Holes Chapter 12 Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Holes Chapter 12 Questions! Trivia Quiz - Quiz

Can you answer these questions from chapter 12 in Holes? Holes was written by a man named Louis Sacher. Upon taking this quiz, you will know and remember all the character's names in the book. You will get to know Mr. Pendanski better. You will also become aware of which character among all of the boys had an interest in animals. If you want to know more about Holes, this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the last to finish digging this time?

    • A.

      X-Ray

    • B.

      Armpit

    • C.

      Stanley

    • D.

      Magnet

    Correct Answer
    C. Stanley
    Explanation
    Stanley was the last to finish digging this time because the question asks for the person who finished last. The names X-Ray, Armpit, and Magnet do not indicate any particular order or timing, so the only person mentioned who could potentially be the last is Stanley.

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  • 2. 

    What did Stanley find whenever he got back to the camp?

    • A.

      Mr. Pendanski and the other boys sitting in a circle on the ground discussing their futures

    • B.

      Everyone had left

    • C.

      Mr. Pendanski and the other boys sitting around a campfire roasting marshmallows

    • D.

      Mr. Sir questioning everyone about a stolen item

    Correct Answer
    A. Mr. Pendanski and the other boys sitting in a circle on the ground discussing their futures
  • 3. 

    Mr. Pendanski said it was important to have goals; otherwise, you'll just end up back in jail.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that having goals is important in order to avoid ending up back in jail. This implies that having goals provides individuals with direction and purpose, helping them stay focused and motivated to make positive choices and avoid engaging in criminal activities that could lead to imprisonment. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 4. 

    What was the boys' nickname for Mr. Pendanski?

    Correct Answer
    Mom
    Explanation
    The boys' nickname for Mr. Pendanski was "Mom" because he took on a nurturing and caring role towards them, providing them with emotional support and guidance similar to a mother figure.

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  • 5. 

    What did Magnet say he was interested in?

    • A.

      Computers

    • B.

      Science experiments

    • C.

      Making movies

    • D.

      Animals

    Correct Answer
    D. Animals
    Explanation
    Magnet said he was interested in animals.

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  • 6. 

    X-Ray gave Magnet a lot of valuable input on his interest of animals.  He suggested that Magnet be a veterinarian.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The other boys gave Magnet some good input, and X-Ray laughed.

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  • 7. 

    Mr. Pendanski told Stanley he was there because of one person.  Stanley said that one person was himself, and he needs to take responsibility for his life.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Stanley said he was there because that one person was his "no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather"

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  • 8. 

    All of the boys howled with laughter at Stanley's response.  Even Zero had smiled - why was this unusual?

    • A.

      Zero hated Stanley

    • B.

      Zero never smiled

    • C.

      Zero had the worst sense of humor

    • D.

      Zero was mad at Stanley

    Correct Answer
    B. Zero never smiled
    Explanation
    This is unusual because the statement implies that Zero never smiled before. The fact that Zero smiled at Stanley's response suggests that it is out of character for him, making it unusual.

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  • 9. 

    Mr. Pendanski told them, "you messed up your life and it's up to you to fix it."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement made by Mr. Pendanski implies that the individuals being addressed have made mistakes in their lives and are responsible for rectifying them. This suggests that they have the power to take control of their own lives and make positive changes. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 10. 

    How did Zero react to Mr. Pendanski when he asked him what he liked to do?

    • A.

      Smile went away, glared at Mr. Pendanski and said "I like to dig holes"

    • B.

      Smile went away, and told Mr. Pendanski and all of the other boys to leave him alone

    • C.

      He expressed an interest in going to college and studying fossils

    • D.

      He got angry and told Mr. Pendanski he liked nothing

    Correct Answer
    A. Smile went away, glared at Mr. Pendanski and said "I like to dig holes"
    Explanation
    Zero reacted to Mr. Pendanski's question by losing his smile, glaring at him, and stating that he liked to dig holes.

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  • 11. 

    Zero probably reacted this way because of what Mr. Pendanski said right before that, "Even you, Zero.  You're not completely worthless."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    How rude!

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  • 12. 

    Ch. 12 VOCABULARY cherished ambitions or goals WORD BANK:  society, prepare, dreams, accomplish, account, responsible, worthless

    Correct Answer
    dreams
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "dreams". In the context of the vocabulary chapter, "cherished ambitions or goals" can be referred to as dreams. Dreams are the aspirations and desires that individuals have, which they hold dear and want to achieve. It is something that people strive for and work towards in order to fulfill their ambitions and goals.

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  • 13. 

    Ch. 12 VOCABULARY to make oneself ready to deal with something WORD BANK:  society, prepare, dreams, accomplish, account, responsible, worthless

    Correct Answer
    prepare
    Explanation
    The word "prepare" means to make oneself ready to deal with something. It implies taking necessary actions or steps in advance to be ready for a specific task or situation. It involves planning, organizing, and getting oneself in a state of readiness. In this context, "prepare" is the correct answer as it aligns with the definition provided. The other words in the word bank do not accurately convey the meaning of making oneself ready.

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  • 14. 

    Ch. 12 VOCABULARY on _______ of = because of WORD BANK:  society, prepare, dreams, accomplish, account, responsible, worthless

    Correct Answer
    account
    Explanation
    The word "account" is the correct answer because it means "because of" in this context. When we say "on account of," we are referring to the reason or cause behind something happening. It implies that something is happening or has happened because of a particular reason or factor. In this case, "on account of" is used to explain the reason or cause behind something.

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  • 15. 

    Ch. 12 VOCABULARY a group of people living among one another in a community WORD BANK:  society, prepare, dreams, accomplish, account, responsible, worthless

    Correct Answer
    society
    Explanation
    A society refers to a group of people who live together in a community. They share common values, norms, and interact with one another. This word is the correct answer because it accurately describes a group of people living among one another in a community, as mentioned in the given definition.

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  • 16. 

    Ch. 12 VOCABULARY having an obligation to something WORD BANK:  society, prepare, dreams, accomplish, account, responsible, worthless

    Correct Answer
    responsible
    Explanation
    The word "responsible" means having an obligation to something. It implies being accountable and reliable for one's actions or duties. In this context, it suggests that the person is expected to fulfill their obligations and take ownership of their responsibilities. The word "responsible" fits well with the given word bank options and accurately defines the meaning of the word.

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  • 17. 

    Ch. 12 VOCABULARY having no real value or use WORD BANK:  society, prepare, dreams, accomplish, account, responsible, worthless

    Correct Answer
    worthless
    Explanation
    The word "worthless" means having no real value or use. It describes something that is considered to be of no worth or importance.

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  • 18. 

    Ch. 12 VOCABULARY achieve or complete successfully WORD BANK:  society, prepare, dreams, accomplish, account, responsible, worthless

    Correct Answer
    accomplish
    Explanation
    The word "accomplish" means to achieve or complete something successfully. It implies successfully finishing a task or reaching a goal. In this context, the word is used to describe the action of achieving or completing something successfully. The other words in the word bank do not have the same meaning or usage as "accomplish," making it the correct answer.

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