Holes Novel Part 1 Trivia Questions Quiz

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What do you know on the topic of the book Holes? Do you know enough to pass this quiz? The novel follows a character named Stanley, who is unjustly sent to Camp Green Lake. He should not have been punished, but he ends up learning a lot. He digs holes with the other boys and determines the value of hard work. Take this quiz and see how much you know about Holes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is Stanley guilty of?

    • A.

      Stealing Clyde Livingston's shoes

    • B.

      Stealing Mr. Sir's sunflower seeds

    • C.

      Being in the wrong place at the wrong time

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Being in the wrong place at the wrong time
    Explanation
    Stanley is guilty of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. This means that he happened to be present in a particular location at an unfortunate moment, which resulted in him being implicated or blamed for something that he did not actually do. The options of stealing Clyde Livingston's shoes or stealing Mr. Sir's sunflower seeds are not mentioned in the explanation, indicating that they are not the reasons for Stanley's guilt.

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  • 2. 

    Why does the Warden hit Mr. Sir?

    • A.

      He called her a name

    • B.

      She is annoyed with him for bothering her

    • C.

      She was protecting Stanley

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. She is annoyed with him for bothering her
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the Warden hits Mr. Sir because she is annoyed with him for bothering her. This suggests that Mr. Sir's actions or behavior have been irritating or intrusive to the Warden, causing her to react with physical aggression.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is NOT true about Green Lake?

    • A.

      It was once the largest lake in Texas

    • B.

      It was once home to Katherine Barlow

    • C.

      It had a schoolhouse

    • D.

      It has always been a dry desert

    Correct Answer
    D. It has always been a dry desert
    Explanation
    The given answer states that Green Lake has always been a dry desert. This means that throughout its history, Green Lake has never had any water or aquatic features. The other options mention that it was once the largest lake in Texas, it was once home to Katherine Barlow, and it had a schoolhouse. However, the answer provided contradicts these options by stating that Green Lake has always been dry, indicating that it has never been a lake and has never had any water.

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  • 4. 

    Zero is good at ________________.

    • A.

      Math

    • B.

      Reading

    • C.

      Digging holes

    • D.

      Both math and digging holes

    Correct Answer
    D. Both math and digging holes
    Explanation
    Zero is good at both math and digging holes. This implies that Zero possesses the skills and abilities to excel in both mathematical tasks and the physical act of digging holes. It suggests that Zero is proficient in logical thinking, problem-solving, and numerical calculations, as well as being physically capable and skilled in manual labor.

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  • 5. 

    What is special about the Warden's nail polish?

    • A.

      It is expensive

    • B.

      It is imported from India

    • C.

      It contains rattlesnake venom

    • D.

      It has magical powers

    Correct Answer
    C. It contains rattlesnake venom
    Explanation
    The Warden's nail polish is special because it contains rattlesnake venom. This suggests that the nail polish has some unique properties or benefits associated with it. Rattlesnake venom is known for its potential medicinal and healing properties, so it is possible that the nail polish is marketed as having these qualities. It could also imply that the nail polish has a venomous effect, perhaps making it long-lasting or resistant to chipping. Overall, the inclusion of rattlesnake venom in the nail polish sets it apart from ordinary nail polishes and makes it unique.

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  • 6. 

    Which best describes how the people of Green Lake got better when they were sick?

    • A.

      They ate as many onions as possible

    • B.

      They used medicine from Doc Hawthorn

    • C.

      They ate onions and used medicine from Doc Hawthorn

    • D.

      They hoped for the best

    Correct Answer
    C. They ate onions and used medicine from Doc Hawthorn
    Explanation
    The people of Green Lake got better when they were sick by eating onions and using medicine from Doc Hawthorn. This suggests that both the consumption of onions and the use of medicine were effective in improving their health.

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  • 7. 

    Who is Mary Lou?

    • A.

      Sam's girlfriend

    • B.

      Sam's donkey

    • C.

      The Warden

    • D.

      Stanley's mom

    Correct Answer
    B. Sam's donkey
  • 8. 

    Which word best describes Charles "Trout" Walker?

    • A.

      Self-centered

    • B.

      Kind

    • C.

      Funny

    • D.

      Gentle

    Correct Answer
    A. Self-centered
    Explanation
    Charles "Trout" Walker can be described as self-centered because he focuses primarily on his own needs, desires, and interests. He may prioritize himself over others and exhibit a lack of empathy or consideration for others. This suggests that he is primarily concerned with his own well-being and may not prioritize the needs or feelings of those around him.

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  • 9. 

    What is the connection between Zero and Madame Zeroni?

    • A.

      They both are friends with Stanley

    • B.

      They both dig holes

    • C.

      They have the same last name

    • D.

      They both like pigs

    Correct Answer
    C. They have the same last name
    Explanation
    Zero and Madame Zeroni have the same last name, indicating a possible familial connection. It suggests that they may be related, possibly as family members or distant relatives. The shared last name implies a deeper connection between the two characters beyond their friendship or shared interests.

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