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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many animals does Bobby capture with the Indians in Chapter 6?
(a) 10.
(b) 9.
(c) 12.
(d) 6.

2. What does the Old Man do after Bobby kills the bird that sings at night?
(a) Locks him up.
(b) Eats the bird.
(c) Scolds Bobby.
(d) Breaks his gun.

3. Who is Miss Lottie?
(a) Bobbie's grandmother.
(b) Bobbie's stepmother.
(c) Bobbie's schoolteacher.
(d) Bobbie's aunt.

4. Why does Miss Lottie suggest that the men go hunting in Chapter 7?
(a) To get out of the house.
(b) To teach Bobby a lesson.
(c) Meat is expensive.
(d) To teach the Old Man a lesson.

5. What does Bobby do during the black church meetings?
(a) Sing in the choir.
(b) Sit on the sidelines.
(c) Dance with the clergy.
(d) Fight with the pastor.

6. What animal does Bobby NOT want the puppy to hunt?
(a) Duck.
(b) Rabbit.
(c) Turkey.
(d) Goose.

7. What does Bobby kill that sings at night?
(a) Nightingale.
(b) Rooster.
(c) Mockingbird.
(d) Dovetail.

8. What does the Old Man say that Bobby has learned from sitting in silence in Chapter 11?
(a) Patience.
(b) Quietness.
(c) Humility.
(d) Solitude.

9. What kind of a hunt does Bobby go on with the Indians?
(a) Buck.
(b) Goose.
(c) Squirrel.
(d) Duck.

10. What does Bobby shoot in Chapter 7?
(a) Female turkey.
(b) Male turkey.
(c) Female hen.
(d) Male quail.

11. What does the Old Man want to explain the difference between to Bobby?
(a) Meditative loafing and laziness.
(b) Rushing and dreaming.
(c) Laziness and sloth.
(d) Meditative loafing and anxiety.

12. What does Bobby like to do with his friends instead of going to church?
(a) Sleep in.
(b) Drink.
(c) Play dice.
(d) Fish.

13. In September, what does the Old Man take Bobby fishing for on the weekends?
(a) Bluefish.
(b) Spearfish.
(c) Catfish.
(d) Salmon.

14. What kinds of beds do they sleep on during the trip that are surprisingly comfortable?
(a) Synthetic fiber.
(b) Pine needle.
(c) Oak leaves.
(d) Woolen mitten.

15. In the afternoon, what giant animal comes out of the woods that Bobby shoots?
(a) Buck.
(b) Goat.
(c) Moose.
(d) Longhorn.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where do the Old Man and Bobby fish on foot for bluefish?

2. How old is Bobby when he gets an air rifle?

3. What kind of a hunt does Bobby go on with the Old Man and his friend the morning after they arrive?

4. In the white church meetings, what kind of dancing occurs?

5. Who is Bobby's teacher that he has a crush on?

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