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The Wind in the Willows Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. After a time, the seizures stop and Toad becomes:



2. Why doesn't Rat want to stop when Mole asks him?



3. What animal warns Mole to "Get out of this?"



4. What is Toad's favorite color?



5. What is the name of the inn that Toad stops at to eat?



Short Essay Questions

1. How is Portly persuaded to return home?



2. How does Toad behave when he rejoins the party?



3. How has Mole changed after living with Rat for a few weeks?



4. Who finds Portly and where?



5. What ends Toad's adventure in this chapter?



6. In what ways are Water Rat and Sea Rat different?



7. Why is it unusual for Badger to visit Rat and Mole?



8. Why is Mole so eager to meet Badger?



9. How did Mole and Badger show loyalty to Toad?



10. What did Rat and Mole spend the day doing?



Essay Topics

What theme recurs in Toad's adventures? Write an essay describing how Toad's adventures relate to his major character traits.

What is the significance of the Wild Woods in this story? Track the mentions of the Wild Woods in the book and describe its meaning and importance to the themes of adventure and comfort.

How does Mr. Badger's house reflect his character? Use details from the text to support your thesis.

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