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Raquel Jaramillo’s ‘Wonder’ is a children’s novel he wrote under the pen name R. J. Palacio, after an incident that occurred when her son noticed a little girl with facial birth defects. What do you remember about the story?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    All of the following statements about August Pullman are true EXCEPT

    • A.

      He was born with a cleft palate

    • B.

      He has a sister named Daisy

    • C.

      He has a sister named Via

    • D.

      He has been home schooled by his mother for most of his life

    Correct Answer
    B. He has a sister named Daisy
    Explanation
    Daisy is August's dog. August's sister is named Via.

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  • 2. 

    The word "hindsight" means to look ahead

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Hindsight means to look back at

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  • 3. 

    Which word best describes August's mother?

    • A.

      Caring

    • B.

      Serious

    • C.

      Indifferent

    • D.

      Pessimistic

    Correct Answer
    A. Caring
    Explanation
    August's mother is described as caring because she shows concern, love, and support for August. She likely demonstrates empathy, compassion, and takes care of his needs. This word implies that she is attentive, affectionate, and nurturing towards her child.

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  • 4. 

    Initially, August's dad really wants August to attend school, but his mother thinks he should stay home with her. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. The explanation for this is that initially, August's dad does not want him to attend school, but it is his mother who thinks he should stay home with her.

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  • 5. 

    When Via finds out that August cut off his braid she is

    • A.

      Relieved

    • B.

      Angry

    • C.

      Happy

    • D.

      Both "A" and "C" are correct

    Correct Answer
    B. Angry
    Explanation
    Via is likely to be angry when she finds out that August cut off his braid because it is a significant symbol of his identity and she may feel that he has betrayed or compromised himself by doing so. Additionally, she may be angry because she knows that August cutting off his braid may lead to negative reactions and judgments from others, which could potentially harm him emotionally.

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  • 6. 

    On Halloween, Jack Will is one of the mummies who is talking to Julian. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because it states that on Halloween, Jack Will is one of the mummies who is talking to Julian. This implies that Jack Will is dressed up as a mummy for Halloween and is engaging in conversation with Julian.

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  • 7. 

    August dresses as _________________ for Halloween. 

    • A.

      Mummy

    • B.

      Jango Fett

    • C.

      Boba Fett

    • D.

      Bleeding Scream

    Correct Answer
    D. Bleeding Scream
    Explanation
    August dresses as Bleeding Scream for Halloween. This means that August chooses to wear a costume that represents the character or concept of Bleeding Scream during the Halloween celebration.

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  • 8. 

    Summer asks August if she can sit with him at lunch. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The correct answer is True because the question states that Summer asks August if she can sit with him at lunch. This implies that Summer wants to sit with August, and since August has not refused or declined the offer, it can be assumed that he agrees to let her sit with him.

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  • 9. 

    The word "aversion" means

    • A.

      Love for something

    • B.

      Loathe something

    • C.

      Dislike something

    • D.

      Both "B" and "C" are correct

    Correct Answer
    D. Both "B" and "C" are correct
    Explanation
    The word "aversion" means a strong dislike or loathing towards something. Therefore, both options "B" (loathe something) and "C" (dislike something) are correct as they accurately describe the meaning of the word. "A" (love for something) is incorrect as it is the opposite of the word's meaning.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following quotes from August makes readers feel most sympathetic towards him?

    • A.

      "Why do I have to be so ugly, Mommy?"

    • B.

      "Hey, Jack," I answered, waving my hand, which I immediately wished I hadn't done because it felt kind of uncool.

    • C.

      He didn't look at me once while he talked, which was okay because I wasn't looking at him either.

    • D.

      I wasn't used to getting up so early in the morning. I wasn't used to this whole notion of homework.

    Correct Answer
    A. "Why do I have to be so ugly, Mommy?"
    Explanation
    The quote "Why do I have to be so ugly, Mommy?" makes readers feel most sympathetic towards August because it reveals his vulnerability and self-consciousness about his appearance. This quote highlights the emotional pain he experiences due to his physical differences, evoking empathy from readers who can relate to feelings of insecurity and wanting to be accepted.

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  • 11. 

    The word "precept" means

    • A.

      A type of song

    • B.

      A motto or statement that guides how you live your life

    • C.

      Directions on how to get into school

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. A motto or statement that guides how you live your life
    Explanation
    The word "precept" refers to a motto or statement that guides how one lives their life. It is a guiding principle or rule that helps shape one's behavior and actions. This word does not refer to a type of song or directions on how to get into school. Therefore, the correct answer is "a motto or statement that guides how you live your life."

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  • 12. 

    To be petrified of something means you are excited about it. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. To be petrified of something means to be extremely afraid or terrified of it, not excited.

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  • 13. 

    Doctors saw a few anomalies when they did the ultrasounds of August in utero. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that doctors observed some abnormalities or irregularities during the ultrasounds of August while still in the womb. Therefore, the statement is true as it implies that there were anomalies detected during the prenatal ultrasounds.

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  • 14. 

    "Electives" are courses that are required. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Electives are courses that are required" is incorrect. Electives are courses that are optional or chosen by the student based on their interests or career goals, and they are not required.

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  • 15. 

    The word "forewarned" means

    • A.

      Warned after the fact

    • B.

      Warned multiple times

    • C.

      Warned ahead of time

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Warned ahead of time
    Explanation
    The word "forewarned" means being warned ahead of time. It implies receiving a warning or information about something before it happens, allowing one to prepare or take necessary precautions. This term suggests being informed in advance to prevent any potential negative consequences or surprises.

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  • 16. 

    Why doesn't August attend school until 5th grade?

    • A.

      His mom disliked the public schools nearby

    • B.

      He was too sick and had too many surgeries

    • C.

      He attended school in kindergarten and then got teased, so his parents pulled him.

    • D.

      Both "A" and "C" are correct.

    Correct Answer
    B. He was too sick and had too many surgeries
    Explanation
    August doesn't attend school until 5th grade because he was too sick and had too many surgeries. This is supported by the statement in the question that mentions his health condition. It is also stated in the options that he attended school in kindergarten but stopped due to being teased, which suggests that his health issues were the main reason for his absence from school. Therefore, the correct answer is that he was too sick and had too many surgeries.

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  • 17. 

    All of the following statements about Mr. Tushman are true EXCEPT

    • A.

      He reminds August of a jack-o-lantern

    • B.

      He wears red sneakers

    • C.

      He makes an effort to be kind to August

    • D.

      He warns August before their meeting that he will be given a tour by multiple students

    Correct Answer
    D. He warns August before their meeting that he will be given a tour by multiple students
  • 18. 

    When Mrs. Pullman tells the story of the night August was  born, the farting nurse component allows readers to infer that Mrs. Pullman has a great sense of humor.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The presence of the farting nurse component in the story suggests that Mrs. Pullman has a great sense of humor. It indicates that she finds humor in unconventional or unexpected situations, such as a nurse farting during the birth of her child. This detail adds a lighthearted and comedic element to the story, implying that Mrs. Pullman herself has a playful and humorous personality.

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  • 19. 

    August tends to stare at people's shoes because he is hoping to be a shoe designer one day. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    August tends to stare at people's shoes because he is hoping to be a shoe designer one day. This statement is false because the given explanation does not provide any evidence or logical reasoning to support the claim. The explanation does not establish a cause-and-effect relationship between August staring at people's shoes and his aspiration to become a shoe designer. Therefore, the statement cannot be considered true.

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  • 20. 

    Julian acts one way in front of adults and another way in front of  his peers. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Julian behaves differently depending on whether he is with adults or with his peers. This implies that Julian adjusts his behavior to conform to the expectations and norms of the different social groups he interacts with. This is a common phenomenon among individuals, as they may feel the need to present themselves differently in order to fit in or be accepted by different social circles.

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  • 21. 

    The fact that Summer wants to dress like a unicorn but is nervous about doing so suggests that

    • A.

      She worries about what others will think

    • B.

      She wants to fit in

    • C.

      She doesn't want to get made fun of

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The fact that Summer wants to dress like a unicorn but is nervous about doing so suggests that she worries about what others will think, wants to fit in, and doesn't want to get made fun of. This implies that she is concerned about social acceptance and the potential negative judgment from others.

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  • 22. 

    Readers can infer that August is kind when he decides to invite his entire homeroom, including Julian, to his birthday party. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that August is kind because he decides to invite his entire homeroom, including Julian, to his birthday party. This implies that August is inclusive and considerate towards others, as he includes everyone in his celebration, even someone like Julian who may not be well-liked by others. This act of inviting everyone shows August's kindness and acceptance towards others, making the statement true.

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