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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What items are in the mailbox when Jody returns home from school in Chapter 3?
(a) A birthday present from Jody's grandmother.
(b) A catalog and a newspaper.
(c) The flute Jody had ordered a few weeks earlier.
(d) A dead squirrel.
2. What problem does Billy find with Nellie's pregnancy?
(a) That she is going to have twins.
(b) That Nellie has a tumor inside, not a baby.
(c) That the colt is turned the wrong way.
(d) That the colt is already dead before it is born.
3. How does Jody get to school?
(a) He takes the school bus.
(b) Billy Buck usually lets him ride a horse.
(c) He walks.
(d) Carl drives him.
4. What does Billy do to try to fix Nellie's problem with the delivery?
(a) Drug Nellie.
(b) Turn the colt around inside.
(c) Get help from the neighbors.
5. What kind of horse was Easter when he was younger?
(a) Stubborn and strong-willed.
(b) Beautiful and strong.
(c) Expensive but worthless.
(d) Lazy and annoying.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why has Jody been told to take Nellie to someone else's ranch?
2. What color skin does Gitano have?
3. What has Gitano actually stolen from Carl?
4. When Carl and Billy first return from being gone when the novel opens, what does Jody smell on their breath?
5. What does Gitano eat for breakfast the day after he arrives at the Tiflin ranch?
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