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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. Who does Bobby think interferes with chores when he wants time alone?
(a) His sister.
(b) His wife.
(c) Miss Lottie.
(d) His stepmother.

4. What kind of boat does the Old Man take Bobby on first where the fish flock to the boat?
(a) Fast-moving.
(b) Sloop.
(c) Slow-moving.
(d) Catamaran.

5. 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) 6.
(d) 3.

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

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

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

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

10. Who comes to visit from Maryland in Chapter 5?
(a) Mr. Johnson.
(b) Mr. McIntyre.
(c) Mr. Howard.
(d) Mr. Greyson.

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

12. What epidemic forces the closing of Bobby's school in Chapter 13?
(a) Small pox and hay fever.
(b) Influenza.
(c) Measles and whooping cough.
(d) Tonsilitis.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who fails to shoot the animal during the hunt in Chapter 6 and is ashamed?

2. What does the Old Man talk to Bobby about as they walk along the wet sea?

3. What kind of gun does Bobby receive in Chapter 1?

4. What damage will the Old Man and Bobby work on repairing in Chapter 11?

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

(see the answer keys)

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