The Pearl Novel Quiz! Trivia Questions

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The Pearl Novel Quiz! Trivia Questions

The Pearl is a novel by John Steinbeck and is a captivating read centered on Kino, who goes off to look for a pearl to pay for hospital bills and ends up coming home with the biggest pearl he had ever seen. The story shows how greed the world and the importance of having gratitude. If you are looking to review how well you remember the book, take up this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of Kino and Juana's baby?
    • A. 

      Coyotito

    • B. 

      Kino Jr.

    • C. 

      Collin

    • D. 

      Caddoc

  • 2. 
    Juan Tómas is Juana's husband.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The ______ caused many issues in the story resulting in the couple losing their baby.
  • 4. 
    Their hut is a symbol of
    • A. 

      Tradition

    • B. 

      Corruption

    • C. 

      Hope

  • 5. 
    The doctor refused to treat the baby until what was involved?
    • A. 

      The canoe

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      "please" was spoken

  • 6. 
    Why did Kino and his family flea their village?
    • A. 

      He flirted with his sister in law

    • B. 

      Coyotito passed away

    • C. 

      Kino killed a man

  • 7. 
    The pearl buyers were fair to Kino when dealing with the pearl.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    At the end of the story, they threw the pearl into the water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of these was not in the plan of what Kino would do with his riches?
    • A. 

      Rifle

    • B. 

      Education for Coyotito

    • C. 

      Harpoon

    • D. 

      Buy new fishing pole

  • 10. 
    The Trackers killed Coyotito.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False