The Old Man and the Boy Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Bobby love about the black church meetings?
(a) Spirit movement.
(b) Preaching and praying.
(c) Dancing and fighting.
(d) Music and watching people in the Spirit.

2. Where does Bobby go to get nails in Chapter 11?
(a) His uncle's house.
(b) His mother's attic.
(c) ACE hardware.
(d) Uncle Jimmy's store.

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

4. What does the Old Man say that he is doing when he is sitting quietly on the dock?
(a) Nothing.
(b) Meditating.
(c) Worrying.
(d) Crying.

5. What does Bobby like to do in addition to hunting and fishing in Chapter 11?
(a) Play baseball.
(b) Play soccer.
(c) Play handball.
(d) Play tennis.

6. What damage will the Old Man and Bobby work on repairing in Chapter 11?
(a) Tornado.
(b) Hailstorm.
(c) Hurricane.
(d) Typhoon.

7. What does Bobby see that makes him feel energized to work in Chapter 11?
(a) His grandfather working.
(b) Lazy Uncle Jimmy dozing.
(c) His grandmother cooking.
(d) His sister painting.

8. How many years had Bobby gone without shooting anyone when he got the gift of a new gun from the Old Man?
(a) 5.
(b) 4.
(c) 3.
(d) 6.

9. How old is Bobby when the Old Man takes away his first gun?
(a) 9.
(b) 14.
(c) 11.
(d) 20.

10. What does the Old Man say is not the time for hard work or serious fishing?
(a) Fall.
(b) Spring.
(c) Summer.
(d) Winter.

11. What is it important to train a bird dog to be like?
(a) A fighter.
(b) A gentleman.
(c) A servant.
(d) A receiver.

12. What do the Old Man and his friend do to Bobby after he shoots the animal?
(a) Beat him up and steal his catch.
(b) Laugh at him and eat his food.
(c) Stick his head into the animal's entrails.
(d) Congratulate him and give him a beer.

13. What does the Old Man think that they should go to and get out of the women's hair in Chapter 10?
(a) Beachfront shack.
(b) His mansion.
(c) His cellar.
(d) His sailboat.

14. What is the name of the puppy that the Old Man gives Bobby?
(a) Tom.
(b) Baxter.
(c) Moose.
(d) Dexter.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Bobby kill that sings at night?

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

3. What does Bobby retrieve on expeditions at his grandparents' house?

4. Who sometimes accompanies the Old Man and the group hunting as a camping chef?

5. What kinds of characters does Bobby encounter in the fishing cove?

(see the answer keys)

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