Where The Red Fern Grows Chp 3, 4, & 5 Quiz

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Where the Red Fern Grows Chp 3, 4, & 5 Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which event changed Billy's life?

    • A.

      Finding a knife stuck in the bark of a sycamore.

    • B.

      Going camping with his grandpa.

    • C.

      Finding a sportsman's magazine.

    • D.

      Going fishing at Shannon Ford.

    Correct Answer
    C. Finding a sportsman's magazine.
  • 2. 

    Billy could earn money doing all of the following EXCEPT:

    • A.

      Selling things to fishermen like crawfish, minnows, and fresh vegetables.

    • B.

      Collecting empty soda bottles for their deposits.

    • C.

      Picking berries to sell.

    • D.

      Trapping furs.

    Correct Answer
    B. Collecting empty soda bottles for their deposits.
    Explanation
    Billy could earn money by selling things to fishermen like crawfish, minnows, and fresh vegetables, picking berries to sell, and trapping furs. However, collecting empty soda bottles for their deposits is not a way for him to earn money.

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  • 3. 

    What significant event happens regarding Billy's desire to own hunting dogs?

    • A.

      Billy finds two stray dogs and takes them home.

    • B.

      Billy's grandfather surprises him with a pair of coonhound pups.

    • C.

      Billy saves money for two years to buy two coonhound puppies.

    • D.

      Billy loses interest in hunting and gives up his dream of owning coonhounds.

    Correct Answer
    C. Billy saves money for two years to buy two coonhound puppies.
    Explanation
    In these chapters of "Where the Red Fern Grows," Billy becomes determined to own a pair of coonhounds, but he knows his family cannot afford them. He decides to take matters into his own hands and works hard, saving money for two years by doing various jobs and selling goods like fish and berries. His perseverance and dedication to his goal are central themes in these chapters, culminating in his ability to finally purchase the puppies, which significantly impacts the development of the story.

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  • 4. 

    How long did it take Billy to earn enough money to buy the two hounds?

    • A.

      6 months

    • B.

      1 year

    • C.

      2 years

    • D.

      3 years

    Correct Answer
    C. 2 years
    Explanation
    Billy took 2 years to earn enough money to buy the two hounds. This means that he worked and saved for a period of 2 years until he had accumulated the necessary amount of money to purchase the hounds.

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  • 5. 

    What was Grandpa's reaction to Billy saving all the money?

    • A.

      Amazed and teary eyed.

    • B.

      Angry saying it was fool thing to do.

    • C.

      Sad knowing how much the dogs cost.

    • D.

      Confused because the money could have been used for a new iPad.

    Correct Answer
    A. Amazed and teary eyed.
    Explanation
    Grandpa's reaction to Billy saving all the money was "Amazed and teary eyed." This suggests that Grandpa was extremely impressed and moved by Billy's action of saving all the money.

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  • 6. 

    The author of Where the Red Fern Grows is...

    • A.

      Rick Roridan

    • B.

      J. K. Rowling

    • C.

      Jack London

    • D.

      Wilson Rawls

    • E.

      Ernest Hemingway

    Correct Answer
    D. Wilson Rawls
    Explanation
    Wilson Rawls is the correct answer because he is the author of the book "Where the Red Fern Grows". The other options, Rick Roridan, J. K. Rowling, Jack London, and Ernest Hemingway, are not associated with this particular book.

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  • 7. 

    What news did Billy get when he visited his grandpa's store on Monday?

    • A.

      The mail buggy would deliver the pups all the way to his grandpa's store for $10.00.

    • B.

      You need a special license to own hunting hounds.

    • C.

      The price of dogs had gone up in the past two years by $10.00.

    • D.

      The person selling the pups had moved and could no longer be reached.

    • E.

      Grandpa had ordered the pups and the price had gone down.

    Correct Answer
    E. Grandpa had ordered the pups and the price had gone down.
    Explanation
    Billy received the news that his grandpa had ordered the pups and the price had gone down.

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  • 8. 

    How far did Billy have to walk to reach Tallequah?

    • A.

      5 miles

    • B.

      15 miles

    • C.

      20 miles

    • D.

      100 miles

    Correct Answer
    C. 20 miles
    Explanation
    Billy had to walk 20 miles to reach Tallequah.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following did Billy NOT buy for his family?

    • A.

      Overalls for his papa

    • B.

      Cloth for his mama

    • C.

      Candy for his sisters

    • D.

      A new plow for the field

    Correct Answer
    D. A new plow for the field
    Explanation
    Billy did not buy a new plow for the field for his family. The question is asking about the item that Billy did not buy for his family, and out of the given options, a new plow for the field is the only item that Billy did not purchase.

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  • 10. 

    Billy saw all of the following in town for the FIRST time except....

    • A.

      A two barreled gun

    • B.

      His reflection

    • C.

      A marshall

    • D.

      Shoes

    • E.

      A school

    Correct Answer
    D. Shoes
    Explanation
    Billy saw all of the following in town for the first time except for shoes. This implies that Billy had seen a two-barreled gun, his reflection, a marshall, and a school before, but had never seen shoes in town before.

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  • 11. 

    Billy stopped at the school yard to....

    • A.

      Swing

    • B.

      Slide down the pipe

    • C.

      Ride the teeter-totter

    • D.

      Play with the children

    • E.

      Play a game of chess with Mr. Hanely.

    Correct Answer
    B. Slide down the pipe
    Explanation
    Billy stopped at the school yard to slide down the pipe.

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  • 12. 

    How did the townspeople treat Billy?

    • A.

      They laughed at him.

    • B.

      They were amazed by him being such a good hunter.

    • C.

      They offered to clean him up and feed him.

    • D.

      They feared him and screamed "Godzilla! Godzilla!" when he entered the town.

    • E.

      He was swarmed by girls because of his uncanny resemblance to Justin Bieber.

    Correct Answer
    A. They laughed at him.
    Explanation
    The townspeople treated Billy by laughing at him.

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  • 13. 

    Billy does not go to a public school. He is taught by his mother. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that Billy does not go to a public school and is taught by his mother. This implies that Billy is homeschooled or receives education outside of a traditional public school setting. Therefore, the answer "True" is correct as it aligns with the information provided.

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  • 14. 

    Billy did not wear shoes when he walked to the town to get his dogs. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer (True) is that the statement clearly states that Billy did not wear shoes when he walked to the town to get his dogs. Since the statement is true, the answer is also true.

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  • 15. 

    This story takes place during the 1970's.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "This story takes place during the 1970's" is false. The question is asking about the time period in which the story is set, and the correct answer is false because it implies that the story does not take place during the 1970's.

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  • 16. 

    Which of the following is not an element of the setting of this story?

    • A.

      The Great Depression.

    • B.

      Oklahoma.

    • C.

      1930's

    • D.

      Ozark Mountains

    • E.

      Near the Illinois River.

    • F.

      China.

    Correct Answer
    F. China.
    Explanation
    The story is set during the Great Depression in Oklahoma in the 1930s, specifically in the Ozark Mountains near the Illinois River. However, China is not mentioned as part of the setting.

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  • 17. 

    Billy picked up his dogs....

    • A.

      At his grandpa's store

    • B.

      At a schoolhouse in Talequah

    • C.

      At a train depot in Talequah

    Correct Answer
    C. At a train depot in Talequah
    Explanation
    Billy picked up his dogs at a train depot in Talequah. This suggests that Billy had left his dogs at the train depot for some reason, and now he is retrieving them from there. It implies that the train depot in Talequah is a location where people can temporarily leave their dogs, possibly while they are traveling or unable to take care of them.

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  • 18. 

    How was Billy going to get his dogs home?

    • A.

      Carry them in a box

    • B.

      Carry them in a gunny sack

    • C.

      Put a leash around their necks and lead them home

    Correct Answer
    B. Carry them in a gunny sack
    Explanation
    Billy was going to get his dogs home by carrying them in a gunny sack. This implies that he planned to put the dogs inside the sack and transport them that way.

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  • 19. 

    Who DIDN"T Billy see on his way out of town?

    • A.

      A drunk

    • B.

      Two old women

    • C.

      A teacher from the schoolhouse

    Correct Answer
    C. A teacher from the schoolhouse
    Explanation
    Billy did not see a teacher from the schoolhouse on his way out of town. This implies that he saw a drunk and two old women, but not a teacher from the schoolhouse.

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  • 20. 

    What was the one thing that caused Billy to finally fight with the kids?

    • A.

      One of the kids pulled one of his dog's ears

    • B.

      Some school kids called Billy names

    • C.

      A boy stomped on Billy's bare foot and made it bleed

    Correct Answer
    A. One of the kids pulled one of his dog's ears
    Explanation
    Billy finally fought with the kids because one of them pulled his dog's ears. This action likely provoked Billy's protective instincts towards his pet, leading him to stand up for his dog and confront the kids.

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  • 21. 

    Who rescued Billy from the town bullies?

    • A.

      A policeman

    • B.

      A marshal

    • C.

      The mayor of Talequah

    Correct Answer
    B. A marshal
    Explanation
    In the given question, the correct answer is "a marshal". A marshal is a law enforcement officer who is responsible for maintaining peace and order in a specific jurisdiction. In this context, the marshal rescued Billy from the town bullies, indicating that the marshal intervened and protected Billy from harm.

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  • 22. 

    From which state did Billy order his dogs?

    • A.

      Kentucky

    • B.

      Tennessee

    • C.

      West Virginia

    Correct Answer
    A. Kentucky
    Explanation
    Billy ordered his dogs from Kentucky.

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  • 23. 

    What treat did Billy's rescuer offer him before he left Talequah?

    • A.

      Chewing gum

    • B.

      A candy bar

    • C.

      A bottle of pop

    Correct Answer
    C. A bottle of pop
    Explanation
    Billy's rescuer offered him a bottle of pop before he left Talequah.

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  • 24. 

    On his way back home, Billy and his dogs stayed overnight...

    • A.

      In a grove of apple trees

    • B.

      In a campground

    • C.

      In a cave

    Correct Answer
    C. In a cave
    Explanation
    Billy and his dogs stayed overnight in a cave on their way back home. This suggests that they were in a remote or natural area where caves are present. Staying in a cave could provide shelter and protection from the elements, making it a suitable place to spend the night. Additionally, caves can also offer a sense of adventure and exploration, which may have appealed to Billy and his dogs.

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  • 25. 

    Which pup was bold and aggressive?

    • A.

      The boy pup

    • B.

      The girl pup

    Correct Answer
    A. The boy pup
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the boy pup. This is because the question asks which pup was bold and aggressive, and traditionally, male dogs are more likely to exhibit bold and aggressive behavior compared to female dogs.

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  • 26. 

    Which pup was small and timid?

    • A.

      The boy pup

    • B.

      The girl pup

    Correct Answer
    B. The girl pup
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the girl pup. This is because the question asks for the pup that is small and timid, and traditionally, female pups are often portrayed as smaller and more timid compared to their male counterparts.

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  • 27. 

    What startled Billy and his dogs as they slept?

    • A.

      Billy's father calling his name

    • B.

      A mountain lion

    • C.

      A thunder storm

    Correct Answer
    B. A mountain lion
    Explanation
    Billy and his dogs were startled while they were sleeping by the presence of a mountain lion. This unexpected encounter would have caused them to wake up suddenly and be alarmed. The presence of a wild predator like a mountain lion would certainly be a surprising and alarming event, especially while they were in a vulnerable state of sleep.

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