Wonder Part 1 Quiz By Raquel Jaramillo Palacio

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Have you had the chance to read Wonder by Raquel Jaramillo Palacio? If you have, you know that the story is motivated and done when she was waiting in line to get ice cream. Attempt and see how it goes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    All of the following statements about August Pullman are true EXCEPT

    • A. 

      He was born with a cleft palate

    • B. 

      He has a sister named Daisy

    • C. 

      He has a sister named Via

    • D. 

      He has been home schooled by his mother for most of his life

    Correct Answer
    B. He has a sister named Daisy
    Explanation
    Daisy is August's dog. August's sister is named Via.

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  • 2. 

    The word "hindsight" means to look ahead

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Hindsight means to look back at

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  • 3. 

    Which word best describes August's mother?

    • A. 

      Caring

    • B. 

      Serious

    • C. 

      Indifferent

    • D. 

      Pessimistic

    Correct Answer
    A. Caring
    Explanation
    August's mother is described as caring because she shows concern and affection towards August. This implies that she takes care of him and looks out for his well-being.

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  • 4. 

    Initially, August's dad really wants August to attend school, but his mother thinks he should stay home with her. 

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false because it states that August's dad really wants him to attend school, while his mother thinks he should stay home with her. This implies that August's dad does not want him to stay home with his mother, contradicting the statement.

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  • 5. 

    When Via finds out that August cut off his braid she is

    • A. 

      Relieved

    • B. 

      Angry

    • C. 

      Happy

    • D. 

      Both "A" and "C" are correct

    Correct Answer
    B. Angry
    Explanation
    Via is likely to be angry when she finds out that August cut off his braid because it was a significant part of his identity and she may feel that he did it without considering her feelings. Additionally, she may be angry because she may see it as an act of rebellion or defiance against their friendship and the norms they have established.

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  • 6. 

    On Halloween, Jack Will is one of the mummies who is talking to Julian. 

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that on Halloween, Jack Will is one of the mummies who is engaged in a conversation with Julian. This implies that Jack Will is dressed up as a mummy for Halloween and is interacting with Julian. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 7. 

    August dresses as _________________ for Halloween. 

    • A. 

      Mummy

    • B. 

      Jango Fett

    • C. 

      Boba Fett

    • D. 

      Bleeding Scream

    Correct Answer
    D. Bleeding Scream
    Explanation
    August dresses as Bleeding Scream for Halloween. This means that August chooses to wear a costume representing the character or concept of Bleeding Scream for the Halloween festivities.

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  • 8. 

    Summer asks August if she can sit with him at lunch. 

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because it states that Summer asks August if she can sit with him at lunch. This implies that Summer wants to join August during lunchtime, indicating that she wants to spend time with him and possibly be friends.

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  • 9. 

    The word "aversion" means

    • A. 

      Love for something

    • B. 

      Loathe something

    • C. 

      Dislike something

    • D. 

      Both "B" and "C" are correct

    Correct Answer
    D. Both "B" and "C" are correct
    Explanation
    The word "aversion" means having a strong dislike or loathing towards something. Therefore, both options "B" (loathe something) and "C" (dislike something) are correct as they accurately describe the meaning of the word "aversion".

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following quotes from August makes readers feel most sympathetic towards him?

    • A. 

      "Why do I have to be so ugly, Mommy?"

    • B. 

      "Hey, Jack," I answered, waving my hand, which I immediately wished I hadn't done because it felt kind of uncool.

    • C. 

      He didn't look at me once while he talked, which was okay because I wasn't looking at him either.

    • D. 

      I wasn't used to getting up so early in the morning. I wasn't used to this whole notion of homework.

    Correct Answer
    A. "Why do I have to be so ugly, Mommy?"
    Explanation
    The quote "Why do I have to be so ugly, Mommy?" makes readers feel most sympathetic towards August because it shows his vulnerability and self-consciousness about his appearance. It highlights his struggle with his physical appearance and the emotional impact it has on him. This quote evokes empathy and compassion from readers, as they can understand and relate to the pain and insecurity August feels.

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  • 11. 

    The word "precept" means

    • A. 

      A type of song

    • B. 

      A motto or statement that guides how you live your life

    • C. 

      Directions on how to get into school

    • D. 

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. A type of song
    Explanation
    The word "precept" refers to a motto or statement that guides how you live your life. It does not mean a type of song or directions on how to get into school. Therefore, the correct answer is "a motto or statement that guides how you live your life."

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  • 12. 

    To be petrified of something means you are excited about it. 

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    To be petrified of something means you are extremely afraid or terrified of it, not excited.

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  • 13. 

    Doctors saw a few anomalies when they did the ultrasounds of August in utero. 

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that doctors observed abnormalities or irregularities during the ultrasounds performed on August when they were still in the womb. Therefore, the correct answer is "True" as it confirms the existence of anomalies during the ultrasounds.

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  • 14. 

    "Electives" are courses that are required. 

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement contradicts itself. Electives are not courses that are required, but rather courses that are chosen by students based on their personal interests or career goals. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 15. 

    The word "forewarned" means

    • A. 

      Warned after the fact

    • B. 

      Warned multiple times

    • C. 

      Warned ahead of time

    • D. 

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Warned ahead of time
    Explanation
    The word "forewarned" means being warned ahead of time. It implies receiving a warning or information in advance, allowing one to prepare or take necessary precautions. It does not refer to being warned after the fact or being warned multiple times. Therefore, the correct answer is "Warned ahead of time."

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  • 16. 

    Why doesn't August attend school until 5th grade?

    • A. 

      His mom disliked the public schools nearby

    • B. 

      He was too sick and had too many surgeries

    • C. 

      He attended school in kindergarten and then got teased, so his parents pulled him.

    • D. 

      Both "A" and "C" are correct.

    Correct Answer
    B. He was too sick and had too many surgeries
    Explanation
    August doesn't attend school until 5th grade because he was too sick and had too many surgeries. This is supported by the statement that he attended school in kindergarten but then got teased, so his parents pulled him. This suggests that his health issues and surgeries made it difficult for him to attend school regularly, leading to his parents deciding to keep him at home until 5th grade.

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  • 17. 

    All of the following statements about Mr. Tushman are true EXCEPT

    • A. 

      He reminds August of a jack-o-lantern

    • B. 

      He wears red sneakers

    • C. 

      He makes an effort to be kind to August

    • D. 

      He warns August before their meeting that he will be given a tour by multiple students

    Correct Answer
    D. He warns August before their meeting that he will be given a tour by multiple students
    Explanation
    The given answer states that Mr. Tushman warns August before their meeting that he will be given a tour by multiple students. However, this statement is not true. There is no mention of Mr. Tushman warning August about a tour by multiple students in the given information. Therefore, this statement is the exception among the true statements about Mr. Tushman.

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  • 18. 

    When Mrs. Pullman tells the story of the night August was  born, the farting nurse component allows readers to infer that Mrs. Pullman has a great sense of humor.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The presence of the farting nurse component in the story suggests that Mrs. Pullman has a great sense of humor. This detail adds a comedic element to the story of August's birth, indicating that Mrs. Pullman is able to find humor in unexpected or unconventional situations. This inference is supported by the fact that the author included this specific detail, highlighting Mrs. Pullman's lightheartedness and ability to find joy even in potentially embarrassing moments.

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  • 19. 

    August tends to stare at people's shoes because he is hoping to be a shoe designer one day. 

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    August does not stare at people's shoes because he hopes to be a shoe designer one day. The given statement does not provide any information about August's career aspirations or his interest in shoe designing. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 20. 

    Julian acts one way in front of adults and another way in front of  his peers. 

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Julian behaves differently when he is around adults compared to when he is with his peers. This implies that he may present a different persona or adopt different behaviors depending on the social context.

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  • 21. 

    The fact that Summer wants to dress like a unicorn but is nervous about doing so suggests that

    • A. 

      She worries about what others will think

    • B. 

      She wants to fit in

    • C. 

      She doesn't want to get made fun of

    • D. 

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The fact that Summer wants to dress like a unicorn but is nervous about doing so suggests that she worries about what others will think, wants to fit in, and doesn't want to get made fun of.

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  • 22. 

    Readers can infer that August is kind when he decides to invite his entire homeroom, including Julian, to his birthday party. 

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that August's decision to invite his entire homeroom, including Julian, to his birthday party indicates his kindness. By including Julian, who has been unkind to him in the past, August shows forgiveness and inclusivity, demonstrating his kind nature.

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