Marigolds Study Guide
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Miss Lottie's reaction to Lizabeth's destruction is...

    answer choices

    Blind rage

    Sorrowful defeat

    Complete indifference

    Extreme relief

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is not a reason that the marigold incident stands out in the narrator's memory?

    answer choices

    The realization that she gained from it is still important to her life

    It was a turning point in her life

    It marked the end of troubles in her life

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    For the people in Lizabeth’s community, the American Dream was...

    answer choices

    An excuse

    A reality

    A myth

    A goal

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    As a child, the narrator spent her summer...

    answer choices

    Playing

    Reading

    Working

    Studying

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is not a reason that annoying Miss Lottie is usually fun?

    answer choices

    It breaks up the boredom

    It hurts Miss Lottie's feelings

    It gets a rise out of Miss Lottie

    It involves a little bit of danger

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When you show compassion, you reveal an awareness of the existence of...

    answer choices

    Future opportunities

    Suffering

    Good and evil

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why do the children hate the marigold's at Miss Lottie's house?

    answer choices

    Miss Lottie has a nicer home than they do

    Miss Lottie has a lot of money

    The flowers do not fit into their lives

    The children are confused by the flower

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does the narrator mean when she says she has "planted marigolds"?

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    She had a baby

    SHe looks for beauty in things now

    She planted flowers for Miss Lottie

    She made up with Joey

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What leads Lizabeth to destroy Miss Lottie's Marigolds?

    answer choices

    She has an argument with Joey

    Miss Lottie is mean to her

    Her mother isn't around a lot

    She hears her father cry over his lack of a job

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why do the children decide to annoy Miss Lottie?

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    They don't like the way she looks

    She is old

    They find it to be some sort of challenge

    They don't like her son

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What would a person's stoicism cause him or her to do while watching a funny movie?

    answer choices

    Laugh

    Cry

    Keep a straight face

    Frown

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the answers is NOT a reason Lizabeth returns to Miss Lottie's?

    answer choices

    Fear unleashed from her father's tears

    Bewilderment of being neither child nor woman

    Hopelessness of her poverty

    Getting in an argument with her brother

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This story is set in the time of ...

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    The Industrial Revolution

    The Great Depression

    The Underground Railroad

    This is a modern story

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The families in Lizabeth's community are...

    answer choices

    Hopeful

    Isolated

    Poor

    Concerned

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
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    Who is telling the story?

    answer choices

    Lizabeth's brother Joey

    Miss Lottie

    Lizabeth's mother

    A woman named Lizabeth

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How do they describe the setting?

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    Pretty and warm

    Humid and green grass

    Dusty and dry

    Rainy all the time

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the one thing that brightens up the town?

    answer choices

    White picket fences

    Marigolds

    All the big trees

    Colored mailboxes

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Whose marigolds are they?

    answer choices

    Miss Jo's

    Miss Lottie's

    Miss Luela

    Miss Top's

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How did the story describe Miss Lottie's house?

    answer choices

    Like a ramshackle

    Peaceful

    Gorgeous

    Dirty

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How is Miss Lottie described in the story?

    answer choices

    Dark reddish-brown skin

    Smooth skin

    Indian-like features

    All of the above

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who is Miss Lottie's son?

    answer choices

    Matthew

    Mark

    Brent

    John Burke

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The children behead the marigolds by...?

    answer choices

    throwing pebbles

    Cutting them off

    Picking the tops off

    Kicking them

  • Question 23
    30 seconds
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    What did Lizabeth do at Miss Lottie's?

    answer choices

    Plant new flowers

    Trampled the marigolds

    Egg her house

    Clean her yard

  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The two events that contribute most directly to the end of Lizabeth’s innocence are —

    answer choices

    Throwing rocks at the marigolds and then pulling them up

    Chanting at Miss Lottie and then pulling up the marigolds

    Hearing her father cry and then pulling up Miss Lottie's marigolds

    Hear her father cry and going out at four o'clock in the morning

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Lizabeth begins to have compassion when she —

    answer choices

    Joins the boys in throwing stones at Miss Lottie's marigolds

    Is able to feel Miss Lottie's pain and despair

    Admires the marigolds

    Comforts her brother

  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A synonym for incongruency is...

    answer choices

    Inconsistency

    Disharmony

    Consistency

    Generosity

  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q.

    28. In the evening it was a pleasure to hold a _____ of yarn as my grandmother knitted.

    answer choices

    Skein

    Chary

    Pallet

    Furies

  • Question 28
    30 seconds
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    An antonym for amorphous is…

    answer choices

    Distinctive

    Vague

    Shapeless

    Formless

  • Question 29
    30 seconds
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    Ebenezer Scrooge is the classic example of a _____ heartless miser.

    answer choices

    Chary

    Intimidating

    Contrite

    Impotent

  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Clarity means ...

    answer choices

    Clearness

    Fogginess

    Ambiguity

    Vague

  • Question 31
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A synonym for ostensibly is….

    answer choices

    Apparently

    Improbably

    Obscurely

    Unlikely

  • Question 32
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    An antonym for retribution is…

    answer choices

    Forgiveness

    Revenge

    Payback

    Punishment

  • Question 33
    30 seconds
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    The definition for intimidated is…

    answer choices

    Frightened

    Congratulate someone

    To be kind to another person

    To make someone feel at ease

  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When an individual shows ________ he is truly sorry for what he has done wrong.

    answer choices

    Contrition

    Intimidation

    Retribution

    Stoicism

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