A Gathering of Days Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Joan W. Blos
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What frightens Catherine in the woods one day?
(a) A deer.
(b) An owl.
(c) An apparition.
(d) A rustling noise.

2. What keeps Catherine home from school?
(a) She must help at home.
(b) A snowstorm.
(c) Scarlet fever.
(d) The flu.

3. Who is accused of aiding the runaway slave?
(a) Asa.
(b) Mr. Holt.
(c) Mr. Hall.
(d) Mrs. Shipman.

4. Mr. Hall and Uncle Jack disagree about what topic?
(a) Farming.
(b) Runaway slaves.
(c) Politics.
(d) Child rearing.

5. Who becomes ill when the temperature drops?
(a) Catherine.
(b) Mr. Hall.
(c) Matty.
(d) Cassie.

6. What does Catherine see Mr. Holt doing with a group of boys one day?
(a) Reading from The Liberator newspaper.
(b) Playing baseball.
(c) Practicing penmanship.
(d) Rehearsing a play.

7. What does Catherine see that leads her to her decision on who has taken the item from the storeroom?
(a) A big shadow.
(b) Footprints in the snow.
(c) A reflection in a mirror.
(d) A glimpse of the true offender.

8. Who continues to receive punishment for stealing food?
(a) The phantom.
(b) Tom.
(c) Asa.
(d) Sophy.

9. Who is Cassie's brother?
(a) Aaron.
(b) Adam.
(c) Eric.
(d) Asa.

10. According to Asa, the skin cools __________________.
(a) after thrashings.
(b) in the icehouse.
(c) in the woods.
(d) after a bath.

11. Who makes a surprise visit to the Halls' home?
(a) Mr. Holt.
(b) Lucy.
(c) Mr. Formsby.
(d) Mrs. Shipman.

12. Asa tells Catherine that he has information about what?
(a) Matty's illness.
(b) Lucy's background.
(c) Birthday gifts.
(d) The apparition.

13. What does Mr. Hall think is the source of Catherine's distraction?
(a) Missing Sophy.
(b) Becoming a teenager.
(c) Grief for her mother.
(d) A new beau.

14. Who is Mrs. Shipman's sister?
(a) Lucia.
(b) Laney.
(c) Lucy.
(d) Laury.

15. Who teaches Catherine and her sister housekeeping techniques?
(a) Mr. Hall.
(b) Her aunt.
(c) Her grandmother.
(d) Mrs. Shipman.

Short Answer Questions

1. What has Asa seen that leads him to believe he has information about the apparition?

2. What does Mrs. Shipman send to Mrs. Nelson?

3. Which of the following is not a subject taught by Mr. Holt?

4. Why do the girls have exceptions regarding learning arithmetic?

5. Chapter 8 addresses a heated debate between ______________ and the townspeople.

(see the answer keys)

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