Island Of The Blue Dolphins Novel By Scott O'dell! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Island Of The Blue Dolphins Novel By Scott O

Island of the Blue Dolphins Novel by Scott O'dell! Trivia Questions Quiz! Having been abandoned by her tribe and cast out the only place that Karana found solace in is with the animals and his begins her journey of appreciating mother nature and learning how to take care of the environment. Do take the quiz and get to remember the book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did only Karana's father speak to the Russian?
    • A. 

      He was the first to reach them.

    • B. 

      He was the chief of the tribe.

    • C. 

      Unlike the others, he was not afraid to speak to them.

    • D. 

      He lost at Rock-Paper-Scissors

  • 2. 
    How does Karana describe her brother Ramo's eyes?
    • A. 

      They were black like midnight.

    • B. 

      They were dreamy.

    • C. 

      They were black like a lizard's eyes.

    • D. 

      They were green as the Emerald Sea.

  • 3. 
    What reason did the Russian give Karana's father for coming to the island?
    • A. 

      To search for hidden treasures.

    • B. 

      To search for wild dogs to take back to native country.

    • C. 

      To hunt for deer, turkey, and beavers that inhabit the island.

    • D. 

      To hunt for sea otters.

  • 4. 
    Why is the book called Island of the Blue Dolphin?
    • A. 

      The shape of the island is like a dolphin.

    • B. 

      There are blue dolphins that live in the cove.

    • C. 

      The Russians named it when they came to hunt dolphins.

    • D. 

      Karana and her brother liked dolphins, so they named it.

  • 5. 
    Why didn't the islanders make friends with the hunters?
    • A. 

      They had troubles in the past with visitors.

    • B. 

      They could not understand the language.

    • C. 

      They did not like the food they brought to the feast.

    • D. 

      There were too many to befriend.

  • 6. 
    What was the good fortune that befell the islanders?
    • A. 

      A school of white bass

    • B. 

      A pod of dolphins

    • C. 

      A herd of deer

    • D. 

      A pack of wild dogs

  • 7. 
    Why didn't Karana watch the Aleuts hunt sea otters?
    • A. 

      She was busy picking ginger.

    • B. 

      She was helping her brother gather wood.

    • C. 

      She was watching the lady islanders make jewelry.

    • D. 

      She was a friend to the otters, and did not like seeing them hurt.

  • 8. 
    Why were the islanders working on the log that washed ashore?
    • A. 

      They were chopping the wood to make fires.

    • B. 

      They were making canoes from the wood,

    • C. 

      They were splitting the wood to help build their shelters.

    • D. 

      They were helping the Russians repair their boats.

  • 9. 
    Why were the islanders concerned about the Aleut hunters leaving the island?
    • A. 

      They were afraid they would leave without paying .

    • B. 

      They were afraid they would leave without them.

    • C. 

      They were afraid they would leave the island without cleaning up.

    • D. 

      They were afraid they would leave without saying good-bye.

  • 10. 
    Why wouldn't the chief agree to Captain Orlov's offer at first?
    • A. 

      He felt the Captain was trying to trick him.

    • B. 

      He wanted the Captain to give him one chest, instead of three.

    • C. 

      He wanted the Captain to give him three chests, instead of one.

    • D. 

      He was not sure what was in the chests.

  • 11. 
    How did the chief try to get a fair deal?
    • A. 

      He kept the sea otter pelts until the Aleuts delivered the chest.

    • B. 

      He had one Aleut stay back until the chest was delivered.

    • C. 

      He drew straws with Captain Orlov to see who would echange first.

    • D. 

      He let one person from his tribe choose a chest.

  • 12. 
    What was the myth that islanders believed lessened the chief's power?
    • A. 

      If it rained during his ceremony.

    • B. 

      If he wore red during battle.

    • C. 

      If he spoke his real name.

    • D. 

      If he caught a sea otter while out fishing with the tribe.

  • 13. 
    How many islanders were slain after the battle?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      42

    • D. 

      6

  • 14. 
    How did the role of the women change after the battle?
    • A. 

      They had to cook less food.

    • B. 

      They had to start teaching the young children how to speak Russian.

    • C. 

      They had to start doing more work to make up for the islanders killed in the battle.

    • D. 

      They had to start hunting wild dogs.

  • 15. 
    Why were the islanders unhappy?
    • A. 

      They were sad from all of the memories.

    • B. 

      They did not like living with the Russians.

    • C. 

      They did not like having to build new homes.

    • D. 

      They were scared of the wild dogs.

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