Out Of The Dust Pages 200-227

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Students will test basic comprehension of pages 200-227 of Out of the Dust.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the man on the train carrying with him?

    • A.

      Biscuits

    • B.

      Nothing

    • C.

      Photograph of his family

    • D.

      Comb

    Correct Answer
    C. Photograph of his family
    Explanation
    The man on the train is carrying a photograph of his family. This suggests that he values his family and wants to keep them close to him even when he is away. The photograph could serve as a reminder of his loved ones and provide him with comfort during his journey.

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  • 2. 

    "He was like a tumbleweed." is an example of

    • A.

      Personification

    • B.

      Metaphor

    • C.

      Simile

    • D.

      Hyperbole

    Correct Answer
    C. Simile
    Explanation
    The statement "He was like a tumbleweed" compares the person to a tumbleweed using the word "like," indicating a simile. A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things using "like" or "as." In this case, the comparison suggests that the person is similar to a tumbleweed in some way, possibly implying that they are aimless, uncontrollable, or easily moved by external forces.

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  • 3. 

    How far did Billie Jo travel before she decided to go back home?

    • A.

      Flagstaff, AZ

    • B.

      Moline, KS

    • C.

      Lubbock, TX

    • D.

      Amarillo, TX

    Correct Answer
    A. Flagstaff, AZ
    Explanation
    Billie Jo traveled to Flagstaff, AZ before deciding to go back home.

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  • 4. 

    "...he looked silly as a cow" is an example of

    • A.

      Metaphor

    • B.

      Personification

    • C.

      Hyperbole

    • D.

      Simile

    Correct Answer
    D. Simile
    Explanation
    The phrase "...he looked silly as a cow" compares the person's appearance to that of a cow, using the word "as" to make the comparison. This is a simile, as it directly states the comparison using "as." A simile is a figure of speech that compares two unlike things using "like" or "as."

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  • 5. 

    Billie Jo states, "I can't get out of something that is inside of me." What is "inside" of Billie Jo?

    • A.

      Music

    • B.

      The accident

    • C.

      Dust

    • D.

      Rain

    Correct Answer
    C. Dust
    Explanation
    In the novel "Out of the Dust" by Karen Hesse, Billie Jo is a young girl living in the Dust Bowl era. The story revolves around the hardships she faces due to the dust storms that ravage her town. Dust symbolizes the harsh and suffocating conditions of her life, both literally and metaphorically. It is a constant presence in her environment, infiltrating everything and causing destruction. Billie Jo's statement implies that she feels trapped and unable to escape the struggles and hardships that surround her, just like the dust that is always present.

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  • 6. 

    Who has Bayard been seeing from his night class?

    • A.

      Loiuse

    • B.

      Miss Freeland

    • C.

      Ellis

    • D.

      Margaret

    Correct Answer
    A. Loiuse
    Explanation
    Bayard has been seeing Loiuse from his night class.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is not true about Louise?

    • A.

      She went to college for two years.

    • B.

      She's originally from California.

    • C.

      She never married.

    • D.

      She teaches night school.

    Correct Answer
    B. She's originally from California.
    Explanation
    The given statement "She's originally from California" is not true about Louise. This means that Louise is not originally from California. The other statements indicate that she went to college for two years, she never married, and she teaches night school.

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  • 8. 

    What does Billie Jo like best about Louis?

    • A.

      She's pretty.

    • B.

      She's good at farm work.

    • C.

      She's a great piano player.

    • D.

      She doesn't tell Billie Jo what to do.

    Correct Answer
    D. She doesn't tell Billie Jo what to do.
    Explanation
    Billie Jo likes Louis because she doesn't tell Billie Jo what to do. This suggests that Billie Jo values her independence and autonomy, and appreciates Louis for not being controlling or bossy.

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  • 9. 

    "I was so full my lids sighed shut." is an example of

    • A.

      Personification and onomatopoeia

    • B.

      Simile and hyperbole

    • C.

      Simile and onomatopoeia

    • D.

      Personification and metaphor

    Correct Answer
    A. Personification and onomatopoeia
    Explanation
    The phrase "my lids sighed shut" personifies the lids, giving them the human quality of sighing. This is an example of personification. Additionally, the word "sighed" is an onomatopoeic word, as it imitates the sound of a sigh. Therefore, the correct answer is personification and onomatopoeia.

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  • 10. 

    What can you infer will happen in Billie Jo's future?

    • A.

      She will go to California.

    • B.

      She joins Mad Dog in Amarillo.

    • C.

      Bayard and Louis will get married.

    • D.

      She never plays piano again.

    Correct Answer
    C. Bayard and Louis will get married.
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, the only inference that can be made about Billie Jo's future is that Bayard and Louis will get married. There is no information provided about Billie Jo's plans to go to California or join Mad Dog in Amarillo, nor is there any mention of her never playing the piano again. Therefore, the only logical inference is that Bayard and Louis will get married.

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