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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 16.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the following is NOT a realization Billy comes to upon returning home with the puppies?
(a) His parents were not concerned when he was gone.
(b) His family's home is clean and neat.
(c) His parents truly love him.
(d) His home is a peaceful place.
2. What criteria must all entrants into the hunting contest in Chapter 14 meet?
(a) They need to have caught a certain number of raccoons.
(b) They only have to pay a registration fee.
(c) They must be seasoned hunters.
(d) They must be at least 18 years old.
3. In Chapter 5, what does Billy see the train stationmaster doing that gives him the courage to enter the depot?
(a) Talking to another child.
(b) Putting the puppies.
(c) Caring for his canary.
4. What prevents Billy's parents from buying him the puppies he wants?
(a) They do not want to have pets.
(b) They do not believe he will take care of them.
(c) They are not available in the area they live in.
(d) They cannot afford them.
5. Where does Billy's family live when he is ten?
(a) In the Ozark Mountains.
(b) In the Appalachian Mountains.
(c) In Idaho.
(d) In Texas.
Short Answer Questions
1. What compromise is Billy willing to make because of his parents' financial difficulties?
2. Why does Old Dan not want to get into Billy's grandfather's buggy in Chapter 9?
3. How many raccoons do Billy and the dogs catch during the hunting contest?
4. Why does Billy feel badly for scolding Little Ann when they return to the sycamore tree in Chapter 9?
5. What does Billy notice about the size of the puppies in Chapter 5?
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