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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7, "An Encounter over Blackberries".
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens to Tom, Willie, and Sammie on the way home from their walk in Chapter 2?
(a) They slide down a ravine.
(b) A bomb explodes nearby.
(c) Nothing in particular.
(d) It rains heavily on them.
2. What is Willie afraid Tom will write on the postcard to his mother?
(a) That she should come get him at once.
(b) That he has been a bad boy.
(c) That she should come for his birthday.
(d) That he can't read and write.
3. What favor does Tom ask of the librarian?
(a) To watch Willie while Tom shops.
(b) To let Willie have more than three books.
(c) To choose a book that she thinks appropriate for Willie.
(d) To help Willie find picture books.
4. What problem does Willie have when he, Tom, and Sammy go out to the fields in Chapter 2?
(a) Willie is afraid to go.
(b) Willie can't keep up.
(c) Willie does not want to go.
(d) Willie has no boots, so he can't go.
5. What does George invite Willie to do the day after they build the shelter?
(a) Picnic and berry pick.
(b) Dig another trench.
(d) Play with his sons.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do the country folk cover their windows at night?
2. What is Tom carrying that surprises the librarian?
3. Why doesn't Willie talk to the girls as they pick blackberries?
4. What does Zach tell Willie that his parents do for a living?
5. Why is the librarian astonished that Tom wants a card for Willie?
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