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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Bobby's teacher that he has a crush on?
(a) Lynda Johnson.
(b) Lisa Whitehall.
(c) Carrie Mae Knight.
(d) Erica Stuart.

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

3. What do Bobby and the Old Man do with some of the turtle's eggs?
(a) Eat them.
(b) Donate them.
(c) Bury them.
(d) Lose them.

4. Who fails to shoot the animal during the hunt in Chapter 6 and is ashamed?
(a) Mark.
(b) Lewis.
(c) Bobby.
(d) Old Man.

5. What does the Old Man like to do with his friend on his porch in Chapter 5?
(a) Laugh and smoke.
(b) Drink and cry.
(c) Play chess.
(d) Fight and argue.

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

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

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

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

10. What do the Old Man and the Boy put out to catch live shrimp for bait in Chapter 4?
(a) Magic light.
(b) Lure.
(c) Bluefish hook.
(d) Cast net.

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

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. How old is Bobby when he gets his first gun?
(a) 7.
(b) 12.
(c) 8.
(d) 6.

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

15. What does Bobby love to eat as much as possible during Christmas at roasts in Chapter 13?
(a) Turkey.
(b) Oyster.
(c) Ham.
(d) Salmon.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Why does Miss Lottie suggest that the men go hunting in Chapter 7?

3. In the white church meetings, what kind of dancing occurs?

4. What does the Old Man think that they should go to and get out of the women's hair in Chapter 10?

5. Where do the Old Man and Bobby decide to go to try hunting a turtle?

(see the answer keys)

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