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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. The Eppys have brought with them to Jerome's house...
(a) Large baskets of food
(d) A side of venison
2. The skunks startle and run out the door when...
(a) The Eppy men begin talking loudly
(b) A huge fire is set in the fireplace
(c) The men get up from their chairs
(d) The Eppy men laugh over their tricks
3. Jerome knows now that he must do something about...
(a) Emma Lou's frequent visits
(b) The skunks' eating habits
(c) The growing animal population
(d) The feud between the neighbors
4. Emma Lou has been eating quite a bit of...
(a) Fresh bread
(b) Rabbit meat
5. On one of his visits, Donald brought...
(a) A rabbit trap
(b) A raccoon trap
(c) A hamster wheel
(d) A squirrel cage
Short Answer Questions
1. Emma Lou and Donald...
2. Responses to Donald's ads have resulted in...
3. When she arrives for dinner, Emma Lou...
4. Emma asks Jerome if she can fix...
5. Jerome decides to give Emma...
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss Emma Lou's response to the discovery that Donald has been visiting Jerome. How is Jerome affected?
2. When Emma proves that Monarch's mother was killed by a lion, how does she react? How does she feel about her reaction?
3. Emma Lou's life is busier than today's students'. Describe her day and compare it to your own.
4. With the entire Eppy family present, and the large amounts of food on the table, how has Jerome's small house been transformed?
5. How does Monarch respond to his new freedom? Is he typical of a deer?
6. Why does Jerome decide to give Emma money for Christmas, rather than a gift?
7. Poor Jerome is discouraged. How do we know this?
8. What becomes clear about Donald's need to compete with Emma Lou? What is his problem with her?
9. What is it about the spotted skunks that is special?
10. Briefly summarize up the happy-ending pieces to this story.
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