Tears Of A Tiger Quiz #1

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This quiz on the novel Tears of a Tiger by Sharon Draper covers pages one through eighty-eight.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How did Robert Washington die in the opening pages of the novel?

    • A.

      He died of a heart attack while playing basketball.

    • B.

      He was burned to death in a car accident.

    • C.

      He died of severe case of the flu.

    Correct Answer
    B. He was burned to death in a car accident.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Robert Washington died in a car accident where he was burned to death. This can be inferred from the given options where the other causes of death mentioned are a heart attack while playing basketball and a severe case of the flu, which are not mentioned as options.

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  • 2. 

    Rhonda's most frigthening moment is . . .

    • A.

      . . . going to school without make-up.

    • B.

      . . . failing a test.

    • C.

      . . . realizing that kids her age could die.

    Correct Answer
    C. . . . realizing that kids her age could die.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "realizing that kids her age could die." This answer is based on the fact that the other options, going to school without make-up and failing a test, are not typically considered to be the most frightening moments in a person's life. However, the realization that kids her age could die is a much more serious and potentially terrifying thought, as it confronts the concept of mortality and the fragility of life.

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  • 3. 

    What is Andy's sentence for the accident?

    • A.

      Life imprisonment

    • B.

      Suspeneded sentence, driver's license revoked until the age of 21, alcohol rehab classes

    • C.

      300 hours of community service

    Correct Answer
    B. Suspeneded sentence, driver's license revoked until the age of 21, alcohol rehab classes
    Explanation
    Andy's sentence for the accident is a suspended sentence, with his driver's license revoked until the age of 21, and he is required to attend alcohol rehab classes. This means that Andy will not serve time in prison but will instead have his sentence suspended, meaning he will not have to serve it as long as he complies with certain conditions. Additionally, his driver's license will be taken away until he turns 21, and he will be required to attend alcohol rehab classes, indicating that his involvement in the accident may have been related to alcohol.

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  • 4. 

    Why does Gerald dislike peanut butter?

    • A.

      He is allergic to peanut butter.

    • B.

      The peanut butter reminds him of his mother that has left the family.

    • C.

      Peanut butter causes him to be sick.

    Correct Answer
    B. The peanut butter reminds him of his mother that has left the family.
    Explanation
    The given answer states that Gerald dislikes peanut butter because it reminds him of his mother who has left the family. This suggests that Gerald has a negative association with peanut butter due to the memories it brings up. It implies that the taste or smell of peanut butter triggers emotions related to his mother's departure, leading to his dislike for it.

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  • 5. 

    True or False:The five dollar is a positive symbol in Gerald's life.

    • A.

      TRUE

    • B.

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    B. FALSE
    Explanation
    The statement is "The five dollar is a positive symbol in Gerald's life." The correct answer is FALSE. This means that the five dollar is not a positive symbol in Gerald's life.

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  • 6. 

    Who is the psychistrist Andy visits?

    • A.

      Dr. Smith

    • B.

      Dr. Carter

    • C.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. None of the above
    Explanation
    The question asks about the psychiatrist that Andy visits, and the answer states that it is "None of the above." This implies that neither Dr. Smith nor Dr. Carter is the psychiatrist that Andy visits. Therefore, the correct answer is that Andy does not visit either of these two psychiatrists.

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  • 7. 

    What did someone call Andy when he returned to school after the accident?

    • A.

      "Saint"

    • B.

      "Killer"

    • C.

      "Mad Dog"

    Correct Answer
    B. "Killer"
    Explanation
    The answer "Killer" suggests that someone called Andy by this nickname when he returned to school after the accident. This implies that the accident may have resulted in someone's death, leading to the nickname "Killer" being given to Andy, possibly as a form of teasing or mockery.

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  • 8. 

    What did B.J. do after the accident?

    • A.

      He began to play on the basketball team.

    • B.

      He went to church and got baptized.

    • C.

      He said a prayer to God.

    Correct Answer
    C. He said a prayer to God.
    Explanation
    After the accident, B.J. chose to say a prayer to God. This suggests that he sought solace, guidance, or perhaps even forgiveness through prayer. It implies that he turned to his faith as a way to cope with the aftermath of the accident or to express his gratitude for surviving it.

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  • 9. 

    Who is Andy's girlfriend?

    • A.

      Keisha

    • B.

      Kim

    • C.

      Karly

    Correct Answer
    A. Keisha
    Explanation
    The question asks for Andy's girlfriend, and the answer provided is Keisha.

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  • 10. 

    During his first visit with Dr. Carrothers, Andy pretends . .

    • A.

      . . . to ask his parents to come to his basketball games.

    • B.

      . . . to ask Rob if he blames him for the fatal accident.

    • C.

      . . . to make the winning shot for a basketball game.

    Correct Answer
    B. . . . to ask Rob if he blames him for the fatal accident.
  • 11. 

    The letters SADD stand for

    Correct Answer
    Students Against Drunk Driving or Students Against Destructive Decisions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Students Against Drunk Driving or Students Against Destructive Decisions. The acronym SADD can stand for either of these two phrases. Students Against Drunk Driving is an organization that aims to prevent drunk driving and promote responsible decision-making among students. On the other hand, Students Against Destructive Decisions is a broader organization that addresses various destructive behaviors, including drunk driving, substance abuse, bullying, and more. Both interpretations align with the letters SADD, making either answer acceptable.

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  • 12. 

    Rob refers to beer a liquid ___________________

    Correct Answer
    sunshine
  • 13. 

    ______________________ is the coordinator of the SADD program at Hazelwood High School?

    Correct Answer
    Coach Ripley
    Explanation
    Coach Ripley is the coordinator of the SADD program at Hazelwood High School.

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  • 14. 

    Andy's father works for which company?

    • A.

      Proctor and Gamble

    • B.

      Ford Motor Company

    • C.

      Youthville Foundation

    Correct Answer
    A. Proctor and Gamble
    Explanation
    Andy's father works for Proctor and Gamble. This can be inferred from the given options where Proctor and Gamble is the only company mentioned.

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  • 15. 

    ___________________________ is the author of the novel.

    Correct Answer
    Sharon Draper
    Explanation
    Sharon Draper is the author of the novel.

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