The Pearl-chapters 1&2

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The Pearl-chapters 1&2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these does not happen in the first chapter?
    • A. 

      Kino and Juana wake up and prepare for the day.

    • B. 

      The neighbors walked into town with Kino and Juana.

    • C. 

      The scorpion strikes Coyotito.

    • D. 

      The doctor treats Coyotito's wound.

  • 2. 
    Why did the townspeople follow Kino?
    • A. 

      They were angry at his family.

    • B. 

      They were curious.

    • C. 

      They wanted to protect their homes.

    • D. 

      They were afraid of the scorpion.

  • 3. 
    Why did the doctor refuse to treat Coyotito?
    • A. 

      He thought of the Indians as animals.

    • B. 

      He didn't have the proper equipment.

    • C. 

      He had too many other patients to treat.

    • D. 

      He was ill himself.

  • 4. 
    How would you describe the doctor?
    • A. 

      Kind and considerate.

    • B. 

      Stupid and lazy.

    • C. 

      Materialistic and cold-hearted.

    • D. 

      Intelligent and energetic.

  • 5. 
    Which of these is one of the conflicts in the story so far?
    • A. 

      Man vs. religion

    • B. 

      Heredity vs. environment

    • C. 

      Nature vs. society

    • D. 

      Man vs. nature

  • 6. 
    What is the Song of the Family about?
    • A. 

      A chronological history of Kino's family

    • B. 

      Peaceful existence and family harmony

    • C. 

      Family tragedy

    • D. 

      Kino and Juana's wedding song

  • 7. 
    What first brought the Song of Evil to Kino's mind?
    • A. 

      Kino and Juana have a fight.

    • B. 

      A terrible storm damages the town.

    • C. 

      The scorpion strikes the baby.

    • D. 

      Kino's brother is injured.

  • 8. 
    What theme is evident in the first section about life in the Gulf waters?
    • A. 

      Man's inhumanity to man

    • B. 

      The destruction of the environment

    • C. 

      Woman's role as caretaker

    • D. 

      The survival of the fittest

  • 9. 
    The canoe is a symbol of____
    • A. 

      The continuance of the family

    • B. 

      Great wealth

    • C. 

      Freedom

    • D. 

      Man's desire to explore

  • 10. 
    What is the main event of chapter 2?
    • A. 

      Coyotito begins to heal.

    • B. 

      Kino and Juana find the pearl.

    • C. 

      Juan Tomas fights with Kino.

    • D. 

      The scorpion scares the townspeople.

  • 11. 
    Everything goes well on the water. This is symbolic of____
    • A. 

      The value of tradition

    • B. 

      Trust in God

    • C. 

      Man's need to work hard

    • D. 

      Happiness and good in nature

  • 12. 
    What is the new Song?
    • A. 

      The Pearl That Might Be

    • B. 

      The Rescue of Coyotito

    • C. 

      The Luck of Kino and Juana

    • D. 

      The Loveliness of Nature