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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 spotted skunks that Jerome has in his care at this time...
(a) Are not the right breed for zoos
(b) Are not enough to meet the demands
(c) Are too precious to sell
(d) Are too many for the zoos
2. The Eppys have brought with them to Jerome's house...
(a) Large baskets of food
(c) A side of venison
3. Emma Lou arrives with the news that...
(a) She has seen Monarch
(b) She has a new friend
(c) She has an idea for the raccoons
(d) She knows about Donald's visits
4. The Eppys include the parents, Emma Lou and...
(a) Two hounds
(b) Four brothers
(c) Six brothers
(d) Two sisters
5. Now out on his own, Monarch ...
(a) No longer visits the house
(b) Is Donald's best friend
(c) Wanders around in the yard
(d) Has disappeared from the area
Short Answer Questions
1. Donald stops in a thicket to stare at Emma Lou because...
2. Donald and Emma Lou are...
3. Jerome wants to consider...
4. For the Christmas party, Jerome is expecting...
5. Jerome needs a walk, but he sits, instead, because...
Short Essay Questions
1. Discuss Emma Lou's response to the discovery that Donald has been visiting Jerome. How is Jerome affected?
2. Why are Jerome Kildee's nerves frayed at this time? There is more than one reason.
3. What can the reader deduce about Jerome's cooking skills? Why?
4. How does Monarch respond to his new freedom? Is he typical of a deer?
5. Why has Donald come to visit Jerome?
6. What does Emma suspect has become of Monarch? Why?
7. Discus Jerome's developing attitude toward Donald. Why does he not go ahead and welcome Donald to come visit?
8. How does Jerome generate the spirit of Christmas in preparation for the party? Again, compare this to a Christmas party you might have at home.
9. What activities seem to bring the two kids together? Why?
10. Discuss what Emma has managed to teach the skunks to do as tricks.
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