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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the Old Man want the boy to exercise regarding shooting in Chapter 13?
(a) Focus.
(b) Speed.
(c) Caution.
(d) Generosity.

2. Who sometimes accompanies the Old Man and the group hunting as a camping chef?
(a) Lottie.
(b) Howard.
(c) Greyson.
(d) Ex-con.

3. What kind of gun does Bobby receive in Chapter 1?
(a) 30-barrel.
(b) 20-gauge.
(c) 45 mm.
(d) 20-silencer.

4. Where does Bobby find the Old Man sitting with other old men on the dock in Chapter 10?
(a) A gondola.
(b) A cedar bench.
(c) A wooden log.
(d) A layboat.

5. What is the new gun that Bobby receives from the Old Man as a gift with his name on it?
(a) 90-mm silencer.
(b) 45-mm single rifle.
(c) 20-gauge single-barrel.
(d) 16-gauge double-barrel.

6. What does Bobby see on the turtle's shell?
(a) Seaweed.
(b) Eggs.
(c) Barnacles.
(d) Mites.

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

8. 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.

9. What does the Old Man say hunting quail is all about?
(a) Reflexes.
(b) Ballistics.
(c) Aim.
(d) Luck.

10. What kinds of characters does Bobby encounter in the fishing cove?
(a) International.
(b) Disreputable.
(c) Noble.
(d) Aged.

11. In the white church meetings, what kind of dancing occurs?
(a) Square.
(b) Polka.
(c) Contra.
(d) Swing.

12. Where do the Old Man and Bobby decide to go to try hunting a turtle?
(a) A beach.
(b) A forest.
(c) A house.
(d) A cabin.

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

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

15. What do Bobby and the Old Man do with some of the turtle's eggs?
(a) Donate them.
(b) Eat them.
(c) Lose them.
(d) Bury them.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Bobby's new boat called in Chapter 9?

2. What does the Old Man ask Bobby to think about as they sit in silence in Chapter 11?

3. What does the Old Man think that they should go to and get out of the women's hair in Chapter 10?

4. What animal was NOT shot during the hunt in Chapter 9?

5. What do the Old Man and his friend do to Bobby after he shoots the animal?

(see the answer keys)

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