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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 does the stranger at the Foster's gate say he is looking for?
(a) He doesn't say.
(b) Jesse and Miles.
(c) Winnie Foster.
(d) Mae Tuck.
2. What are the only two living things Winnie has found on that particular morning?
(a) A toad and a lizard.
(b) Mae Tuck and a horsefly.
(c) A toad and a cloud of gnats.
(d) A horse and Mae Tuck.
3. What is the name of the village where Mae is going?
(b) Three Acre Wood.
4. What does the author say about the sunsets of this first week of August?
(a) That the color is perfect.
(b) That there is too little color.
(c) That the sun glares at sunset.
(d) That there is too much color.
5. What do passersby want to do when they reach the woods?
(a) Look for a spring.
(d) Make a lot of noise and throw a rock or two.
Short Answer Questions
1. What time does Mae Tuck set out for the village?
2. Who is it that yells from the front door of the cottage that Winnie is going to get her stockings dirty?
3. What color are Jesse's suspenders?
4. What had been the Tucks' plan?
5. Who carries Winnie after she's tired?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the analogy Tuck explains of the pond?
2. What does Mae say about the reason her family members were the ones who drank from the spring?
3. What does the author say would likely be found by a traveler who entered the woods near the Fosters' house?
4. How is it that the Tucks learned of their immortality?
5. What is the question posed about land ownership?
6. The author compares the first week of August to a Ferris wheel. What does the author say is the similarity?
7. What is Tuck's reaction when Winnie arrives with Mae and the boys?
8. Why does Winnie say she wishes she had brothers or sisters?
9. How and why does Winnie's attitude about the Tucks suddenly change?
10. What is the foreshadowing related to the spring itself?
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