Black Beauty Chapter 3

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Black Beauty Chapter 3 - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    On Squire Gordon's farm, Black Beauty

    • A.

      Only liked John.

    • B.

      Thought Squire Gordon did not like him.

    • C.

      Felt he was treated well.

    • D.

      Planned to run away when the rain stopped.

    Correct Answer
    C. Felt he was treated well.
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, it can be inferred that Black Beauty felt he was treated well on Squire Gordon's farm. This is indicated by the statement "Black Beauty only liked John," suggesting that he had a positive relationship with John and likely received good treatment from him. The other options do not have any direct evidence to support them.

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  • 2. 

    Black Beauty stopped before crossing the bridge because

    • A.

      He knew something wasn't right.

    • B.

      He heard someone call his name.

    • C.

      He knew a better way to go home.

    • D.

      He was being fresh.

    Correct Answer
    A. He knew something wasn't right.
    Explanation
    Black Beauty stopped before crossing the bridge because he knew something wasn't right. This suggests that the horse had a heightened sense of awareness and intuition, allowing him to sense potential danger or problems ahead. It shows that Black Beauty trusted his instincts and made a wise decision to pause and assess the situation before proceeding further.

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  • 3. 

    When Black Beauty and Master Gordon got home that rainy night, Mrs Gordon

    • A.

      Was sleeping and didn't want to get up.

    • B.

      Happy to see they were all right.

    • C.

      Angry that they got her out of bed.

    • D.

      Sad that that the bridge had washed out.

    Correct Answer
    B. Happy to see they were all right.
    Explanation
    Mrs. Gordon's reaction of being happy to see that Black Beauty and Master Gordon were all right suggests that she was relieved and grateful for their safe return despite the rainy night. This implies that she was not angry or sad about being woken up or the washed-out bridge, but rather concerned about their well-being.

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  • 4. 

    John

    • A.

      Was leaving because he got a better job.

    • B.

      Her scare very much about Black Beauty and James.

    • C.

      Thought Black Beauty was too good for the Gordons.

    • D.

      Believed James was not a good farm hand.

    Correct Answer
    B. Her scare very much about Black Beauty and James.
  • 5. 

    Black Beauty 

    • A.

      Was a smart and wise horse.

    • B.

      Was always afraid of something.

    • C.

      Was not liked by the other horses.

    • D.

      Was not strong enough on long rides.

    Correct Answer
    A. Was a smart and wise horse.
    Explanation
    The given answer states that Black Beauty was a smart and wise horse. This implies that Black Beauty possessed intelligence and wisdom, suggesting that the horse was capable of making clever decisions and displaying good judgment.

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  • 6. 

    When the fire started, 

    • A.

      James ran for help.

    • B.

      James did not know what to do.

    • C.

      Only got Ginger out.

    • D.

      Acted quickly.

    Correct Answer
    D. Acted quickly.
    Explanation
    The given answer "acted quickly" is the most suitable explanation for the given statements. It implies that when the fire started, James quickly took action instead of panicking or being indecisive. The other statements like running for help, not knowing what to do, and only getting Ginger out, all indicate that James was proactive and swift in responding to the fire situation.

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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
    In Black Beauty, in chapter 3, Black Beauty missed being free. The longing for freedom and open spaces is a recurring theme in the novel, as Black Beauty reflects on his life and experiences. 

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  • 8. 

    Working as a barn hand

    • A.

      Was mostly fun and games.

    • B.

      Was a job only for men.

    • C.

      Did not take much time.

    • D.

      Took a lot of thought and care.

    Correct Answer
    D. Took a lot of thought and care.
    Explanation
    The statement "Working as a barn hand took a lot of thought and care" suggests that the job of being a barn hand required careful consideration and attention to detail. It implies that the tasks involved in this job were not simple or easy, but rather required a level of thinking and careful handling. This answer implies that being a barn hand was not just about having fun and playing games, but rather involved a significant amount of thought and care in carrying out the responsibilities of the job.

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  • 9. 

    Another name for this story could be

    • A.

      2 Close Calls

    • B.

      John and James

    • C.

      Visiting Friends

    • D.

      Horses Think Fast

    Correct Answer
    A. 2 Close Calls
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "2 Close Calls". This suggests that the story involves two instances where there were very close calls or near accidents. The title implies that there were two separate incidents that involved potential danger or risk, adding suspense and excitement to the story.

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  • 10. 

    This stoty is mainly about

    • A.

      How a fir almost kills Black Beauty.

    • B.

      A few dangerous happenings.

    • C.

      What happens when James takes over.

    • D.

      Getting joe ready for his new job.

    Correct Answer
    B. A few dangerous happenings.
    Explanation
    This story is mainly about a few dangerous happenings. The mention of a fire almost killing Black Beauty suggests that there are multiple dangerous incidents that occur throughout the story. The other options, such as James taking over or getting Joe ready for his new job, do not provide enough context to suggest that they are the main focus of the story. Therefore, the most appropriate explanation is that the story revolves around a few dangerous happenings.

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