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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. What does the camel driver give Agba?
(d) Camel's milk and honey.
2. How do the other colts in the stables treat Sham?
(a) They reject him.
(b) They bite him.
(c) They follow his lead.
(d) They steal his portion of corn.
3. Why is the wild boar kept behind the Sultan's stables?
(a) For food.
(b) To keep evil spirits away from the horses.
(c) He is the Sultan's pet.
(d) To warn against intruders.
4. Why doesn't Signor Achmet think the mare's milk will be of use to the foal?
(a) The mare is weak and will die soon.
(b) The foal is too weak to nurse.
(c) The foal will be sent to another stable the next day.
(d) He believes that sweetened camel's milk is better.
5. What does the new moon represent to Agba?
(a) A bad omen for the mare's unborn foal.
(b) A chance to escape the Sultan.
(c) The beginning of a new life.
(d) A favorable sign for the mare's unborn foal.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 11, what does Signor Achmet give Agba before he leaves?
2. What does the wild boar behind the stables do in Chapter 3?
3. Why does Agba stay close to the mare in Chapter 2?
4. Why does the camel driver help Agba?
5. What do the stable boys do aboard the ship bound for France?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Agba convince Signor Achmet that the foal is not unlucky?
2. How does Big Red win the race in Kenilworth Park against Sir Barton?
3. How does the old man in Chapter 2 describe the mare?
4. How does Agba find nourishment for the orphaned foal?
5. Why is Sham sent to France?
6. How is Sham different from the other colts in the stable?
7. What advice does Big Red's trainer give the horse's jockey, and why?
8. Why is Agba afraid to appear before the Sultan?
9. How does the Sultan anger Agba in Chapter 1?
10. What is the significance of the white spot on the foal's heel?
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