The Ultimate
Out of the Dust
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 13

What does Billie Jo's father start working on after her Ma dies?

  • Digging a pond
  • Planting more wheat
  • Fixing the tractor
  • Learning to read

Question 2 of 13

What is the name of the woman Billie Jo's father marries after her Ma dies?

  • Louise
  • Thelma
  • Lilly
  • Lana

Question 3 of 13

What does Billie Jo name her brother?

  • Franklin
  • Fred
  • Frank
  • Jeffrey

Question 4 of 13

What can Billie Jo not forgive her father for?

  • Leaving the pail of kerosene by the stove
  • Going out drinking
  • Losing the crop
  • Breaking the tractor

Question 5 of 13

What happens to Billie Jo's hands?

  • They get burned
  • They get frostbite
  • They get crushed
  • They get cut

Question 6 of 13

What kind of trees does Billie Jo's mom have?

  • Apple
  • Orange
  • Plum
  • Lemon

Question 7 of 13

What happens to Billie Jo's mother when the baby comes?

  • She dies
  • She has a heart attack
  • She passes out
  • She has twins

Question 8 of 13

What crop is Billie Jo's father trying to plant?

  • Wheat
  • Cotton
  • Potatoes
  • Grass

Question 9 of 13

What instrument does Billie Jo play?

  • Piano
  • Harp
  • Guitar
  • Banjo

Question 10 of 13

How is this novel written?

  • In free verse
  • In chapters
  • In dialogue
  • In poems

Question 11 of 13

What natural disaster does Billie Jo experience?

  • A dust storm
  • A hurricane
  • A tornado
  • A flood

Question 12 of 13

In what state does the book take place?

  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • Arizona
  • Nevada

Question 13 of 13

What year does the book begin in?

  • 1934
  • 1948
  • 1936
  • 1940

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