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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What color eyes does Jody Tiflin have?
2. Who is Smasher?
(a) One of Jody's dogs.
(b) Jody's pet cat.
(c) The name of the bull on the ranch.
(d) Jody -- it's his nickname.
3. How high is the corn when the novel first opens?
(a) It hasn't sprouted yet.
(b) Exactly even with Jody.
(c) Over Jody's head.
(d) Knee high.
4. What does Jody have to do when he comes home from school every day?
(a) Milk the cows.
(b) His afternoon chores.
(c) His homework.
(d) He just gets to play like a normal kid.
5. How is Carl's character first described?
(a) As a disciplinarian.
(b) As a religious man.
(c) As a silly, fun-loving father.
(d) As an outgoing community leader.
Short Answer Questions
1. What ominous sign does Jody see that lets him know his pony has died?
2. When will Jody be allowed to have cartridges for his gun?
3. What is a common breakfast in the Tiflin household?
4. How do the cow-pumpkins look when the novel first opens?
5. When does Billy Buck first go into the ranch house every day?
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