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 does the Old Man say that Bobby has learned from sitting in silence in Chapter 11?
(a) Quietness.
(b) Patience.
(c) Humility.
(d) Solitude.

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

3. What does the Old Man do after Bobby kills the bird that sings at night?
(a) Breaks his gun.
(b) Scolds Bobby.
(c) Locks him up.
(d) Eats the bird.

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

5. What kind of a hunt does Bobby go on with the Old Man and his friend the morning after they arrive?
(a) Buck.
(b) Quail.
(c) Duck.
(d) Goose.

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

7. In September, what does the Old Man take Bobby fishing for on the weekends?
(a) Catfish.
(b) Salmon.
(c) Spearfish.
(d) Bluefish.

8. What kind of hunting do the Old Man and Bobby go in at the end of Chapter 12?
(a) Dove.
(b) Buck.
(c) Goose.
(d) Quail.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In the afternoon, what giant animal comes out of the woods that Bobby shoots?

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

3. What time does the Old Man consider special and valuable?

4. Where does Bobby go to get nails in Chapter 11?

5. What do the Old Man and the Boy put out to catch live shrimp for bait in Chapter 4?

(see the answer keys)

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