Finding Gobi
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why didn't Dion stop and pet the dog like all the others?

    answer choices

    He doesn't like dogs.

    He was concentrating on the race.

    The race already started and he was behind.

    Dion had no food for the dog to share.

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does determined mean?

    answer choices

    the quality of being generous, helpful, or caring

    continued effort and determination

    willingness to do something

    showing the strong desire to follow a plan of action, even if it is difficult

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who are the main characters in the book?

    answer choices

    Gobi and Nurali

    Dion and Gobi

    Dion and Kiki

    Dion and Lucja

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What are characteristics?

    answer choices

    Words that help describe a character's personality.

    The rising action of the story.

    The where and when the story takes place.

    The point of the most suspense in a story.

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why was naming the dog important?

    answer choices

    Dogs need a name to follow commands.

    Dion wanted to name it because he likes to name animals.

    It shows that there is ownership of the dog.

    Everything needs a name.

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What did Tommy do that made Dion tell on him?

    answer choices

    He stopped when Gobi needed a drink of water so he wasn't running ahead of Dion.

    He slowed down and needed to get a drink of water.

    He did not race through the rocks, but went around them.

    He stopped the race organizers and told them that Dion was cheating.

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Where does the dog's name "Gobi" come from?

    answer choices

    Where the ultramarathon was taking place.

    A city in China.

    Dion's favorite place to eat.

    A book.

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is drafting?

    answer choices

    Getting dirt in your eye.

    Running with a partner and offering them water.

    Running behind someone so they took the wind.

    Spilling your water and slipping in it.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why did Dion decided to run with Tommy?

    answer choices

    Tommy had a bunion on his toe, and it made it difficult for him to keep pace.

    Tommy hated running alone.

    Tommy was a cheater and Dion was keeping tabs on him.

    Tommy was struggling with the heat and needed someone to look after him.

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does Dion do when Tommy couldn't run any longer?

    answer choices

    He gave him his last water bottle and waited until Tommy was better to run.

    He gave him his last water bottle and left him in the shade to find help at the next checkpoint.

    He put Tommy in the shade and flagged down a car passing by.

    He told Tommy to keep running because the next checkpoint was close.

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Dion was used to the heat because he grew up where?

    answer choices

    Heathrow

    Beijing

    Australia

    Scotland

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why was Dion worried about what the race volunteers would think about him as he rested in the car?

    answer choices

    He was worried they would make him quit the race.

    He was afraid they would make him take a mandatory 30 minute break.

    He was worried they would make him carry extra water.

    He was worried they would make him stop for the day.

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What thought motivated Dion enough to begin running again?

    answer choices

    He knew he would get to see Gobi soon.

    He thought about his wife cheering him on.

    Zeng was walking.

    The people in the car had to go get Tommy.

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why can't Dion just take Gobi home with him?

    answer choices

    The dog belongs to someone else.

    His wife says he can't bring the dog home.

    China has strict laws about taking animals out of the country.

    Scotland doesn't let anyone bring animals across the border.

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does Brett do when he sees Dion giving Gobi a drink during the race?

    answer choices

    He runs past him to take his place in the race.

    He knocks the water out of his hand and walks away.

    He asks for a drink.

    He waits for Dion to be done to start the race again.

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    After the race, what is Dion's plan for Gobi?

    answer choices

    Gobi will stay with Nurali.

    Gobi will stay in the pound.

    Gobi will stay with Kiki.

    Gobi will stay at the quarantine center.

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why was Dion's interview with the "Daily Mirror" helpful?

    answer choices

    He was able to get back to Scotland without any trouble.

    The person who did the interview said they would get Gobi for Dion.

    Who doesn't want to do an interview with them?!

    He got the word out about his story and started getting more donations.

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What are three problems Dion faces getting Gobi home to Scotland?

    answer choices

    Someone claims Gobi as theirs, men in suits take Gobi away, Gobi is never found

    Quarantine, blood tests, Gobi needs to fly to Beijing

    Gobi runs away, Gobi is not able to see a vet, Gobi is put in the pound

    Dion is unable to leave Scotland, Dion cannot hire a pet moving service, Dion and his wife do not raise enough money to cover the costs

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When Dion's wife finds out how much it will cost to get Gobi home, they...

    answer choices

    consider giving up

    remained determined to keep trying

    decided to leave her with Nurali

    hired a pet-moving service to make things easier

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A theme is...

    answer choices

    beginning of a story

    part of the story that builds suspense

    the life lesson in the story

    when characters are faced with a problem they are tying to solve

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does Uighur mean?

    answer choices

    People who think dogs are dirty and evil.

    People who eat dogs for breakfast.

    People who have difficulty telling time.

    People who work at marathon races.

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Dion realizes that he has to use a different outlet to get to people in China, what does he use?

    answer choices

    Snapchat

    CNN

    The Daily Mirror

    WeChat

  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When Dion found Gobi in China, what was different about her?

    answer choices

    She needed a bath and seemed worried.

    She did not recognize Dion and ran from him.

    She had a scar on her head and her hip clearly was hurting her.

    She was bigger and seemed well fed.

  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How did Dion get past the maid and the guard in the hotel with Gobi?

    answer choices

    He explained the situation and they agreed.

    He threatened them.

    He paid them.

    He gave them food.

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why did Dion call Richard to his room?

    answer choices

    Two men were banging on the door.

    Gobi ran away.

    The hotel manager was there.

    To meet his wife.

  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What did Wendy call to tell Dion?

    answer choices

    Gobi was cleared to travel.

    She had found an apartment for them.

    The men following him were from the government.

    That Nurali's husband took Gobi.

  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How long was Gobi supposed to be in quarantine?

    answer choices

    Until she had her blood tests completed.

    Four months

    Six months

    Until Dion and his wife could come down from Scotland and get her.

  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How did Dion welcome Gobi to their new home?

    answer choices

    He bought her a new bed for her house.

    He took her for a run.

    He applied for an official license.

    He bought her dog tags.

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