Out Of The Dust Final Test

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Out Of The Dust Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the text, how many entries were in the talent show competition held at the Palace Theater?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      17

    • D. 

      7

  • 2. 
    Billie Jo's mom saved what to send her to which college?
    • A. 

      Nickels; University of Alabama

    • B. 

      Dimes; Panhandle A & M

    • C. 

      Pennies; Auburn University

    • D. 

      Quarters; Panhandle A & M

  • 3. 
    Pa discovers that he has ____________________ on his nose.
    • A. 

      Moles

    • B. 

      Lymphoma

    • C. 

      Freckles

    • D. 

      Skin cancer

  • 4. 
    Pa meets his girlfriend at which location?
    • A. 

      Night school

    • B. 

      Mad Dog's concert

    • C. 

      Farmer college

    • D. 

      Palace Theater

  • 5. 
    During Billie Jo and Pa's first Thanksgiving without Ma, Billie Jo forgets what crucial part of the meal?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Dressing

    • C. 

      Squash casserole

    • D. 

      Cranberry sauce

  • 6. 
    Billie Jo meets a man on the train. What were his reason(s) for being on the train? Check ALL that apply.
    • A. 

      His family was starving

    • B. 

      His mother died

    • C. 

      His family lost their land

    • D. 

      His crops wouldn't grow

  • 7. 
    At the end of the text, we learn that Billie Jo is unable to play piano ever again.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    At the end of the text, we learn that Billie Jo is able to forgive herself and her father.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Mad Dog leaves Joyce City to play piano on the radio in which city?
    • A. 

      Amarillo

    • B. 

      Flagstaff

    • C. 

      Hartford

    • D. 

      Andalusia

  • 10. 
    When the moonshine still was busted, how many pounds of sugar were confiscated?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      10,000

  • 11. 
    Define the underlined word in the following sentence by using context clues:"Daddy bought a second mule with Louise's help. Her betrothal gift to him."
    • A. 

      Engagement

    • B. 

      Wedding

    • C. 

      Farming

    • D. 

      House warming

  • 12. 
    Which figurative language device is used in the following excerpt?"I'm getting to know the music again. And it's getting to know me. We sniff each other's armpits, and inside each other's ears, and behind each other's necks."
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Irony

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      "She was my father's teacher..."

    • B. 

      "My father has a raised spot on the side of his nose.."

    • C. 

      "We haven't had a good crop in three years, not since the bounty of '31"

    • D. 

      "I never go by Arley's anymore."