Winn-dixie Test On Chapters 15-26

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Multiple choice and fill in the blank questions for chapters 15-26 of "Because of Winn-Dixie."


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When Jennifer was completing her daily  __________  of small __________she went home and relaxed with a cup of tea.

    • A.

      criminal, pathological

    • B.

      walk, task

    • C.

      Imitation , tasks

    • D.

      routine , tasks

    Correct Answer
    D. routine , tasks
    Explanation
    Jennifer's completion of her daily routine of small tasks indicates that she has a set of regular activities that she performs regularly. After completing these tasks, she goes home to relax with a cup of tea. This suggests that the correct answer is "routine, tasks" as it accurately reflects Jennifer's daily activities and the order in which she carries them out.

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  • 2. 

    The ____________________  were so bright and clear that night because there were no clouds in the sky.

    • A.

      Ballons

    • B.

      Constellations

    • C.

      Imitated

    • D.

      Pathological

    Correct Answer
    B. Constellations
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "constellations" because constellations refer to groups of stars that form recognizable patterns in the sky. In this context, the sentence suggests that the stars were bright and clear because there were no clouds obstructing the view, allowing the constellations to be easily seen.

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  • 3. 

    The lawyer finally _______________ the jury that the ___________________was guilty, by showing them a videotape of the crime scene.

    • A.

      Criminal, convinced

    • B.

      Pathological, criminal

    • C.

      Convinced, criminal

    • D.

      Convinced, pathological

    Correct Answer
    C. Convinced, criminal
    Explanation
    The lawyer successfully persuaded the jury that the criminal was guilty by presenting them with a videotape of the crime scene.

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  • 4. 

    When people eat the the Littmus Lozenges they feel a sense of melancholy. This means they feel :

    • A.

      Happiness

    • B.

      Confusion

    • C.

      Elation

    • D.

      Sadness

    Correct Answer
    D. Sadness
    Explanation
    The correct answer is sadness because the passage states that when people eat the Littmus Lozenges, they feel a sense of melancholy. Melancholy is typically associated with sadness or a feeling of sadness. Therefore, it can be inferred that the people who consume these lozenges experience a feeling of sadness.

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  • 5. 

    The babysitter was proven to be far from _________________; moreover she turned out tobe a _______________ liar.

    • A.

      Pathological, trustworthy

    • B.

      Trustworthy, routine

    • C.

      Trustworthy, pathological

    • D.

      Routine, trustworthy

    Correct Answer
    C. Trustworthy, pathological
    Explanation
    The sentence states that the babysitter was proven to be far from trustworthy and that she turned out to be a pathological liar. This means that the babysitter was not reliable or honest, but instead had a tendency to lie compulsively.

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  • 6. 

    As the students got further and further into the story they realized how ______________the plot was becoming.

    • A.

      Imitated

    • B.

      Routine

    • C.

      Complicated

    • D.

      Pathological

    Correct Answer
    C. Complicated
    Explanation
    As the students continued reading the story, they began to notice that the plot was becoming increasingly complex and intricate. The events and relationships between the characters were becoming more difficult to understand and predict. This made the story more challenging and engaging for the students as they had to pay closer attention to unravel the intricacies of the plot.

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  • 7. 

    When the comedian ________________the movie stars, you felt as if that person was right there in the room with you!

    • A.

      Complicated

    • B.

      Made fun of

    • C.

      Imitated

    • D.

      Fooled

    Correct Answer
    C. Imitated
    Explanation
    When the comedian imitated the movie stars, it created such a realistic and convincing portrayal that it felt as though the actual movie stars were present in the room with you. The comedian's ability to mimic the mannerisms, voices, and characteristics of the movie stars was so accurate that it created a sense of authenticity and presence, making the experience incredibly immersive and believable.

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  • 8. 

    What food did Otis bring to the party?

    • A.

      Marshmallows

    • B.

      Jar of pickles

    • C.

      Egg salad sandwiches

    • D.

      Potoato chips

    Correct Answer
    B. Jar of pickles
    Explanation
    Otis brought a jar of pickles to the party.

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  • 9. 

    What did the paper bags that were around Gloria's yard at the party have in them?

    • A.

      Sand

    • B.

      Candles

    • C.

      Candy

    • D.

      A and B

    Correct Answer
    D. A and B
    Explanation
    The paper bags that were around Gloria's yard at the party contained sand and candles.

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  • 10. 

    Opal's Daddy does something on page 165 that she could not believe. What was it?

    • A.

      Called for Winn-Dixie

    • B.

      Ran through the streets

    • C.

      Cried

    • D.

      Gives her a hug

    Correct Answer
    C. Cried
    Explanation
    Opal's Daddy's action of crying on page 165 surprises her.

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  • 11. 

    Chapter 21 tells about the party at Gloria Dump's house. Who was the first guest to arrive?

    • A.

      Miss Franny Block

    • B.

      Otis

    • C.

      The Preacher

    • D.

      Sweetie Pie

    Correct Answer
    A. Miss Franny Block
    Explanation
    In Chapter 21 of the book, the party at Gloria Dump's house is described. The question asks about the first guest to arrive at the party. The correct answer is Miss Franny Block.

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  • 12. 

    When Opal finds out who Carson is she is much more understanding of Amanda Wilkinson.Who was Carson?

    • A.

      Amanda's nephew

    • B.

      Amanda's cousin

    • C.

      Amanda's brother

    • D.

      Amanda's father

    Correct Answer
    C. Amanda's brother
    Explanation
    Opal's understanding of Amanda Wilkinson increases when she discovers Carson's identity. This suggests that Carson is someone significant in Amanda's life, someone who holds a close relationship with her. Out of the given options, the most plausible explanation is that Carson is Amanda's brother.

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  • 13. 

    What book did Opal read to Gloria and what war was it about?

    • A.

      War and Peace, The Civil War

    • B.

      War and Peace, Viet Nam

    • C.

      Gone with the Wind, World War II

    • D.

      Gone with the Wind , The Civil War

    Correct Answer
    D. Gone with the Wind , The Civil War
    Explanation
    Opal read the book "Gone with the Wind" to Gloria. The book is about the Civil War.

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  • 14. 

    In Chapter  19, Opal finds out why Otis had been in jail. What was the reason?

    • A.

      He robbed a bank

    • B.

      He shot someone

    • C.

      He stole from the Winn-Dixie

    • D.

      He would not stop playing his guitar

    Correct Answer
    D. He would not stop playing his guitar
    Explanation
    In Chapter 19, Opal discovers that the reason Otis had been in jail was because he would not stop playing his guitar.

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  • 15. 

    How old was Carson when he drowned?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 5
    Explanation
    Carson was 5 years old when he drowned.

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  • 16. 

    What did Gloria say Opal had to do if she wanted to have a party at her house?

    • A.

      Make sandwiches

    • B.

      Decorate

    • C.

      Invite the Dewberry brothers

    • D.

      Bring Winn-Dixie

    Correct Answer
    C. Invite the Dewberry brothers
    Explanation
    Gloria suggested that Opal should invite the Dewberry brothers if she wanted to have a party at her house.

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  • 17. 

    What food did they have at the party?

    • A.

      Egg salad sandwiches

    • B.

      Cake

    • C.

      Soft drinks

    • D.

      Popcorn

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Egg salad sandwiches
    Explanation
    The food that they had at the party was egg salad sandwiches.

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  • 18. 

    After the party Opal goes to Gloria's mistake tree and tells her mother she won't miss her asmuch because her heart feels full. What are some of the things that have changed for Opal since the beginning of the summer?

    • A.

      She has Winn-Dixie

    • B.

      She has friends

    • C.

      She feels more connected to her Daddy

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Opal's life has changed in multiple ways since the beginning of the summer. Firstly, she has Winn-Dixie, the stray dog she found, who has become her loyal and loving companion. Secondly, she has made friends in her new town, which has helped her feel more connected and less lonely. Lastly, she feels more connected to her Daddy, possibly indicating a stronger bond or improved relationship with him. Overall, all of these changes have contributed to Opal's sense of fulfillment and happiness, as expressed by her feeling that her heart is full.

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  • 19. 

    Which characters in the story did Winn-Dixie bring comfort or joy to?

    • A.

      The Preacher

    • B.

      Opal

    • C.

      Gloria Dump

    • D.

      Miss Franny Block

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    Winn-Dixie brought comfort and joy to all of the characters mentioned in the story. He provided companionship and support to the Preacher, who was feeling lonely and lost after his wife left. He brought happiness and a sense of belonging to Opal, who formed a deep bond with him and found solace in his presence. Winn-Dixie also brought comfort to Gloria Dump, an elderly woman who had experienced loss and isolation. Lastly, he brought joy to Miss Franny Block, a librarian who had a special connection with him and found happiness in his visits.

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  • 20. 

    Opal feels that her friend Gloria is the "best adult she knows." How does Gloria seem like a mother to Opal?

    • A.

      She listens to her

    • B.

      She's made mistakes but has learned from them

    • C.

      She gives Opal good advice

    • D.

      A, B and C

    Correct Answer
    D. A, B and C
    Explanation
    Gloria seems like a mother to Opal because she listens to her, which is a characteristic of a caring and nurturing mother figure. Additionally, Gloria's ability to acknowledge her mistakes and learn from them shows maturity and wisdom, similar to a mother's role in guiding and teaching their child. Lastly, by giving Opal good advice, Gloria demonstrates her guidance and support, which are often associated with a mother's role in providing valuable insights and helping their child make informed decisions.

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