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Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did Kino find in the water?
  1. a large necklace
  2. a missing shoe
  3. a few small pearls
  4. the greatest pearl in the world
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did the pearl buyers conclude about Kino's pearl?
  1. It was beautiful.
  2. It was very rare.
  3. It was much too big.
  4. It was worth a lot of money.
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did Juan Tomas say about the pearl?
  1. It was big.
  2. It was worth a lot.
  3. There was a devil in it.
  4. The buyers were mistaken.
Grade 9 The Most Dangerous Game
Which choice describes someone who is RESOURCEFUL?
  1. works for the Department of Natural Resources
  2. deals with problems effectively
  3. is afraid of the outdoors
  4. finds the sources of rivers
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did Juan Tomas warn Kino about?
  1. the worth of the pearl
  2. the danger of going to another town
  3. the connection between the pearl buyers
  4. the jealousy of the others in the town
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
How much did the pearl buyers offer Kino?
  1. one thousand pesos
  2. fifty thousand pesos
  3. one million pesos
  4. nothing
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did Kino and Juana do with the pearl?
  1. They hid it.
  2. They sold it.
  3. They threw it away.
  4. They turned it into a ring.
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
Kino said that the pearl
  1. was evil.
  2. had become his soul.
  3. was the loveliest thing he owned.
  4. held the key to Coyotito's future.
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
What caused the mood of the chapter to change?
  1. a fire
  2. a scorpion
  3. a glorious pearl
  4. a wandering man
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why did the neighbors come to the house?
  1. They saw the fire.
  2. They heard the baby's screams.
  3. They wanted to see the pearl Kino found.
  4. They were invited to celebrate Kino's birthday.
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
What happened at the beginning of the chapter? (Choose all that apply)
  1. Kino fought with Juana.
  2. The pearl was stolen from them.
  3. Kino killed a man.
  4. Coyotito died.
  5. The doctor stopped by.
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
How did Juana feel about the pearl at the end of the chapter?
  1. She loved it.
  2. She said it was beautiful.
  3. She thought it was evil.
  4. She wished it was bigger.
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did Kino plan to do with the money? (Choose all that apply)
  1. Buy a rifle
  2. Get a new guitar
  3. Buy new clothes
  4. Get married to Juana
  5. Send Coyotito to school
Grade 9 Short Stories (Fiction)
How long could Kino stay underwater?
  1. a few seconds
  2. thirty seconds
  3. one minute
  4. a couple minutes
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