What’s in a name?
Plot Twist
Location, Location, Location
Literary Devices
Who said that?
100

Ana’s best friend, and a ray of light during her days in the mine.

Victor

100

What causes both Papi and Don Sánchez to bring their boys to the mine to work, pulling them out of school?

The international price of tin & zinc (“mineral”) went up.

100

The events in Treasure of the World take place in which South American Country?

Bolivia

100

"Even though I hate getting up before dawn to make coca tea for my family, I have to admit that there is nothing so stunning as watching the sun rise at the top of the world." 

This opening sentence shows that Treasure of the World is written in which of the following: first, second, or third person narration?

First person narration.

100

"Dreams are for little kids.”

Daniel

200

This character helps Ana find her way by sharing stories of their Incan heritage.

Abuelita.

200

When Ana is searching for Daniel, what causes the shaft collapse that traps her in the mine?

The dynamite used by Francisco and Guillermo who are trying to steal a vein of silver.

200

In the 1500s, Bolivia was a colony of this country.

Spain

200

“You could save the miners a lot drilling and blasting, she teases me. Glare at the mountain like that and you’d bore a hole right through to the other side in no time.” 

What literary device describes overstating something ridiculously to make a point?

Hyperbole (exaggeration)

200

"If your flame can live, you can. Remember that, Ana. If it dies, it’s only a matter of time before you will too."

César

300

This girl has a good job in the city working at an inn.

Yenni

300

Yenni thinks she has found Ana’s brother in the city. Who is really fighting for cash?

Victor

300

It was once the envy of kings. What is the name of the city at the base of the mountain?

Potosí

300

"…air tubes snake in around the edges, hissing and whistling." 

This sentence is an example of what literary device?

Personification

300

"The Inca fortress of Saqsayhuamán was built with some of the largest blocks of stone used in all of the Americas.”

Abuelita

400

This name for the Devil of the mines also means “Uncle” in Spanish.

Tío

400

Daniel can’t stay on the mountain. Where does he go?

To stay with Victor’s cousin on their farm in the lowlands.

400

What are the three names for the mountain? 

#1: Inca, #2: Spaniard, #3: Miner

Inca: (Sumaj Orko) the beautiful hill

Spaniard: (el Cerro Rico) the rich hill

Miner: the mountain that eats men

400

" I brace myself on the ground and the rock is cold and hard under my fingers, ragged-edged like my heart." 

This sentence is an example of what literary device?

A simile

400

"It’s always a risk, to pause your dreams. You might not get the chance to restart them.”

Mami

500

With his square-framed glasses, this teacher is always hoping for a happy ending for his students.

Don Marcelino

500

How does Ana make her own happy ending?

She keeps her job as guarda so as to earn money for her family and studies as night to keep up with school.

500

At the end of the book, Ana thinks about the two official capital cities of her country. Name either.

La Paz (legislative & executive capital)
Sucre (judicial capital)

(Santa Cruz: not an official capital, but the largest city & business center)

500

" On the Mountain That Eats Men, hope is a tree and life slowly snaps off all the branches: it dies a little at a time, year by year, piece by tiny piece." 

This sentence is an example of what literary device?

A metaphor

500

“It’s good to have an honest friend… even if it’s honest with a delay.”

Yenni

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