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

2. What does the Old Man make a medicine for the puppy that he gives Bobby?
(a) Whooping cough.
(b) Mange.
(c) Small pox.
(d) Diptheria.

3. In whose home does Bobby spend the summers and holidays?
(a) Mother's house.
(b) Stepmother's house.
(c) Grandparents' house.
(d) Father's house.

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

5. 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.

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

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

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

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

10. Who is Miss Lottie?
(a) Bobbie's stepmother.
(b) Bobbie's aunt.
(c) Bobbie's schoolteacher.
(d) Bobbie's grandmother.

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

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

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

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

15. On Sunday, what do the Old Man and Bobby like to do in Chapter 12?
(a) Fish.
(b) Camp.
(c) Hunt.
(d) Swim.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What are the women doing in Chapter 10 that makes Bobby nervous?

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

4. What does Bobby do during the black church meetings?

5. What does Bobby kill that sings at night?

(see the answer keys)

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