Black Beauty Chapter 8

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Black Beauty Chapter 8 - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    At the horse fair, there were

    • A.

      Only race horses.

    • B.

      Only small horses.

    • C.

      Only young horses.

    • D.

      Many kids of horses.

    Correct Answer
    D. Many kids of horses.
    Explanation
    The given answer, "many kids of horses," suggests that there were various types or breeds of horses present at the horse fair. The term "kids" refers to the offspring of horses, indicating that there were young horses, small horses, and race horses among others. This implies a diverse range of horses at the fair, rather than just one specific type.

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  • 2. 

    Black Beauty's legs

    • A.

      Were still strong

    • B.

      Were what stopped him from being a good cab horse.

    • C.

      Had been hurt because of thoughtlessness.

    • D.

      Had been bad all of his life.

    Correct Answer
    C. Had been hurt because of thoughtlessness.
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that Black Beauty's legs had been hurt because of thoughtlessness. This implies that someone had been careless or negligent in their actions, resulting in injury to Black Beauty's legs. This could have been due to improper handling, mistreatment, or a lack of consideration for the horse's well-being. Consequently, these injuries prevented Black Beauty from being a good cab horse, as his legs were no longer strong enough to perform the required tasks.

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  • 3. 

    The first thing peopledid when they looked at Black Beauty was

    • A.

      Check his legs.

    • B.

      Open his mouth.

    • C.

      Walk around him.

    • D.

      Touch his neck.

    Correct Answer
    B. Open his mouth.
    Explanation
    When people looked at Black Beauty, the first thing they did was open his mouth. This suggests that they were likely examining his teeth or checking for any signs of dental issues. Inspecting the mouth is a common practice when evaluating the health and condition of a horse. It allows for a closer examination of the teeth, gums, and overall oral hygiene, which can provide important insights into the horse's overall well-being.

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  • 4. 

    Jerry Barker was a man who

    • A.

      Would give Black Beauty a good home.

    • B.

      Treated horses and people badly.

    • C.

      Had a lot of money.

    • D.

      Was very poor.

    Correct Answer
    B. Treated horses and people badly.
    Explanation
    Jerry Barker treated horses and people badly. This can be inferred from the given options as the other options do not align with the negative connotation of the statement. The fact that Jerry Barker would give Black Beauty a good home is contradicted by the statement that he treated horses badly. Similarly, the options of having a lot of money or being very poor do not provide any information about his behavior towards horses and people. Therefore, the correct answer is that Jerry Barker treated horses and people badly.

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  • 5. 

    Jerry's wife named Black Beauty

    • A.

      Captain

    • B.

      Jack

    • C.

      Mother

    • D.

      Sunday.

    Correct Answer
    A. Captain
  • 6. 

    Black Beauty

    • A.

      Could not get along with Captain.

    • B.

      Only listened to Jerry Barker.

    • C.

      Did not think he would like his new home.

    • D.

      Worked hard but did not mind.

    Correct Answer
    D. Worked hard but did not mind.
    Explanation
    The given answer "worked hard but did not mind" suggests that Black Beauty was diligent and dedicated in his work, but he did not have any complaints or objections about it. This implies that Black Beauty was content and satisfied with his job, despite the challenges or difficulties he may have faced.

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  • 7. 

    The best part of living on Jerry Barker's farm was

    • A.

      Eating all the apples he wanted.

    • B.

      Jerry's thinking that girl horses should not be worked hard.

    • C.

      Pulling the cab through busy streets.

    • D.

      Not having to work on Sundays.

    Correct Answer
    D. Not having to work on Sundays.
    Explanation
    Living on Jerry Barker's farm was great because the person did not have to work on Sundays. This means that they had a day of rest and relaxation, allowing them to recharge and enjoy their free time without any work responsibilities. It provided a much-needed break from the daily routine and allowed them to have a day to themselves.

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  • 8. 

    When Jerry had to work on Sunday,

    • A.

      He was sad and didn't work the whole day.

    • B.

      Would not take the reins off of Jack.

    • C.

      Would make the best of the day in the country.

    • D.

      Told the lady she had to pay more.

    Correct Answer
    C. Would make the best of the day in the country.
    Explanation
    Jerry's sadness and lack of work on Sunday suggest that he had a negative attitude towards working on that day. However, the correct answer states that he would make the best of the day in the country. This implies that despite his initial disappointment, Jerry would try to enjoy his time in the countryside and make the most out of the situation.

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  • 9. 

    Another name for this story could be

    • A.

      Jack and Jerry in Town

    • B.

      A Happy New Home.

    • C.

      A New Name for Beauty

    • D.

      A Day at the Fair.

    Correct Answer
    B. A Happy New Home.
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "A Happy New Home." This title suggests that the story might revolve around a character or characters finding a new place to live and feeling content and joyful about it. It implies a positive and uplifting theme, indicating that the story will likely focus on the excitement and happiness associated with starting a new chapter in life.

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  • 10. 

    This stoty is mainly about

    • A.

      Black Beauty's life with a kind man.

    • B.

      Different kinds of horses.

    • C.

      The many people who went to horse fairs.

    • D.

      Black Beauty's thoughts of the city.

    Correct Answer
    A. Black Beauty's life with a kind man.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Black Beauty's life with a kind man. The story focuses on Black Beauty's experiences and interactions with a kind man, highlighting their relationship and the positive impact the man has on Black Beauty's life. The other options mentioned, such as different kinds of horses, horse fairs, and Black Beauty's thoughts of the city, are not the main focus of the story.

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