Where The Red Fern Grows Chapters 8-14

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Where The Red Fern Grows Quizzes & Trivia

Extracted from the book Where The Red Fern Grows chapter 8-14, take a shot at this. Indulge yourself in this quiz to figure out how much you know and how much you can remember from the book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the book, why must Billy hunt at night?
    • A. 

      Coons only come out at night.

    • B. 

      The beagles can't see well in the daylight.

    • C. 

      The weather is too hot during the day.

    • D. 

      His parents want him to study during the day.

  • 2. 
    In what type of tree did Billy tree his first coon? 
    • A. 

      An Australian pine tree

    • B. 

      The big sycamore

    • C. 

      The top of the fence rail

    • D. 

      At the bottom of the river bank

  • 3. 
    What suggestion did Grandpa have to keep the coon in the tree during the night?
    • A. 

      Build a pen around the tree

    • B. 

      Keep the dogs out all night

    • C. 

      Build a fire

    • D. 

      Build a scarecrow

  • 4. 
    How was Billy's prayer answered?
    • A. 

      The wind blew the sycamore tree down.

    • B. 

      The raccoon feel out of the tree.

    • C. 

      It began to rain.

    • D. 

      Papa heaped cut down the tree.

  • 5. 
    How much was a coon skin worth?
    • A. 

      $2 - $3

    • B. 

      $4 - $10

    • C. 

      $1 - $8

    • D. 

      $8 - $15

  • 6. 
    What did Billy do with the money he earned from his coon skins?
    • A. 

      Put it in his college fund

    • B. 

      Gave it to Papa

    • C. 

      Bought a gun

    • D. 

      Gave it to grandpa for helping him

  • 7. 
    What did Billy's mom do with the first coon skin?
    • A. 

      Sold it to Grandpa

    • B. 

      Made a coon skin hat

    • C. 

      Hung it in Billy's room

    • D. 

      Took it to the fair

  • 8. 
    When Little Ann cut her foot, Billy locked her in the _____.
    • A. 

      Corncrib

    • B. 

      Barn

    • C. 

      Cellar

    • D. 

      House

  • 9. 
    Which dog did Billy think was smarter?
    • A. 

      Little Ann

    • B. 

      Old Dan

    • C. 

      Big Blue

    • D. 

      Harrison

  • 10. 
    What happened to Little Ann?
    • A. 

      Was caught in briers

    • B. 

      Was caught in a bear trap

    • C. 

      Fell in a groundhog hole

    • D. 

      Fell into the icy river

  • 11. 
    What happened when Billy tried to walk out to get her?
    • A. 

      Hit in the head by a tree limb

    • B. 

      Tangled in briers

    • C. 

      Ice started to break

    • D. 

      Slipped and fell

  • 12. 
    After the big tree falls and Billy discusses the event with his father, Billy believes that:
    • A. 

      He finished cutting the tree down all by himself.

    • B. 

      The wind blew down the tree.

    • C. 

      God answered his prayers and helped him.

    • D. 

      Some of the boys Billy was friends with helped him cut the tree down.

  • 13. 
    Billy loves both his dogs, but he has strong opinions about each of their strengths. Which dog does he believe the coons can't fool with their tricks?
    • A. 

      Litte Ann

    • B. 

      Old Dan

    • C. 

      He doesn't think either are smart enough.

    • D. 

      He thinks both are smart enough.

  • 14. 
    Billy has to take action to help save Old Dan when Dan:
    • A. 

      Crawls into a hole at the bottom of a tree and climbs up the hallow.

    • B. 

      Falls into the river.

    • C. 

      Gets stuck on ice.

    • D. 

      Gets lost when traveling on an evening hunt.

  • 15. 
    Billy decides to go hunting right after a storm lasting several days because:
    • A. 

      He is tired of being cooped up in the house.

    • B. 

      His dogs are anxious to get out.

    • C. 

      He knows raccoons will be hungry and stirring after being denned up during the storm.

    • D. 

      His father tells him this is the best time to go hunt.

  • 16. 
    What did Billy do to save little Ann from drowning in the river?
    • A. 

      He dove in the river and grabbed her.

    • B. 

      He used the handle from his lateens to hook around her collar.

    • C. 

      He got his father to come help.

    • D. 

      He got his grandfather to come help.

  • 17. 
    Why did Grandpa decide to accept the Pritchard boys' bet about the ghost coon?
    • A. 

      Billy encourages Grandpa to accept the bet.

    • B. 

      The boys make him angry by insulting both him and Billy's dogs.

    • C. 

      Grandpa is always up for a bet.

    • D. 

      He thought the boys deserved to be taught a lesson.

  • 18. 
    Rubin dies by:
    • A. 

      Drowning in the river.

    • B. 

      Falling out of a tree.

    • C. 

      Falling on an ax.

    • D. 

      Falling down and breaking his neck.

  • 19. 
    Billy feels a little better after paying his respects to Rubin by:
    • A. 

      Talking to god about Rubin.

    • B. 

      Taking flowers to his grave.

    • C. 

      Attending his funeral.

    • D. 

      Visiting with Rubin's family.

  • 20. 
    Who is the author of Where the Red Fern Grows?
    • A. 

      Fred Gipson

    • B. 

      Wilson Rawls

    • C. 

      E.B. White

    • D. 

      Billy Wallace

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