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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's father hit his horse with to "break it" in Chapter 2, Growing Up with Horses?
2. What did Monty's parents claim had injured him when they put him in the hospital in Chapter 2, Growing Up with Horses?
3. What did Monty never see any of from his film work?
4. What did Monty's father offer to rent to Monty in Chapter 3, East of Eden?
5. Where did Monty go to look for wild horses at age fourteen?
Short Essay Questions
1. What budget did the millionaire in Chapter 4, The Sand-Castle Syndrome give Monty to guy two horses? What did he buy?
2. What did Monty's father want for him as a child? When did Monty begin riding horses?
3. What does Monty write about the abuse he suffered from his father in Chapter 2, Growing Up with Horses? When did the abuse end?
4. What realization did Monty have about competing in Chapter 3, East of Eden?
5. How does Monty describe meeting Brownie in Chapter 2, Growing Up with Horses?
6. What did Monty do when he realized he wanted to hit his father in Chapter 3, East of Eden? What did his father offer him?
7. What setting does Monty Roberts depict in Chapter 1, The Call of the Wild Horses?
8. What movie star did Monty meet on the set of "East of Eden"? What was this experience like?
9. What awards does Monty describe having won in the beginning of Chapter 3, East of Eden?
10. What did the crowd yell when horses were injured at the rodeo in Chapter 1, The Call of the Wild Horses? Why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the Wild Horse Races and the Salinas Rodeo. Do Wild Horse Races still take place today? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Describe Crawford Hall. What led to Hall's disability? How did Monty discover his friend had been paralyzed? How did Monty help his friend out?
Essay Topic 3
What accusations were made in the book Horse Whispers & Lies? Who wrote this book? Do you agree with Monty or his relatives regarding his father's abuse? Why?
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