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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 does Charlotte say that it doesn't matter if Wilbur isn't actually terrific?
(a) Because she will teach him some terrific tricks.
(b) Because people believe anything they read in print.
(c) Because she will pick another word to write in her next web.
(d) Because people don't expect much from a pig anyway.
2. What does Fern's mother accuse her of doing at the beginning of Chapter 14?
(a) Spending too much time fighting with Avery.
(b) Not taking good care of Wilbur.
(c) Making up wild tales.
(d) Doing a bad job with her chores.
3. Who is missing from the meeting when Charlotte calls attendance?
(a) The old sheep.
(d) One of the goslings.
4. Why does Charlotte want Templeton to come to the Fair?
(a) To help her guard Wilbur.
(b) Wilbur is the one who wants Templeton to come.
(c) To run errands and do general work.
(d) To keep him from causing mischief in the barnyard while she is gone.
5. Which of the following is not a way that Charlotte's egg sac is described?
(b) Gray and white like a puffy cloud.
(c) Resembling cotton candy.
(d) Tough and strong.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Fern when Wilbur receives his special award?
2. Why does Charlotte say Uncle will be hard for Wilbur to beat?
3. What does the author declare about Charlotte at the end of the book?
4. How does Wilbur carry Charlotte's egg sac?
5. What was the greatest moment in Mr. Zuckerman's life?
Short Essay Questions
1. What lesson does the old sheep teach at the end of Chapter 12?
2. How does Charlotte feel after finding out that Wilbur is to receive a special prize?
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. What kind of lullaby does Charlotte sing to Wilbur?
5. Why is Wilbur worrying during his first day at the Fair?
6. Why might Charlotte's children mean so much to Wilbur?
7. How is Charlotte's time and attention beginning to split as the trip to the County Fair approaches?
8. How does Mrs. Arable feel about Fern's stories about the animals and what they talk about?
9. How are things on the farm changing as summer turns to fall?
10. Why is life in the barn so good for Wilbur?
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