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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. According to the owner of the voice Wilbur hears at the end of Chapter 4, when will Wilbur see him/her?
(a) In the morning.
(b) After lunch.
(c) On Saturday.
(d) In the evening.
2. What is Charlotte's idea for saving Wilbur?
(a) She will convince Fern to take him back.
(b) She will play a trick on Zuckerman.
(c) She will help him escape under the fence.
(d) She will find someone to buy him from Zuckerman.
3. How does Wilbur feel at first about being outside his fence?
(a) He is so excited he decides to run all the way to Fern's house.
(b) He is terrified of the world outside.
(c) He is angry he never thought to escape before.
(d) It feels queer to have nothing between him and the open world.
4. Charlotte tells Wilbur that she does her best thinking when?
(a) When she's hanging head-down at the top of her web.
(b) When she's sucking the blood of an insect.
(c) When she's ripping up an old web to make room for a new one.
(d) When she's spinning a new web.
5. Except for the goose, who is the first to know the goslings have hatched?
(a) The gander is the first.
(b) Wilbur is the first.
(c) Charlotte is the first.
(d) Fern is the first.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which human first notices something is wrong with Wilbur?
2. What is Wilbur particularly glad Charlotte does before eating a victim?
3. Which of the following is not something that disturbs Wilbur when he is trying to sleep?
4. Which of the following is not a reason Mr. Arable offers for why Fern must sell Wilbur?
5. What does Charlotte promise Wilbur at the end of Chapter 7?
Short Essay Questions
1. How grown-up is Wilbur by the end of Chapter 3?
2. Which animals go to the Fair and why?
3. How is Fern's attitude toward the animals beginning to change during the time she spends at the Fair?
4. How does Mrs. Arable feel about Fern's stories about the animals and what they talk about?
5. What is Charlotte's impression of people?
6. How can readers tell at the end of Chapter 21 that Wilbur is starting to grow up a little?
7. Why is Wilbur so unhappy as a young pig after living in the Zuckerman's barn for awhile?
8. How would you describe Wilbur's feelings about his early life with Fern in Chapter 2?
9. How might you compare and contrast the goose and Charlotte's attitudes toward life and death?
10. How does Charlotte explain that spider webs are a good thing?
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