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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many eggs does the turtle lay on the beach in a hole?
(a) 100.
(b) 200.
(c) 20.
(d) 50.

2. What kind of a trip is the Old Man and his friend planning that Bobby desperately wants to go on?
(a) Camping and hunting.
(b) Rockclimbing and swimming.
(c) Fishing and fighting.
(d) Sailing and swimming.

3. What kind of church events does Bobby attend in Chapter 11?
(a) Adventist.
(b) Methodist.
(c) Revival.
(d) Episcopal.

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

5. What does Miss Lottie cook for supper in Chapter 12?
(a) Goose.
(b) Quail.
(c) Doves.
(d) Buck.

6. What does the Old Man tell Bobby to do on/to the turtle?
(a) Ride her back to the ocean.
(b) Feed her insects.
(c) Paint her back.
(d) Capture her and put her in a bag.

7. What is Bobby's new boat called in Chapter 9?
(a) Sweet Pea
(b) Charlotte Morse.
(c) Morse Code.
(d) Daisy Tripping.

8. Who is considered a man after successfully killing a buck?
(a) The Old Man.
(b) Bobby.
(c) Mr. Howard.
(d) Jason.

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

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

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

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

13. Where do the Old Man and Bobby fish on foot for bluefish?
(a) Shallow tide-pools.
(b) Salmon aquifers.
(c) Reefs and marshes.
(d) Sounds and bays.

14. What does the Old Man say that Bobby has to practice in order to use the gun in Chapter 1?
(a) Prayers.
(b) Rifle practice.
(c) Gun safety.
(d) Bullet shooting.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Bobby love about the black church meetings?

2. What do Bobby and the Old Man hunt in October and give to various people?

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

4. What is Bobby sent out to shoot on his first hunting trip alone by his grandfather in Chapter 7?

5. What kind of a hunt does Bobby go on with the Indians?

(see the answer keys)

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