What Do You Know About Zebra? Trivia Quiz

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Zebra Quizzes & Trivia

Chaim Potok creatively writes the story with fascinating characters, to keep you at it all through. However, how much do you think you understood the story? The best way to find out is to take the test and see how much you understood. Enjoy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the main character in the story?
    • A. 

      John Wilson

    • B. 

      Zebra

    • C. 

      Mrs. English

    • D. 

      Andrea

  • 2. 
    What do you learn about Zebra because of the character Andrea?
    • A. 

      He is good at drawing.

    • B. 

      His arm hurts him a lot.

    • C. 

      He always feels gloomy.

    • D. 

      His friends don’t speak to him.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Keeps it in a collection of gifts

    • B. 

      Sends it to his friend, Leon Kellen

    • C. 

      Gives it to Mrs. English to display

    • D. 

      Frames it and hangs it in his studio

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Like an alien on Earth

    • B. 

      Acceptable for a boy

    • C. 

      Her best friend in school

    • D. 

      more fun to be with now

  • 5. 
    Mrs. English is best classified as a minor character because she
    • A. 

      Offers Zebra patience and information about her own experiences, which helps him

    • B. 

      Mainly functions to help the reader learn more about Zebra and John Wilson

    • C. 

      Reveals how Zebra changes, as shown by her growing warmth toward him

    • D. 

      Grows and changes over the course of the story, just as Zebra himself does

  • 6. 
    Zebra can be classified as a dynamic character because he
    • A. 

      Develops a strong and vibrant personality as he learns about Vietnam

    • B. 

      Teaches readers to be grateful for their good health and happiness

    • C. 

      Changes through the story, shown by the improvement in his social skills

    • D. 

      Is the most important character in the story, as shown by the title

  • 7. 
    Which description best helps you visualize John Wilson’s age?
    • A. 

      “Wrinkles formed intricate spidery webs in the skin below his gray eyes.”

    • B. 

      “He picked up the bag and started down the street to where Zebra was standing.”

    • C. 

      “The dark-blue cap with the words LAND ROVER sat jauntily on his head.”

    • D. 

      “He stood alongside the front desk, wearing a light-blue long-sleeved shirt and jeans.”

  • 8. 
    Why doesn’t Mrs. English pick Zebra to take her class again?
    • A. 

      Mrs. English is upset with him for not trying harder in art.

    • B. 

      Zebra no longer needs the emotional support that the class provides.

    • C. 

      Zebra is admitted to the summer art class instead, as a reward.

    • D. 

      He applies too late in the year and the class is already full.

  • 9. 
    Which inference can you make about John Wilson as you visualize him from this description? “And his hand—how dirty it was, the fingers and palm smudged with black ink and encrusted with colors.”
    • A. 

      The dirt on his palm suggests that he is messy, careless, and not a very skilled artist.

    • B. 

      The fact that the colors are rubbed into his hand suggests he prefers paint to ink.

    • C. 

      His soiled palm suggests that he has an injured hand and paints with only one hand.

    • D. 

      His messy hand suggests that he paints so much that the ink and colors don’t wash off.

  • 10. 
    If you grimace, you show
    • A. 

      Pain

    • B. 

      Excitement

    • C. 

      Anger

    • D. 

      Fear

  • 11. 
    What is the meaning of somber?
    • A. 

      Hungry

    • B. 

      Gloomy

    • C. 

      Broken

    • D. 

      Great

  • 12. 
    To chafe is to
    • A. 

      Refresh

    • B. 

      Cover

    • C. 

      Sprain

    • D. 

      Irritate

  • 13. 
    An intricate knot is
    • A. 

      Small

    • B. 

      Tight

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Pretty

  • 14. 
    What does contour mean?
    • A. 

      A part in a play

    • B. 

      The edge of a table

    • C. 

      The outline of a figure

    • D. 

      A splash in the water

  • 15. 
    Diciplinarian
    • A. 

      Enforces rules strictly

    • B. 

      Promotes equal treatment

    • C. 

      Ensures worker's rights

    • D. 

      Judges others harshly

  • 16. 
    Gaunt means
    • A. 

      Tall

    • B. 

      Thin

    • C. 

      Bent

    • D. 

      Hungry

  • 17. 
    Jauntily means
    • A. 

      Clumsily

    • B. 

      Quickly

    • C. 

      Calmly

    • D. 

      Lightly

  • 18. 
    Someone playing exuberantly is
    • A. 

      Bold

    • B. 

      Fierce

    • C. 

      Joyful

    • D. 

      Reckless

  • 19. 
    What does wince mean?
    • A. 

      Retreat in awe

    • B. 

      Withdraw in anger

    • C. 

      Shrink in pain

    • D. 

      Shudder in embarrassment