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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. Why does Agba give the mare special treatment?
(a) Because she is the most beautiful horse in the herd.
(b) Signor Achmet pays him to do so.
(c) He loves her.
(d) She is his horse.
2. Why does Signor Achmet scold Agba in Chapter 2?
(a) Agba is too slow in performing his tasks.
(b) Agba has used too much sand and hay in the mare's bed.
(c) Agba is spending too much time with the mare again.
(d) Agba did not have permission to use a new blanket.
3. Which horse is Man o' War racing?
(a) Sir Barton.
(c) Big Red.
(d) Sir Riddle.
4. Where is the mark that Agba discovers located on the new foal?
(a) On the foal's neck.
(b) On the foal's forehead.
(c) On the foal's heel.
(d) On the foal's flank.
5. Why doesn't Agba immediately tell anyone about the foal's birth?
(a) The foal is only one of a thousand born that year.
(b) He enjoys watching the new foal and his favorite mare.
(c) He is afriad the foal is dying.
(d) He is too tired to get up.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Agba afraid to appear before the Sultan?
2. How long does it take for Signor Achmet, the horses, and the stable boys to sail to France?
3. Why is Agba worried about the mare he tends?
4. Why is the mare described as being like the wind?
5. What is the significance of the mark Agba discovers on the new foal?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Sham different from the other colts in the stable?
2. How does Agba help the mare prepare for delivery?
3. Why doesn't the mare eat her corn?
4. How does the old man in Chapter 2 describe the mare?
5. How does Agba prepare for his audience with the Sultan?
6. What advice does Big Red's trainer give the horse's jockey, and why?
7. What is the significance of the new moon?
8. Why is Agba afraid to appear before the Sultan?
9. What does King Louis XV decide to do with the Sultan's gift?
10. Describe the omen Signor Achmet discovers on the foal.
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