The Pearl Chapter Six Reading Quiz

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  • 1. 

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  • 2. 

    Why was it a good thing that the wind was blowing?

    • A.

      Coyotito wanted to fly a kite

    • B.

      The blown sand would cover their tracks

    • C.

      The scent of Kino and his family would be blown away from their path

    • D.

      It relieved them from the heat of the sun

    Correct Answer
    B. The blown sand would cover their tracks
    Explanation
    The blown sand covering their tracks would be a good thing because it would help Kino and his family remain undetected. By obscuring their footprints, they would be able to move without leaving a trace behind, which could be beneficial if they were trying to hide or escape from someone or something. This would increase their chances of staying safe and avoiding any potential dangers or threats.

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  • 3. 

    Who was following Kino and Juana?

    • A.

      Juan Tomas

    • B.

      The Doctor

    • C.

      The Priest

    • D.

      Three men: the trackers

    Correct Answer
    D. Three men: the trackers
    Explanation
    Kino and Juana were being followed by three men known as the trackers. This means that there were three individuals who were monitoring their movements and possibly pursuing them. The presence of these trackers suggests that Kino and Juana were being pursued or watched closely by these individuals, indicating a potential threat or danger to their safety.

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  • 4. 

    What did Kino see as proof that the pearl had great value?

    • A.

      If it didn't, nobody would have tried to steal it

    • B.

      It looked really expensive

    • C.

      The pearl buyers offered him more than he imagined it was worth

    • D.

      He was offered lots of credit for it

    Correct Answer
    A. If it didn't, nobody would have tried to steal it
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that Kino saw the attempted theft of the pearl as proof of its great value. This implies that the pearl must have been valuable enough for someone to risk stealing it, indicating its worth.

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  • 5. 

    Why Juana feel that it would be a mistake for Kino to give himself up?

    • A.

      She didn't want Kino to go to jail

    • B.

      She didn't like him to be a quitter

    • C.

      She knew the trackers would steal the pearl and kill all three of them

    • D.

      She wanted to sell the pearl at the capital and live happily ever after

    Correct Answer
    C. She knew the trackers would steal the pearl and kill all three of them
    Explanation
    Juana feels that it would be a mistake for Kino to give himself up because she knows that the trackers would steal the pearl and kill all three of them. This implies that Juana is aware of the danger they would face if they were to surrender, and she wants to protect their lives and the valuable pearl from falling into the hands of the trackers.

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  • 6. 

    Where did the family hide from the trackers that evening?

    • A.

      In a church

    • B.

      In a cave

    • C.

      In Juan Tomas's brush hut

    • D.

      Underneath a tree

    Correct Answer
    B. In a cave
    Explanation
    The family hid from the trackers in a cave. This was a logical choice as caves provide natural shelter and are often difficult to find, making it an ideal hiding spot. Caves also offer protection from the elements and can be easily defended if necessary. Additionally, caves are usually dark and secluded, providing a sense of safety and privacy for the family while they evade the trackers.

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