Holes by Louis Sachar - Study Questions
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What's Mr. Pendanski's nickname?
What's Stanley's last name?
What's the camp called?
Camp Green Lake
What's the color of the Warden's hair and nails?
Lullaby : "If ____ ; if ____."
"If only, if only."
What's Katherine Barlow's original profession?
What's the ingredient in the Warden's nail polish?
Who's the madame that was a one legged gypsy?
What did each boy do when he finished digging his hole?
What did Clyde Livingston play?
What did Zero drink?
What did Stanley find in a hole he dug?
Who's the author of Holes?
What signal did Stanley and Zero give up - "______ up."
What's a digging utensil?
A one legged _____ put a curse on the family.
Who's Stanley's great - great - grandfather?
Who's the woman that ran the camp?
What's the name of Sam's boat?
What's Clyde Livingston's nickname?
Sweet - Feet
Who referred to a girl scout camp?
What did the sign on the rec room say?
What was Sam's original Mary Lou?
What's the name of the counselor?
What were in the suitcase Stanley and Zero found?
Who did Zero attack when 'he' started to beat Stanley?
What did Sam offer as a remedy?
What's Katherine's last name?
Who escaped from camp before Stanley?
What did Zero can't do?
What's the title of the book?
What did Katherine make?
What's Zero's real name?
What are dangerous yellow - spotted ones that inhabited the area?
What was Miss Barlow doing when she died?
Mr. Sir ate sunflower _____.
What's Stanley's nickname?
What was Zero hiding under?
What's the first revelation of the book?
"There is no lake at Camp Green Lake."
What is the worst thing that can happen to a person at Camp Green Lake?
Get bit by a yellow spotted lizard.
Who gets sent to Camp Green Lake?
Who puts a curse on the Yelnats family?
the one legged gypsy ; Madame Zeroni
What is especially unusual about Stanley Yelnats' name?
It's spelled the same forwards and backwards.
Who supposedly robbed the stagecoach of the first Stanley Yelnats?
Kissin' Kate Barlow
Who at the camp has a tattoo of a rattlesnake on his arm?
How is Stanley told to remember the name of his counselor?
"Pen - dance - key."
Why does the counselor say Zero is called "Zero"?
The counselor thinks that Zero has nothing in his head and is dumb.
What color are the eyes of a yellow spotted lizard?
What did Stanley say to his mother in his first letter?
He just finished swimming, etc.
Why was Stanley glad that the other boys called him "Caveman"?
It meant that he was apart of their group.
What's the second thing that Stanley found in a hole?
Who did Stanley bring the gold tube to?
How did the Warden know all of the boys nicknames?
The Warden listened to them with hidden microphones.
What was Stanley's big revelation about the purpose of digging?
To find interesting items or "treasure".
What was Stanley's father trying to invent?
a way to renovate or recycle old sneakers
What was Stanley's big revelation about Zero?
Zero isn't stupid and is good at math.
What did Zero ask Stanley to do for him?
teach him how to read and write
What was Mr. Sir favorite expression? (What does he keep saying?)
"This isn't a girl scout camp."
Who stole Mr. Sir's sunflower seeds? Who took the blame?
Magnet stole the seeds and Stanley took the blame.
What did the Warden do to Mr. Sir in Stanley's presence?
The Warden struck Mr. Sir across the face with wet venom nail polish.
Who dug Stanley's hole for him after the sunflower seed incident?
What did Stanley suddenly realize about the gold tube he found?
The initials "K.B" on it was for "Kate Barlow".
What special price did Miss Katherine Barlow win every Fourth of July?
Katherine won the prize for the best spiced peaches.
What did Miss Barlow say when "Trout" Walker invited her to go out on his boat.
Miss Barlow said "No, thank you."
What did Mr. Sir do to "get back" at Stanley?
When they went to refill their canteens, when Stanley was up, Mr. Sir would pour in on the ground instead.
Why did the townspeople get so upset when Miss Barlow and Sam kissed?
The townspeople got upset when Miss Barlow and Sam kissed because racism was still active in that time period.
What ultimately happened to Sam?
Sam got shot and killed.
What did Stanley think he saw in the rock formation on the mountain peak?
What did Stanley's great - grandfather say after Kate Barlow robbed him and left him stranded in the desert?
He said that he found refuge on God's thumb.
What did Zero do in exchange for Stanley's teaching?
Zero dug Stanley's hole.
Why did Stanley hit Zigzag?
Zigzag kept on pushing him and Mr. Pendanski told him to hit Zigzag.
What did Zero do when Mr. Pendanski handed him the shovel?
hit him with it
After Zero stole sneakers and wore them for a while, what did he do with them?
put them on top of a parked car
How did Zero finally get arrested?
by robbing a pair of sneakers
What made Stanley feel happiness?
Stanley began to accept and like himself.
After the feeling of happiness passed, what did Stanley feel?
What did Zero reminisce about on the climb down the mountain?
his childhood and his mother
How did Zero and Stanley get food and fresh water from the camp?
by sneaking in
What happened to spoil Zero and Stanley's enjoyment?
they got caught