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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who comes over to Bobby's grandfather's house in Chapter 12?
(a) Jason.
(b) Bridget.
(c) Margaret.
(d) Carrie Mae.

2. What does the Old Man get in exchange for bringing meat and grain on credit?
(a) Hunting rights.
(b) Dried shrimp.
(c) Fishing rights.
(d) Food storage.

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

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

5. Where do the Old Man and Bobby decide to go to try hunting a turtle?
(a) A house.
(b) A beach.
(c) A cabin.
(d) A forest.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why do farmers tell rich hunters that there is no quail in Chapter 13?

2. What does Bobby see that makes him feel energized to work in Chapter 11?

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 animal does Bobby NOT want the puppy to hunt?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Bobby receive a gun from the Old Man as he turns 11?

2. Describe Mr. Howard.

3. Describe what the Old Man says and does about summer time and fishing.

4. What is the lesson that Bobby learns from having a dog in Chapter 7?

5. What happens to Aphrodite and the eggs in Chapter 2?

6. How does the hunting group in Chapter 7 find and get the turkeys to come out?

7. Describe Bobby's experience over the holidays with his grandparents.

8. Why does the Old Man discourage Bobby from getting a horse?

9. Describe Bobby's experience with the goat he purchases.

10. Describe Bobby.

(see the answer keys)

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