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Water for Elephants: Symbols Quiz Quiz

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Q. The circus isn’t actually spectacular—but what is it?


It’s the best show on earth!
It’s not really a circus
It’s an illusion
Well…what’s the opposite of spectacular?
Q. Elephants are ridiculously strong and they never forget. How does Rosie prove this?


She kills August for his cruelty toward her
She is trained quickly to lift up the fat woman
She saves Marlena because she loves her
She remembers that she is Dumbo’s mom and uses her strength to free herself to try to find him.
Q. book is called Water for Elephants, but what does Rosie actually like to drink?


Milk
She actually loves water, thank you very much
Soda pop
Alcohol, gin specifically
Q. What is food commonly linked to?


Love
The Bible/Biblical items
Science
How much these people want their paychecks
Q. What does Jacob see a man at the circus do that makes him wonder how many different “shows” are being seen at the same time?


Staring at the ceiling
Playing a video game
Eating pancakes
Peeking up a woman’s dress
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