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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 Wilbur react to his new found fame?
(a) He insists on having Templeton help him collect newspaper clippings about himself.
(b) He becomes stuck up and refuses to associate with the other animals.
(c) He remains modest and unspoiled.
(d) He orders the other animals around.
2. What does the cousin in Charlotte's first story do?
(a) Burrow underground and make a web there.
(b) Catch and eat a fish.
(c) Live in the same web in a house for 53 years.
(d) Ride on a truck from city to city.
3. Where is Fern when Wilbur receives his special award?
(a) Kneeling next to Wilbur.
(b) Off with Henry Fussy.
(c) In the front row of the crowd.
(d) Holding hands with her mother.
4. When will all the babies be born on the farm?
(a) In the spring.
(b) In the winter.
(c) In the summer.
(d) In the fall.
5. Why do the judges award Wilbur a special prize?
(a) For doing better tricks than Uncle.
(b) For attracting so many visitors to the County Fair.
(c) For being the most beautiful pig at the County Fair.
(d) For knowing how to read, write, and speak.
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 do most of Charlotte's children do after they hatch?
3. What does the author say Wilbur realizes is one of the most satisfying things in the world?
4. Who is with Charlotte when she dies?
5. What does Fern want when everyone is preparing to take Wilbur to the judges' stand to receive a special award?
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. What effect do Charlotte's webs start to have on Wilbur?
6. Why might Charlotte's children mean so much to Wilbur?
7. How are things on the farm changing as summer turns to fall?
8. What lesson does the old sheep teach at the end of Chapter 12?
9. 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?
10. How has what is most important to Fern changed and how can you tell?
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