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Have you finished reading Holes novel chapter 1 and are looking for trivia quiz questions? In this chapter, we get introduced to the camp green lake, which does not live up to its name and has dangers that were not expected. Do take the quiz and see how much you remember from the introductory chapter before you move on. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of the main character?

    Explanation
    The main character in the story is named Stanley Yelnats.

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  • 2. 

    What state does the story take place?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      Texas

    • C.

      Louisiana

    • D.

      Arizona

    Correct Answer
    B. Texas
    Explanation
    The story takes place in Texas.

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  • 3. 

    What is the name of the camp Stanley is sent to?

    • A.

      Camp Wasteland

    • B.

      Camp Bad Boys

    • C.

      Camp Green Lake

    • D.

      Camp Blue Lake

    Correct Answer
    C. Camp Green Lake
    Explanation
    Stanley is sent to Camp Green Lake.

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  • 4. 

    Why was Camp Green Lake given its name?

    • A.

      Because there was once a very large lake there a hundred years ago

    • B.

      Because it's a dry, flat wasteland

    • C.

      Because there is a very large lake there now

    • D.

      Because it was a once a dry, flat wasteland

    Correct Answer
    A. Because there was once a very large lake there a hundred years ago
    Explanation
    Camp Green Lake was given its name because there was once a very large lake there a hundred years ago. This suggests that the camp was named after the lake that existed in the past, indicating a historical connection to the area.

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  • 5. 

    Check the boxes that describe the environment of Camp Green Lake.

    • A.

      Wet

    • B.

      Dry

    • C.

      Flat

    • D.

      Playground

    • E.

      Wasteland

    • F.

      Dump

    • G.

      Girl scouts

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Dry
    C. Flat
    E. Wasteland
    Explanation
    Camp Green Lake is described as dry and flat, indicating that it lacks water and is relatively level. The use of the word "wasteland" further emphasizes the barren and desolate nature of the environment. The absence of terms like wet and playground suggests that the camp does not have any recreational areas or water sources. The mention of "dump" implies that the camp may be located near a garbage disposal site. There is no mention of girl scouts, so it can be inferred that they are not present in the environment of Camp Green Lake.

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  • 6. 

    What were the campers forbidden to do?

    • A.

      Sleep

    • B.

      Eat

    • C.

      Lie in the hammock

    • D.

      Run away

    Correct Answer
    C. Lie in the hammock
    Explanation
    The campers were forbidden to lie in the hammock.

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  • 7. 

    On page 3, it says the Warden owns 2 things.  Check the boxes of the 2 things that the Warden owns.

    • A.

      Hammock

    • B.

      Chair

    • C.

      Water

    • D.

      Shade

    • E.

      Bed

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Hammock
    D. Shade
    Explanation
    The correct answer is hammock and shade. This can be inferred from the information given on page 3, which states that the Warden owns 2 things. The options provided are hammock, chair, water, shade, and bed. Out of these options, only hammock and shade are mentioned as belongings of the Warden on page 3.

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  • 8. 

    What is a good rule to remember about rattlesnakes and scorpions?

    • A.

      "If you don't bother them, they won't bother you"

    • B.

      "Shoot them with your rifle"

    • C.

      "Step on their heads"

    • D.

      "Be gentle with them"

    Correct Answer
    A. "If you don't bother them, they won't bother you"
    Explanation
    A good rule to remember about rattlesnakes and scorpions is "If you don't bother them, they won't bother you." This means that as long as you leave them alone and do not provoke or disturb them, they are unlikely to attack or harm you. It emphasizes the importance of respecting their space and not engaging with them, which can help avoid any potential danger or conflict.

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  • 9. 

    What happens if a yellow-spotted lizard bites you?

    • A.

      You will die very quickly

    • B.

      You will die in your sleep

    • C.

      You will die a slow and painful death

    • D.

      Nothing, they are harmless

    Correct Answer
    C. You will die a slow and painful death
    Explanation
    If a yellow-spotted lizard bites you, you will experience a slow and painful death. This suggests that the venom of the yellow-spotted lizard is highly toxic and can cause severe harm to the human body. The phrase "slow and painful death" implies that the effects of the lizard's bite are agonizing and lethal over a prolonged period of time.

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  • 10. 

    An unused area of land that has become barren or overgrown WORD BANK: shriveled, wasteland, hammock, shade, cabin, forbidden, scorpion, rattlesnake, recovering

    Correct Answer
    wasteland
    Explanation
    A wasteland refers to an unused area of land that has become barren or overgrown. This term implies that the land is no longer fertile or productive and may lack vegetation or any signs of life. It suggests a desolate and unproductive environment, which could be the result of natural causes, human activities, or a combination of both.

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  • 11. 

    A hanging easily swung the length of canvas or heavy netting suspended between two trees WORD BANK: shriveled, wasteland, hammock, shade, cabin, forbidden, scorpion, rattlesnake, recovering

    Correct Answer
    hammock
    Explanation
    A hammock is a piece of canvas or heavy netting that is suspended between two trees and is easily swung. It provides a comfortable and relaxing spot to rest or sleep outdoors. The other options in the word bank such as shriveled, wasteland, shade, cabin, forbidden, scorpion, rattlesnake, and recovering do not fit the description of a hanging canvas or netting between two trees.

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  • 12. 

    To become or make shrunken and wrinkled WORD BANK: shriveled, wasteland, hammock, shade, cabin, forbidden, scorpion, rattlesnake, recovering

    Correct Answer
    shriveled
    Explanation
    The word "shriveled" means to become or make shrunken and wrinkled. This word accurately describes the process of something drying up or losing moisture, causing it to become smaller and wrinkled in appearance. It can be used to describe the state of a fruit or plant that has lost water, or even the appearance of skin when it lacks hydration. Therefore, "shriveled" is the correct answer from the given word bank.

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  • 13. 

    Any of various arachnids of the order Scorpionida, or warm dry regions, having a segmented body and an erectile tail tipped with a venomous sting WORD BANK: shriveled, wasteland, hammock, shade, cabin, forbidden, scorpion, rattlesnake, recovering

    Correct Answer
    scorpion
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "scorpion." This is because the given description matches the characteristics of a scorpion, such as being an arachnid with a segmented body and a venomous sting at the tip of its tail. Scorpions are commonly found in warm and dry regions.

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  • 14. 

    A shadow or area of darkness WORD BANK: shriveled, wasteland, hammock, shade, cabin, forbidden, scorpion, rattlesnake, recovering

    Correct Answer
    shade
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "shade". Shade refers to a shadow or area of darkness that is caused by an object blocking the light. It provides relief from the direct sunlight and can be found under trees, buildings, or any other object that blocks the sun's rays. In hot and sunny environments, shade is often sought after to cool down and protect oneself from the heat. It is a natural form of protection from the sun and can be a welcome respite in a sunny area.

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  • 15. 

    Not allowed; banned WORD BANK: shriveled, wasteland, hammock, shade, cabin, forbidden, scorpion, rattlesnake, recovering

    Correct Answer
    forbidden
    Explanation
    The word "forbidden" means something that is not allowed or banned. It suggests that there is a rule or restriction in place that prohibits certain actions or behaviors. In the given context, it implies that whatever is being referred to in the question is prohibited or not permitted. The word "forbidden" creates a sense of restriction and emphasizes that the action or item in question is off-limits.

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  • 16. 

    A heavy-bodied American pit viper with a series of horny rings on the tail that, when vibrated, produce a characteristic rattling sound as a warning WORD BANK: shriveled, wasteland, hammock, shade, cabin, forbidden, scorpion, rattlesnake, recovering

    Correct Answer
    rattlesnake
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "rattlesnake." A rattlesnake is a heavy-bodied American pit viper that has a series of horny rings on its tail. When the snake vibrates its tail, it produces a characteristic rattling sound. This sound serves as a warning to potential threats or predators. The description provided matches the characteristics of a rattlesnake, making it the correct answer.

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  • 17. 

    A small, roughly built house; a cottage WORD BANK: shriveled, wasteland, hammock, shade, cabin, forbidden, scorpion, rattlesnake, recovering

    Correct Answer
    cabin
    Explanation
    A cabin is a small, roughly built house or cottage. It is typically made of wood and is often found in rural or remote areas. Cabins are often used as vacation homes or as a place to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. They can provide a cozy and rustic atmosphere, allowing people to connect with nature and enjoy a peaceful retreat.

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  • 18. 

    To get back; regain WORD BANK: shriveled, wasteland, hammock, shade, cabin, forbidden, scorpion, rattlesnake, recovering

    Correct Answer
    recovering

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