Holes Chapter 15 Novel Trivia Questions Quiz

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Have you ever read the book Holes? It is worth a look. The protagonist, named Stanley faces a lot of opposition in this book. He is bullied at his high school by a boy named Derrick Dunne. Madame Zeroni and Mr. Pendanski from Camp Green Lake target a boy named Zero, and Stanley feels compelled to help him. Take this quiz and see how much you know about the book, Holes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What did the Warden do after X-Ray's item was discovered

    • A.

      Went to get her nails done

    • B.

      Went back to her cabin to relax

    • C.

      Used a pitchfork to poke through the dirt pile to see if there was anything else buried

    • D.

      Through a party in X-Ray's honor

    Correct Answer
    C. Used a pitchfork to poke through the dirt pile to see if there was anything else buried
    Explanation
    After X-Ray's item was discovered, the Warden used a pitchfork to poke through the dirt pile to see if there was anything else buried.

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  • 2. 

    Who did the Warden put in X-Ray's place?  Why?

    • A.

      Stanley - because she saw potential in him

    • B.

      Zero - because he was the fastest digger

    • C.

      Armpit - because he was one of the biggest and strongest boys

    • D.

      Squid - because he was loyal

    Correct Answer
    B. Zero - because he was the fastest digger
    Explanation
    The Warden put Zero in X-Ray's place because he was the fastest digger. This suggests that the Warden values efficiency and productivity in the boys' digging abilities. Zero's speed in digging would make him a valuable asset in the work being done at the camp.

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  • 3. 

    What did she tell the boys would happen if they find anything else in X-Ray's pile?

    • A.

      They will get the rest of the day off

    • B.

      They will get to take a break

    • C.

      They will get the rest of the day off and take a double shower

    • D.

      They will join X-Ray for the party

    Correct Answer
    C. They will get the rest of the day off and take a double shower
    Explanation
    She told the boys that if they find anything else in X-Ray's pile, they will get the rest of the day off and take a double shower.

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  • 4. 

    The Warden, Mr. Pendanski, and Mr. Sir stayed on the compound for mostly the remainder of the day.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The passage states that the Warden, Mr. Pendanski, and Mr. Sir stayed on the compound for mostly the remainder of the day. This implies that they were present on the compound for a significant amount of time after the mentioned point in the day. Therefore, the answer "True" is correct.

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  • 5. 

    The Warden made sure that one particular group was never thirsty. Which group was that?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    • D.

      D

    Correct Answer
    D. D
    Explanation
    The Warden made sure that group D was never thirsty.

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  • 6. 

    What did Stanley think about working with Zero?

    • A.

      It was easier than digging his own hole

    • B.

      It was harder than digging his own hole

    • C.

      He couldn't keep up with Zero

    • D.

      It was a very unusual circumstance

    Correct Answer
    A. It was easier than digging his own hole
    Explanation
    Stanley thought that working with Zero was easier than digging his own hole. This suggests that Stanley found the task of working with Zero to be comparatively less challenging or demanding than the physical labor of digging his own hole. It implies that Stanley may have found some form of relief or respite in collaborating with Zero, possibly due to shared responsibilities or the support they provided each other.

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  • 7. 

    For the rest of the day, the Warden was very laid back and relaxed.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    She couldn't keep still!

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  • 8. 

    For the rest of the day, the Warden couldn't keep still and was constantly looking over the boys' shoulders and sticking her pitchfork through the dirt piles.  Why do you think she was acting like this?

    • A.

      She was worried that the boys would not do a good job

    • B.

      She couldn't count on Mr. Pendanski to watch them, so she had to

    • C.

      She excited at the possibility of finding something else

    • D.

      She was worried about her family back home

    Correct Answer
    C. She excited at the possibility of finding something else
    Explanation
    The Warden was constantly looking over the boys' shoulders and sticking her pitchfork through the dirt piles because she was excited at the possibility of finding something else. This suggests that she was actively searching for something valuable or significant that could be found in the dirt piles. Her excitement indicates that she had a strong interest in discovering something valuable, which motivated her to closely monitor the boys' work and search for potential discoveries.

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  • 9. 

    While digging, what did the Warden say to Stanley?

    • A.

      "Hurry up, Caveman!"

    • B.

      "You're doing fine, just fine."

    • C.

      "This isn't girl scouts, is it?"

    • D.

      She ignored Stanley

    Correct Answer
    B. "You're doing fine, just fine."
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "You're doing fine, just fine." In the given options, this is the only statement that suggests the Warden's response to Stanley's digging. The other options either imply impatience or indifference towards Stanley's progress.

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  • 10. 

    While digging, the Warden told the boys that there was "no hurry"; that the important thing was "not to miss anything".

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The wasn't concerned the time it took them, she just wanted them to do the job right.

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  • 11. 

    The boys ended up finding something at the end of the day.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Nada!

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  • 12. 

    Why do you think the boys found nothing?

    • A.

      Because the boys couldn't dig like X-Ray

    • B.

      Because Stanley hid what he found in his pocket

    • C.

      Because they were digging in the wrong area

    • D.

      Because it started to rain

    Correct Answer
    C. Because they were digging in the wrong area
    Explanation
    Stanley found it, not X-Ray. But X-Ray had pretended to find it in his spot the day after it was found.

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  • 13. 

    Stanley was amazed that the Warden knew all of the boys' nicknames. Zig-Zag explained that she knew because:

    • A.

      She has hidden cameras and microphones all over the place

    • B.

      She is very involved in the boys' lives

    • C.

      She has it in their file

    • D.

      She met all of their parents

    Correct Answer
    A. She has hidden cameras and microphones all over the place
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the Warden knew all of the boys' nicknames because she has hidden cameras and microphones all over the place. This means that she is able to monitor and gather information about the boys' activities and conversations, allowing her to know their nicknames.

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  • 14. 

    Stanley was shocked at the idea of microphones and cameras all over the camp and was very scared after that.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Stanley doubted it was even true.

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  • 15. 

    Stanley then realized why X-Ray hadn't wanted to talk about the gold tube that morning - because of the rumor about the cameras and microphones.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The passage suggests that Stanley understands why X-Ray avoided discussing the gold tube due to rumors about cameras and microphones. This implies that the statement is true.

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  • 16. 

    At this point, Stanley realized that they were NOT digging for character as he was told before; they were digging:

    • A.

      For punishment

    • B.

      To find something

    • C.

      For fun

    • D.

      To get on the Warden's good side

    Correct Answer
    B. To find something
    Explanation
    Stanley realized that they were not digging for character as he was told before. This suggests that the purpose of their digging is different from what Stanley initially believed. The correct answer, "to find something," aligns with Stanley's realization that they were searching for an item or object rather than digging as a character-building exercise. This implies that there is a hidden agenda or a specific goal related to finding something, which adds intrigue and mystery to the situation.

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  • 17. 

    Stanley gazed out across the lake, toward the spot where he had been digging yesterday when he found the gold tube.  He dug the hole into his memory.   What did the author mean by, "he dug the hole into his memory"?

    • A.

      He made a mental note to remember where he found the gold tube

    • B.

      His brain really hurt

    • C.

      He thinks that all the digging might be affecting his memory

    • D.

      He would never remember where he found it

    Correct Answer
    A. He made a mental note to remember where he found the gold tube
    Explanation
    The phrase "he dug the hole into his memory" means that Stanley made a mental note or consciously stored the memory of where he found the gold tube. It implies that he wanted to remember the exact location so that he could potentially return to it in the future.

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  • 18. 

    The minds regarded as a store of things remembered WORD BANK:  pitchfork, wheelbarrow, paranoid, memory

    Correct Answer
    memory
    Explanation
    The given answer "memory" is the correct answer because it is the only word in the word bank that fits the description of "a store of things remembered." A memory is a mental capacity that allows individuals to retain and recall information or experiences from the past. It acts as a storehouse for our thoughts, knowledge, and experiences, making it the most suitable choice among the given options.

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  • 19. 

    A farm tool with a long handle and sharp metal prongs used especially for lifting hay WORD BANK:  pitchfork, wheelbarrow, paranoid, memory

    Correct Answer
    pitchfork
    Explanation
    A pitchfork is a farm tool with a long handle and sharp metal prongs used for lifting hay. It is designed to easily penetrate and lift large amounts of hay at once. The sharp prongs allow for efficient and effective lifting, making it an essential tool for farmers. The other options in the word bank, such as wheelbarrow, paranoid, and memory, do not fit the description of a farm tool used for lifting hay.

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  • 20. 

    Unreasonable or obsessively anxious WORD BANK:  pitchfork, wheelbarrow, paranoid, memory

    Correct Answer
    paranoid
    Explanation
    The word "paranoid" is defined as being unreasonably or obsessively anxious. This fits with the given explanation as it describes someone who is excessively fearful and suspicious, often without rational cause. The word bank does not provide any other suitable options that align with the definition. Therefore, "paranoid" is the correct answer.

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  • 21. 

    A small cart with a single wheel at the front and two supporting legs and two handles at the rear used typically for carrying loads in building-work or gardening WORD BANK:  pitchfork, wheelbarrow, paranoid, memory

    Correct Answer
    wheelbarrow
    Explanation
    A wheelbarrow is a small cart with a single wheel at the front and two supporting legs and handles at the rear. It is typically used for carrying loads in building work or gardening. This description matches the given word "wheelbarrow" perfectly, making it the correct answer.

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