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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. What is the name of the puppy that the Old Man gives Bobby?
(a) Tom.
(b) Dexter.
(c) Baxter.
(d) Moose.

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

3. What does the Old Man ask Bobby to think about as they sit in silence in Chapter 11?
(a) How everything got there.
(b) His ruthless cynicism.
(c) His failing grades.
(d) His mother's criticism.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. On Sunday, what do the Old Man and Bobby like to do in Chapter 12?

2. What kind of boat does the Old Man take Bobby on first where the fish flock to the boat?

3. What does Bobby think about as he sits in silence that makes him feel small and lonely?

4. What does Bobby shoot in Chapter 7?

5. What does Bobby like to do with his friends instead of going to church?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. Describe Carrie Mae.

5. How does Bobby train his new dog in Chapter 7?

6. Describe some of the customs that the Old Man and Bobby do in the month of October.

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

8. Describe Bob's new gun that he receives in Chapter 1.

9. How does the Old Man teach Bobby to have caution in Chapter 13?

10. Describe what Bobby shoots in Chapter 13.

(see the answer keys)

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