Holes Chapter 13 Novel Trivia Questions Quiz

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Holes Chapter 13 Novel Trivia Questions Quiz

Exactly what do you know about the book, Holes? If you haven’t read it, you should. The protagonist Stanley learns his strength by helping a fellow camper named Zero and protecting him from the same thing he had to endure at his high school: bullying. He also teaches Zero how to read, which is a significant turning point for the character, Stanley. Take on this quiz and find out how much you know about Holes.


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  • 1. 
    By Stanley's 3rd hole, he was really getting the hang of it and it was much easier for him.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    By Stanley's 3rd hole, everything felt like it time was running together and it seemed like "one big hole".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What did Stanley predict would happen to him as a result of digging holes?
    • A. 

      He would die a slow and painful death

    • B. 

      He would end up very strong and powerful

    • C. 

      He would end up in great physical condition -- or dead

    • D. 

      He would lose his mind completely

  • 4. 
    What did Stanley find on this dig?
    • A. 

      A shotgun shell

    • B. 

      A gold tube with an outline of a heart

    • C. 

      Another fossil

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 5. 
    How did Stanley react immediately after he found the tube?
    • A. 

      He gave it to X-Ray like he promised

    • B. 

      He gave it to Mr. Pendanski

    • C. 

      He was very excited and showed it to everyone

    • D. 

      He did not want to give it to X-Ray and thought since X-Ray is almost done digging anyway - what's the point?

  • 6. 
    Stanley was more interested in keeping the gold tube than getting the day off.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Stanley's original plan was to bypass Mr. Pendanski and secretly give it directly to the Warden.  Then the Warden could make up an excuse for Stanley to have the day off.  Why would Stanley want to do this?
    • A. 

      So that X-Ray wouldn't find out and Stanley could take the day off

    • B. 

      Stanley was upset with Mr. Pendanski at that moment and didn't want to talk to him at all

    • C. 

      Stanley did not want the attention so the other boys wouldn't get jealous

    • D. 

      Stanley thought the Warden might just send him home

  • 8. 
    Why was this plan not a very good one?
    • A. 

      Because he needed to keep his promise to X-Ray, it was the right thing to do

    • B. 

      Because X-Ray deserves the day off more than Stanley

    • C. 

      Because Stanley had no reason to believe the Warden would lie for him like that

    • D. 

      Because the Warden was evil and Stanley should not go to his cabin

  • 9. 
    How did Stanley feel about the Warden and the cabin?
    • A. 

      Eager - he wanted to go talk to the Warden very badly

    • B. 

      Scared - he had never seen the Warden before and didn't need to

    • C. 

      Depressed - he would never get the courage to do it

    • D. 

      Confident - the Warden would surely help him

  • 10. 
    Stanley was certain that, if he could get up the courage to go talk to the Warden, the Warden would surely find the gold tube interesting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Who noticed that Stanley had found something?
    • A. 

      Magnet

    • B. 

      X-Ray

    • C. 

      Armpit

    • D. 

      Zigzag

  • 12. 
    What happened after that?
    • A. 

      ZigZag promised to keep Stanley's secret

    • B. 

      X-Ray took it from Stanley

    • C. 

      ZigZag took it from Stanley

    • D. 

      ZigZag told Mr. Pendanski

  • 13. 
    Stanley tried to convince the boys that the gold tube was "just a piece of junk".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What happened when the water truck came?
    • A. 

      Stanley was last in line because of his rotten luck

    • B. 

      Stanley was at the front of the line and felt on top of the world

    • C. 

      X-Ray let Stanley cut in front of him

    • D. 

      X-Ray moved Stanley up one place in line

  • 15. 
    Resembling metal or metals WORD BANK:  physical, glisten, curiosity, sifted, metallic, precious, engraved, excuse
  • 16. 
    Attempt to lessen the blame; reason for not doing something WORD BANK:  physical, glisten, curiosity, sifted, metallic, precious, engraved, excuse
  • 17. 
    Put through a sieve so as to remove lumps or large particles WORD BANK:  physical, glisten, curiosity, sifted, metallic, precious, engraved, excuse
  • 18. 
    Of or relating to the body WORD BANK:  physical, glisten, curiosity, sifted, metallic, precious, engraved, excuse
  • 19. 
    Of great value WORD BANK:  physical, glisten, curiosity, sifted, metallic, precious, engraved, excuse
  • 20. 
    A strong desire to know or learn something WORD BANK:  physical, glisten, curiosity, sifted, metallic, precious, engraved, excuse
  • 21. 
    Cut or carve on the surface of a hard object. WORD BANK:  physical, glisten, curiosity, sifted, metallic, precious, engraved, excuse
  • 22. 
    A sparkling light reflected from something wet WORD BANK:  physical, glisten, curiosity, sifted, metallic, precious, engraved, excuse