The Pearl

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The Pearl

This quiz is about the book, "The Pearl," and it will ask you questions about some key events in the novella along with other details.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does Coyotito sleep?
    • A. 

      With Juana and Kino.

    • B. 

      On the floor

    • C. 

      In a hanging box.

  • 2. 
    Kino's attackers tried to take the pearl and failed.  When Kino was going to take his family and leave, the attackers put a hole in his ___.
  • 3. 
    The pearl brings only good luck to the family.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Who dies at the end of the book?
    • A. 

      Juan Tomas

    • B. 

      Juana

    • C. 

      Kino

    • D. 

      Coyotito

  • 5. 
    Kino and Juana throw the pearl back into the gulf.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What happened in the book that made the "Song of Evil" appear in Kino's mind?  Check each one that is right.
    • A. 

      The scorpion jumps in the hanging basket with Coyotito.

    • B. 

      Kino finds the pearl.

    • C. 

      When the priest comes to visit them.

    • D. 

      When Kino dies.

  • 7. 
    Coyotito died because of the scorpion bite.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Kino and Juana continued to go to the capital to sell the pearl after Coyotito died.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Who is the Author of this book.
    • A. 

      Jim Steinbeck

    • B. 

      John Steinbeck

    • C. 

      John Steelback

    • D. 

      Jim Carrey