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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. How often does Mrs. Arable say Fern goes to the barn?
(a) Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
(b) Three times a day.
(c) Almost every afternoon.
(d) Once a week.
2. How does Fern say Wilbur feels about Charlotte?
(a) She says Wilbur tolerates her.
(b) She says Wilbur dislikes her.
(c) She says Wilbur adores her.
(d) She says Wilbur is spooked by her.
3. Why is Wilbur saddened by his new friend?
(a) She doesn't like Fern.
(b) He thinks she is bloodthirsty.
(c) She is mean and teases him.
(d) She can't spend very much time with him.
4. Which of the following is not something Fern does when she comes to visit Wilbur?
(a) She does not watch Wilbur.
(b) She does not sing.
(c) She does not listen.
(d) She does not sit and think.
5. Why does Fern worry about Wilbur when her father first moves him outside?
(a) She thinks he will be cold at night.
(b) She thinks he will be lonely.
(c) She thinks other animals will bother him.
(d) She thinks he will run away.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who tells Wilbur he doesn't have to stay in his yard?
2. How does Fern feed her new pet?
3. Who first notices that Wilbur is free of his fence?
4. What damage does Wilbur cause outside his fence?
5. What happens if Wilbur gets tired when he and Fern take walks?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Fern get along with the animals in the barn?
2. Why does Wilbur like Charlotte better and better each day?
3. Why does Wilbur struggle when the men try to put him in the crate?
4. How does Mrs. Arable feel about Fern's stories about the animals and what they talk about?
5. What are some fun things described in Chapter 6 that children can do in nature during the spring and summer?
6. What can readers tell about Charlotte's position in the barn from the meeting the animals have?
7. How might you compare and contrast the goose and Charlotte's attitudes toward life and death?
8. What lesson does the old sheep teach at the end of Chapter 12?
9. What kind of a father is Mr. Arable described as being?
10. Why does Uncle Homer agree to buy Wilbur?
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