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

2. What does the Old Man get in exchange for bringing meat and grain on credit?
(a) Fishing rights.
(b) Food storage.
(c) Dried shrimp.
(d) Hunting rights.

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

4. How many people go on the trip that the Old Man plans?
(a) 5.
(b) 3.
(c) 6.
(d) 4.

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

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

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

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

9. What does Bobby have to do while the dogs flush out the animal during the hunt in Chapter 6?
(a) Wait.
(b) Yell.
(c) Shoot.
(d) Count.

10. With whom does the Old Man carefully cultivate relationships with and bring meat and grain on credit?
(a) Lawyers.
(b) Landowners.
(c) Fishermen.
(d) Hunters.

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

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

13. What does fishing make easier to do according to the Old Man?
(a) Eat.
(b) Fight.
(c) Sleep.
(d) Think.

14. Where is the house located that Bobby stays in during the summer?
(a) Georgia.
(b) South Carolina.
(c) North Carolina.
(d) Maryland.

15. What are the women doing in Chapter 10 that makes Bobby nervous?
(a) Complaining.
(b) Cleaning.
(c) Arguing.
(d) Sleeping.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Old Man say that Bobby has to practice in order to use the gun in Chapter 1?

2. What does Bobby see that makes him feel energized to work in Chapter 11?

3. What is the name of the puppy that the Old Man gives Bobby?

4. What does Miss Lottie cook for supper in Chapter 12?

5. What does Bobby see on the turtle's shell?

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