Serial 2 - 4 Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    According to the state prosecutors, what was Adnan's motive for his crime?

  • 2. 

    What does Adnan's friend Saad offer as evidence that Adnan was not really that upset about the breakup with Hae?

  • 3. 

    What is something that is interesting to know about Leakin Park, the place where Hae's body was discovered?

  • 4. 

    What are two inconsistencies in Jay's story ?

  • 5. 

    What is perspective or point of view? 

  • 6. 

    Who's perspective or point of view would you like to see more of in Serial? Why?

  • 7. 

    What is an author's claim?

  • 8. 

    List two or more reasons why it is difficult to believe Mr. S.

  • 9. 

    Be sure to answer ALL parts of this questionsWhy does Sarah make this podcast?  How might our society be different if there were more podcast like this? If you could make a podcast about something, what would you choose?  Why would you choose this topic?

  • 10. 

    Which sentence best summarizes Sarah (the narrator's) conclusion regardingAdnan’s alleged reaction to the breakup between him and Hae?

    • A.

      “I’m not a detective but I consider this a red flag.”

    • B.

      “I don’t buy the motive for the murder, at least not how the state explained it.”

    • C.

      “The last person to see Hae was Inez Butler Hendrix.”

    • D.

      “Aisha Pittman remembers nothing positive about their relationship.”

    Correct Answer
    B. “I don’t buy the motive for the murder, at least not how the state explained it.”
    Explanation
    The narrator, Sarah, concludes that she does not believe the motive for the murder, particularly the way it was explained by the state. This suggests that Sarah has doubts about the official explanation and implies that she may have a different theory or perspective on the motive behind the murder.

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  • 11. 

    What was Hae's friend Aisha's perspective of Adnan as a boyfriend?

    • A.

      Adnan was a crazed maniac, he was always following Hae everywhere

    • B.

      Adnan did some annoying things, but for the most part it was normal teenage realtionship

    • C.

      She was always afraid for Hae's life and new things between them would end badly

    • D.

      It was a perfect relationship

    Correct Answer
    B. Adnan did some annoying things, but for the most part it was normal teenage realtionship
    Explanation
    Aisha's perspective of Adnan as a boyfriend was that he did some annoying things, but overall their relationship was normal for teenagers.

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  • 12. 

    A mosque is ________

    Correct Answer
    a muslim place of worship
    Explanation
    A mosque is a Muslim place of worship because it is a sacred space where Muslims gather to pray, engage in religious activities, and seek spiritual connection with Allah. Mosques are central to the Islamic faith and serve as community centers for Muslims to come together for prayer, study, and social gatherings. They are typically characterized by their distinctive architectural features, such as minarets and domes, and are considered holy places where Muslims can deepen their faith and strengthen their bond with the Muslim community.

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  • 13. 

    If the feeling is mutual, it means you feel one way and the other person feels the same way.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If the feeling is mutual, it means that both parties involved feel the same way. This implies that if one person has a certain feeling or sentiment, the other person shares the same feeling. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 14. 

    How did religion fit in with Adnan's relationship?

    • A.

      Hae was going to convert and become Muslim, everything was going to be fine.

    • B.

      Sure, Adnan wasn't "supposed" to be dating Hae because of his religion but he didn't care, he liked her

    • C.

      He saw Hae as "devil" that was pulling him away from his religion and that is why he had to kill her.

    • D.

      Both Adnan and Hae were muslim so religion didn't really affect their relationship

    Correct Answer
    B. Sure, Adnan wasn't "supposed" to be dating Hae because of his religion but he didn't care, he liked her
    Explanation
    Adnan's religion played a role in his relationship with Hae because according to his religion, he was not supposed to be dating her. However, he disregarded this religious restriction because he had feelings for her. This suggests that religion did have an impact on their relationship, but Adnan chose to prioritize his personal desires over religious guidelines.

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  • 15. 

    Decide if the sentence uses the vocabulary word correctly. Adnan's parents showed up to the dance for his alibi. 

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The word "alibi" refers to a claim or evidence that proves a person was somewhere else at the time a crime was committed. In the given sentence, Adnan's parents showing up to the dance cannot be considered as an alibi because it does not prove his whereabouts during the time in question. Therefore, the vocabulary word "alibi" is not used correctly in the sentence.

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  • 16. 

    Decide if the sentence uses the vocabulary word correctly.Sarah, the narrator  wants to besmirch Adnan's image in her search for the truth. 

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The sentence does not use the vocabulary word correctly. "Besmirch" means to damage or tarnish someone's reputation, but in the given sentence, Sarah wants to uncover the truth about Adnan, not tarnish his image.

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  • 17. 

    Decide if the sentence uses the vocabulary word correctly. Adnan must have felt humiliated when he was arrested for the murder of Hae.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The sentence uses the vocabulary word "humiliated" correctly. It implies that Adnan felt deeply embarrassed or ashamed when he was arrested for the murder of Hae.

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  • 18. 

    Decide if the sentence uses the vocabulary word correctly. Jay betrayed Adnan by sharing his story with the police and pointing the finger at him for Hae's murder.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The sentence uses the vocabulary word correctly. "Betrayed" means to deceive or be disloyal to someone, and in this sentence, Jay betrayed Adnan by sharing his story with the police and implicating him in Hae's murder.

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  • 19. 

    The O in SOAPS stands for 

    Correct Answer
    occasion
    Explanation
    The O in SOAPS stands for "occasion" because in the SOAPS acronym, each letter represents a different aspect of analyzing a text. The occasion refers to the specific time, place, and context in which the text was written or presented. Understanding the occasion helps to provide insight into the purpose and intent of the text, as well as the audience it was intended for. By considering the occasion, readers can better understand the motivations and influences behind the text, and how it may have been shaped by its unique circumstances.

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  • 20. 

    The first S in SOAPS stands for 

    Correct Answer
    speaker
    Explanation
    The first S in SOAPS stands for "speaker". In the SOAPS acronym, each letter represents a different element of rhetorical analysis. "Speaker" refers to the person or entity delivering the message or information. It is important to consider the speaker's background, expertise, biases, and intentions in order to fully understand the context and potential influence of the message being conveyed.

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