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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 reason does Charlotte give for weaving her webs for Wilbur?
(a) She liked him.
(b) She promised his mother she would help him.
(c) She made a bet with Templeton that she could save Wilbur.
(d) It was good practice for her web-weaving skills.
2. Why do the judges award Wilbur a special prize?
(a) For doing better tricks than Uncle.
(b) For being the most beautiful pig at the County Fair.
(c) For knowing how to read, write, and speak.
(d) For attracting so many visitors to the County Fair.
3. How does Charlotte describe the cousin in her second story?
(a) A sailor.
(b) A climber.
(c) An artist.
(d) An aeronaut.
4. What does Charlotte do while she is spinning her web?
(a) Sing songs.
(b) Yawn over and over.
(c) Snack on flies.
(d) Talk to herself.
5. Why does Mr. Zuckerman ask Lurvy to start building a crate for Wilbur?
(a) He is planning to take Wilbur to the County Fair.
(b) He wants to lock WIlbur up so no more webs will appear.
(c) He wants to keep Wilbur safe so no one will steal him.
(d) He intends to sell Wilbur to the farmer down the road.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the old sheep tell Templeton after seeing what has happened to Templeton since Wilbur kept his promise to the rat?
2. Who does the voice on the loud speaker at the fair say cannot write?
3. When will all the babies be born on the farm?
4. How does Dr. Dorian imagine it must be like to sit in a barn and listen to animals?
5. For whom does Charlotte say she is making her masterpiece?
Short Essay Questions
1. What effect do Charlotte's webs start to have on Wilbur?
2. How are things on the farm changing as summer turns to fall?
3. What lesson does the old sheep teach at the end of Chapter 12?
4. Before he is to leave the Fair and return to the farm, why does Wilbur bring up the fact that he once thought Charlotte was cruel and bloodthirsty?
5. Why is Wilbur worrying during his first day at the Fair?
6. How is Charlotte's time and attention beginning to split as the trip to the County Fair approaches?
7. What can readers tell about Charlotte's position in the barn from the meeting the animals have?
8. Why does Wilbur struggle when the men try to put him in the crate?
9. How has what is most important to Fern changed and how can you tell?
10. Why is life in the barn so good for Wilbur?
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