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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Jody have to do when he comes home from school every day?
(a) His afternoon chores.
(b) Milk the cows.
(c) His homework.
(d) He just gets to play like a normal kid.

2. What kind of gun does Jody have?
(a) A .22.
(b) A .44.
(c) A .25.
(d) A cap gun.

3. Who cooks dinner the day Gitano arrives on the Tiflin ranch?
(a) Gitano's wife.
(b) Gitano.
(c) Jody.
(d) Mrs. Tiflin.

4. How does Jody's mom feel about his dedication to the red pony?
(a) She is proud.
(b) She doesn't really care one way or the other.
(c) She is angry that it keeps him from his chores.
(d) She is angry that it keeps him from school.

5. Who is Billy Buck?
(a) A ranch hand.
(b) A preacher.
(c) A banker.
(d) A farmer.

6. Where are pigs prepared for slaughter and slaughtered on the ranch?
(a) In a special barn.
(b) Beneath the cypress.
(c) They aren't -- they are taken off property for this.
(d) Right near the kitchen so they can be cleaned easily.

7. Where does Gitano stay while at the Tiflin ranch?
(a) The barn.
(b) In Jody's room.
(c) The old bunkhouse.
(d) Outside.

8. What does Carl think Gitano has stolen from him?
(a) Guns.
(b) Old family heirlooms.
(c) Furniture.
(d) Money.

9. What kind of information is Jody eager to get out of Gitano?
(a) Where he came from.
(b) What the mountains are like.
(c) How much money he is carrying with him.
(d) What his family was like long ago.

10. What unique item is Gitano wearing when he first arrives at the Tiflin ranch?
(a) A Stetson hat.
(b) Very expensive boots.
(c) Leather chaps.
(d) A necklace made of cow teeth.

11. How does Jody feel after Gitano leaves?
(a) Angry.
(b) Happy.
(c) Jealous.
(d) Sad.

12. How does Gitano leave his first dinner with the Tiflins?
(a) Without a word.
(b) Drunk.
(c) He falls asleep at the dinner table.
(d) Grateful and thankful.

13. Where does Jody get drinks of water from while walking around the ranch?
(a) A river on their property.
(b) A Thermos he always carries with him.
(c) He has to go back to the kitchen.
(d) A pipe outlet from a cold spring.

14. What item does Gitano leave behind when he leaves the Tiflins?
(a) A gun.
(b) A sack of old coins.
(c) Nothing; he steals from them.
(d) A bag.

15. How is Billy's horse often described?
(a) As nothing special to look at.
(b) As looking almost exactly like Billy.
(c) As the most beautiful horse in the county.
(d) As an average horse but with crazy eyes.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Jody do after he learns Gitano has died?

2. What would Billy Buck like to do with Easter?

3. Where does Carl suggest Gitano go after he leaves the Tiflin ranch?

4. How is Carl's character first described?

5. Who is Doubletree Mutt?

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