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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Grandfather overhear in the Tiflin kitchen the morning after he arrives?
(a) Mrs. Tiflin talking about his failing memory.
(b) Billy saying that he has lost his respect for him.
(c) Carl complaining about his endless storytelling.
(d) Jody saying that he smells like an old man.
2. Who is Smasher?
(a) Jody's pet cat.
(b) The name of the bull on the ranch.
(c) One of Jody's dogs.
(d) Jody -- it's his nickname.
3. What does Jody have to do when he comes home from school every day?
(a) His afternoon chores.
(b) His homework.
(c) Milk the cows.
(d) He just gets to play like a normal kid.
4. Why does Grandfather hate the ocean?
(a) He is ignorant and is afraid of so much water.
(b) It stopped him from going farther west.
(c) He thinks there are evil spirits in it.
(d) His wife drowned in the ocean.
5. What kind of animal does Jody kill for the first time when Chapter 2 opens?
(a) A rat.
(b) A bird.
(c) A cat.
(d) A spider.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Jody initially think Gitano comes from?
2. What happens to Nellie while Jody is trying to take her somewhere?
3. What does Billy tell Jody to do after he is done helping with the birth?
4. How does Jody know Nellie is going into labor?
5. What kind of shoes does Jody Tiflin wear in late summer?
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