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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. Who does the voice on the loud speaker at the fair say cannot write?
2. What does Dr. Dorian predict will happen to Fern?
(a) Someday the animals will try to move into her house with her.
(b) Someday she will become a great vet.
(c) Someday Henry Fussy will drop a remark that catches her attention.
(d) Someday she will earn enough money to buy Wilbur back.
3. At the end of Chapter 18, how does Fern feel about the time she spent at the Fair?
(a) She says she had the best time she has ever had anywhere or any time in all of her whole life.
(b) She says she couldn't enjoy herself very much because she was too worried about Wilbur.
(c) She says she didn't enjoy it too much because the Ferris wheel made her sick to her stomach.
(d) She says she had a bad time because Avery and Henry Fussy kept teasing her.
4. How does Wilbur react to his new found fame?
(a) He becomes stuck up and refuses to associate with the other animals.
(b) He orders the other animals around.
(c) He remains modest and unspoiled.
(d) He insists on having Templeton help him collect newspaper clippings about himself.
5. What does Fern want when everyone is preparing to take Wilbur to the judges' stand to receive a special award?
(a) To have her picture taken with Wilbur.
(b) To give Wilbur a bath in buttermilk to clean him.
(c) To find Henry Fussy to come with them.
(d) To get some money for the midway.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the old sheep tell Templeton after seeing what has happened to Templeton since Wilbur kept his promise to the rat?
2. At the end of the book, what does Fern claim is the most fun there is?
3. Why did Charlotte want to make the Zuckermans think that Wilbur is an unusual pig?
4. What does Fern wish at the end of Chapter 19?
5. How does Dr. Dorian imagine it must be like to sit in a barn and listen to animals?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Charlotte's time and attention beginning to split as the trip to the County Fair approaches?
2. How does Mrs. Arable feel about Fern's stories about the animals and what they talk about?
3. Why might Charlotte's children mean so much to Wilbur?
4. What effect do Charlotte's webs start to have on Wilbur?
5. 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?
6. Why is Wilbur worrying during his first day at the Fair?
7. 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?
8. How does Dr. Dorian feel about the possibility that animals can talk?
9. After whose hour of triumph might this chapter be named, and why?
10. Why does Wilbur struggle when the men try to put him in the crate?
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