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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 Fern's mother accuse her of doing at the beginning of Chapter 14?
(a) Making up wild tales.
(b) Not taking good care of Wilbur.
(c) Spending too much time fighting with Avery.
(d) Doing a bad job with her chores.
2. What reason does Charlotte give for weaving her webs for Wilbur?
(a) She promised his mother she would help him.
(b) She liked him.
(c) She made a bet with Templeton that she could save Wilbur.
(d) It was good practice for her web-weaving skills.
3. Which of the following is not a way that Charlotte's egg sac is described?
(b) Tough and strong.
(c) Resembling cotton candy.
(d) Gray and white like a puffy cloud.
4. For whom does Charlotte say she is making her masterpiece?
(d) The Zuckermans.
5. What is Charlotte's magnum opus?
(a) Her web.
(b) Her lower leg joints.
(c) Her abdomen.
(d) Her egg sac.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the greatest moment in Mr. Zuckerman's life?
2. Why does Charlotte say that it doesn't matter if Wilbur isn't actually terrific?
3. What does Charlotte write in her last web?
4. In what does Fern's mother get interested in spite of herself?
5. What is the oldest sheep's idea for how Charlotte can get ideas for more words to write in her web?
Short Essay Questions
1. How can readers tell at the end of Chapter 21 that Wilbur is starting to grow up a little?
2. How does Dr. Dorian feel about the possibility that animals can talk?
3. How does Mrs. Arable feel about Fern's stories about the animals and what they talk about?
4. Why is life in the barn so good for Wilbur?
5. 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?
6. Why does Charlotte think that the word Templeton brings back for her last web is particularly appropriate for Wilbur?
7. How is the experience of going to the Fair different for the children and for the adults?
8. Why might Charlotte's children mean so much to Wilbur?
9. What kind of lullaby does Charlotte sing to Wilbur?
10. How is Fern's attitude toward the animals beginning to change during the time she spends at the Fair?
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