Holes Chapters 11-25

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Holes Chapters 11-25 - Quiz

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  • 1. 

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  • 2. 

    What job does Stanley want when he grows up?

    • A.

      To work for the FBI

    • B.

      To train Monkeys

    • C.

      To work in a zoo

    • D.

      To play baseball

    Correct Answer
    A. To work for the FBI
    Explanation
    Stanley wants to work for the FBI when he grows up. This indicates his interest in pursuing a career in law enforcement and working for a prestigious organization like the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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  • 3. 

    What thing does Stanley find in which the Warden is interested?

    • A.

      A bullet shell

    • B.

      A gold tube

    • C.

      Sunflower seeds

    • D.

      Snake venom

    Correct Answer
    B. A gold tube
    Explanation
    Stanley finds a gold tube that the Warden is interested in. This suggests that the Warden values and is intrigued by valuable and rare items. The gold tube may hold significance or be of importance to the Warden, possibly indicating a hidden treasure or secret.

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  • 4. 

    What is Stanley surprised to learn about Zero?

    • A.

      That he digs very slowly

    • B.

      That he cannot perform math problems

    • C.

      That he cannot read or write

    • D.

      That he is really friends with the other boys

    Correct Answer
    C. That he cannot read or write
    Explanation
    Stanley is surprised to learn that Zero cannot read or write. This suggests that Stanley had assumed that Zero possessed these basic skills, and his discovery challenges his previous perception of Zero's abilities. This revelation may also highlight the educational disparities between the two characters and potentially deepen their friendship as Stanley realizes the importance of helping Zero develop these skills.

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  • 5. 

    Stanley tries to protect Mr. Pendanski from the Warden.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In the given statement, it is mentioned that Stanley tries to protect Mr. Pendanski from the Warden. This implies that Stanley takes action to safeguard Mr. Pendanski from any harm or danger that may be caused by the Warden. Therefore, the correct answer is true, indicating that Stanley indeed tries to protect Mr. Pendanski from the Warden.

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  • 6. 

    At breakfast, why does X-Ray not speak to Stanley about the what he found?

    • A.

      Because he is tired

    • B.

      Because he doesn't know what he is talking about

    • C.

      Because he is mean to Stanley

    • D.

      because he believes the Warden is listening to them with microphones and cameras

    Correct Answer
    D. because he believes the Warden is listening to them with microphones and cameras
    Explanation
    X-Ray does not speak to Stanley about what he found at breakfast because he believes the Warden is listening to them with microphones and cameras. This suggests that X-Ray is cautious and paranoid about their conversations being monitored. He may fear potential consequences or punishment if he reveals any information that the Warden may not want them to discuss. Therefore, he chooses to remain silent to protect himself and the others from potential harm or repercussions.

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  • 7. 

    Which thing does the Warden NOT do:

    • A.

      Slaps Mr. Sir in the face with rattlesnake venom nail polish

    • B.

      Tell Stanley that he is going to punished

    • C.

      Tell Stanley it is unfortunate for him that Mr. Sir is gong to live

    • D.

      Tell Mr. Pendanski that he will be digging holes if he doesn't do what he is told

    Correct Answer
    B. Tell Stanley that he is going to punished
    Explanation
    The Warden does not tell Stanley that he is going to be punished.

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  • 8. 

    Stanley's mother knows about the treatment of the boys at Camp Green Lake

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement states that Stanley's mother knows about the treatment of the boys at Camp Green Lake. The correct answer is False because there is no information provided in the statement or context to suggest that Stanley's mother knows about the treatment of the boys at Camp Green Lake.

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  • 9. 

    What does Stanley learn about Zero?

    • A.

      He cannot perform math well

    • B.

      He digs holes very slowly

    • C.

      He can't read or write

    • D.

      He is afraid of the other boys

    Correct Answer
    C. He can't read or write
    Explanation
    Stanley learns that Zero cannot read or write.

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  • 10. 

    Armpit stole Mr. Sir's sunflower seeds.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement claims that Armpit stole Mr. Sir's sunflower seeds. However, the correct answer is False because there is no evidence or context provided to support this claim. Without any further information, it is not possible to determine whether Armpit stole the sunflower seeds or not.

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  • 11. 

    Zero digs Stanley's hole for him when he is sent to the Warden.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In the book/movie "Holes," Zero indeed digs Stanley's hole for him when he is sent to the Warden. This is a significant event in the story as it marks the beginning of their friendship. Zero helps Stanley out of kindness and sympathy, as Stanley was struggling with digging his hole. This act of kindness eventually leads to a series of events that unravel the mysteries and secrets of Camp Green Lake.

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  • 12. 

    Who stole Mr. Sir's sunflower seeds?

    • A.

      Zero

    • B.

      Magnet

    • C.

      Armpit

    • D.

      ZigZag

    Correct Answer
    B. Magnet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Magnet because a magnet has the ability to attract and steal objects made of metal, such as sunflower seeds. Therefore, it is plausible that a magnet could have been used to steal Mr. Sir's sunflower seeds.

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  • 13. 

    At first, Stanley refuses to teach Zero to read and write.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Stanley initially refuses to teach Zero to read and write. This implies that at the beginning, Stanley does not agree to teach Zero these skills.

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  • 14. 

    What is special about the Warden's nail polish? Select ALL answers that are correct.

    • A.

      It contains rattlesnake venom.

    • B.

      It is her own special mixture.

    • C.

      It is only toxic when it is dry.

    • D.

      All of the above.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. It contains rattlesnake venom.
    B. It is her own special mixture.
    Explanation
    The Warden's nail polish is special because it contains rattlesnake venom, which makes it toxic. Additionally, it is her own special mixture, meaning she has created a unique formula for her nail polish.

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  • 15. 

    How does Stanley relate to his great-grandfather's experience with Kissin' Kate?

    • A.

      Stanley was robbed just like his great-grandfather.

    • B.

      The Warden left Stanley to face Mr. Sir, just like Kissin' Kate left Stanley's great-grandfather to face the desert.

    • C.

      Both Stanley and his great-grandfather were treated poorly by the people around them.

    • D.

      Stanley and his great-grandfather both share the love of baseball.

    Correct Answer
    B. The Warden left Stanley to face Mr. Sir, just like Kissin' Kate left Stanley's great-grandfather to face the desert.
    Explanation
    The correct answer states that the Warden left Stanley to face Mr. Sir, just like Kissin' Kate left Stanley's great-grandfather to face the desert. This suggests that both Stanley and his great-grandfather were abandoned or betrayed by someone they trusted in a difficult situation. This similarity in their experiences with abandonment creates a connection between Stanley and his great-grandfather's experience with Kissin' Kate.

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  • 16. 

    How does Stanley's great-grandfather explain his survival?

    • A.

      He doesn't explain his survival at all.

    • B.

      He believed that he had good luck for once in his life.

    • C.

      He says he prayed every night for six hours straight

    • D.

      He said he found refuge on "God's Thumb."

    Correct Answer
    D. He said he found refuge on "God's Thumb."
    Explanation
    Stanley's great-grandfather explains his survival by stating that he found refuge on "God's Thumb." This suggests that he sought shelter or protection in a specific location referred to as "God's Thumb," which ultimately helped him survive.

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  • 17. 

    Stanley keeps believing if he doesn't talk about things, they will go away.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Stanley's belief that if he doesn't talk about things, they will go away suggests that he has a tendency to avoid confronting or addressing difficult or uncomfortable situations. This belief indicates a coping mechanism of denial or avoidance, where Stanley may prefer to ignore problems or challenges rather than facing them head-on. This can be a way for him to protect himself from potential emotional distress or discomfort.

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  • 18. 

    What was Katherine Barlow famous for?

    • A.

      School teaching

    • B.

      Kissing Onion Sam

    • C.

      Spiced peaches

    • D.

      Her love for poetry

    Correct Answer
    C. Spiced peaches
    Explanation
    Katherine Barlow was famous for her spiced peaches.

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  • 19. 

    What used to happen at Camp Green Lake every year?

    • A.

      It would flood

    • B.

      It would dry up

    • C.

      The townspeople would have a Spring picnic

    • D.

      The townspeople would have a Summer picnic

    Correct Answer
    D. The townspeople would have a Summer picnic
    Explanation
    Every year at Camp Green Lake, the townspeople used to have a Summer picnic. This suggests that the event was a regular occurrence and likely a tradition for the community. The fact that the other options mention flooding or drying up of the camp indicates that these events were not annual or predictable, making them unlikely answers.

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  • 20. 

    Most people took Katherine Barlow's classes because

    • A.

      She was pretty and they liked to look at her

    • B.

      She was an excellent teacher

    • C.

      She forced them to

    • D.

      She was the only person who knew how to spell "remarkable."

    Correct Answer
    A. She was pretty and they liked to look at her
    Explanation
    Many people took Katherine Barlow's classes because she was pretty and they liked to look at her. This suggests that her physical appearance was a major factor in attracting students to her classes.

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  • 21. 

    Onion Sam and Mary Lou were married.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Onion Sam and Mary Lou were married" is false because there is no information provided about their marital status. Without any evidence or context, we cannot assume that they were married. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 22. 

    Charles Livingston earned the nickname Trout because

    • A.

      It was just randomly given to him

    • B.

      His grandfather loved to fish

    • C.

      He loved to fish and was famous for how many large trout he caught

    • D.

      His feet smelled terrible

    Correct Answer
    D. His feet smelled terrible
    Explanation
    The nickname "Trout" was given to Charles Livingston because his feet smelled terrible.

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  • 23. 

    Mr. Sir punishes Stanley by pouring water on his face.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement indicates that Mr. Sir punishes Stanley by pouring water on his face, but the correct answer is False. This means that the statement is incorrect and Mr. Sir does not punish Stanley in this way.

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  • 24. 

    Stanley finally agrees to teach Zero to read.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Stanley finally agrees to teach Zero to read. This implies that Stanley has made the decision to teach Zero how to read. The word "finally" suggests that there may have been some hesitation or reluctance on Stanley's part before reaching this agreement. Therefore, the statement "True" indicates that Stanley has agreed to teach Zero to read.

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  • 25. 

    How does Kate Barlow pay Onion Sam?

    • A.

      In spiced peaches

    • B.

      In reading and writing lessons

    • C.

      In kisses

    • D.

      In free classes during the day

    Correct Answer
    A. In spiced peaches
    Explanation
    In the book "Holes" by Louis Sachar, Kate Barlow pays Onion Sam in spiced peaches. This is significant because Kate Barlow was a notorious outlaw known as "Kissin' Kate Barlow" who robbed people and killed them. However, she had a soft spot for Onion Sam and instead of harming him, she paid him with the delicious spiced peaches that she made. This act of kindness and generosity shows a different side to Kate Barlow's character and highlights her affection for Onion Sam.

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  • 26. 

    Kate Barlow was in love with Onion Sam.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Kate Barlow was in love with Onion Sam. This implies that Kate Barlow had romantic feelings for Onion Sam.

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  • 27. 

    Onion Sam believes onions are the secret to old age.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because Onion Sam believes that onions are the secret to old age. This suggests that he believes consuming onions can help people live longer. However, without further evidence or scientific research, it is difficult to determine the validity of this belief.

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  • 28. 

    How does Kate manage to spend more time with Onion Sam?

    • A.

      She tells him she loves him.

    • B.

      She says she needs onions for cooking all of the time

    • C.

      She walks with him in the rain every night.

    • D.

      She keeps finding things that are broken in the schoolhouse

    Correct Answer
    D. She keeps finding things that are broken in the schoolhouse
    Explanation
    Kate manages to spend more time with Onion Sam because she keeps finding things that are broken in the schoolhouse. This suggests that Kate intentionally looks for things that are broken in order to spend time with Onion Sam, possibly because he is the one who can fix them. This implies that Kate is using this strategy as a way to interact and connect with Onion Sam, allowing them to spend more time together.

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  • 29. 

    How does Mr. Sir react when a boy mentions his swollen face?

    • A.

      He takes it out on Stanley

    • B.

      He does nothing and walks away

    • C.

      He becomes violent and grabs him by the neck

    • D.

      He throws things a the entire groups of campers

    Correct Answer
    C. He becomes violent and grabs him by the neck
    Explanation
    Mr. Sir's reaction to the boy mentioning his swollen face is that he becomes violent and grabs him by the neck. This suggests that Mr. Sir has anger management issues and is unable to control his aggression. His violent response to a simple comment about his appearance is disproportionate and harmful. It indicates a lack of emotional control and an abusive behavior towards the campers.

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  • 30. 

    Stanley saw the initials "KB" on a lipstick case of his mother's.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Stanley saw the initials "KB" on a lipstick case belonging to his mother. Since this statement is presented as a fact, it implies that Stanley did indeed see the initials "KB" on the lipstick case. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 31. 

    "By the end of the first semester, Onion Sam had turned the old rundown schoolhouse into a jewel of a building that the whole town was proud of." This quote is an example of:

    • A.

      Alliteration

    • B.

      Personification

    • C.

      Simile

    • D.

      Metaphor

    Correct Answer
    D. Metaphor
    Explanation
    The quote describes Onion Sam turning the old rundown schoolhouse into a jewel of a building. This is a metaphor because it compares the schoolhouse to a jewel, suggesting that it has been transformed into something precious and valuable.

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