Marigolds
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  • Question 1
    20 seconds
    Q.

    When and where is the story set?

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    Rural Mississippi, during the Civil War

    Rural Maryland, during the Great Depression

    In Alabama, during the Great Depression

    In the city of Baltimore, Maryland, during the Great Depression

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following pieces of evidence BEST supports the answer to number 1?

    answer choices

    "When I think of the hometown of my youth, all I seem to remember is dust."

    "...I recall the devastating moment when I was suddenly more woman than child"

    "The Depression that gripped the nation was no new thing to us, for the black workers of rural Maryland had always been depressed."

    "But God was chary with miracles in those days..."

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What do the children decide to do one summer day?

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    They decide to find locusts.

    They decide to build a tire swing.

    They decide to help Miss Lottie's son.

    They decide to bother Miss Lottie.

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following pieces of evidence BEST supports the answer to number 3?

    answer choices

    "The idea caught on at once, for annoying Miss Lottie was always fun.

    "The argument that followed was brief and not really worth the effort.

    "Let's go see can we find some locusts on the hill."

    "The truth was, we were becoming tired of the formlessness of our summer days."

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Based on the paragraph that begins "By the time I was fourteen..." what can readers infer about Lizabeth's family?

    answer choices

    The family is impoverished

    Poverty caused the family to separate

    Lizebeth feels pride in her family

    1 and 2 only are correct.

    All of the above are correct.

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which TWO of the following pieces of evidence BEST support the conclusion that Lizabeth's family is impoverished?

    answer choices

    "and the two babies having been sent to relatives who might care for them better than we"

    "Joey and I were free to run wild with the other children similarly situated.

    "mother and father trudged wearily...she to her domestic job and he to his daily unsuccessful quest for work."

    "Joey was three years younger than I..."

    "My brother Joey and I were the only children left at our house"

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Based on the information in the text, readers can infer that Miss Lottie's son, John Burke is...?

    answer choices

    highly intelligent and hardworking

    likes to daydream

    loves his mother

    was most likely mentally disabled

  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following pieces of evidence BEST supports the correct answer to number 7?

    answer choices

    "he sat rocking day in and day out in a mindless stupor"

    "Usually John Burke was totally unaware of everything outside his quiet dream world"

    "We children made a game of thinking of ways to disturb John Burke..."

    Both 1 and 2 are correct

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Based on the description of Miss Lottie's house, what can readers infer about Mrs. Lottie? Use the paragraphs that begin "When Miss Lottie's house came into view..." and "Miss Lottie's marigolds were...".

    answer choices

    Miss Lottie is well off.

    Miss Lottie is likely the poorest person in town.

    Miss Lottie hates children.

    Miss Lottie has taken good care of her house.

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which TWO of the following pieces of evidence BEST support the correct answer to number 9?

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    "Miss Lottie's house was the most ramshackle of all our ramshackle homes."

    "...a gray, rotting thing with no porch, no shutters, no steps, set on a cramped lot with no grass, not even any weedsw-a monument to decay."

    "but actually to reinforce our courage."

    "a dazzling strip of bright blossoms clumped together in enormous mounds..."

    "They interfered with the perfect ugliness of the place."

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How does Lizabeth feel about joining the children in throwing stones?

    answer choices

    She wants to be the leader in throwing the stones.

    She feels conflicted.

    She does not want to hurt Miss Lottie.

    She feels like it is a silly thing to do.

  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following pieces of evidence BEST supports the correct answer to number 11?

    answer choices

    "I just stood there peering through the bushes, torn between wanting to join the fun and feeling that it was all a bit silly."

    "I cursed and spat on the ground."

    "Y'all children get the stones..."

    "I said before that we children were not consciously aware of how thick were the bars of our cage."

  • Question 13
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following themes is MOST developed in "Marigolds"?

    answer choices

    Be kind to elderly and the mentally disables Fa

    Family is the most important part of life.

    Growing up is difficult.

    Certain events in our lives help us become adults.

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which event in the story BEST develops the theme that gaining compassion requires losing innocence?

    answer choices

    Lizabeth's conversation with her parents.

    Lizabeth's relationship with her brother Joey.

    Lizabeth's feelings when Miss Lottie comes out of the house when she has destroyed her marigolds.

    LIzabeth's actions toward John Burke

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How does Lizbeth's attitude toward Miss Lottie change after she destroys the marigolds?

    answer choices

    She begins to treat her like a mother.

    She deepens her hatred toward her.

    She starts to feel compassion toward her

    Both 1 and 2 are correct

  • Question 16
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following pieces of evidence BEST supports the correct answer to number 15?

    answer choices

    "And there was no rage in that face now, now that the garden was destroyed and there was nothing any longer to be protected.

    "The witch was no longer a witch but only a broken woman..."

    "She had been born in squalor and lived it all her life."

    "I gazed upon a kind of reality which is hidden to childhood."

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What changes for Lizabeth after she destroys the marigolds?

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    She leaves her family.

    She plants her own marigolds.

    She apologizes to Miss Lottie.

    She feels like she is an adult now.

  • Question 18
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following pieces of evidence BEST supports the answer to number 17?

    answer choices

    "and that was the moment childhood faded and adulthood began."

    "That violent crazy act was the last of childhood."

    "The witch was no longer a witch but only a broken woman who had dared to create beauty in the midst of ugliness and sterility."

    All of the above are correct.

    None of the above are correct.

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What do the marigolds in the story represent?

    answer choices

    The conflict between youth and adults.

    The transition between youth and adulthood

    Violent actions toward others

    Beauty and safety in a harsh world

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
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    Which of the following pieces of evidence BEST supports the correct answer to number 19?

    answer choices

    "And I too have planted marigolds."

    "The witch was no longer a witch but only a broken woman who had dared to create beauty in the midst of ugliness and sterility."

    "innocence involves an unseeing acceptance of things at face value..."

    "She had been born in squalor and lived in it all her life."

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