Island Of The Blue Dolphins Chapter 12

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Island Of The Blue Dolphins Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did Karana use to construct the fence around her house, and why did she use this?
    • A. 

      She used reeds to build the fence because they were tall and easy for her to use.

    • B. 

      She used whale rib bones because they were long and curved

    • C. 

      She use whale rib bones because when they were put together and curved out they were impossible to climb.

    • D. 

      Answers A - B - and C

    • E. 

      Answers Band C

  • 2. 
    What are sai-sai?
    • A. 

      A pack of sea elephants

    • B. 

      Small fish so thick you can walk on them

    • C. 

      A pack of red fox

    • D. 

      A pod of dolphins

  • 3. 
    Building the house, it took longer than the fence because of:
    • A. 

      It rained many days

    • B. 

      It took time for the bull kelp to dry

    • C. 

      The wood was scarce

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Both A and C

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What was Karana's plan to kill the wild dogs?
    • A. 

      To use a apear, and a bow and arrow

    • B. 

      To trap them in their lair and burn them out

    • C. 

      Poison them

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    When karana built her fireplace she
    • A. 

      Lined the pit with woven kelp

    • B. 

      Lined the pit with rocks

    • C. 

      Bult it up on stones

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Karana designed a place to store her food
    • A. 

      In the ground where she buried it to keep the foxes from it.

    • B. 

      In the stone wall high off the ground on shelves on the outside of her house so the mice would not come into her house.

    • C. 

      On the shelves in the rock to keep the mice from it.

    • D. 

      In the chest the Aleuts had used for the jewels

  • 7. 
    To cut the poles she needed to build her house Karana used
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Ax

    • C. 

      Stone knife

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Both A and C

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Karana was able to build her new home in
    • A. 

      One week

    • B. 

      One month

    • C. 

      Several months

    • D. 

      A year

    • E. 

      Over several years

  • 9. 
    Karana built the fence before the house because
    • A. 

      It was the easiest to build

    • B. 

      She needed protection for the animals

    • C. 

      She didn't know where she wanted her new home

    • D. 

      She built the house first and then the fence

  • 10. 
    Karana decides to kill a sea elephant because
    • A. 

      It would be easy for her to catch one in a kelp net

    • B. 

      She wanted to use their teeth to make a spear points

    • C. 

      Could use their oil

    • D. 

      Both B and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

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