls treats.  What happened to Jeannette's candy bar?

• A.

The dog ate it and got sick in the car.

• B.

It was crushed after Jeannette falls out of the car.

• C.

Her sister ate it when she fell asleep.

• D.

Her mother threw it away when Jeannette didn't say, "Thank you."

B. It was crushed after Jeannette falls out of the car.
Explanation
Jeannette's candy bar was crushed after she falls out of the car.

Rate this question:

• 4.

### The stated purpose to go to Las Vegas was so that

• A.

Dad could get a job dealing cards

• B.

Mom could get a job working in one of the hotels

• C.

Meet the grandparents for a mini vacation

• D.

Dad could earn money for the prospector.

D. Dad could earn money for the prospector.
Explanation
The purpose of going to Las Vegas was for Dad to earn money for the prospector. This suggests that the family needed money for the prospector and Dad's job in Las Vegas was a way to earn that money. The other options, such as Dad getting a job dealing cards or Mom getting a job in a hotel, may be possible reasons for going to Las Vegas, but the specific purpose mentioned in the answer is to earn money for the prospector.

Rate this question:

• 5.

### Dad was eventually kicked out of the casino for

• A.

Drinking too much

• B.

• C.

Having a system (counting cards)

• D.

For the money he stole from the dealer

C. Having a system (counting cards)
Explanation
The correct answer is "having a system (counting cards)". This means that Dad was kicked out of the casino because he was using a strategy to keep track of the cards being played in order to gain an advantage in the game. Counting cards is often considered cheating in casinos, and it is against the rules. Therefore, the casino took action and removed Dad from the premises.

Rate this question:

• 6.

### The family left the Las Vegas motel they were staying in when

• A.

They ran out of money

• B.

It caught on fire

• C.

Mom caught dad flirting with a cocktail waitress

• D.

After the kids trashed the room

B. It caught on fire
Explanation
The correct answer is "it caught on fire". This means that the family left the Las Vegas motel because it caught on fire. This would be a valid reason for them to leave as it would be unsafe to stay in a motel that is on fire.

Rate this question:

• 7.

### The family moves to Midland, and it is here that we discover that Mom

• A.

Has a secret stash of money

• B.

Discusses leaving her husband

• C.

Has a life threatening disease

• D.

Is pregnant

D. Is pregnant
Explanation
In the given question, the correct answer is "is pregnant". This can be inferred from the statement that the family moves to Midland, indicating a change in their living situation. The fact that the statement mentions "Mom" suggests that the pregnancy is related to her. The other options, such as having a secret stash of money, discussing leaving her husband, or having a life-threatening disease, are not mentioned in the question and therefore cannot be assumed as the correct answer.

Rate this question:

• 8.

### When Jeannette is unable to sleep, dad takes his knife

• A.

And goes hunting for demons

• B.

Threatens Jeannette to go back to bed.

• C.

Throws it into the wall with a "Thwack!"

• D.

And places it underneath Jeannette's pillow to make her feel safe.

A. And goes hunting for demons
Explanation
The correct answer is "and goes hunting for demons." This answer is supported by the statement in the passage that dad takes his knife when Jeannette is unable to sleep. The mention of hunting for demons implies that he is using the knife as a means of protection or to ward off any potential threats that Jeannette may be afraid of. This action suggests that dad is trying to reassure Jeannette and make her feel safe by taking proactive measures.

Rate this question:

• 9.

### The parents refused to allow the kids to believe in

• A.

God

• B.

God and the Bible

• C.

Santa Clause

• D.

Easter bunny

C. Santa Clause
Explanation
The parents refused to allow the kids to believe in Santa Clause.

Rate this question:

• 10.

### After dad loses his job in the gypsum mine, his present to his children for Christmas that year is. . .

• A.

• B.

Pieces of chalk from the mine

• C.

A star in the constellation

• D.

A story he recorded on tape

C. A star in the constellation
Explanation
After losing his job in the gypsum mine, dad may not have the financial means to buy expensive gifts for his children. Instead, he decides to give them something unique and meaningful by naming a star in the constellation after them. This gift shows his love and thoughtfulness, even in difficult times.

Rate this question:

• 11.

### One of the fights that mom and dad got into that was memorable for Jeannette was about

• A.

How much money mom spent at the grocery store

• B.

How filthy the children were

• C.

Enrolling the kids into the local school

• D.

How long she carried her children during pregnancy

D. How long she carried her children during pregnancy
Explanation
The correct answer is how long she carried her children during pregnancy. This is because the question asks for a fight that was memorable for Jeannette, and the other options do not mention anything about a fight or being memorable.

Rate this question:

• 12.

### During this fight, dad physically cornered mom

• A.

With a knife

• B.

With furniture

• C.

With his car

• D.

With a locked gate

C. With his car
Explanation
The correct answer is "with his car" because it implies that the dad used his car to physically corner the mom during the fight. This suggests that the dad used his vehicle as a means to restrict the mom's movements and prevent her from escaping or defending herself.

Rate this question:

• 13.

### When the family moves to Blythe, the girls are enrolled into school.  What happened to Jeannette after being there only a few days

• A.

She is jumped by a group of girls

• B.

She is locked into the bathroom and could not get out

• C.

She is sent to detention for her dirty clothes

• D.

She is ridiculed for her accent

A. She is jumped by a group of girls
Explanation
Jeannette is jumped by a group of girls after being in Blythe for only a few days.

Rate this question:

• 14.

### During the move from Blythe to Battle Mountain, the parents move the furniture with a rented U-Haul. What happened during that move?

• A.

Dad pulls over and gets rid of half the furniture (weighed too much) on the side of the road.

• B.

The doors fly open and the kids must hang on so that they don't fall out.

• C.

The prospector is left behind inadvertently.

• D.

The kids fall asleep while their parents stop to go to a bar until 2 AM

B. The doors fly open and the kids must hang on so that they don't fall out.
Explanation
During the move from Blythe to Battle Mountain, the doors of the rented U-Haul unexpectedly fly open, posing a risk for the kids inside the vehicle. To prevent them from falling out, the kids have to hang on tightly until the doors can be secured again.

Rate this question:

• 15.

### In Battle Mountain, mom decides what the family really needed was

• A.

A routine for chores

• B.

Washing machine

• C.

Wallpaper to brighten up the inside of the house.

• D.

A piano

D. A piano
Explanation
In Battle Mountain, the mom decides that what the family really needed was a piano. This suggests that the family may have been lacking musical entertainment or a creative outlet. The piano could bring joy and relaxation to the household, as well as provide a means for family members to express themselves through music. It could also enhance the overall atmosphere of the house, making it more inviting and lively.

Rate this question:

• 16.

### While in Battle Mountain, dad got a job at

• A.

The local fishery

• B.

A barite mine

• C.

The local bar

• D.

A restaurant washing dishes

B. A barite mine
Explanation
The correct answer is a barite mine. This is indicated by the mention of Battle Mountain and the fact that the dad got a job there. A barite mine is a plausible job opportunity in a mining town like Battle Mountain.

Rate this question:

• 17.

### For entertainment at night after dinner, the kids would

• A.

• B.

Look up words in the dictionary

• C.

Write letters to the publishers of the dictionaries if they didn't agree with the definitions

• D.

All of the above

D. All of the above
Explanation
The correct answer is "all of the above" because the sentence states that the kids would do these activities for entertainment at night after dinner. The sentence includes the options of reading, looking up words in the dictionary, and writing letters to the publishers of the dictionaries if they didn't agree with the definitions. Therefore, all of these options are correct as they are mentioned in the sentence.

Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

• Current Version
• Mar 20, 2023
Quiz Edited by
ProProfs Editorial Team
• Mar 21, 2016
Quiz Created by
Jennifergrainger

Related Topics