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The Pearl

The Pearl


by John Steinbeck

The Pearl: It's Really Just a Rock Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Pearl? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What happens to Coyotito?

He learns to walk.
He becomes a Call of Duty prodigy.
He gets stung by a scorpion.
He cries and poops. I mean, he's just a baby.
Q. What does Kino want to buy with his big old pearl?

a new iPod
a rifle
a dog he can dress up like a person
Q. What does the doctor do to try and find the pearl?

He dresses up like a pig and wanders around outside Kino's house.
He tells Kino that someone has hacked his Facebook.
He poisons Coyotito, then heals him.
He uses dry ice and the song "Sandstorm" to start a rave near Kino's house
Q. Why does Kino have to travel to the capital?

To vote
To sell his pearl, because the local pearl dudes are being uber-lame.
To get a real job
To become an actor
Q. What happens to the pearl in the end?

Kino throws it back in the ocean.
Kino eats it and turns into a unicorn.
Kino sells it for a fortune, and buys the batmobile
Juana kills Kino and takes the pearl to the capital.