The Secret Life Of Bees Chp 5 Reading Quiz

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This quiz is for the reading of chapter five of The Secret Life of Bees.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is odd about the stone wall Lily come upon in the woods?

    • A.

      It has been painted the color of honey.

    • B.

      It has tiny pieces of folded-up paper with writing on them stuck between the stones.

    • C.

      It is made of both stone and small tree branches.

    • D.

      It seems to loop in a circle.

    Correct Answer
    B. It has tiny pieces of folded-up paper with writing on them stuck between the stones.
    Explanation
    The odd thing about the stone wall Lily comes upon in the woods is that it has tiny pieces of folded-up paper with writing on them stuck between the stones.

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  • 2. 

    What does May do when an unpleasant topic is brought up?

    • A.

      May changes the topic immediately.

    • B.

      May begins laughing histerically.

    • C.

      May runs out of the room.

    • D.

      May starts frantically singing, "Oh! Susanna."

    Correct Answer
    D. May starts frantically singing, "Oh! Susanna."
    Explanation
    May's response to an unpleasant topic being brought up is to start frantically singing, "Oh! Susanna." This suggests that May uses singing as a coping mechanism or a way to distract herself from the uncomfortable situation. It could be a way for her to avoid engaging in the conversation or to lighten the mood. Singing may provide her with a sense of comfort or help her to regain control of her emotions in a challenging situation.

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  • 3. 

    Which sister is suspicious of Lily's story?

    • A.

      April

    • B.

      May

    • C.

      June

    • D.

      August

    Correct Answer
    C. June
    Explanation
    June is the sister who is suspicious of Lily's story. This can be inferred from the given options, where June is the only sister mentioned.

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  • 4. 

    For what special help did Lily pray to Mary?

    • A.

      "...I asked her to draw a curtain around the pink house so no one would ever find us. I asked this daily..."

    • B.

      "...I asked her to make August like me and want to keep me. I asked this daily..."

    • C.

      "...I asked her to forgive me. I asked this daily..."

    • D.

      "...I asked her to help T.Ray learn to be less meaning and more forgiving. I asked this daily..."

    Correct Answer
    A. "...I asked her to draw a curtain around the pink house so no one would ever find us. I asked this daily..."
    Explanation
    Lily prayed to Mary for the special help of drawing a curtain around the pink house so that no one would ever find them. This was something she asked for daily, indicating that Lily wanted to create a safe and hidden space for herself and the people she cared about.

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  • 5. 

    What happpened to April, May's sister?

    • A.

      Drowned in the river

    • B.

      Committed suicide

    • C.

      Fell in a well as a child

    • D.

      Abandoned the Boatwright house

    Correct Answer
    B. Committed suicide
    Explanation
    April, May's sister, committed suicide. This means that she intentionally took her own life.

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  • 6. 

    Which is NOT one of the rules of "bee yard ettiquette"?

    • A.

      Don't be afraid.

    • B.

      Don't shake the smoker.

    • C.

      Don't swat.

    • D.

      Send love to the bees.

    Correct Answer
    B. Don't shake the smoker.
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Don't shake the smoker," is the correct answer because shaking the smoker is actually one of the rules of "bee yard etiquette." The smoker is a device used to calm the bees, and shaking it helps to keep the fire going and produce smoke. This smoke helps to calm the bees and make them less aggressive. Therefore, not shaking the smoker would go against the rules of bee yard etiquette.

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  • 7. 

    What statement is NOT true about the "wailing wall"?

    • A.

      May writes her troubles on scraps of paper and tucks them into the wall.

    • B.

      It runs all the way to the river.

    • C.

      May builds on to the wall.

    • D.

      June and August came up with the idea of a wailing wall to help May deal with her issues.

    Correct Answer
    B. It runs all the way to the river.
    Explanation
    The statement "It runs all the way to the river" is not true about the "wailing wall". The other statements mention activities related to the wall such as May writing her troubles on scraps of paper and tucking them into the wall, May building on to the wall, and June and August coming up with the idea of a wailing wall to help May deal with her issues. However, the statement about the wall running all the way to the river is not mentioned, indicating that it is not true.

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  • 8. 

    August tell Lily that May is special.1.  What does August tell Lily?2.  How might this affect Lily?

  • 9. 

    What does Lily write on the slip of paper that she places into the wailing wall? Why would Lily write this?

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