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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. What does Charlotte know when she hears the song of the crickets at the beginning of Chapter 15?
(a) That she doesn't have much time left.
(b) That all the little animals have grown up.
(c) That it is time to dig potatoes.
(d) That school will soon begin again.
3. What does the author declare about Charlotte at the end of the book?
(a) She was tiny but loyal.
(b) She was both a true friend and a good writer.
(c) She was possessed of a first-rate heart but second-rate handwriting.
(d) She was bloodthirsty except where pigs were concerned.
4. What does the author say Wilbur realizes is one of the most satisfying things in the world?
(d) A good dinner.
5. In what does Fern's mother get interested in spite of herself?
(a) Watching Fern knit a sweater for Wilbur.
(b) Fern's explanation for how to take care of baby goslings.
(c) Fern and Avery's plans for building a new swing.
(d) The story about Charlotte's cousin.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following is not an errand or favor that Templeton points out that he has done for Wilbur and Charlotte?
2. What is Mr. Zuckerman's dream about Wilbur?
3. What does Mr. Arable do to make Wilbur feel faint?
4. How is Charlotte feeling at the end of Chapter 17?
5. What was the greatest moment in Mr. Zuckerman's life?
Short Essay Questions
1. What can readers tell about Charlotte's position in the barn from the meeting the animals have?
2. Why is Wilbur worrying during his first day at the Fair?
3. After whose hour of triumph might this chapter be named, and why?
4. What kind of lullaby does Charlotte sing to Wilbur?
5. Why is life in the barn so good for Wilbur?
6. What effect do Charlotte's webs start to have on Wilbur?
7. How can readers tell at the end of Chapter 21 that Wilbur is starting to grow up a little?
8. How has what is most important to Fern changed and how can you tell?
9. How is Fern's attitude toward the animals beginning to change during the time she spends at the Fair?
10. How does Charlotte feel after finding out that Wilbur is to receive a special prize?
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