Out Of The Dust Pages 70-95

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Out Of The Dust Quizzes & Trivia

Students will test their knowledge of pages 70-95 of Out of the Dust.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What happened shortly after Polly died?
    • A. 

      The family went to live in California.

    • B. 

      Billie Jo's brother went to Lubbock to live with Aunt Ellis.

    • C. 

      Billie Jo's brother died also.

    • D. 

      The family we to live with Aunt Ellis.

  • 2. 
    What did they name the new baby?
    • A. 

      Franklin

    • B. 

      Robert

    • C. 

      William

    • D. 

      Ellis

  • 3. 
    Who did the neighbor women blame for "the accident"?
    • A. 

      No one

    • B. 

      Polly

    • C. 

      Billie Jo's dad

    • D. 

      Billie Jo

  • 4. 
    How does Billie Jo's dad respond to how he feels?
    • A. 

      He continues farming all the time.

    • B. 

      He is digging a large hole in the yard.

    • C. 

      He decides to help Billie Jo with housework.

    • D. 

      Nothing has changed.

  • 5. 
    How does Billie Jo feel about "empty spaces"?
    • A. 

      Elated

    • B. 

      Dejected

    • C. 

      Gregarious

    • D. 

      Tedious

  • 6. 
    What does Billie Jo say she can never forgive her father for?
    • A. 

      Leaving the kerosene by the stove

    • B. 

      Spending emergency money

    • C. 

      Digging the large hole in their yard

    • D. 

      Not moving away from Oklahoma

  • 7. 
    What does Billie Jo compare the dust storms to?
    • A. 

      The dust storms in another state

    • B. 

      A tornado

    • C. 

      A rain storm

    • D. 

      A volcano erupting

  • 8. 
    "But now, sorrow climbs up our front steps, big as Texas, and we didn't even see it coming" is an example of
    • A. 

      Metaphor and alliteration

    • B. 

      Simile and personification

    • C. 

      Personification and metaphor

    • D. 

      Alliteration and personification

  • 9. 
    Who is one person who has not treated Billie Jo differently than before "the accident"?
    • A. 

      Billie Jo's dad

    • B. 

      The neighbors

    • C. 

      Arley Wanderdale

    • D. 

      Mr. Hardly

  • 10. 
    How does Mad Dog Craddock say he got his name?
    • A. 

      Biting things when he was young

    • B. 

      Being an angry child

    • C. 

      Having a bad temper as he gets older

    • D. 

      He's not sure how he got that name

  • 11. 
    What was one of the admission prices into the courthouse's gallery?