# Island Of The Blue Dolphins Chapter 18

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• 1.

### What time of year is it at the beginning of the chapter?

• A.

Winter

• B.

Spring

• C.

Summer

• D.

Fall

B. Spring
Explanation
The correct answer is Spring. This can be inferred from the phrase "beginning of the chapter," which suggests a new start or beginning. Spring is commonly associated with new beginnings and is the season that follows winter.

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• 2.

### What did Karana feed the baby birds?

• A.

Seeds and berries she placed into the nest

• B.

Shredded abalone Karana placed into the nest

• C.

Pieces of fish she placed into the nest

• D.

She didn't the mother did from the abalone she left below the nest

D. She didn't the mother did from the abalone she left below the nest
Explanation
Karana did not feed the baby birds. Instead, the mother bird fed them from the abalone that she left below the nest.

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• 3.

### How did she keep the baby birds from flying away?

• A.

She built a cage

• B.

Clipped their wings

• C.

Both A & B

• D.

None of the above

C. Both A & B
Explanation
The correct answer is "Both A & B." She kept the baby birds from flying away by building a cage and clipping their wings. Building a cage prevents the birds from flying out, while clipping their wings limits their ability to fly. Therefore, both methods were used to keep the baby birds from flying away.

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• 4.

### Who protected the eggs until they hatched?

• A.

Karana

• B.

Mother bird

• C.

Father bird

• D.

Mother and Father birds

D. Mother and Father birds
Explanation
The correct answer is Mother and Father birds because in most bird species, both the mother and father play a role in protecting the eggs until they hatch. They take turns incubating the eggs, keeping them warm and safe from predators. This shared responsibility ensures the survival of the eggs and the future offspring.

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• 5.

### Karana named the birds

• A.

After her brother and sister

• B.

After her father and mother

• C.

After a young man I liked

• D.

A name she wanted to be called

• E.

Both C & D

E. Both C & D
Explanation
Karana named the birds after a young man she liked and a name she wanted to be called. This suggests that she had a personal connection or attachment to these names and wanted to give the birds names that held some significance to her. The fact that she named the birds after her brother and sister, as well as her father and mother, indicates that she also wanted to honor and remember her family members through these names. Therefore, the correct answer is both C and D.

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• 6.

### Karana made a skirt from

• A.

Sea elepHant hide

• B.

Cormorant feathers

• C.

Woven kelp

• D.

Yucca fibers

D. Yucca fibers
Explanation
Karana made a skirt from yucca fibers. This suggests that yucca fibers were used as a material to create the skirt. Yucca fibers are known for their strength and durability, making them a suitable choice for making clothing or other woven items.

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• 7.

### Tainor and Lurai ___________________ Rontu..

• A.

Were tolerated by

• B.

Chased

• C.

Perched on

• D.

Flew away from

C. Perched on
Explanation
Tainor and Lurai perched on Rontu.

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• 8.

### Karana made flower wreaths and put them on

• A.

Rontu

• B.

Tainor and Lurai

• C.

Herself

• D.

Both A & C

• E.

All of the above

D. Both A & C
Explanation
The correct answer is "Both A & C" because the passage states that Karana made flower wreaths and put them on Rontu, Tainor, and herself. This means that she put the wreaths on both the animals (Rontu and Tainor) and on herself. Therefore, the correct answer is that Karana put the wreaths on both the animals and on herself, which is option A and C.

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• 9.

### All of the following birds are on the island in the spring

• A.

Humming birds, blue jays, peckers, crows

• B.

Humming birds, cardinals, crows, red-winged blackbirds

• C.

Humming birds, blue jays, red-winged blackbirds, geese

• D.

Humming birds, blue jays, geese, red-winged blackbirds

A. Humming birds, blue jays, peckers, crows
• 10.

### Karana made her sandals and belt from

• A.

Woven kelp

• B.

Yucca woven fibers

• C.

Hide of the sea elepHant

• D.

Sealskin

D. Sealskin
Explanation
Karana made her sandals and belt from sealskin. This material is commonly used for making clothing and accessories due to its durability and waterproof properties. Sealskin is also known for its insulation, making it suitable for protecting against cold weather conditions. Additionally, sealskin has a smooth and soft texture, providing comfort to the wearer. Overall, using sealskin for making sandals and a belt would ensure that they are long-lasting, weather-resistant, and comfortable to wear.

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