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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Papa tell Robert that desecrate a grave means?
(a) Dig a new grave
(b) Move a body to a different grave
(d) Dig up an established grave
2. What day does Papa decide to kill Pinky?
3. Why does Robert want Pinky to have babies?
(a) She will be happy
(b) The farm needs the money
(c) He wants some piglets to play with
(d) She will not be slaughtered
4. What does the Widow Bascom ask Robert to help her with?
(a) Run some errands
(b) Paint her fence
(c) Dig a garden
(d) Carry heavy flowerpots
5. What Shaker belief overshadows Robert's happiness at the prospect of paying off the farm?
(a) The sin of greed
(b) The sin of ambition
(c) The sin of jealousy
(d) The sin of pride
6. What does Papa do with the animal in #126?
(a) Puts it in a sack
(b) Stabs it
(c) Sets it free
(d) Shoots it
7. Papa tells Robert that both dying and ________________ are dirty business.
(c) Being born
8. Papa is famous for saying, "Never miss a chance to _______________________."
(a) Keep your mouth shut
(b) Learn something new
(c) Go to the fair
(d) Meet interesting people
9. What do Papa and the other men put into a barrel?
(a) Root beer
(c) The dog and the weasel
10. Papa wants Robert to ______________________.
(a) Become a doctor
(b) Get a good education and use modern farming methods
(c) Go away and join the Navy
(d) Become a minister
11. Which of the following must Robert not have to account for from his day at the fair?
(a) Missing chores
(b) Being late
(c) Repaying the feed that Pinky ate
(d) Eating too much candy
12. What award does Pinky win at the fair?
(a) Second Prize for Best Behaved Pig
(b) Best of Show in the Swine category
(c) First Prize in Swine Showmanship
(d) First Prize for Best Behaved Pig
13. What is the name of Mr. Tanner's boar?
14. What does Papa tell Robert before he leaves to go to the fair?
(a) Don't take any wooden nickels
(b) Papa has never been to Rutland
(c) Be polite to adults
(d) Listen to Mr. Tanner
15. What does Mama want from the animal Robert hunts?
(c) Ground up nuts
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Pinky behave in the show ring?
2. What is Mr. Hillman doing when Papa and Robert arrive at the cemetery?
3. How much money does Mama give Robert to spend at the fair?
4. What does the Widow Bascom give Robert in exchange for his help?
5. What does Pinky do that embarrasses Robert?
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