Black Beauty Chapter 2

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Black Beauty Chapter 2 - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Darkie went to Squire Gordon's farm in the 

    • A.

      Spring.

    • B.

      Summer.

    • C.

      Winter.

    • D.

      Fall.

    Correct Answer
    A. Spring.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is spring because the question states that Darkie went to Squire Gordon's farm, and spring is the only season mentioned as an option.

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  • 2. 

    The barn master was 

    • A.

      Ginger

    • B.

      Merry Legs

    • C.

      Mrs. Gordon.

    • D.

      John

    Correct Answer
    D. John
  • 3. 

    Darkie's new name was 

    • A.

      Ginger Gordon.

    • B.

      John Merrylegs.

    • C.

      Black Beauty

    • D.

      Blackie Gordon

    Correct Answer
    D. Blackie Gordon
    Explanation
    The given correct answer, Blackie Gordon, suggests that Darkie's new name was changed to Blackie Gordon. This implies that Darkie, the original name, was considered inappropriate or offensive and was therefore replaced with a new name that better suited the individual. The name change to Blackie Gordon could be seen as a way to avoid using a term that could be perceived as racially insensitive, while still maintaining a similar sound and association with the original name.

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  • 4. 

    Ginger liked to bite people because

    • A.

      She was always hungry.

    • B.

      Her saddle did not fit well.

    • C.

      She thought it was a fun thing to do.

    • D.

      She had not been treated well in the past.

    Correct Answer
    D. She had not been treated well in the past.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "she had not been treated well in the past." This suggests that Ginger's behavior of biting people is likely a result of her past mistreatment. It is common for animals who have experienced trauma or abuse to exhibit aggressive behavior as a defense mechanism or as a way to assert control. Ginger's biting may be a way for her to protect herself or to express her anger and frustration towards humans.

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  • 5. 

    Black Beauty 

    • A.

      Was easy to get along with.

    • B.

      Was a mean fresh horse.

    • C.

      Always wanted things done his way.

    • D.

      Was not very happy

    Correct Answer
    A. Was easy to get along with.
    Explanation
    Black Beauty being described as "easy to get along with" suggests that the horse was friendly, cooperative, and had a pleasant temperament. This implies that Black Beauty was not difficult to handle or work with, making it easier for people to interact with and care for the horse.

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  • 6. 

    When Ginger and Black Beauty pulled the wagon,

    • A.

      Merrylegs tried to come between them.

    • B.

      They worked well together.

    • C.

      Ginger did not do her part.

    • D.

      Black Beauty was always hot.

    Correct Answer
    B. They worked well together.
    Explanation
    The given statements suggest that Ginger, Black Beauty, and Merrylegs were pulling a wagon together. Despite Merrylegs trying to come between them, the statement "they worked well together" implies that Ginger and Black Beauty were able to cooperate and pull the wagon efficiently. This suggests that they had good teamwork and coordination, resulting in successful wagon pulling.

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  • 7. 

    Most of all Black Beauty missed,

    • A.

      Chasing rabbits.

    • B.

      His favorite apple tree.

    • C.

      His friends at the old farm.

    • D.

      Being free.

    Correct Answer
    D. Being free.
    Explanation
    Black Beauty missed being free. This can be inferred from the given options and the context of the sentence. The other options, such as chasing rabbits, his favorite apple tree, and his friends at the old farm, are specific things that Black Beauty may have missed, but being free encompasses the overall feeling of freedom and not being confined or restricted. Given that Black Beauty is a horse, it is natural for him to long for the freedom to roam and not be restrained.

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  • 8. 

    Mrs. Gordon 

    • A.

      Like to ride Black Beauty.

    • B.

      To enjoyed riding Ginger

    • C.

      Did not ride very well.

    • D.

      Wanted to get a new horse.

    Correct Answer
    A. Like to ride Black Beauty.
    Explanation
    Mrs. Gordon enjoyed riding Black Beauty.

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  • 9. 

    Another name for this story could be

    • A.

      A New Home and a New Name

    • B.

      Ginger and Merrylegs

    • C.

      Working Very Hard

    • D.

      Thinking of Home

    Correct Answer
    A. A New Home and a New Name
    Explanation
    The given correct answer suggests that "A New Home and a New Name" could be another suitable title for the story. This implies that the story might revolve around a character or characters who have moved to a new place and have also undergone a significant change in their identity or name. The title implies a sense of starting fresh and adapting to a new environment, which could be the central theme of the story.

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  • 10. 

    This stoty is mainly about

    • A.

      Learning to work on a farm.

    • B.

      Making new friends.

    • C.

      Getting used to a new home.

    • D.

      Living on a farm.

    Correct Answer
    C. Getting used to a new home.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is getting used to a new home. The story focuses on the main character adjusting to a new living environment. It implies that the protagonist has recently moved to a different place and is learning to adapt to the new surroundings. The story may explore the challenges, emotions, and experiences associated with settling into a new home.

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