Incident at Hawk's Hill Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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Incident at Hawk's Hill Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Ben react when William begins to skin the male badger?
(a) He screams and runs away.
(b) He throws himself on top of the badger's body.
(c) He shrieks and knocks the knife out of William's hand.
(d) He begins to laugh hysterically.

2. Lord Selkirk, who manages the Hudson Bay Company, brings in settlers from which country to farm the Winnipeg area?
(a) England.
(b) America.
(c) Scotland.
(d) France.

3. How does the author say Esther MacDonald reacts to the journey in the prologue?
(a) She spends the trip mad at her husband.
(b) She shows no fear.
(c) She cries most of the time.
(d) She is very frightened.

4. As far as the townspeople can tell, the new neighbor originally comes from where?
(a) Winnipeg.
(b) Toronto.
(c) Quebec.
(d) Ontario.

5. What noise does the author say Ben makes in Chapter Three that seems to soothe any animal?
(a) Humming.
(b) Singing.
(c) Chattering.
(d) Laughing.

6. For what is the badger searching when the author first introduces the character?
(a) Water.
(b) Danger.
(c) Den.
(d) Food.

7. From how far away can a male badger detect a female's scent?
(a) Fifty feet.
(b) Eight miles.
(c) Two miles.
(d) Twelve yards.

8. In Chapter Three, how does the hawk react when Ben tries to watch it eat?
(a) It attacks him.
(b) It doesn't see him.
(c) It allows him to watch.
(d) It flies away.

9. How much money does Burton say he can make off the male badger's pelt?
(a) Eighteen or twenty dollars.
(b) Twelve or fifteen dollars.
(c) Thirty or forty dollars.
(d) Five or six dollars.

10. Why did Burton leave Lobo at home when going to check his traps?
(a) He decided Lobo was more trouble than he was worth.
(b) Lobo wasn't around when he left the house.
(c) He didn't want Lobo to attack the trapped animals.
(d) He was afraid Lobo would get caught in one of the traps.

11. Instead of resting after the digging project is completed, the female badger begins to do what?
(a) Bathe.
(b) Gather grasses.
(c) Hunt.
(d) Look for her mate.

12. As Chapter Four opens, which of the following reasons does the author NOT say kept the badger from attacking Ben?
(a) She was frightened of him.
(b) She is stronger than he.
(c) He is defenseless.
(d) He is small.

13. Why does the author say the real agony begins for the badger at dawn of the second morning?
(a) She knows she is going to die.
(b) She can hear her pups crying for food.
(c) She realizes that her mate is dead.
(d) She has to hunt with her injuries.

14. While examining the mouse skull abandoned by the hawk, Ben discovers what?
(a) The mouse's tail.
(b) An anthill.
(c) The mouse's nest.
(d) An interesting plant.

15. How does the animal Ben encounters in Chapter Three respond when he tries to feed it?
(a) The animal accepts the food.
(b) The animal ignores him.
(c) The animals runs from him.
(d) The animal attacks him.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what year does the prologue say this story takes place?

2. Why does Burton put on a leather glove when setting his traps?

3. In the prologue, the author states that William MacDonald is what ethnicity?

4. What was the problem with the first site the badger examined in Chapter Two?

5. Which of the following does Burton NOT mention as a use for badger pelts in Chapter Five?

(see the answer keys)

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