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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. Where is Fern when Wilbur receives his special award?
(a) In the front row of the crowd.
(b) Off with Henry Fussy.
(c) Kneeling next to Wilbur.
(d) Holding hands with her mother.
2. What does Fern want when everyone is preparing to take Wilbur to the judges' stand to receive a special award?
(a) To get some money for the midway.
(b) To give Wilbur a bath in buttermilk to clean him.
(c) To find Henry Fussy to come with them.
(d) To have her picture taken with Wilbur.
3. In what does Fern's mother get interested in spite of herself?
(a) The story about Charlotte's cousin.
(b) Fern and Avery's plans for building a new swing.
(c) Fern's explanation for how to take care of baby goslings.
(d) Watching Fern knit a sweater for Wilbur.
4. Why must Charlotte stay behind in her web, rather than accompanying Wilbur in Chapter 15?
(a) The goose needs help with her new nest full of eggs.
(b) Someone must keep an eye on Templeton.
(c) It is time for her to lay an egg sac and fill it with eggs.
(d) Charlotte is afraid to leave her web.
5. Why does Charlotte say Uncle will be hard for Wilbur to beat?
(a) Because of Uncle's winning personality.
(b) Because of Uncle's funny jokes.
(c) Because of Uncle's size and weight.
(d) Because of Uncle's cleanliness.
Short Answer Questions
1. How are Wilbur's destiny and Templeton's destiny linked, according to Charlotte?
2. Which of the following is not a name Wilbur gives to one of Charlotte's children?
3. Who wins first prize at the Fair?
4. What about Fern's behavior does her mother not find normal?
5. What does the author declare about Charlotte at the end of the book?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Wilbur worrying during his first day at the Fair?
2. How does Dr. Dorian feel about the possibility that animals can talk?
3. 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?
4. How is Charlotte's time and attention beginning to split as the trip to the County Fair approaches?
5. What can readers tell about Charlotte's position in the barn from the meeting the animals have?
6. How does Charlotte feel after finding out that Wilbur is to receive a special prize?
7. What effect do Charlotte's webs start to have on Wilbur?
8. 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?
9. What lesson does the old sheep teach at the end of Chapter 12?
10. Which animals go to the Fair and why?
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