Out Of The Dust Pages 153-183

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Out Of The Dust Quizzes & Trivia

Students will test their knowledge of pages 153-183 in Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who does Billie Jo have a crush on?
    • A. 

      Franklin

    • B. 

      Mad Dog Craddock

    • C. 

      Robertson

    • D. 

      Arley Wanderdale

  • 2. 
    Where is Lubbock?
    • A. 

      Texas

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Tennessee

    • D. 

      Wyoming

  • 3. 
    "...the wind screamed..." is an example of
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 4. 
    "The wheat is as sparse as the hair on a dog's belly." is an example of
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 5. 
    Where is James Kingsbury from?
    • A. 

      Texas

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Tennessee

    • D. 

      Wyoming

  • 6. 
    Why does James Kingsbury come to Joyce City?
    • A. 

      To meet Billie Jo

    • B. 

      To find work

    • C. 

      To see the pond Billie Jo's father is making

    • D. 

      To take pictures of the drought and dust storms

  • 7. 
    What book of Ma's is kept on the shelf in the parlor?
    • A. 

      Recipes

    • B. 

      Poetry

    • C. 

      Photographs

    • D. 

      Money

  • 8. 
    Why does everyone gather on Sunday at the Hardware and Furniture Company?
    • A. 

      To talk to James Kingsbury

    • B. 

      To meet the president

    • C. 

      To hear Mad Dog on the radio

    • D. 

      To read the paper

  • 9. 
    "...soothed the parched lips of the land." is an example of
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 10. 
    "It rained steady as a good friend that walks beside you" is an example of
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Hyperbole