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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. Where was the house in the middle of Salinas that Monty and his family moved to in Chapter 2, Growing Up with Horses?
2. How old was Monty when his father brutally beat a black man to death in Chapter 2, Growing Up with Horses?
3. How many horses did Hastings Harcourt ask Monty to buy for him initially?
4. In what year did Monty turn fourteen?
5. What did Monty feel once in Nevada in Chapter 1, The Call of the Wild Horses?
Short Essay Questions
1. For whom did Monty perform as a stunt double when a child? Who arranged his contracts?
2. Where was the majority of the wild horse population in Monty's childhood? When and why did he first visit there?
3. What was Monty's father's reaction when Monty showed him his techniques on horses as a child?
4. What did Monty's father want for him as a child? When did Monty begin riding horses?
5. What idea did Monty present to the rodeo owner when he was fourteen in Chapter 1, The Call of the Wild Horses?
6. What does Monty write about the abuse he suffered from his father in Chapter 2, Growing Up with Horses? When did the abuse end?
7. What setting does Monty Roberts depict in Chapter 1, The Call of the Wild Horses?
8. What opportunity did Harcourt offer Monty after he bought him horses in Chapter 4, The Sand-Castle Syndrome?
9. How did Monty branch into other sports after achieving freedom from his father?
10. What budget did the millionaire in Chapter 4, The Sand-Castle Syndrome give Monty to guy two horses? What did he buy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the courting and wedding of Monty and Patricia in the narrative. How did Pat contribute to Monty's theories and work?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the establishment of Flag is Up Farms in Santa Ynez, California. How long did the operation stay running? Is it still running today?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the film East of Eden, Elia Kazan and James Dean. When and where was East of Eden produced? What is the subject of the movie?
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