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Island of the Blue Dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins


by Scott O'Dell

Island of the Blue Dolphins: Lake of the Loch Ness Quiz

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Q. Why does Karana jump out of the boat?

She realizes the men were not really sent by Kimki
She forgot her hunting spear
She sees Ramo on the shore
Because she is utterly outraged when she learns that there is no poolside drink service, and leaps overboard to express her disdain
Q. What happens to Ramo?

He nearly drowns while trying to catch a fish, but Karana rescues him
He gets served with a jury summons
He falls, breaking his arm on a rock
He is killed by wild dogs
Q. What law of her tribe does Karana break?

No sex before marriage
Women may not make tools
The bodies of the dead must be buried at sea
No jaywalking
Q. What happens to the dog that Karana shoots with an arrow?

He dies, but not before biting and seriously wounding Karana
Crazy with pain, he runs into the ocean until he drowns
He heals, and he and Karana become friends
He runs over the side of a cliff
He spends over twelve hours at County waiting for a doctor
Q. What happens to Karana?

She dies of old age, her final resting place right beside her brother’s burial site
Another ship comes to the island and she is finally able to leave
Rontu becomes rabid and turns on her, killing her
A FedEx box washes ashore and she suddenly has everything she could possibly need to survive