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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why doesn't the Baxter family own a well?
(a) Because they didn't like the taste of well water.
(b) Because they can't afford the labor to dig one.
(c) Because wells haven't been invented yet.
(d) Because Ma thinks that wells are unclean.

2. Buck considers what animals to be vandals in the cornfield?
(a) Bears.
(b) Foxes.
(c) Raccoons.
(d) Deer.

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

4. Who is the only person that the Forrester men feel comfortable sharing their grief with?
(a) Ma Baxter.
(b) Jody Baxter.
(c) Penny Baxter.
(d) Ma Forrester.

5. When Jody sees Oliver to say goodbye, what does Oliver ask Jody to do for him?
(a) Pick up his medicine from the doctor's office.
(b) Deliver a message to Twink.
(c) Punch Lem Forrester the next time he sees him.
(d) Pray for his healing wounds.

6. After the encounter with the Spaniard, what type of animal does Jody watch feeding its young?
(a) A fox.
(b) A raccoon.
(c) A bear.
(d) A squirrel.

7. What reason does Buck Forrester give for wishing to go back to his own home?
(a) To help build the new well.
(b) To sleep in his own bed.
(c) To see to his fields.
(d) To check on his family.

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

9. Which of the following words finishes this phrase from the Forrester home: "I'm so hungry, my ______ thinks my throat is cut"?
(a) Stomach.
(b) Tummy.
(c) Belly.
(d) Insides.

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

11. On the day that Jody returns from the Forrester's home, what meat does Penny have cooking in the smokehouse?
(a) Deer.
(b) Chicken.
(c) Pork.
(d) Bear.

12. How does Jody express himself when he tells his father about his insights into nature?
(a) He finds that he is able to express himself eloquently.
(b) He finds that his father is not interested in what he has to say.
(c) He finds that he cannot properly express himself.
(d) He has no interest in telling his father what he thinks about nature.

13. What does the Baxter family suspect happened to the missing animals?
(a) They suspect that the Forrester family stole them.
(b) They suspect that animals have fallen into the stream.
(c) They suspect that they wandered into the woods.
(d) They suspect that Old Slewfoot got at them.

14. What vegetable is Jody hoeing on the day that he wants to visit Fodder Wing with his new fawn?
(a) Beans.
(b) Radishes.
(c) Turnips.
(d) Sweet potatoes.

15. What information about Fodder Wing does Jody learn from Fodder Wing's brother while they are in the woods together?
(a) That Fodder Wing will be going on vacation.
(b) That it is Fodder Wing's birthday.
(c) That Fodder Wing is ill.
(d) That Fodder Wing can walk again.

Short Answer Questions

1. How are Penny and Jody greeted by the Forrester family?

2. What does Jody see his father do, which prompts him to believe his father will live?

3. What does Buck stuff into the bee hive to trick the bees out of it?

4. How does Ma Baxter feel about Buck Forrester staying in their home?

5. What does Lem Forrester trade to Penny in exchange for the fiest?

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