The Man Who Listens to Horses Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Monty Roberts
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Monty watch the mustangs do when entering the race in Chapter 1, The Call of the Wild Horses?

2. How old was Monty when he met Hastings Harcourt?

3. How old was Hastings Harcourt when he met Monty?

4. What did Monty never see any of from his film work?

5. In what year was "East of Eden" shot in Salinas?

Short Essay Questions

1. What loss did Monty suffer in Chapter 3, East of Eden? How did his father assist him in digging a grave?

2. What did Monty's work with deer show in terms of his abilities with animals?

3. What position did Harcourt offer Monty at the facility in Chapter 4, The Sand-Castle Syndrome? How did it develop?

4. What was Monty's experience with the mustang in Chapter 7, The Invitation That Changed My Life like?

5. What realization did Monty have about competing in Chapter 3, East of Eden?

6. What did Monty discover about Harcourt in Chapter 4, The Sand-Castle Syndrome? Who informed him of the condition?

7. How did Monty feel about his experience with Harcourt in Chapter 5, Flag is Up Farms Regained? What was his next focus?

8. What idea did Monty present to the rodeo owner when he was fourteen in Chapter 1, The Call of the Wild Horses?

9. What young male deer does Monty describe in Chapter 6, Deer Friends?

10. Who did Monty hire to assist and observe him in Chapter 7, The Invitation That Changed My Life? What were his results?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe the animal body language, horse-training techniques, and Monty's experiences watching mustangs in the wild. How is their behavior described?

Essay Topic 2

Describe different examples of foreshadowing in the narrative and the theme of entrepreneurship in Monty's life. What creative ways did Monty go about earning money as a child?

Essay Topic 3

Describe the effect of Japanese-American internment camps in California and the impact of moving on Monty. Who amongst Monty's friends or acquaintances was imprisoned? Why?

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