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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 rope, so they can make a pretend web for Wilbur.
(b) A word, so she can write something new in her web.
(c) Some junk food, to cheer Wilbur up.
(d) Fern, to come talk to Wilbur.
2. How does Mrs. Zuckerman prepare Wilbur for the Fair?
(a) She brushes his teeth.
(b) She gives him a pep talk.
(c) She ties big blue ribbon around his tail.
(d) She gives him a buttermilk bath.
3. What does Fern wish at the end of Chapter 19?
(a) That she never had to grow up.
(b) That this day would never end.
(c) That Wilbur will live forever.
(d) That she were riding the Ferris wheel with Henry Fussy.
4. What does Dr. Dorian predict will happen to Fern?
(a) Someday the animals will try to move into her house with her.
(b) Someday she will earn enough money to buy Wilbur back.
(c) Someday she will become a great vet.
(d) Someday Henry Fussy will drop a remark that catches her attention.
5. What is Charlotte's magnum opus?
(a) Her abdomen.
(b) Her egg sac.
(c) Her web.
(d) Her lower leg joints.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the cousin in Charlotte's first story do?
2. What does Dr. Dorian find just as miraculous as the writing in Charlotte's web?
3. What does Charlotte do while she is spinning her web?
4. Where does Wilbur want Charlotte to come with him?
5. Where does Templeton hide during the day at the fair?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is life in the barn so good for Wilbur?
2. Does Wilbur act more like a child or an adult when it is time for him to go to sleep during his first night at the Fair?
3. How can readers tell at the end of Chapter 21 that Wilbur is starting to grow up a little?
4. Why does Wilbur struggle when the men try to put him in the crate?
5. Why is Wilbur worrying during his first day at the Fair?
6. After whose hour of triumph might this chapter be named, and why?
7. What lesson does the old sheep teach at the end of Chapter 12?
8. How is the experience of going to the Fair different for the children and for the adults?
9. How has what is most important to Fern changed and how can you tell?
10. How is Fern's attitude toward the animals beginning to change during the time she spends at the Fair?
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