Black Beauty Chapter 9

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Black Beauty Chapter 9 - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Black Beauty felt bad for Seedy Sam because

    • A.

      He was overworked and poor.

    • B.

      He had no family.

    • C.

      No one liked him.

    • D.

      He was sick and couldn't hear.

    Correct Answer
    A. He was overworked and poor.
    Explanation
    Black Beauty felt bad for Seedy Sam because he was overworked and poor. This suggests that Seedy Sam was likely struggling financially and had to work excessively, which could have taken a toll on his physical and mental well-being. Black Beauty's empathy towards Seedy Sam may stem from recognizing the hardships and challenges that come with being overworked and living in poverty.

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  • 2. 

    The horse that pulled up beside him was

    • A.

      Merrylegs

    • B.

      Captain

    • C.

      Rory.

    • D.

      Ginger.

    Correct Answer
    D. Ginger.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ginger. This can be inferred from the sentence "The horse that pulled up beside him was Ginger." It indicates that Ginger is the horse that approached the person mentioned earlier.

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  • 3. 

    Black Beauty thought Ginger

    • A.

      Was making life hard for herself.

    • B.

      Was only saying she was not happy.

    • C.

      Would be better off dead.

    • D.

      Looked quite good for her age.

    Correct Answer
    C. Would be better off dead.
    Explanation
    Black Beauty thought Ginger would be better off dead. This suggests that Black Beauty believed Ginger's life was so difficult and unhappy that death would be a preferable alternative. This implies that Ginger was suffering greatly and that Black Beauty had a pessimistic view of her future prospects.

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  • 4. 

    For most, life as a cab horse was

    • A.

      Easy

    • B.

      A hard life

    • C.

      Fun

    • D.

      A good life.

    Correct Answer
    B. A hard life
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a hard life". This can be inferred from the phrase "cab horse", which implies that the horse was used for pulling a cab or carriage. This kind of work is physically demanding and often involves long hours of labor. Therefore, it can be concluded that life as a cab horse was difficult and challenging.

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  • 5. 

    On voting day, Jerry stopped from time to time 

    • A.

      To give Black Beauty oats and water.

    • B.

      Because he could not take all of the work.

    • C.

      So he could talk to his friends.

    • D.

      To call his family.

    Correct Answer
    A. To give Black Beauty oats and water.
    Explanation
    Jerry stopped from time to time on voting day to give Black Beauty oats and water. This suggests that Jerry cared for the well-being of Black Beauty and wanted to ensure that the horse was nourished and hydrated during their journey. It shows Jerry's kindness and responsibility towards the animal, prioritizing its needs even during a busy day.

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  • 6. 

    Jerry showed his kindness when

    • A.

      He took a woman and chid to hospital but refused to be paid.

    • B.

      Only charged a man 1/2 what he normally would.

    • C.

      Let a young boy ride Black Beauty.

    • D.

      Would not take too many bags.

    Correct Answer
    A. He took a woman and chid to hospital but refused to be paid.
    Explanation
    Jerry showed his kindness when he took a woman and child to the hospital but refused to be paid. This act demonstrates his selflessness and compassion towards others, as he prioritized their well-being over any monetary gain. By refusing payment, Jerry exemplified his genuine concern for their welfare and willingness to help without any expectation of personal gain.

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  • 7. 

    Jerry got sick because

    • A.

      He worked too many cold nights

    • B.

      He stayed out to long at the fair.

    • C.

      He was tired and poor.

    • D.

      He was stuck in a storm.

    Correct Answer
    A. He worked too many cold nights
    Explanation
    Jerry got sick because he worked too many cold nights. Working in cold temperatures for extended periods can weaken the immune system, making a person more susceptible to illnesses. The constant exposure to the cold can also lead to respiratory problems and other health issues. Hence, Jerry's excessive work during cold nights likely caused his sickness.

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  • 8. 

    Black Beauty

    • A.

      Would always stay with Jerry.

    • B.

      Was going to a new home.

    • C.

      Would stay at Jerry's house with the new owner.

    • D.

      Would be happy to leave Jerry.

    Correct Answer
    B. Was going to a new home.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "was going to a new home." This can be inferred from the statement "Black Beauty" and the fact that the other options do not align with the idea of going to a new home.

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  • 9. 

    Another name for this story could be

    • A.

      Back on the Farm Again

    • B.

      Working with Ginger

    • C.

      Jerry Barker's Story.

    • D.

      Hard Work on City Streets.

    Correct Answer
    D. Hard Work on City Streets.
    Explanation
    The given answer, "Hard Work on City Streets," suggests that the story is about someone who is engaged in labor-intensive activities in an urban environment. This title implies that the protagonist is facing challenges and putting in considerable effort while navigating the bustling city streets. It hints at the contrast between the protagonist's previous experiences, possibly on a farm or in a rural setting, and their current urban lifestyle.

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  • 10. 

    This stoty is mainly about

    • A.

      Getting used to working on the farm.

    • B.

      A sad life for Black Beauty

    • C.

      The different kinds of people in the city

    • D.

      Black Beauty's experience as a cab horse in the city.

    Correct Answer
    D. Black Beauty's experience as a cab horse in the city.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Black Beauty's experience as a cab horse in the city. This can be inferred from the fact that the other options are about getting used to working on the farm, a sad life for Black Beauty, and the different kinds of people in the city, which are not mentioned in the question. Therefore, the most logical option is that the story focuses on Black Beauty's experience as a cab horse in the city.

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