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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who gives the Sultan's horses amulets?
(a) The Sultan.
(b) The Sultan's first wife.
(c) Agba.
(d) Signor Achmet.

2. Where are the horses racing in the Prologue?
(a) Gog Magogg.
(b) Newmarket.
(c) Heathrow.
(d) Kenilworth Park.

3. Why does Agba train Sham to run longer?
(a) Because Signor Achmet tells him to do so.
(b) To prepare him for the long journey.
(c) So he will fetch the highest price at the market.
(d) To prepare him for the race.

4. What happens to the mare in Chapter 4?
(a) She breaks her leg.
(b) She is sold.
(c) She wins a race.
(d) She dies.

5. Where is Sham sent in Chapter 11?
(a) To the royal stables.
(b) To Spain.
(c) To the army.
(d) To Morocco.

6. What do the horses and their stable boys look like to the Duke when they arrive in France?
(a) Exotic circus performers.
(b) Skin and bones.
(c) Graceful gazelles.
(d) Angry bears.

7. What has the captain of the ship put inside the horses' feed sacks?
(a) Oats.
(b) Straw.
(c) Corn.
(d) Leaves.

8. What does Bishop Fleury advise the King to do with the Moroccan horses?
(a) Assign them to transport goods for the army.
(b) Send them to the circus.
(c) Assign them to transport goods for the army.
(d) Sell them to the King of Spain.

9. What mark does Agba notice on the new foal?
(a) A dark spot.
(b) A wheat ear.
(c) A white spot.
(d) A stripe.

10. What does the Duke advise the King to do with the Moroccan horses?
(a) Assign them to transport goods for the army.
(b) Send all but one back to Morocco.
(c) Send them to the circus.
(d) Sell them to the King of Spain.

11. Why doesn't Man 'o War's owner want him to race at Newmarket?
(a) Because Man 'o War is too old to race again.
(b) Because Man 'o War does not need to prove his pedigree.
(c) The journey to England would be too much for the horse.
(d) The expense of the Newmarket race would outweigh any gain.

12. Who owns the horses that Agba tends?
(a) The Sultan.
(b) Signor Achmet.
(c) Mr. Barton.
(d) Mr. Riddle.

13. Who tells Agba he must appear before the Sultan?
(a) The Sultan's second wife.
(b) The Chief Guard.
(c) Another stable boy.
(d) Signor Achmet.

14. What does the wild boar behind the stables do in Chapter 3?
(a) Grunts and coughs.
(b) Nothing.
(c) Escapes his pen.
(d) Squeals.

15. What prophecy does Signor Achmet make in Chapter 5?
(a) The foal will become a champion racehorse.
(b) The foal will live.
(c) The foal will bless the stables.
(d) The new moon will bring them all good luck.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the wheat ear?

2. Which horse is Man o' War racing?

3. Which country does Sir Barton represent?

4. What is Man 'o War's nickname?

5. What does Man 'o War's owner want to do with the horse?

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