Holes Novel Chapter 11 Trivia Quiz Questions!

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Holes Novel Chapter 11 Trivia Quiz Questions! - Quiz

What do you understand about the book Holes by Louis Sachar? Stanley Yelnets has unjustly been sent to Camp Green Lake. Stanley and the other boys at the camp ground learn the value of hard work by digging holes all day. There was no lake like the boy wished, but rather a desert with holes. Take this quiz and see how much you know about the book Holes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How did Stanley feel about Mr. Pendanski turning down his fossil?

    • A.

      Thought it was typical

    • B.

      Confused

    • C.

      Furious

    • D.

      Excited

    Correct Answer
    B. Confused
    Explanation
    Stanley felt confused about Mr. Pendanski turning down his fossil.

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  • 2. 

    Why was Stanley confused by this?

    • A.

      Because Stanley thought the fossil was perfectly good

    • B.

      Because the other boys thought it was perfectly

    • C.

      Because Mr. Pendanski had said it was "interesting"

    • D.

      Because he just knew the Warden would like it

    Correct Answer
    C. Because Mr. Pendanski had said it was "interesting"
    Explanation
    Stanley was confused because Mr. Pendanski had described the fossil as "interesting." This suggests that Stanley had a different expectation or understanding of what the fossil should be like. He may have thought that the fossil was valuable or significant in some way, but Mr. Pendanski's description contradicted his expectations, leading to confusion.

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  • 3. 

    Although Stanley was disappointed by Mr. Pendanski refusing to take the fossil to the Warden, in the end, Stanley still felt it was still a fair decision.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Stanley found it unfair!

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  • 4. 

    What happened as a result of Stanley finding the fossil?

    • A.

      He got the rest of the day off

    • B.

      The other boys thought he was cool

    • C.

      Mr. Pendanski admired Stanley's efforts

    • D.

      X-Ray asked that Stanley give him the next interesting thing he finds

    Correct Answer
    D. X-Ray asked that Stanley give him the next interesting thing he finds
    Explanation
    As a result of Stanley finding the fossil, X-Ray asked that Stanley give him the next interesting thing he finds. This suggests that X-Ray values Stanley's ability to find interesting objects and wants to benefit from it by receiving any future discoveries. This also implies that Stanley's finding of the fossil has gained him some recognition and respect among the group.

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  • 5. 

    What was X-Ray's reasoning for asking Stanley to do that?

    • A.

      Because he had been there over a year and deserved the day off

    • B.

      Because he was a bully

    • C.

      Because he was weak

    • D.

      Because he wanted to escape from Camp Green Lake

    Correct Answer
    A. Because he had been there over a year and deserved the day off
    Explanation
    X-Ray's reasoning for asking Stanley to do that is because he had been at Camp Green Lake for over a year and felt that he deserved a day off.

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  • 6. 

    X-Ray explained that the reason he got his nickname is because the word X-Ray is pig latin for "can see clearer than day".

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Pig latin for "too blind to find anything"

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  • 7. 

    Stanley agreed to the favor X-Ray asked of him.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Stanley agreed to the favor asked by X-Ray. This implies that Stanley willingly accepted and agreed to fulfill the request made by X-Ray. Therefore, the correct answer is true, indicating that Stanley indeed agreed to the favor asked of him.

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  • 8. 

    What did X-Ray say to Stanley right after that?

    • A.

      "You're a true friend of mine."

    • B.

      "Sweet!"

    • C.

      "You're a good guy, Caveman."

    • D.

      "Don't talk to me!"

    Correct Answer
    C. "You're a good guy, Caveman."
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "You're a good guy, Caveman." This is evident from the given dialogue where X-Ray addresses Stanley as "Caveman" and compliments him by saying he is a good guy. The statement indicates that X-Ray considers Stanley as a trustworthy and reliable friend.

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  • 9. 

    At this point, how did Stanley feel about agreeing to X-Ray's favor?

    • A.

      Terrible - how could he make such a bad choice?

    • B.

      Glad - he thought it was more important what X-Ray thought of him, than to get the day off

    • C.

      Glad - he thought X-Ray really needed his help and was happy to help him

    • D.

      Terrible - he immediately regretted his decision

    Correct Answer
    B. Glad - he thought it was more important what X-Ray thought of him, than to get the day off
    Explanation
    Stanley felt glad about agreeing to X-Ray's favor because he believed that it was more important to maintain a positive image in X-Ray's eyes rather than taking the day off. He prioritized X-Ray's opinion of him and wanted to be helpful to him, which made him feel glad about his decision.

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  • 10. 

    Stanley did not expect to find anything interesting, because he had never been lucky.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    So far, he has thought this about himself throughout the story.

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  • 11. 

    Why was it surprising that X-Ray was the leader of the group?

    • A.

      He was the smallest boy

    • B.

      He was really dumb

    • C.

      No one liked X-Ray

    • D.

      Besides Zero, X-Ray was the smallest

    Correct Answer
    D. Besides Zero, X-Ray was the smallest
    Explanation
    It was surprising that X-Ray was the leader of the group because, besides Zero, he was the smallest. This suggests that physical size was not the determining factor for leadership, as one would typically expect a larger and stronger individual to take on that role. It implies that X-Ray possessed other qualities or skills that made him a suitable leader, which was unexpected given his small stature.

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  • 12. 

    At first, who did Stanley think was the biggest in the group?

    • A.

      X-Ray

    • B.

      The lump

    • C.

      Himself

    • D.

      Armpit

    Correct Answer
    D. Armpit
    Explanation
    Stanley thought Armpit was the biggest in the group.

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  • 13. 

    Armpit, along with all of the other boys, would do anything X-Ray asked of them.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    X-Ray = the ring leader!

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  • 14. 

    After careful thought, who did Stanley realize was the biggest one out of all of them?

    • A.

      X-Ray

    • B.

      The lump

    • C.

      Himself

    • D.

      Armpit

    Correct Answer
    C. Himself
    Explanation
    Stanley realized that himself was the biggest one out of all of them. This implies that Stanley came to the realization that he was the most significant or important person among the group. This could be due to a newfound sense of self-awareness or recognition of his own capabilities and potential.

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  • 15. 

    After that day, Stanley hated his nickname: the Caveman.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    He appreciates the nickname now more than he did before.

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  • 16. 

    At this point, Stanley would be satisfied with "Barfbag" as his nickname.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    He was just happy to have a nickname and feel accepted as a member of the group.

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  • 17. 

    What did Stanley find remarkable about Derrick Dunne (the bully back home) and the boys at CGL?

    • A.

      Derrick Dunne would be so scared of the boys at CGL

    • B.

      The boys at CGL wouldn't stand a chance against Derrick Dunne

    • C.

      Derrick Dunne was about the same size as the boys at CGL

    • D.

      The boys at CGL were much bigger than Derrick Dunne

    Correct Answer
    A. Derrick Dunne would be so scared of the boys at CGL
    Explanation
    Stanley found it remarkable that Derrick Dunne would be scared of the boys at CGL. This suggests that the boys at CGL must possess some qualities or reputation that would intimidate someone like Derrick Dunne. It implies that the boys at CGL are likely to be powerful, formidable, or respected in some way, making Derrick Dunne fearful of them.

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  • 18. 

    What did Stanley fantasize about while digging?

    • A.

      Finding something interesting

    • B.

      Derrick Dunne coming to CGL and getting beaten up by the boys

    • C.

      The boys at CGL coming to his school and standing up to the bullies over there

    • D.

      Leaving CGL once and for all

    Correct Answer
    C. The boys at CGL coming to his school and standing up to the bullies over there
    Explanation
    Stanley fantasized about the boys at CGL coming to his school and standing up to the bullies over there. This suggests that Stanley was hopeful for support and protection from his friends at CGL, envisioning them as a source of strength to confront the bullies in his school. This fantasy reflects Stanley's desire for empowerment and the end of his victimization, as he imagines a scenario where the boys at CGL would defend him and stand up against the bullies in his school.

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  • 19. 

    What do you think Stanley's fantasy means?

    • A.

      He feels so loved by everyone at CGL

    • B.

      He thinks of the CGL as his friends, and feels accepted by them

    • C.

      He is ready to leave and go home

    • D.

      He wants them to all enroll at his school back home

    Correct Answer
    B. He thinks of the CGL as his friends, and feels accepted by them
    Explanation
    Stanley's fantasy means that he perceives the CGL as his friends and feels accepted by them. This suggests that Stanley has developed a strong bond with the people at CGL, feeling loved and included in their community. He may find comfort and a sense of belonging in this fantasy, which helps him cope with his current situation. It implies that Stanley values the relationships he has formed at CGL and sees them as a source of support and acceptance.

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  • 20. 

    A made-up language formed from English by transferring the initial consonant or consonant cluster of each word to the end of the word by adding a covalic syllable WORD BANK:  leader, pig Latin, accepted, remarkable, senseless

    Correct Answer
    pig latin
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "pig Latin." Pig Latin is a made-up language formed from English by transferring the initial consonant or consonant cluster of each word to the end of the word and adding a covalic syllable. In Pig Latin, "leader" becomes "eaderlay," "accepted" becomes "accepteday," "remarkable" becomes "emarkableray," and "senseless" becomes "enselesssay."

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  • 21. 

    Lacking common sense WORD BANK:  leader, pig Latin, accepted, remarkable, senseless

    Correct Answer
    senseless
    Explanation
    The word "senseless" means lacking common sense or being without any logical or reasonable basis. It implies that something is irrational, absurd, or foolish. In the given context, "senseless" is used to describe a situation or behavior that defies logic or reason. The other words in the word bank do not convey the same meaning as "senseless," making them incorrect choices.

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  • 22. 

    A person who leads or commands a group WORD BANK:  leader, pig Latin, accepted, remarkable, senseless

    Correct Answer
    leader
    Explanation
    A leader is a person who leads or commands a group. They are responsible for guiding and directing the group towards a common goal or objective. Leaders possess qualities such as vision, charisma, and the ability to inspire and motivate others. They make decisions, provide guidance, and set an example for others to follow. A leader plays a crucial role in the success and effectiveness of a team or organization.

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  • 23. 

    Worthy of attention WORD BANK:  leader, pig Latin, accepted, remarkable, senseless

    Correct Answer
    remarkable
    Explanation
    The word "remarkable" means something that is worthy of attention or deserving of notice. It implies that whatever is being described is notable or extraordinary in some way. In this context, the word "remarkable" suggests that the subject being discussed possesses qualities or characteristics that stand out and make it deserving of attention or recognition.

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  • 24. 

    Regard favorably or with approval WORD BANK:  leader, pig Latin, accepted, remarkable, senseless

    Correct Answer
    accepted
    Explanation
    To "accept" something means to regard it favorably or with approval. This word implies that someone is open-minded and willing to embrace or agree with something. It suggests that the person is willing to take in or acknowledge something as valid or true. In this context, the word "accepted" is the correct answer because it aligns with the meaning of regarding favorably or with approval.

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