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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Jody initially invite Gitano down to the barn?
(a) To meet his red pony.
(b) To see the stock.
(c) To get him away from his angry father.
(d) To find a more comfortable place to sleep.
2. How does Jody's father react when he meets Gitano for the first time?
(a) He threatens him with a gun.
(b) He refuses to talk to him.
(c) He tells him he is not needed at the ranch.
(d) He is honored to have such a wise guest.
3. What is the "carrion" that Jody mentions the buzzards are helpful with?
(a) Dead flesh.
(b) Seeds that need to be spread.
(c) Leftover crops.
(d) Poisonous buzzards.
4. Who is Doubletree Mutt?
(a) Jody's pet toad.
(b) One of Jody's cats.
(c) Joday's pet racoon.
(d) One of Jody's dogs.
5. For whom does Billy Buck work?
(a) No one -- he is a wandering worker.
(b) The city.
(c) The Tiflin family.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Jody sleep while his pony is sick?
2. How is Jody's character first described?
3. Why does Jody feel the way he does after Gitano leaves?
4. Where does Gitano claim to have relatives?
5. What does Jody initially want to name the pony?
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