Trivia Quiz: The Pearl Book Novel! Test

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If you have read The Pearl novel, then you should take this quiz. Kino is a poor boy searching for an oyster to get a peal for non-selfish reasons, but when he gets more than he bargained for, doors open to people and events he couldn’t fathom. People wanted to grow closer to him all because of the pearl. Do you know the events that followed the spread of Kino`s find? This quiz will help you remember certain aspects of the novel.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where does Coyotito sleep?

    • A.

      With Juana and Kino.

    • B.

      On the floor

    • C.

      In a hanging box.

    Correct Answer
    C. In a hanging box.
    Explanation
    Coyotito sleeps in a hanging box. This suggests that the living conditions of Coyotito and his family may be quite poor, as they do not have a proper bed for him to sleep in. The fact that they have resorted to using a hanging box as a sleeping arrangement highlights their limited resources and the challenges they face in providing basic comforts for their child.

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  • 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 ___.

    Correct Answer
    Canoe
    Explanation
    The attackers put a hole in Kino's canoe.

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  • 3. 

    The pearl brings only good luck to the family.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is "The pearl brings only good luck to the family." The correct answer is False. This implies that the pearl does not always bring good luck to the family. It could bring bad luck or have no effect at all.

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  • 4. 

    Who dies at the end of the book?

    • A.

      Juan Tomas

    • B.

      Juana

    • C.

      Kino

    • D.

      Coyotito

    Correct Answer
    D. Coyotito
    Explanation
    Coyotito dies at the end of the book.

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  • 5. 

    Kino and Juana throw the pearl back into the gulf.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Kino and Juana throw the pearl back into the gulf. This means that the statement is true.

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  • 6. 

    What happened in the book that made the "Song of Evil" appear in Kino's mind? 

    • 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.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The scorpion jumps in the hanging basket with Coyotito.
    C. When the priest comes to visit them.
    Explanation
    The correct answers are "The scorpion jumps in the hanging basket with Coyotito" and "When the priest comes to visit them." In the book, "The Song of Evil" appears in Kino's mind when the scorpion jumps into the hanging basket with Coyotito, symbolizing the presence of danger and evil. Additionally, the song reappears when the priest comes to visit them, representing the corrupt influence of the church and the hypocrisy of the religious figures.

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  • 7. 

    Coyotito died because of the scorpion bite.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Coyotito died because of the scorpion bite" is false. There is no information given in the question to support this claim. The question does not provide any context or details about the situation, so it is not possible to determine the cause of Coyotito's death. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 8. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because Kino and Juana did not continue to go to the capital to sell the pearl after Coyotito died. In fact, they decided to throw the pearl back into the ocean because they realized that it had brought them nothing but misfortune and tragedy. The death of their son made them reevaluate their priorities and they chose to let go of their materialistic desires in order to find peace and happiness.

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  • 9. 

    Who is the author of this book?

    • A.

      Jim Steinbeck

    • B.

      John Steinbeck

    • C.

      John Steelback

    • D.

      Jim Carrey

    Correct Answer
    B. John Steinbeck
    Explanation
    John Steinbeck is the author of this book.

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