9th Grade Literature Quiz On Marigolds! Short Story Trivia

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Below is a 9th grade literature quiz on marigolds! The short story revolves around a young girl marigold who lives with her parents and they have financial struggles as they grow up. Have you had the chance to read the story? If so the trivia quiz below is a perfect way to see how well you remember Lizbeth’s story. Do give it a shot and see how well you do. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Miss Lottie's reaction to Lizabeth's destroying the marigolds is one of
    • A. 

      Blind rage

    • B. 

      Extreme relief

    • C. 

      Sorrowful defeat

    • D. 

      Complete indifference

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes the setting of Marigolds?
    • A. 

      Small town in America during the Great Depression

    • B. 

      Small town in the mid-1980's

    • C. 

      New York City during the Great Depression

    • D. 

      Small British town in the countryside during the 1930's

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a reason that the marigold incident stands out in the narrator's mind?
    • A. 

      It was a turning point in her life

    • B. 

      It marked the end of troubles in her life

    • C. 

      It marked the end of her childhood innocence

    • D. 

      The realization that she gained from it is still important to her

  • 4. 
    What would a person's stoicism cause him or her to do while watching a funny movie?
    • A. 

      Laugh

    • B. 

      Cry

    • C. 

      Keep a straight face

    • D. 

      Frown

  • 5. 
    An act of bravado is usually
    • A. 

      Admirable

    • B. 

      Showy

    • C. 

      Sweet

    • D. 

      Funny

  • 6. 
    People who live in degradation are most likely to feel
    • A. 

      Bored

    • B. 

      Proud

    • C. 

      Humiliated

    • D. 

      Happy

  • 7. 
    What do all impotent people lack?
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      Wealth

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Maturity

  • 8. 
    When you show compassion, you reveal an awareness of the existence of
    • A. 

      Good and evil

    • B. 

      Suffering

    • C. 

      Future opportunities

    • D. 

      Ghosts

  • 9. 
    Who is telling the story?
    • A. 

      Lizabeth's brother Joey

    • B. 

      Miss Lottie

    • C. 

      Lizabeth's mother

    • D. 

      A woman named Lizabeth

  • 10. 
    Why does Liabeth become upset during the middle of the night?
    • A. 

      Her brother Joey stole her book

    • B. 

      It had been storming for days and she was tired of the rain

    • C. 

      She had not eaten much in days and she was tired of being hungry

    • D. 

      She overhears her father crying and her perception of her father changes drastically

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