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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 saves Brightbill from the Rockfish's sharp teeth when Roz is unable to help him?
2. What does the deer family get in return for Tawny's help in constructing the garden?
(a) Roz sends Brightbill over to play with Tawny's fawns to keep them busy.
(b) Roz babysits Tawny's fawns whenever she wants.
(c) Roz helps to clean off the buck's velvet during the appropriate season.
(d) Her family gets to feed there each evening.
3. What reason does Roz give for being worried about the flock of geese?
(a) She is worried that they will like their destination better than they like the island.
(b) She is worried that they might be able to handle the icy weather.
(c) She is worried that they may get lost.
(d) She is worried that Longneck is too old to be leading the flock.
4. After others sharing what they think Roz's purpose is, she says that perhaps she does know what her purpose is. What does she say she thinks her purpose may be?
(a) To serve humans.
(b) To help others.
(c) To love everyone.
(d) To be a good mother to Brightbill.
5. What material does Mr. Beaver use to construct a new foot for Roz?
(b) Dead robot parts.
(d) Pressed flowers.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Brightbill tell Chitchat that makes her speechless?
2. Which animal does Rockfish the pike grab by the tail, causing the animal to call for help?
3. What is NOT part of Roz's and Brightbill's nightly routine?
4. What does Roz decide to do when she realizes that the Nest is at its capacity?
5. Why are even the animals who hibernate in danger during this winter?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Brightbill's curiosity influence his behavior?
2. What one regret does Brightbill express surrounding his ability to fly?
3. What is the effect of Roz's line at the end of Chapter 52 when she asks, "How bad could winter be?"
4. What benefits does the garden provide to the island community?
5. When Roz and Brightbill decide they can no longer stand wondering about what will happen when they press Roz's deactivation button and they press it, what happens?
6. What is the significance of the revelation that among the migratory birds who will have to leave the island are the geese?
7. What happens to cause Loudwing's advice to Roz that she let Brightbill cool off and have some time alone since youngsters of his age tend to be moody?
8. What is significant about the events that transpire on Swimming Day?
9. When Brightbill asks if he can skip migration and instead remain on the island with Roz during the winter, Roz says she does not think that is a good idea and that he should migrate with the flock. What are the reasons behind this pronouncement?
10. What kinds of sensory details does the author use to describe autumn?
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