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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following words might Jody use to describe his day in the woods in the opening chapter?
(a) Frustrating
(b) Terrible.
(c) Perfect.
(d) Average.

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

3. What does Jody give to Doc in exchange for healing his father?
(a) The gun traded from the Forresters.
(b) His coonskin knapsack.
(c) The baby fawn.
(d) His new hunting knife.

4. From whom does Penny borrow a mare to travel home?
(a) Lem Forrester.
(b) Twink Weatherby.
(c) Mr. Boyle.
(d) Grandma Hutto.

5. What type of albino animal is caught in Penny's trap?
(a) A raccoon.
(b) A mouse.
(c) A squirrel.
(d) An eagle.

Short Answer Questions

1. What animal attacks Penny while he and Jody are searching for the missing farm animals?

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

3. What unusual animal does the Baxter family have drying in their smoke house?

4. What does the Baxter family suspect happened to the missing animals?

5. How many times does Penny's gun misfire, missing the bear that he is hunting?

Short Essay Questions

1. What reaction does Jody have when Old Slewfoot kills the Baxter family's pregnant sow?

2. How does the Baxter family prepare the buck that Penny shoots with his new gun?

3. How is the Baxter family's limestone sinkhole divided?

4. How do each of Jody's parents react to the fact that he has been rambling in the woods all morning rather than doing his chores?

5. How does the Baxter family feel about the need to have a watering well?

6. What happens when Jody goes swimming at Grandma Hutto's house?

7. While walking to the fishing hole, what does Penny inform Jody about the Minorcans?

8. How is Julia injured by Old Slewfoot?

9. After living through the fistfight, what does Jody realize about Oliver Hutto?

10. Jody and his father have what reaction to Fodder Wing's baby raccoon?

(see the answer keys)

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