"Tomb" Part III Quiz

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• 1.

"I shut the lid, grab the ends of the coiled cord and stretch it around the cooler as fast as I can.  If I don’t, I will never be able to." Why does the man say, "I will never be able to."

• A.

He can't stand the thought of placing his children in a cooler.

• B.

He might die soon.

• C.

It's too cold in the cooler.

• D.

The coiled cord is shrinking.

A. He can't stand the thought of placing his children in a cooler.
Explanation
The man says "I will never be able to" because he cannot bear the idea of putting his children in a cooler. This suggests that there is a situation or circumstance that would require him to do so, but he is unwilling to go through with it due to his love and concern for his children.

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• 2.

How does the man plan get to the cooler up to the surface?

• A.

He loops his belt through the cooler handle.

• B.

He will let it float to the top.

• C.

Hold the handle of the cooler in one hand while he swims with the other.

• D.

He ties the cooler to his feet with his belt.

A. He loops his belt through the cooler handle.
Explanation
The man plans to get the cooler up to the surface by looping his belt through the cooler handle. This means that he will attach his belt to the handle of the cooler, allowing him to pull it up as he ascends. This method ensures that the cooler stays connected to him and does not float away or become difficult to carry.

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• 3.

"The most precious treasure chest in the world clings to my belt and follows beside me." What is the literary element in the above passage?

• A.

MetapHor / Comparing cooler & treasure chest

• B.

MetapHor / Comparing world & belt

• C.

Simile / Comparing cooler & treasure chest

• D.

Simile / Comparing world & belt

A. MetapHor / Comparing cooler & treasure chest
Explanation
The correct answer is Metaphor / Comparing cooler & treasure chest. In the given passage, the speaker is using a metaphor to describe something precious that is with them. They compare this precious item to a treasure chest, implying that it holds something valuable. The use of the metaphor adds depth and imagery to the description, creating a vivid image in the reader's mind.

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• 4.

"How badly I want to open the lid and make sure they’re all right." 1. What is the verb? 2. What is the adverb?

• A.

• B.

• C.

1. make & 2. want

• D.

2. open & make

A. 1. want & 2. badly
Explanation
The verb in the given sentence is "want" as it expresses the action or desire of wanting to open the lid and make sure they're all right. The adverb is "badly" as it modifies the verb "want" and describes the intensity or degree of the desire to open the lid.

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• 5.

"I see faces in the void around me, like the scary shadows in the corners of your room when you were a kid trying to go to sleep." What is the literary element?

• A.

Simile

• B.

MetapHor

• C.

Setting

• D.

Personification

A. Simile
Explanation
The correct answer is simile. A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things using the words "like" or "as." In this sentence, the author is comparing the faces in the void to the scary shadows in the corners of a room when trying to go to sleep, using the word "like." This comparison helps the reader to understand the author's perception of the faces in the void.

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• 6.

"I don’t want to pass out even though I feel remarkably fine." What is the 1. Verb & 2. Adverb?

• A.

1. Feel & 2. Remarkably

• B.

1. Pass & 2. Remarkably

• C.

1. Fine & 2. Remarkably

• D.

1. Fine & 2. Feel

A. 1. Feel & 2. Remarkably
Explanation
The verb in the sentence is "feel" because it represents the action or state of the subject. The adverb in the sentence is "remarkably" because it modifies the adjective "fine" by indicating the degree or extent to which the subject feels fine.

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• 7.

REVIEW QUESTION: After completing the story, what is the first clue that the author gives us - foreshadowing that the main character is dead?

• A.

The 9-1-1 operator couldn't hear him but could hear his daughter

• B.

He couldn't cry.

• C.

His lungs didn't burn as he swam to the surface

• D.

Jen didn't see him even though he tapped her on the shoulder

A. The 9-1-1 operator couldn't hear him but could hear his daughter
Explanation
The 9-1-1 operator not being able to hear the main character but being able to hear his daughter suggests that the main character is unable to communicate, indicating that he might be dead. This foreshadows his inability to interact with the living world and implies his existence in a different state.

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• 8.

Review Question: At the beginning of the story, who said, "Wake up."

• A.

The man's father

• B.

The man's own mind

• C.

Satan

• D.

Rachel

A. The man's father
Explanation
In the beginning of the story, the man's father is the one who says "Wake up." This suggests that the man's father is trying to rouse him from sleep or a state of unconsciousness. This could imply that the man's father is concerned about his well-being or wants him to be alert and aware of his surroundings. It also indicates that the man's father has a presence and influence in the story, possibly playing a significant role in the narrative.

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• 9.

REVEIW: The man can't break the ice, so how does he save his children?

• A.

He the cooler moves through ice because he is a ghost.

• B.

He uses the cooler the break the ice.

• C.

The divers had put a hole in the ice.

• D.

He finds a weak spot in the ice.

D. He finds a weak spot in the ice.
Explanation
The correct answer is "He finds a weak spot in the ice." This implies that the man is able to identify a vulnerable area in the ice where it is easier to break through. This suggests that the man is resourceful and observant, allowing him to save his children by exploiting a weak point in the ice.

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• 10.

REVIEW: How does the man know his kids didn't drown?

• A.

• B.

The divers get a thumbs-up

• C.

The cooler opens and Rachel crawls out with Ryan

• D.

He hears them crying inside the cooler

Explanation
The man knows his kids didn't drown because Rachel says "Daddy?" This indicates that she and her brother, Ryan, are alive and not in any immediate danger.

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• 11.

What new partnership is made at the end of the story?

• A.

Man - his father

• B.

Man - Jen's father

• C.

Rachel - Ryan

• D.

Man - Jen

A. Man - his father
Explanation
At the end of the story, a new partnership is formed between the man and his father. This implies that they have come together to collaborate or work together on something, possibly to resolve a conflict or achieve a common goal. The exact nature or purpose of this partnership is not specified in the given information.

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• 12.

What is a sign that the man was dead?

• A.

1. He walked on water

• B.

2. He tapped Jen's shoulder but she didn't look

• C.

• D.

Explanation
Both answers indicate that the man was dead. Walking on water is physically impossible for a living person, suggesting that the man possessed supernatural abilities, possibly indicating his death. Additionally, tapping Jen's shoulder without her responding suggests that the man's presence went unnoticed, which could be a sign that he was no longer alive.

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