Heat Novel By Mike Lupica! Trivia Quiz

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Have you had the chance to read the heat novel by Mike Lupica? The book is centered on a baseball pitcher Michael Arroyo who was an immigrant whose ability went unmatched. The story essentially shows how giving up is never the answer when bad things happen to you as they don’t last forever. IF you want to remember the story, this quiz is exactly what you need. Do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Michael and Carlos lived in Cuba before they moved to New York.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Michael and Carlos were originally living in Cuba before they relocated to New York.

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  • 2. 

    The kid's mom passed away due to a heart attack.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 3. 

    Carlos is the Allstar pitcher that has coaches questioning his age.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that coaches are questioning Carlos's age because he is an Allstar pitcher. The correct answer is False because the statement does not provide any evidence or reasoning to support this claim.

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  • 4. 

    The author Mike Lupica was ironically born in New York.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true because the author, Mike Lupica, was indeed born in New York. The word "ironically" suggests that there is some unexpected or contrary aspect to this fact, which may be due to Lupica's writing style or the subjects he chooses to write about. However, without further context, it is difficult to determine the specific irony in this statement.

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  • 5. 

    Throughout Mike Lupica's career, he has only written books.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because Mike Lupica is not only known for writing books but also for his work as a sports journalist and commentator. He has written numerous newspaper articles, columns, and has appeared on TV shows as a sports analyst. Therefore, it is incorrect to say that he has only written books throughout his career.

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  • 6. 

    Carlos and Michael listened to almost every single Red Sox game on the radio.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that Carlos and Michael listened to "almost" every single Red Sox game on the radio, which implies that they did not listen to every single game. Therefore, the answer is False.

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  • 7. 

    Michael could throw as fast as 80 m.p.h with his fastball.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that Michael could throw as fast as 80 m.p.h with his fastball. Since there is no information provided that contradicts this statement, we can assume that it is true.

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  • 8. 

    Michael insists that he is thirteen years old but the coaches of other teams won't buy it.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Michael claims to be thirteen years old, but the coaches of other teams do not believe him. The answer "False" indicates that the coaches do not believe Michael's claim of being thirteen years old.

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  • 9. 

    Their uncle helped to get Michael's birth certificate into their possession.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement implies that Michael's birth certificate was obtained with the assistance of their uncle. This suggests that their uncle played a role in acquiring the document and ensuring that it is now in their possession. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 10. 

    The pitcher that Michael always looked up to on the Yankees was Joe Dimaggio.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Michael did not always look up to Joe Dimaggio on the Yankees.

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  • 11. 

    The girl that Michael and Carlos met while playing catch one night at the diamond was named Ellie.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Michael and Carlos met a girl while playing catch at the diamond. Her name was Ellie.

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  • 12. 

    Michael's dream is to make it to the Little League World Series.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement "Michael's dream is to make it to the Little League World Series" implies that Michael desires to participate in the Little League World Series. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 13. 

    Mrs. Jones became their "foster" parent for the time being.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Mrs. Jones did not become their "foster" parent for the time being.

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  • 14. 

    The author Mike Lupica has 3 kids.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "The author Mike Lupica has 3 kids" is false. The passage does not provide any information about the number of kids that Mike Lupica has. Therefore, we cannot determine the accuracy of this statement based on the given information.

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  • 15. 

    Mike Lupica today is a basketball, soccer, and golf coach.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that Mike Lupica is a basketball, soccer, and golf coach. However, the correct answer is False. This means that the statement is incorrect and Mike Lupica is not a coach for these sports.

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