1. As the story begins what are the girl and her father setting out to do late one winter night?
They are going to go
to the country.
2. What sound do they hear in the distance
followed by barking dogs?
a train whistle blow.
hear someone crying softly.
They hear birds
3. In addition to little gray footprints, what
else followed the girl and his Pa as they walked over the crisp snow?
4. When Pa called "Whoo-whoo-who-whoo-whoooooo."
What sound was he imitating?
of many kinds of owls.
sound of a Barred Owl.
The sound of a Great
5. Why was the girl not disappointed when there
was no answer?
brothers told him sometimes there's an owl and sometimes there isn't.
mother told him sometimes there's an owl and sometimes there isn't.
His father told him
sometimes there's an owl and sometimes there isn't.
6. The girl knew that you had to be very quiet
when you go owling. What else did the child know as well?
bring along a gun.
have to make your own lunch, and cook over a fire.
You have to make your
own heat, and be brave.
7. The girl explained how white the snow was in
a very special way. Which of the following is the explanation
whiter than vanilla ice cream.
was whiter than the milk in a cereal bowl.
It was as white as the
moon in the sky.
8. Why did the girl's Pa smile when he heard the
sound of the owl?
getting ready to shoot it.
believed he and owl could see each other.
He believed he and the
owl were talking about supper, or the woods, or the moon, or the cold.
9. What did the girl's Pa use to see the owl?
the headlights on the
10. How long did the girl believe that she, her
Pa and the owl stared at each other?
one minute, three
minutes, maybe even a hundred minutes
a few seconds
11. What is the only thing you need when you go
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