The Pearl

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The Pearl

A reading comprehension quiz about John Steinbeck's The Pearl.


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