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The House of the Scorpion

The House of the Scorpion


by Nancy Farmer

The House of the Scorpion: Quotes (Who Said What) Quiz True or False

1. Who is described as “like a tree”?: “He grew large and green until he shadowed over the whole forest, but most of his branches are twisted.” -> El Patrón
2. “Either you press that scorpion and we escape together, or we stay here and starve together. I’m not leaving you! Now or ever!” Who said this? -> Celia
3. “It’s a drug and people like me crave it.” Who said this about power? -> Tam Lin
4. Why does María tell Matt, “You don’t have a soul, so you can’t be baptized. All animals are like that”? -> He’s a clone
5. “Give things away? I can’t believe I heard that! What have they been teaching you?” Who said this? -> El Patrón