The Old Man and the Boy Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kinds of signs are all over the property of the rich man that Bobby notices in Chapter 7?
(a) No Trespassing.
(b) No Hunting.
(c) Shoot On Sight.
(d) Blind Child.

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

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

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

5. What does the Old Man want the boy to exercise regarding shooting in Chapter 13?
(a) Speed.
(b) Focus.
(c) Generosity.
(d) Caution.

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

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

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

9. What kinds of beds do they sleep on during the trip that are surprisingly comfortable?
(a) Pine needle.
(b) Woolen mitten.
(c) Oak leaves.
(d) Synthetic fiber.

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

11. Who cries after the hunt?
(a) Bobby.
(b) Old Man.
(c) Howard.
(d) Greyson.

12. What animal does Bobby NOT want the puppy to hunt?
(a) Rabbit.
(b) Duck.
(c) Goose.
(d) Turkey.

13. What kind of a hunt does Bobby go on with the Indians?
(a) Goose.
(b) Squirrel.
(c) Buck.
(d) Duck.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does the Old Man say hunting quail is all about?

3. What kind of a call do Bobby and his friends do to get animals to come out in Chapter 7?

4. How many years had Bobby gone without shooting anyone when he got the gift of a new gun from the Old Man?

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

(see the answer keys)

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