|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the author say Wilbur realizes is one of the most satisfying things in the world?
(c) A good dinner.
2. What does Charlotte do in the night at the Fair that she almost never does?
(a) Argue with Wilbur.
(b) Let a fly go free from her web.
(c) Leave her web.
(d) Be nice to Templeton.
3. Why did Charlotte want to make the Zuckermans think that Wilbur is an unusual pig?
(a) So they'll enter him in the County Fair pig contest.
(b) So they will give him better food.
(c) So they will let him live with Fern again.
(d) So they wouldn't kill and eat him.
4. How does Mrs. Zuckerman prepare Wilbur for the Fair?
(a) She brushes his teeth.
(b) She ties big blue ribbon around his tail.
(c) She gives him a pep talk.
(d) She gives him a buttermilk bath.
5. How are Wilbur's destiny and Templeton's destiny linked, according to Charlotte?
(a) Mr. Zuckerman is plotting to get rid of both of them.
(b) They can help each other become stars if they pool their talents.
(c) They would make great pets for Fern and Avery.
(d) If anything happens to Wilbur, Templeton won't have any food to eat.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Wilbur want Charlotte to come with him?
2. What does Charlotte write in her last web?
3. At the end of the book, what does Wilbur conclude is the best place to be?
4. What does Mr. Zuckerman tell his wife to do when they find the new web?
5. What does Mr. Arable do to make Wilbur feel faint?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. Which animals go to the Fair and why?
3. 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?
4. How is Fern's attitude toward the animals beginning to change during the time she spends at the Fair?
5. Why does Charlotte think that the word Templeton brings back for her last web is particularly appropriate for Wilbur?
6. How can readers tell at the end of Chapter 21 that Wilbur is starting to grow up a little?
7. Why is life in the barn so good for Wilbur?
8. How does Mrs. Arable feel about Fern's stories about the animals and what they talk about?
9. How does Dr. Dorian feel about the possibility that animals can talk?
10. How is the experience of going to the Fair different for the children and for the adults?
This section contains 1,330 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)