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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. Why did Charlotte want to make the Zuckermans think that Wilbur is an unusual pig?
(a) So they will give him better food.
(b) So they'll enter him in the County Fair pig contest.
(c) So they wouldn't kill and eat him.
(d) So they will let him live with Fern again.
2. At the end of the book, what does Fern claim is the most fun there is?
(a) When Wilbur is winning prizes at the County Fair.
(b) When she is sitting on a milk stool in the barn and listening to the animals.
(c) When she and Henry are stopped at the top of the Ferris wheel.
(d) When all the new baby animals are born each year.
3. At the end of Chapter 18, how does Fern feel about the time she spent at the Fair?
(a) She says she had a bad time because Avery and Henry Fussy kept teasing her.
(b) She says she didn't enjoy it too much because the Ferris wheel made her sick to her stomach.
(c) She says she had the best time she has ever had anywhere or any time in all of her whole life.
(d) She says she couldn't enjoy herself very much because she was too worried about Wilbur.
4. Who does the voice on the loud speaker at the fair say cannot write?
5. What does Charlotte ask Templeton to bring her back from the fair?
(a) Some junk food, to cheer Wilbur up.
(b) A word, so she can write something new in her web.
(c) Fern, to come talk to Wilbur.
(d) Some rope, so they can make a pretend web for Wilbur.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Mr. Arable, the Fair is a good place to start doing what?
2. In Chapter 13, why does Charlotte have Wilbur run around?
3. What was the greatest moment in Mr. Zuckerman's life?
4. What does the old sheep tell Templeton after seeing what has happened to Templeton since Wilbur kept his promise to the rat?
5. Why does Charlotte say that it doesn't matter if Wilbur isn't actually terrific?
Short Essay Questions
1. What kind of lullaby does Charlotte sing to Wilbur?
2. How is the experience of going to the Fair different for the children and for the adults?
3. Why does Charlotte think that the word Templeton brings back for her last web is particularly appropriate for Wilbur?
4. How is Fern's attitude toward the animals beginning to change during the time she spends at the Fair?
5. How can readers tell at the end of Chapter 21 that Wilbur is starting to grow up a little?
6. 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?
7. How are things on the farm changing as summer turns to fall?
8. Why is life in the barn so good for Wilbur?
9. How does Mrs. Arable feel about Fern's stories about the animals and what they talk about?
10. Why might Charlotte's children mean so much to Wilbur?
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