Marigolds
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The families in Lizabeth's community are:

    answer choices

    hopeful

    isolated

    poor

    concerned

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Why do the children hate the Marigolds 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 flowers

  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    she had a baby

    she looks for beauty in things now

    she planted flowers for Miss Lottie

    she made up with Joey

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which event leads Lizabeth to destroy Miss Lottie's Marigold's?

    answer choices

    she has an argument with Joey

    MIss Lottie is mean to her

    Her mother isn't around

    She hears her father cry over his lack of a job

  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Someone who feels exuberance is

    answer choices

    joyful

    proud

    patient

    determined

  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What motivates the children to annoy Miss Lottie?

    answer choices

    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 7
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the answers is NOT a reason Lizabeth returns to Miss Lotties?

    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 8
    60 seconds
    Q.

    This story is set in the time of

    answer choices

    the industrial revolution

    the underground railroad

    the great depression

    this is a modern day story

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Futile

    answer choices

    useless; hopeless

    powerless; lacking strength

    bittersweet longing for things of the past

    something given in repayment; usually a punishment

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Poignantly

    answer choices

    stubbornly doing something other than what is reasonable or required

    something given in repayment; usually a punishment

    indifference to pleasure or pain; a lack of visible emotion

    a filthy, shabby, and wretched condition, as from poverty

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Retribution

    answer choices

    bittersweet longing for things of the past

    something given in repayment; usually a punishment

    supposedly; purportedly; allegedly

    useless; hopeless

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The character John Burke sits in a chair all day because he

    answer choices

    is ill and tired

    has a mental disability

    is lazy

    wants Miss Lottie to do all of the work

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The emotion Lizabeth feels when she hears her father cry is

    answer choices

    fear

    embarrassment

    anger

    guilt

  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The two events that contribute most directly to the end of Lizabeth's childhood innocence are

    answer choices

    throwing rocks at the marigolds and then pulling them up

    chanting at Miss Lottie and pulling up the marigolds

    hearing her father cry and pulling up Miss Lottie marigolds

    hearing her father cry and leaving the house at 4:00 in the a.m.

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Lizabeth feels compassion when she

    answer choices

    hesitates to join the boys in throwing stones at Miss Lottie's marigolds

    is able to feel Miss Lottie's pain and despair

    admires the marigolds

    feels superior to her brother

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The most difficult inner conflict Lizabeth faces is between

    answer choices

    hating Miss Lottie and being afraid of her

    being frightened of Miss Lottie and feeling sorry for her

    liking the marigolds and wanting to destroy them

    having feelings like a child and feelings like an adult

  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Based on the story, what generalization can the reader make about the Depression?

    answer choices

    Success came to all families that had one parent who worked.

    Supporting a family was easy since amny jobs were available.

    Everyone knew their hard work and determination would pay off eventually.

    Finding the strength to cope with poverty and lack of work was difficult.

  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Miss Lottie's determination to grow the marigolds despite other challenges she faces supports the generalization that

    answer choices

    making others jealous of something you have is important

    ugly things in life can be erased by simple flowers

    the only way to earn the friendship of others is to share your garden with them

    sometimes all we need is a small patch of beauty to keep the hope alive

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Lizabeth's internal conflict about whether or not to throw stones is resolved when

    answer choices

    she decides she despises Miss Lottie

    the children threaten to beat her up if she dos not participate

    she is embarrassed when Joey asks if she is scared

    she finds a large pile of stones that are perfect size for throwing

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which vocab word has a similar meaning to the italicized word or phrase in the sentence?


    Lizabeth recalls that memory with clearness, as if it had just happened.

    answer choices

    clarity

    impotent

    intimidated

    contrition

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which vocab word has a similar meaning to the italicized word or phrase in the sentence?


    Something about Miss Lottie frightened the children.

    answer choices

    retribution

    clarity

    impotent

    intimidated

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which vocab word has a similar meaning to the italicized word or phrase in the sentence?


    The children tease John Burke and bring revenge on themselves.

    answer choices

    contrition

    retribution

    clarity

    impotent

  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which vocab word has a similar meaning to the italicized word or phrase in the sentence?


    Lizabeth's feeling after destroying the flowers is one of deep repentance.

    answer choices

    contrition

    retribution

    impotent

    intimidated

  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Unlike the theme, the subject, or topic, of a story

    answer choices

    is implied

    can be stated in one or two words

    is the mood the writer wishes to reveal

    is always stated in the introduction

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The central idea of a story is called its

    answer choices

    conflict

    purpose

    subject

    theme

  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The theme of a story

    answer choices

    announces the topic in one or two words

    is stated directly in the story

    provides entertainment only

    makes some revelation abut the subject

  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The setting of "Marigolds" is set in rural ______.

    answer choices

    Wisconsin

    Michigan

    Maryland

    Ohio

  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When the narrator ends her story saying, "And I too have planted 'marigolds' ..." She is referring to 'marigolds' as _____.

    answer choices

    Flowers

    Symbols of hope

    Symbols of regret

    Symbols of poverty

  • Question 29
    180 seconds
    Q. Turning point in story; moment of greatest suspense; conflict at most intense or dramatic moment
    answer choices
    rising action
    resolution
    falling action
    climax
  • Question 30
    180 seconds
    Q. Introduces obstacles that make conflict more complicated. Includes incidents or dialogue that propel action
    answer choices
    rising action
    falling action
    resolution
    exposition
  • Question 31
    180 seconds
    Q. Reveals the story's final outcome; ties up all loose ends
    answer choices
    rising action
    resolution
    falling action
    exposition
  • Question 32
    180 seconds
    Q. Characters and setting are introduced. Reveals or sets the stage for the conflict
    answer choices
    rising action
    exposition
    climax
    resolution
  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the definition of climax? 
    answer choices
    the turning point of the story
    the struggle between two characters
    the beginning of the story
    the point when the conflict is resolved
  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which list shows the plot elements in the correct order?

    answer choices

    exposition, falling action, climax, rising action, resolution

    exposition, falling action, rising action, climax, resolution

    exposition, rising action, climax, resolution

    rising action, falling action, exposition, climax, resolution

  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q. The sequence of events in a story or novel is called the ________. 
    answer choices
    action
    conflict 
    setting
    plot 
  • Question 36
    30 seconds
    Q. Which element of plot structure is described as being the "spark" that gets the story started...when the problem is revealed?
    answer choices
    exposition
    conflict
    inciting incident
    introduction
  • Question 37
    30 seconds
    Q. Which part of the story is represented by this blue blob?
    answer choices
    exposition
    rising action
    climax
    resolution
  • Question 38
    30 seconds
    Q. The story's time and place is
    answer choices
    tone
    plot
    setting
    voice
  • Question 39
    30 seconds
    Q. The person who tells the story is the 
    answer choices
    character
    setting
    point of view
    narrator
  • Question 40
    30 seconds
    Q. Which part of the story is represented by this blue blob?
    answer choices
    exposition
    rising action
    falling action
    resolution
  • Question 41
    30 seconds
    Q. Which part of the story is represented by this blue blob?
    answer choices
    climax
    exposition
    falling action
    resolution
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