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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 14.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does the dog in Chapter 1 show the unnamed man he is feeling better?
(a) He licks him.
(b) He makes himself at home in the man's house.
(c) He eats a large amount of food.
(d) He leaves to walk back home.
2. How did Billy's father discover he had traveled to Tahlequah to pick up the puppies?
(a) He talked to Billy's grandfather.
(b) He received a phone call from the Tahlequah depot stationmaster.
(c) He was unaware of Billy's travels until the boy returned home.
(d) He received a letter from the Tahlequah deport stationmaster.
3. What compromise is Billy willing to make because of his parents' financial difficulties?
(a) He is willing to take on a part time job.
(b) He asks for only one hound puppy.
(c) He agrees to stop asking for the puppies.
(d) He tells his parents he will wait to get the puppies.
4. Why does Billy think the sycamore tree falling is an example of divine intervention?
(a) The breeze that blows it down does not affect any other tree in the area.
(b) He has prayed for assistance.
(c) He has a strong faith in God.
(d) He has an unnatural ability to continue chopping despite the pain.
5. Why does Old Dan not want to get into Billy's grandfather's buggy in Chapter 9?
(a) He does not want to leave the coon in the tree.
(b) He is not tired and hungry.
(c) He is afraid of the buggy.
(d) He does not want to leave Little Ann.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Little Ann stop barking when she trees the "ghost coon"?
2. What does Billy do to gather strength when he believes he can no longer chop the tree down?
3. in Chapter 14, what concern about Little Ann does Billy share with his father?
4. What does Billy's grandfather suggest in Chapter 9 the boy do to keep the coon in the tree while he goes home to rest?
5. Which of the following is NOT a way that the unnamed man in Chapter 1 helps the dog?
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