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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Literature Questions

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Grade 8 Poetry

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In poetry, repetition is the recurrence of the same:
  1. word only
  2. phrase only
  3. sound only
  4. word, phrase or sound
Grade 8 Walk Two Moons
After seeing the site of the bus accident, Salamanca discovers what about Margaret Cadaver ?
  1. Margaret is a kind and gentle person.
  2. Margaret learned many things about Salamanca's mother on the bus trip.
  3. Salamanca's mother was missing her and her father because she spoke of them so often on the bus trip to Margaret.
  4. All of the above.
Grade 8 Walk Two Moons
After Mr. Winterbottom learns about Mrs. Winterbottom's secret son, how does he react?
  1. He tells Mrs. Winterbottom to leave and never return.
  2. He blames Phoebe and Prudence for making her leave in the first place.
  3. He demonstrates kindness and invites Mike into the family.
  4. He tells Phoebe to just accept it and move on.
Grade 8 Walk Two Moons
Salamanca and Phoebe discover that the "lunatic" is really the son of Mrs. Winterbottom and Phoebe reacts how?
  1. Phoebe is happy and relieved to have a brother.
  2. Phoebe is encouraged that her mother has revealed this big secret., and thinks her family will be perfect again.
  3. Phoebe is jealous and fears her mother will love Mike Bickle more than her.
  4. Phoebe blames Salamanca for starting the plan of finding out who the lunatic is.
Grade 8 Walk Two Moons
Gram's disappointment with Old Faithful may also represent:
  1. Gram's disappointment with Salamanca.
  2. Gram's belief that they will not be able to return home with Salamanca'a mother in time for her birthday.
  3. Gram's understanding that nature is not all it is said to be.
  4. Gram's fears that she may not live much longer and Old Faithful is not all that special anymore to her.
Grade 8 Walk Two Moons
A significant theme in the novel Walk Two Moons is:
  1. The foolishness of youth.
  2. The difficulties of being a teenager.
  3. Parents and children not getting along very well.
  4. A young person coming to terms with growing up and maturing.
Grade 8 Walk Two Moons
When Salamanca tells Grams how she really feels about Phoebe, Salamanca tells her that:
  1. Salamanca does not really like Phoebe at all.
  2. Salamanca thinks Phoebe is selfish and rude.
  3. Salamanca thinks Phoebe is the nicest friend she has ever had.
  4. Salamanca has conflicting feelings about Phoebe but Salamanca is drawn to Phoebe and really feels a strong friendship towards Phoebe.
Grade 8 Walk Two Moons
When Phoebe and Salamanca go to the police station to report Mrs. Winterbottom missing, Sgt Bickle does what?
  1. He immediately calls state police to issue an alert to find Mrs. Winterbottom.
  2. He calls Mr Winterbottom to come get Phoebe.
  3. He does not really take Phoebe very seriously at all.
  4. None of the above.
Grade 8 Walk Two Moons
Salamanca's one biggest regret about her mother's leaving is:
  1. Salamanca wishes she had phoned the police immediately.
  2. Salamanca wishes she had followed her mother.
  3. Salamanca wishes she had spoken to her mother and maybe she would never have left.
  4. Salamanca doesn't really know what she would have done, but she wishes she had done something to stop her from leaving.
Grade 8 Walk Two Moons
Why does Salamanca believe that the Sioux Indians would be very sad to see White men's faces carved onto the surface of Mt. Rushmore?
  1. The Sioux were forced to leave thier land and surrender to the White Man at the site of Mt. Rushmore, but eventually the Sioux regained possesion of the land.
  2. The faces are decaying and not very nice to look at.
  3. The idea of White men on Indian land seems especially cruel for the Sioux to be reminded of a dark time in their history.
  4. Both A and C.
Grade 8 Walk Two Moons
The Black Hills symbolizes which of the following for Salamanca?
  1. A sacred place for Indians.
  2. A historical reminder of what the White Man took from the Indians.
  3. A shared memory that both Salamanca and her mother hold very close to their own identities.
  4. All of the above.
Grade 8 Walk Two Moons
When Salamanca says that: "we couldn't own our mothers", she is referring to:
  1. Her own mother who had many dreams and desires in life.
  2. Mrs Winterbottom, who may have been pretending to be happy all the time and in reality was not.
  3. Mrs. Finney who seems to be a bit out of touch with reality at times.
  4. All of the above.
Grade 8 The Pigman
What genre is "The Pigman"?
  1. non-fiction
  2. science-fiction
  3. biography
  4. realistic fiction
Grade 8 The Cay
What happened at about 3am on April 6, 1942?
  1. Phillip lost his sight.
  2. Timothy and Phillip landed on the Island.
  3. The ship Phillip and his mother were on was torpedoed .
  4. Phillip and his mother left Curacao.
Grade 8 The Cay
What happened to Phillip's sight?
  1. He lost it when he got hit on the head.
  2. He lost it, but it came back.
  3. He was blind the whole time.
  4. Nothing.
Grade 8 The Cay
What time period does this story take place?
  1. The 1930s
  2. The 1940s
  3. The 1950s
  4. The 1920s
Grade 8 The Cay
What nationality is Phillip?
  1. Dutch
  2. American
  3. German
  4. Danish
Grade 8 The Outsiders
Who do Ponyboy and Johnny meet at the drive-in movie?
  1. Steve and Soda
  2. Cherry and Marcia
  3. Two-Bit and Dally
  4. Darry
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