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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. How does Dr. Dorian imagine it must be like to sit in a barn and listen to animals?
2. Who is with Charlotte when she dies?
(a) No one.
3. What happens in Wilbur's bad dream?
(a) Men come to get him with knives and guns.
(b) Charlotte dies.
(c) Templeton takes all of his food.
(d) Fern moves away.
4. Who is missing from the meeting when Charlotte calls attendance?
(a) One of the goslings.
(d) The old sheep.
5. Why must Charlotte stay behind in her web, rather than accompanying Wilbur in Chapter 15?
(a) Someone must keep an eye on Templeton.
(b) The goose needs help with her new nest full of eggs.
(c) Charlotte is afraid to leave her web.
(d) It is time for her to lay an egg sac and fill it with eggs.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Mr. Arable, the Fair is a good place to start doing what?
2. How does Wilbur carry Charlotte's egg sac?
3. What does Charlotte ask Templeton to bring her back from the fair?
4. How is Charlotte feeling at the end of Chapter 17?
5. What does Fern wish at the end of Chapter 19?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is life in the barn so good for Wilbur?
2. Why does Charlotte think that the word Templeton brings back for her last web is particularly appropriate for Wilbur?
3. What effect do Charlotte's webs start to have on Wilbur?
4. How has what is most important to Fern changed and how can you tell?
5. Why is Wilbur worrying during his first day at the Fair?
6. Which animals go to the Fair and why?
7. After whose hour of triumph might this chapter be named, and why?
8. How can readers tell at the end of Chapter 21 that Wilbur is starting to grow up a little?
9. 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?
10. Why might Charlotte's children mean so much to Wilbur?
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