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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 advice does Man 'o War's trainer give the jockey?
(a) Keep control of him.
(b) Hold those reins tight.
(c) Let him run his own race.
(d) Don't let him slow down.
2. What do the two signs on the foal signify?
(a) The foal is destined to be a great racehorse.
(b) The foal will bless the stables with his presence.
(c) The foal will experience both good and bad luck.
(d) The foal will die shortly after birth.
3. Who is Man 'o War's owner?
(a) Mr. Riddle.
(b) Mr. Barton.
(c) The Earl of Godolphin.
(d) The Sultan of Morocco.
4. What does the wheat ear signify?
(a) Good luck for the foal and the stables.
(b) It wards off evil.
(c) Evil and ill luck for the foal.
(d) Health and strength.
5. What does Bishop Fleury advise the King to do with the Moroccan horses?
(a) Assign them to transport goods for the army.
(b) Assign them to transport goods for the army.
(c) Sell them to the King of Spain.
(d) Send them to the circus.
Short Answer Questions
1. What natural skill does Sham possess?
2. Who does Sham allow to hold the reins when he pulls a carriage?
3. What does the Duke advise the King to do with the Moroccan horses?
4. Why is the wild boar kept behind the Sultan's stables?
5. What is Man 'o War's nickname?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do Mr. Riddle's friends want him to send Big Red to England?
2. Why doesn't Agba break his fast with the other stable boys?
3. What is the significance of the white spot on the foal's heel?
4. How do Agba and Sham prepare for the journey to France?
5. How does Agba find nourishment for the orphaned foal?
6. Why doesn't the mare eat her corn?
7. How does Agba become the foal's "father"?
8. Why is Sham sent to France?
9. What does Sham do when the Chief Cook takes him to the market?
10. How does Agba help the mare prepare for delivery?
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