"Eleven" Quiz

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  • 1. 
    In the story, Rachel thinks of herself as being ages ten, nine, eight, and so on. What does this suggest to the reader about Rachel?
    • A. 

      She makes excuses for her poor behavior.

    • B. 

      Everything that has happened in her life made her who she is.

    • C. 

      She distracts herself when she feels unhappy.

    • D. 

      She knows why birthdays are such joyful occasions.

  • 2. 
    According to Rachel, "the part of you that's five" sometimes needs to
    • A. 

      Feel smart

    • B. 

      Sit on your mama's lap

    • C. 

      Feel sad and cry

    • D. 

      Suck your thumb

  • 3. 
    Why does Rachel say that she wishes she was "one hundred and two instead of eleven"?
    • A. 

      She does not want to go to school anymore.

    • B. 

      She wants to be a teacher when she grows up.

    • C. 

      She is not allowed to do things that adults can do.

    • D. 

      She wishes she had more life experiences.

  • 4. 
    Rachel compares "growing old" to three things, one of which is
    • A. 

      A tin Band-Aid box

    • B. 

      A red sweater

    • C. 

      A big red mountain

    • D. 

      Rings inside a tree trunk

  • 5. 
    What is the setting of the story?
    • A. 

      Rachel's birthday party

    • B. 

      The school's playground

    • C. 

      Rachel's 11th birthday

    • D. 

      Science class

  • 6. 
    What does Rachel most like mean by this statement?   But when the sick feeling goes away and I open my eyes, the red sweater's still sitting there like a big red mountain.
    • A. 

      The sweater is too large for her to wear.

    • B. 

      She sees the situation with the sweater as an exciting challenge.

    • C. 

      The situation with the sweater makes her feel small and powerless.

    • D. 

      All of her thoughts focus on how special the sweater is to her.

  • 7. 
    For Rachel, the worst part of her day is when
    • A. 

      Mrs. Price puts the sweater on her desk.

    • B. 

      Mrs. Price makes her wear the sweater.

    • C. 

      The bell rings for lunch.

    • D. 

      Mrs. Price pretends like everything is ok.

  • 8. 
    Who is the narrator of the story?
    • A. 

      Sylvia

    • B. 

      Mrs. Price

    • C. 

      Rachel

    • D. 

      Phyllis

  • 9. 
    What is the narrator's main feeling about turning eleven?
    • A. 

      It's horrible

    • B. 

      It feels the same as being ten

    • C. 

      It is not old enough

    • D. 

      It is a silly age

  • 10. 
    Rachel uses a pencil to move the sweater to the edge of her desk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    How would you characterize Rachel? Why?
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