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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who chooses the new name, Flag, for Jody's new fawn?
(a) Ma Baxter.
(b) Lem Forrester.
(c) Fodder Wing.
(d) Ma Forrester.

2. While hunting for Grandma Hutto, how many bucks do Penny and Jody kill?
(a) Four.
(b) Three.
(c) Two.
(d) One.

3. Who is injured during the first hunt of Old Slewfoot?
(a) Rip.
(b) Penny.
(c) Julia.
(d) Jody.

4. How many babies did Penny Baxter and his wife bury before Jody was born?
(a) Five.
(b) Eight.
(c) Two.
(d) Twelve.

5. How are Penny and Jody greeted by the Forrester family?
(a) With animosity.
(b) With terror.
(c) With suspicion.
(d) With open arms.

6. Which of the following adjectives best describes the lunchtime meal that Jody and his father eat at the Forrester home?
(a) Sickening.
(b) Moldy.
(c) Sparse.
(d) Plentiful.

7. When Jody realizes that a bear or raccoon may not be a good option for a pet, what does he ask his mother for instead?
(a) A trout.
(b) A fawn.
(c) A kitten.
(d) A puppy.

8. What does Jody admit to eating, which he believes has caused his upset stomach?
(a) Undercooked meat.
(b) Poisonous plants.
(c) Half-ripe berries.
(d) Curdled milk.

9. Which of the following is NOT a watering trough at the Baxter family sinkhole?
(a) A swine watering trough.
(b) A birdbath trough.
(c) A laundry washing trough.
(d) A livestock watering trough.

10. After his father's attack, what chore does Jody complete on his own for the first time in his life?
(a) Milking the cows.
(b) Feeding the horses.
(c) Plowing the fields.
(d) Bailing the hay.

11. What overwhelming feeling does Jody feel when he is cleaning out the sinkhole?
(a) Sadness.
(b) Elation.
(c) Calm.
(d) Fear.

12. What does Jody promise to feed the fawn if he is allowed to take it home?
(a) Table scraps.
(b) Corn.
(c) Milk.
(d) Wheat.

13. At what time must Jody finish all of his chores before he is allowed to visit Fodder Wing?
(a) 5 p.m.
(b) 3 p.m.
(c) Noon.
(d) 9 a.m.

14. What alcoholic beverage do all but Jody drink at the Forrester home?
(a) Black whiskey.
(b) Grape wine.
(c) Moonshine.
(d) Malt beer.

15. Which character says that they would like a chance to "whup that bear"?
(a) Ma Baxter.
(b) Lem Forrester.
(c) Penny Baxter.
(d) Jody Baxter.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who takes Jody into the woods in search of the fawn?

2. What is the name of Grandma Hutto's little white dog?

3. When the Baxter hogs were returned, what was included as a supposed peace offering?

4. Why does Grandma Hutto allow Jody to return home after the fistfight?

5. What does Jody create with palm fronds in the woods?

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