Holes Chapter 7 Questions

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  • 1. 

     Why did X-Ray want the shortest shovel?

    • A.

      Because he was short

    • B.

      It was all they had left

    • C.

      So he wouldn't have to dig as much

    • D.

      Because he was an odd boy

    Correct Answer
    C. So he wouldn't have to dig as much
    Explanation
    X-Ray wanted the shortest shovel so that he wouldn't have to dig as much. This implies that X-Ray wanted to minimize his effort and workload by using a shorter shovel, which would require less digging compared to a longer shovel.

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  • 2. 

    What was the purpose of digging holes

    • A.

      Punishment

    • B.

      Torture

    • C.

      To occupy the campers' time

    • D.

      To build character

    Correct Answer
    D. To build character
    Explanation
    The purpose of digging holes was to build character. This activity was likely intended to teach the campers discipline, perseverance, and the value of hard work. By engaging in physical labor and overcoming challenges, the campers could develop important life skills and qualities that would help them in the future.

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  • 3. 

    What did Stanley mean by, "his shovel wasn't defective, he was defective"?

    • A.

      Stanley was born with an embarrassing birthmark

    • B.

      Stanley was feeling down on himself, and felt like he was no good

    • C.

      One of Stanley's legs was shorter than the other

    • D.

      Stanley has bad posture

    Correct Answer
    B. Stanley was feeling down on himself, and felt like he was no good
    Explanation
    Stanley's statement suggests that he believes the problem lies within himself rather than in external factors. He is blaming himself for any shortcomings or failures, indicating that he has low self-esteem and a negative self-perception.

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  • 4. 

    What did Mr. Sir say to Stanley as he filled his canteen?

    • A.

      "First days are always the hardest,"

    • B.

      "If you think this hard, just wait until you second day,"

    • C.

      "This isn't the Girl Scouts, is it?"

    • D.

      "You better toughen up, boy"

    Correct Answer
    C. "This isn't the Girl Scouts, is it?"
    Explanation
    Mr. Sir's statement "This isn't the Girl Scouts, is it?" implies that the current situation or task that Stanley is facing is not meant to be easy or comfortable. It suggests that Stanley should not expect to be treated delicately or with leniency, as if he were in a less demanding environment like the Girl Scouts. This statement indicates that Stanley needs to toughen up and be prepared for the challenges ahead.

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  • 5. 

    Why did Madame Zeroni help Elya?

    • A.

      She hated seeing Elya so forlorn

    • B.

      She thought Elya should have a beautiful wife like Myra

    • C.

      She thought Elya should have a smart wife like Myra

    • D.

      She didn't help him

    Correct Answer
    A. She hated seeing Elya so forlorn
    Explanation
    Madame Zeroni helped Elya because she hated seeing him so forlorn. This suggests that Madame Zeroni had empathy for Elya and wanted to alleviate his sadness or despair.

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  • 6. 

    How did Myra choose her husband?

    • A.

      By who was most handsome

    • B.

      Whoever was the most "gentlemanly"

    • C.

      She picked a number between 1 and 10 and decided to marry whoever guessed the closest number

    • D.

      She picked Elya because he cared about her the most

    Correct Answer
    C. She picked a number between 1 and 10 and decided to marry whoever guessed the closest number
    Explanation
    Myra chose her husband by picking a number between 1 and 10 and decided to marry whoever guessed the closest number.

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  • 7. 

    What did Magnet say about the first hole?

    • A.

      "easy-peesy-lemon-squeezy"

    • B.

      "your second hole is way harder!"

    • C.

      "The first hole is the hardest"

    • D.

      Magnet never said anything about your first hole

    Correct Answer
    C. "The first hole is the hardest"
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The first hole is the hardest." This is because Magnet specifically mentioned that the first hole is the hardest, indicating that it is the most difficult of all the holes.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the first to finish digging?

    • A.

      Zero

    • B.

      Caveman

    • C.

      Magnet

    • D.

      Stanley

    Correct Answer
    A. Zero
    Explanation
    Zero was the first to finish digging because zero represents the absence or lack of something. In this context, it implies that Zero did not have to dig at all, indicating that Zero finished before anyone else.

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  • 9. 

     What did the boys do whenever the finished digging a hole?

    • A.

      High-five each other

    • B.

      Went to sleep

    • C.

      Did a victory dance

    • D.

      Spit in it

    Correct Answer
    D. Spit in it
    Explanation
    The boys spit in the hole after they finished digging it.

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  • 10. 

    What happened right after Stanley finished digging his hole?

    • A.

      He ran back to the camp

    • B.

      He was trapped and had no strength to pull himself out of it

    • C.

      He spit in it

    • D.

      He fainted from the heat

    Correct Answer
    B. He was trapped and had no strength to pull himself out of it
    Explanation
    After Stanley finished digging his hole, he was trapped and had no strength to pull himself out of it. This suggests that Stanley had dug a hole so deep that he was unable to climb out on his own. He may have exhausted himself from the physical exertion of digging, leaving him without the energy or ability to escape the hole.

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  • 11. 

    How did Stanley feel about finishing the hole?

    • A.

      Proud

    • B.

      Depressed

    • C.

      Miserable

    • D.

      Embarrassed about finishing last

    Correct Answer
    A. Proud
    Explanation
    Stanley felt proud about finishing the hole. This indicates that he had a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction in completing the task.

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  • 12. 

    How did Stanley react to Mr. Pendanski's excitement?

    • A.

      He was too tired to react and did not accept a ride home

    • B.

      He was too tired to react and rode home with him

    • C.

      He high-fived Mr. Pendanski

    • D.

      He thanked Mr. Pendanski

    Correct Answer
    A. He was too tired to react and did not accept a ride home
    Explanation
    Stanley's reaction to Mr. Pendanski's excitement was that he was too tired to react. As a result, he did not accept a ride home from Mr. Pendanski. This suggests that Stanley was physically exhausted and lacked the energy to engage in any further activities or accept any offers.

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  • 13. 

    Which one do you like?

    • A.

      Option 1

    • B.

      Option 2

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Option 1

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