The Breadwinner, Chapters 10-12

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The Breadwinner, Chapters 10-12 - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What are Parvana and Shauzia going to do to make more money?

    • A.

      Make clothing

    • B.

      Sell tea and nan bread

    • C.

      Dig up bones

    Correct Answer
    C. Dig up bones
    Explanation
    Parvana and Shauzia are going to dig up bones to make more money. This suggests that they are engaging in an activity that involves searching for and unearthing buried bones, possibly for selling or some other purpose. It implies that digging up bones is seen as a potential source of income for them.

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  • 2. 

    Parvana is really excited about going to the cemetary, at first.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that Parvana is really excited about going to the cemetery at first. However, the correct answer is False. This means that Parvana is not really excited about going to the cemetery initially.

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  • 3. 

    The ______________ broker buys the bones from the people who dig them up. 

    Correct Answer
    bone
    Explanation
    The bone broker buys the bones from the people who dig them up. This indicates that the bone broker is involved in the trade or business of purchasing bones from those who excavate or unearth them.

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  • 4. 

    Parvana unearthed a "trophy" from the ground while digging.  What did she find?

    • A.

      A box

    • B.

      A silver spoon

    • C.

      A skull

    Correct Answer
    C. A skull
    Explanation
    Parvana found a skull while digging.

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  • 5. 

    The girls decide to leave the graveyard to go find a bathroom in the city. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The correct answer is False. This means that the statement "The girls decide to leave the graveyard to go find a bathroom in the city" is not true. The girls did not decide to leave the graveyard to find a bathroom in the city.

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  • 6. 

    The girls decide not to tell thier family about digging up the _______________.

    Correct Answer
    bones
    Explanation
    The girls decide not to tell their family about digging up the bones because they may fear getting into trouble or facing consequences for their actions. Additionally, they might worry about their family's reaction and potential disapproval. Keeping it a secret could also be a way for them to protect their family from any distress or discomfort that the discovery of the bones may cause.

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  • 7. 

    How does Parvana decide to explain her lateness to her terrified mother?

    • A.

      She tells her the truth about the bones

    • B.

      She makes up a lie about being at the market

    • C.

      She makes up a lie about going to Shauzia's house

    Correct Answer
    A. She tells her the truth about the bones
    Explanation
    Parvana decides to explain her lateness to her terrified mother by telling her the truth about the bones. This suggests that Parvana values honesty and believes that it is important to be transparent with her mother. By choosing to tell the truth, Parvana shows her mother that she can trust her and that she is willing to be open and honest in their relationship. This decision also demonstrates Parvana's bravery and maturity in facing difficult situations head-on.

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  • 8. 

    Parvana's mother was upset and worried that Parvana had been arrested when she didn't come home for lunch. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Parvana's mother's reaction of being upset and worried when Parvana didn't come home for lunch suggests that she believed Parvana had been arrested. This indicates that the statement "Parvana's mother was upset and worried that Parvana had been arrested when she didn't come home for lunch" is true.

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  • 9. 

    How are thieves punished under Taliban regime?

    • A.

      They are forced to sell tea in the market

    • B.

      They are not given food

    • C.

      They cut off their arms/hands in public

    Correct Answer
    C. They cut off their arms/hands in public
    Explanation
    Under the Taliban regime, thieves are punished by having their arms/hands cut off in public. This brutal form of punishment serves as a deterrent to others and is intended to instill fear and maintain control over the population. The act of cutting off limbs is a harsh and visible consequence, meant to showcase the severity of the crime and discourage any potential criminal behavior.

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  • 10. 

    Parvana gave her lunch, which consisted of a piece of nan, to the beggars of Kabul. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that Parvana gave her lunch, which was a piece of nan, to the beggars of Kabul. This implies that Parvana indeed gave her lunch to the beggars, making the statement true.

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  • 11. 

    Why does Parvana miss work for a few days?

    • A.

      She goes on a family vacation

    • B.

      She gets sick

    • C.

      She decides that she needed a break

    Correct Answer
    C. She decides that she needed a break
    Explanation
    Parvana misses work for a few days because she decides that she needed a break.

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  • 12. 

    Shauzia is planning to run away.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer "True" is correct because the statement clearly states that Shauzia is planning to run away.

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  • 13. 

    Parvana and Shauzia begin to sell things on trays in the market.  What do they sell?

    • A.

      Tea and crackers

    • B.

      Cigarettes and chewing gum

    • C.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Cigarettes and chewing gum
    Explanation
    Parvana and Shauzia sell cigarettes and chewing gum in the market.

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  • 14. 

    Parvana and Shauzia head towards the staduim to sell their goods to the people watching the soccer game. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true because it states that Parvana and Shauzia are heading towards the stadium to sell their goods to the people watching the soccer game. This implies that they have a specific purpose and destination in mind, which is to sell their goods to the spectators. Therefore, the statement is accurate and can be considered true.

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  • 15. 

    Parvana really missed school because she wanted to be able to:

    • A.

      Talk to her friends

    • B.

      Play games

    • C.

      Talk about homework

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Parvana really missed school because she wanted to be able to talk to her friends, play games, and talk about homework. This suggests that she values the social aspect of school, as she wants to interact with her friends and engage in activities like playing games. Additionally, she also wants to discuss homework, indicating her desire to learn and participate in academic discussions. Therefore, the correct answer is "all of the above."

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