Holes Novel Chapter 7 : Trivia Questions Quiz

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Holes Novel Chapter 7 : Trivia Questions Quiz

Have you read chapter 7 in the book Holes by Louis Sacher? This quiz will allow you to know and understand more about why they were digging a hole, and of what do the holes and the mounds remind the character, Stanley. In the book, Stan is a young boy who has been sent away from his home because he stole. He was forced to think about what he had done. Want to know more? Take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did X-Ray want the shortest shovel?
    • A. 

      Because he was short

    • B. 

      It was all they had left

    • C. 

      So he wouldn't have to dig as much

    • D. 

      Because he was an odd boy

  • 2. 
    The holes and mounds reminded Stanley of the pictures he had seen on the moon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What was the purpose of digging holes?
    • A. 

      Punishment

    • B. 

      Torture

    • C. 

      To occupy the campers' time

    • D. 

      To build character

  • 4. 
    What did Stanley mean by, "his shovel wasn't defective, he was defective"?
    • A. 

      Stanley was born with an embarrassing birthmark

    • B. 

      Stanley was feeling down on himself, and felt like he was no good

    • C. 

      One of Stanley's legs was shorter than the other

    • D. 

      Stanley has bad posture

  • 5. 
    Stanley was very motivated to begin digging his hole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    He leaned on the shaft and pried up his first shovelful of dirt, then dumped it off to the side.  Only ten million more to go, he thought... How do you think Stanley was feeling at this time?
    • A. 

      Overwhelmed

    • B. 

      Excited

    • C. 

      Strong

    • D. 

      Sad

  • 7. 
    Being overweight worked to Stanley's advantage while digging holes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What did Mr. Sir say to Stanley as he filled his canteen?
    • A. 

      "First days are always the hardest,"

    • B. 

      "If you think this hard, just wait until you second day,"

    • C. 

      "This isn't the Girl Scouts, is it?"

    • D. 

      "You better toughen up, boy"

  • 9. 
    What were the physical things happening to Stanley?
    • A. 

      Chills

    • B. 

      Hot

    • C. 

      Goosebumps

    • D. 

      Dizzy

    • E. 

      Blisters

    • F. 

      Pulled a muscle in his leg

    • G. 

      Blisters ripped open and formed new ones

  • 10. 
    In Latvia, who did Elya Yelnats wants to marry?
  • 11. 
    Madame Zeroni thought Myra Menke was a good choice for Elya to marry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Why did Madame Zeroni help Elya?
    • A. 

      She hated seeing Elya looking pitiful

    • B. 

      She thought Elya should have a beautiful wife like Myra

    • C. 

      She thought Elya should have a smart wife like Myra

    • D. 

      She didn't help him

  • 13. 
    How did Myra choose her husband?
    • A. 

      By who was most handsome

    • B. 

      Whoever was the most "gentlemanly"

    • C. 

      She picked a number between 1 and 10 and decided to marry whoever guessed the closest number

    • D. 

      She picked Elya because he cared about her the most

  • 14. 
    What did Magnet say about the first hole?
    • A. 

      "easy-peesy-lemon-squeezy"

    • B. 

      "your second hole is way harder!"

    • C. 

      "your first hole is the hardest"

    • D. 

      Magnet never said anything about your first hole

  • 15. 
    Who was the first to finish digging?
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      Caveman

    • C. 

      Magnet

    • D. 

      Stanley

  • 16. 
    It seemed typical that Zero finished digging first, as he was so big and strong.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What did the boys do whenever the finished digging a hole?
    • A. 

      High-fived each other

    • B. 

      Went to sleep

    • C. 

      Did a victory dance

    • D. 

      Spit in it

  • 18. 
    While digging, Stanley felt like he was digging his own grave.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What happened right after Stanley finished digging his hole?
    • A. 

      He ran back to the camp

    • B. 

      He was trapped and had no strength to pull himself out of it

    • C. 

      He spit in it

    • D. 

      He fainted from the heat

  • 20. 
    How did Stanley feel about finishing the hole?
    • A. 

      Proud

    • B. 

      Depressed

    • C. 

      Miserable

    • D. 

      Embarrassed about finishing last

  • 21. 
    How did Stanley react to Mr. Pendanski's excitement?
    • A. 

      He was too tired to react and did not accept a ride home

    • B. 

      He was too tired to react and rode home with him

    • C. 

      He high-fived Mr. Pendanski

    • D. 

      He thanked Mr. Pendanski

  • 22. 
    Lacking good sense or judgment WORD BANK:  defective, lukewarm, mound, foolish, forlorn, excavated, preposterous, aimlessly
  • 23. 
    Only moderately warm WORD BANK:  defective, lukewarm, mound, foolish, forlorn, excavated, preposterous, aimlessly
  • 24. 
    Without purpose or direction WORD BANK:  defective, lukewarm, mound, foolish, forlorn, excavated, preposterous, aimlessly
  • 25. 
    To make a hole by digging WORD BANK:  defective, lukewarm, mound, foolish, forlorn, excavated, preposterous, aimlessly
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