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The Red Pony

The Red Pony


by John Steinbeck

The Red Pony: Quiz 3: Symbols Quiz Quiz

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Q. What is the first sign of blood in the novel?

When the red pony dies.
When Billy Buck kills a chicken.
When Jody skins his knee.
When Jody eats an egg.
Q. What landform sparks Jody's curiosity?

The ocean
The mountains
The cypress tree
The sky
Q. When does the rain come?

During Thanksgiving week
During Christmas week
During Jody's birthday week
During the Great Depression
Q. What mountains does Jody find to be dark and ominous?

East – Gabilan Mountains
North – Chewbacca Mountains
South – Salinas Mountains
West – The Great Ones
Q. At the end of "The Gift," Jody has blood on his hands that is not Gabilan's. Whose blood is it?

Billy Buck's
A buzzard's
Gitano's Grandfather's Mother-In-Law