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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was Alfred Smirk’s job in relation to Black Beauty?
(a) Stable boy.
(d) Groom’s apprentice.
2. How old did Farmer Thoroughgood say Black Beauty was after looking at his teeth?
(a) 10-11 years old.
(b) 9-10 years old.
(c) 11-12 years old.
(d) 13-14 years old.
3. How was Black Beauty transferred to his new home in Chapter 27?
4. Why was there so much traffic in Chapter 43?
(a) There was a parade.
(b) There was a funeral for someone famous.
(c) There was a cart accident.
(d) It was Election Day.
5. How much did Farmer Thoroughgood purchase Black Beauty for?
(a) Five pounds.
(b) Five pence.
(c) Four pounds.
(d) Four pence.
Short Answer Questions
1. How much time of rest did Ginger get at Earlshall before she was sold?
2. Who had been on the stand longer than any other London cab driver?
3. How were the war horses loaded onto the ship to go to war?
4. What did Mr. Briggs ask Jerry to do for him on Sundays?
5. What did the old man whom Black Beauty referred to in Chapter 41 as having a great relationship with his horse do for a living?
Short Essay Questions
1. What characteristics made Wright a “Real Gentleman,” as the chapter title and Jerry call him?
2. What thoughts on Liberty did Jerry share with Harry in Chapter 42?
3. What did Jerry do in Chapter 37 to show that he had real consideration for Black Beauty?
4. What connections were there between Seedy Sam and Ginger?
5. What does it tell readers that Black Beauty compared Jerry to John Manly?
6. What message about alcohol might the author be sending readers Chapter 25?
7. How do the horses, including Black Beauty, and the people in Chapter 48 reflect one another?
8. How did Black Beauty’s treatment directly affect his mindset, as shown in Chapter 47?
9. Black Beauty uses heavy sarcasm in Chapter 29. What is he describing and why might he be using sarcasm?
10. Based on Captain’s retelling of his war experience, how does war for horses compare to war for humans?
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