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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. Where are the horses racing in the Prologue?
(a) Gog Magogg.
(d) Kenilworth Park.
2. How does Agba's society explain unusual occurrences?
(a) Through scientific observation.
(b) By consulting the elders.
(c) With reason and logic.
(d) Through signs and superstitions.
3. What promise does Agba make to the foal?
(a) To buy him back.
(b) To avenge his mother's death.
(c) To be his father and care for him.
(d) To search for a new mare.
4. What does the new moon represent to Agba?
(a) A favorable sign for the mare's unborn foal.
(b) A bad omen for the mare's unborn foal.
(c) A chance to escape the Sultan.
(d) The beginning of a new life.
5. What command does Signor Achmet give Agba in Chapter 1?
(a) Eat with the rest of the stable boys.
(b) Spend less time with the mare.
(c) Stay with the mare until she begins her labor.
(d) Go before the Sultan.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Signor Achmet?
2. What does Bishop Fleury advise the King to do with the Moroccan horses?
3. What mark does Agba notice on the new foal?
4. Why doesn't Agba eat with the other stable boys?
5. What has the captain of the ship put inside the horses' feed sacks?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Signor Achmet's prophecies contradict each other?
2. How does the captain of the ship deceive the Sultan?
3. How do Agba and Sham prepare for the journey to France?
4. Why doesn't Agba break his fast with the other stable boys?
5. Why does Mr. Riddle decide to retire Big Red?
6. How does Agba convince Signor Achmet that the foal is not unlucky?
7. What advice does Big Red's trainer give the horse's jockey, and why?
8. How does Agba find nourishment for the orphaned foal?
9. Why doesn't the mare eat her corn?
10. How does Agba's disability save his life?
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