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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kills one of the hens during the night?
(a) A dog
(b) A fox
(c) A hawk
(d) A weasel
2. What day does Papa decide to kill Pinky?
3. What are Papa and Robert unable to do on this morning?
(a) Say prayers
(b) Go to town
(c) Finish breakfast
(d) Milk the cows
4. What new article of clothing does Robert need?
(c) A winter coat
5. What is the purpose of what father wants to do to the neighbor's dog?
(a) Make the dog regret coming to his farm
(b) Give the dog a good home
(c) Make the dog a good hunting dog
(d) Make the dog hate weasels
6. What does Papa help Mr. Hillman to do?
(a) Remove a small coffin from the grave
(b) Bury his brother's coffin
(c) Plant flowers
(d) Dig a new grave
7. What does Ira tell Robert about the calves he helped deliver?
(a) They are albinos
(b) They are grown oxen
(c) They ran away
(d) They have died
8. What does Papa tell Robert that he wants to do to a neighbor's dog?
(a) Adopt it
(b) Shoot it
(c) Weasel it
(d) Train it
9. What religion is Mr. Tanner?
10. What does Robert tell Mr. Tanner about Papa's health?
(a) He is terminally ill
(b) He is fine
(c) He has a bad cold
(d) He is in remission
11. What does Papa tell Robert that desecrate a grave means?
(b) Dig a new grave
(c) Dig up an established grave
(d) Move a body to a different grave
12. What does Mama want from the animal Robert hunts?
(c) Ground up nuts
13. What does Mr. Tanner say about the boar's dominance over Pinky?
(a) It will be over soon
(b) It is the natural order of things
(c) The boar will be shot
(d) Something has made the boar crazy
14. What crop will be diminished due to Robert's actions?
15. What news does Papa tell Robert?
(a) Robert can get a store-bought suit
(b) Papa is dying
(c) Papa and Mama are divorcing
(d) The family is moving
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mr. Tanner say about Pinky's offspring?
2. What has Mr. Tanner requested Robert's help with?
3. Why does Robert promise two piglets to Mr. Tanner?
4. What does Mrs. Hillman say her husband has gone out to do?
5. What is in the grave with a small coffin?
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