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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 does Charlotte ask Templeton to bring her back from the fair?
(a) Some junk food, to cheer Wilbur up.
(b) Some rope, so they can make a pretend web for Wilbur.
(c) Fern, to come talk to Wilbur.
(d) A word, so she can write something new in her web.
2. How does Charlotte describe the cousin in her second story?
(a) An artist.
(b) A sailor.
(c) An aeronaut.
(d) A climber.
3. What does Charlotte predict for Wilbur after he has been awarded the special prize?
(a) Wilbur will have to win a prize at the County Fair every year to keep from being killed and turned into bacon and ham.
(b) Nothing will ever happen to him because he means a great deal to Mr. Zuckerman now.
(c) Fern will bring Wilbur back to her house to live.
(d) Mr. Zuckerman will sell Wilbur for a lot of money.
4. What does Charlotte do while she is spinning her web?
(a) Sing songs.
(b) Snack on flies.
(c) Talk to herself.
(d) Yawn over and over.
5. Why does Fern put on her prettiest dress before the fair?
(a) She knows she will see boys at the Fair.
(b) She wants to look nice for Wilbur.
(c) He mother makes her change into it.
(d) Her father tells her that only tomboys wear overalls all the time.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the greatest moment in Mr. Zuckerman's life?
2. What reason does Charlotte give for weaving her webs for Wilbur?
3. In what does Fern's mother get interested in spite of herself?
4. How does Wilbur react to his new found fame?
5. Why did Charlotte want to make the Zuckermans think that Wilbur is an unusual pig?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why might Charlotte's children mean so much to Wilbur?
2. After whose hour of triumph might this chapter be named, and why?
3. Why is life in the barn so good for Wilbur?
4. How has what is most important to Fern changed and how can you tell?
5. How is Fern's attitude toward the animals beginning to change during the time she spends at the Fair?
6. How can readers tell at the end of Chapter 21 that Wilbur is starting to grow up a little?
7. Why does Charlotte think that the word Templeton brings back for her last web is particularly appropriate for Wilbur?
8. What kind of lullaby does Charlotte sing to Wilbur?
9. Why does Wilbur struggle when the men try to put him in the crate?
10. How is Charlotte's time and attention beginning to split as the trip to the County Fair approaches?
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