Out Of The Dust Pages 119-149

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Out Of The Dust Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to test the basic comprehension of pages 119-149 of Out of the Dust written by Karen Hesse.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a migrant?
    • A. 

      Someone who is starving

    • B. 

      A man

    • C. 

      Someone who is sad

    • D. 

      A person who moves around in order to find work

  • 2. 
    Why does Billie jo have to go away for a while after the baby comes?
    • A. 

      To cry

    • B. 

      To walk off her feeling

    • C. 

      To be alone

    • D. 

      To scream

  • 3. 
    Where did Miss Freeland get the sugar to bake for the kids?
    • A. 

      Mr. Hardly

    • B. 

      Moonshine still

    • C. 

      Joyce City

    • D. 

      The convenience store

  • 4. 
    What does Billie Jo have a hunger for?
    • A. 

      Playing the piano

    • B. 

      Rain

    • C. 

      Apples

    • D. 

      Going to California

  • 5. 
    How many amateur acts were at the palace to perform?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      17

    • D. 

      5

  • 6. 
    What did Billie Jo play?
    • A. 

      Stormy Weather

    • B. 

      My Baby Just Cares for Me

    • C. 

      Walking My Baby Back Home

    • D. 

      Bye, Bye Blackbird

  • 7. 
    "It hurts like the parched earth" is an example of
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 8. 
    What did Pete Guymon die from?
    • A. 

      Dust Pneumonia

    • B. 

      Flu

    • C. 

      Starvation

    • D. 

      Dehydration

  • 9. 
    "Their voices rose like ghosts on the howling wind" is an example of
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 10. 
    How long did it take Billie Jo to get home?
    • A. 

      2 Days

    • B. 

      3 Hours

    • C. 

      5 Days

    • D. 

      7 Hours