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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How do the cow-pumpkins look when the novel first opens?
(a) They are still too small to see.
(b) They are large and ready for harvesting.
(c) They are green and small.
(d) They are enormous and expected to win a prize at the state fair.
2. For whom does Billy Buck work?
(b) The city.
(c) No one -- he is a wandering worker.
(d) The Tiflin family.
3. How does the pony respond to Jody when he reaches for it for the first time?
(a) It nuzzles up to him.
(b) It is very, very shy.
(c) It bites Jody.
(d) It licks his fingers because they taste like bacon from breakfast.
4. What kind of shoes does Jody Tiflin wear in late summer?
(a) Big boots because of all the rain.
5. Who is Billy Buck?
(a) A banker.
(b) A preacher.
(c) A ranch hand.
(d) A farmer.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Jody's mom feel about his dedication to the red pony?
2. What does the pony's name mean?
3. When does Billy Buck first go into the ranch house every day?
4. Who is Smasher?
5. How old is Jody Tiflin when the novel begins?
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