Quiz--the Poisonwood Bible, Book 5: Exodus

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Book Of Exodus Quizzes & Trivia

T/F and OER questions on Book 5 of The Poisonwood Bible.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Leah does not continue traveling to Leopoldville with her mother and sisters because she wants to stay with Anatole.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Leah does not continue traveling to Leopoldville with her mother and sisters because she wants to stay with Anatole. This statement is false. The passage does not provide any information about Leah's desire to stay with Anatole as the reason for not continuing her journey. Therefore, we cannot conclude that Leah's decision is based on her desire to stay with Anatole.

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  • 2. 

    Rachel escapes Kilanga with Axelroot.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Rachel escapes Kilanga with Axelroot. This statement is true. In the novel "The Poisonwood Bible" by Barbara Kingsolver, Rachel Price, one of the main characters, does escape Kilanga, a village in the Congo, with Axelroot. Axelroot is a pilot who helps Rachel and her family evacuate from Kilanga during political unrest and the outbreak of the Congo Crisis. Their escape from Kilanga is a significant event in the story as it marks a turning point in Rachel's life and her perception of the world.

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  • 3. 

    Orleanna and Adah get help from the Belgian Embassy and are flown to Georgia.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Orleanna and Adah are able to receive assistance from the Belgian Embassy, which ultimately leads to them being flown to Georgia. This suggests that the statement is true.

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  • 4. 

    Anatole places Leah in a French mission because she continuously puts Congolese in danger since many of them blame whites for Lumumba's assassination.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because Anatole places Leah in a French mission to keep her safe from the Congolese people who blame whites for Lumumba's assassination. By placing her in the mission, Anatole ensures that Leah is protected and not in danger from the angry Congolese individuals who may seek revenge against white people.

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  • 5. 

    Rachel marries Axelroot.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement states that Rachel marries Axelroot. However, the correct answer is False, which means that Rachel does not marry Axelroot.

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  • 6. 

    Rachel has an affair with a married man named Daniel.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because the statement clearly states that Rachel has an affair with a married man named Daniel. This implies that Rachel is involved in a romantic relationship with a man who is already married.

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  • 7. 

    Anatole spends 5 years in prison.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that Anatole spends 5 years in prison. However, there is no information provided in the question to determine whether the statement is true or false. Therefore, it is not possible to conclude whether Anatole spends 5 years in prison or not based on the given information. Hence, the answer is "False".

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  • 8. 

    After his family leaves, Nathan continues his missionary work in the jungle.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Nathan continues his missionary work in the jungle even after his family leaves. This implies that Nathan is dedicated to his missionary work and is willing to stay in the jungle to fulfill his mission.

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  • 9. 

    Adah discovers her handicap is a result of habit.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Adah has realized that her handicap is not inherent but rather a result of her habits. This implies that she believes her disability can be overcome or improved by changing her habits. Therefore, the correct answer is true, indicating that Adah believes her handicap is a result of habit.

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  • 10. 

    Adah goes to medical school.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that Adah goes to medical school. The answer "True" indicates that the statement is correct. Therefore, it can be inferred that Adah is indeed attending medical school.

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  • 11. 

    Rachel inherits and runs a restaurant called The Equator.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement implies that Rachel inherits and currently operates a restaurant called The Equator. However, the correct answer is "False," which means that Rachel does not inherit and run The Equator restaurant.

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  • 12. 

    After Lumumba's assassination, Mobutu's army terrorizes and kills many people in Africa, including Pascal.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that after Lumumba's assassination, Mobutu's army engaged in acts of terror and killed numerous individuals in Africa, including Pascal. This implies that there was a period of violence and instability in the region following Lumumba's death, with Mobutu's army being responsible for the atrocities.

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  • 13. 

    Who says the following quote: "After all this time I can certainly work with the African's as well as anybody can, mainly by not leading them into temptation. But to marry one? And have children? It doesn't seem natural. I can't see how those boys are any kin to me."

    • A.

      Leah

    • B.

      Adah

    • C.

      Rachel

    Correct Answer
    C. Rachel
    Explanation
    Rachel says the quote. In the quote, she expresses her hesitation and discomfort about marrying an African and having children with them. She questions the naturalness of such a relationship and doubts the kinship between herself and African boys. This quote reflects Rachel's prejudiced and discriminatory views towards Africans.

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  • 14. 

    Who says the following quote: "I don't have much left of my childhood beliefs I can love or trust, but I still know what justice is. As long as I'm carrying Ruth May piggyback through my days, with her voice in my ear, I still have her with me."

    • A.

      Leah

    • B.

      Adah

    • C.

      Rachel

    Correct Answer
    A. Leah
    Explanation
    Leah says the quote. She mentions that she doesn't have many of her childhood beliefs left, but she still knows what justice is. She also mentions carrying Ruth May piggyback through her days and having her voice in her ear, indicating that she still feels connected to Ruth May. This suggests that Leah is the one speaking these words.

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  • 15. 

    Who says the following quote: "Why must some of us deliberate between brands of toothpaste, while others deliberate between damp dirt and bone dust to quiet the fire of an empty stomach lining? There is nothing about the United States I can really explain to this child of another world."

    • A.

      Orleanna

    • B.

      Leah

    • C.

      Adah

    Correct Answer
    C. Adah
    Explanation
    Adah says the quote because she is reflecting on the stark differences in living conditions between her privileged life in the United States and the poverty and hunger she witnesses in the Congo. She questions why some people have the luxury of choosing between trivial things like toothpaste brands while others struggle to find enough food to eat. Adah's perspective as an outsider to both worlds allows her to see the stark contrast and feel unable to explain the disparities to someone who has never experienced them.

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