The Pearl The Pearl Overview Quiz
by John Steinbeck

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The Pearl Overview Quiz

Fisherman Kino believes his family's problems are over when he finds a "pearl of great price." But is his discovery too good to be true? Be sure you recall the price Kino ends up paying by taking the eNotes quiz over John Steinbeck's The Pearl.

  • Question 1

    What reason does the buyer give for devaluing the pearl?

  • Question 2

    What does Juanita want Kino to do with the pearl?

  • Question 3

    What does Kino do when he sees Juanita take the pearl?

  • Question 4

    What does the doctor do for Coyotito?

  • Question 5

    What is the most important tool Kino has that helps him provide for his family?

  • Question 6

    How does Coyotito die?

  • Question 7

    What disturbing news does the doctor give Kino?

  • Question 8

    What does Juanita apply to Coyotito's shoulder?

  • Question 9

    What makes Coyotito ill?

  • Question 10

    Which of the following is NOT one of the things Kino and Juanita imagine they will buy with their supposed wealth?

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