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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What item did Carl and Billy get to go with the pony?
(a) A saddle.
(c) A special rope.
(d) A new, small barn.
2. What does Mrs. Tiflin claim was the biggest thing in her father's life?
(a) Meeting his wife.
(b) Serving in the Spanish War.
(c) Crossing the plains.
(d) Having her get married.
3. What does Jody's mother do when she meets Gitano for the first time?
(a) Takes his packages and suitcases.
(b) Cooks him dinner right away.
(c) Sends for Jody's father.
(d) Gets very scared and starts to cry.
4. Why does Billy tell Jody to go outside when Nellie is supposedly in labor?
(a) So he can keep Carl away.
(b) So he can stand guard.
(c) So he can charge people admission at the door.
(d) So he doesn't see Billy kill Nellie.
5. Who does Jody first show his new pony to?
(a) His teacher.
(b) The neighborhood preacher.
(c) Six boys from school.
(d) No one -- he keeps it hidden away.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the colt born in?
2. What kind of information is Jody eager to get out of Gitano?
3. Where does Jody sleep while his pony is sick?
4. How does Jody prepare for riding his pony once it is ready?
5. What color skin does Gitano have?
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