The Pigman - First Read
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    John and Lorraine were making prank calls soliciting donations for an imaginary....

    answer choices

    Fund

    Charity

    Pizza

    Friend

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Here the word "charity" means...

    answer choices

    an organization set up to provide help and raise money for those in need.

    people employed to provide a service to the public in a particular place

    ask for or try to get something from someone.

    expressed something with a signal or motion

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    At the beginning of the excerpt, Mr. Pignati suggests, out of nowhere, that they...

    answer choices

    go look at his pigs

    go get coffee

    visit the L & J Fund

    go to the zoo

  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q.

    From the beginning, it is clear that John and Lorraine are not on the same page in pulling off this prank. What quote from the excerpt shows this?

    answer choices

    "Mr. Pignati," I said with an air of impatience," Miss Truman and I have many other stops to make today.

    "Of course, that's what we came for," I said to make it look real at least.

    Lorraine gulped and went speechless.

    "Yes," Lorraine said. "We shouldn't have stayed this long."

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    After Mr. Pignati asks "Whom should I make it out to?", Lorraine "gulped and went speechless." This suggests to the reader that Lorraine...

    answer choices

    didn't really expect Mr. Pignati to write a check to the L & J Fund.

    didn't expect John to take the prank this far

    didn't realize Mr. Pignati was so famous

    had a very dry throat and was thirsty

  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q.

    "Oh yes," Lorraine echoed, and I could tell she was furious with me because here eyes were starting to flit all over the place again." Here Lorraine is "furious" with John for...

    answer choices

    For lying to Mr. Pignati

    For taking the check from Mr. Pignati

    For taking the prank too far

    For staying to look at the pigs

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following quotes from "The Pigman" represent a change that John and Lorraine as a result of Mr. Pignati?

    answer choices

    "No...we didn't see....your pigs," I said.

    "You don't really have to --" Lorraine started, but he looked bewildered."

    "You love animals...? Lorraine muttered, her left hand opening the front door just a crack."

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The first part of the excerpt from Mr. Pigman is told from the point of view of...

    answer choices

    Mr. Pignati

    Mr. Pignati's wife

    John

    Lorraine

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The second part of the excerpt from Mr. Pigman is told from the point of view of...

    answer choices

    Mr. Pignati

    Mr. Pignati's wife

    John

    Lorraine

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In the second part of the story (Chapter 6) we find out that...

    answer choices

    John likes Lorraine

    Lorraine likes John

    John and Lorraine are meeting Mr. Pignati at the zoo

    Mr. Pignati invites John and Lorraine to look at his pigs again

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Lorraine says, "I used to be afraid to have people look at me, but ever since I meet John I seem to wear little things that make them look." Here Lorraine seems to be telling the reader that...

    answer choices

    She likes John

    She likes the attention

    She is involved in these pranks because of John

    She really wants an ice venti cold brew

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The word "soliciting" means...

    answer choices

    an organization set up to provide help and raise money for those in need.

    extends the time needed to do something

    ask for or try to get something from someone.

    extends the time needed to do something

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The word "eccentric" means...

    answer choices

    an organization set up to provide help and raise money for those in need.

    slightly strange or odd

    ask for or try to get something from someone.

    extends the time needed to do something

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The word "prolongs" means...

    answer choices

    an organization set up to provide help and raise money for those in need.

    slightly strange or odd

    ask for or try to get something from someone.

    extends the time needed to do something

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The word "bewildered" means...

    answer choices

    an organization set up to provide help and raise money for those in need.

    slightly strange or odd

    ask for or try to get something from someone.

    completely puzzled or confused; perplexed

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