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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who has a birthday in Chapter 8?
(a) Matty.
(b) Cassie.
(c) Catherine.
(d) Asa.

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

3. How is the weather in Chapter 5?
(a) Moderate.
(b) Rainy.
(c) Very cold.
(d) Very hot and humid.

4. What is Catherine's last name?
(a) Hallowell.
(b) Harmon.
(c) Hall.
(d) Hanson.

5. To whom does the Russian Count repay his debt?
(a) Jeremy Preston.
(b) Matthew Hallowell.
(c) Joshua Holt.
(d) James Presnall.

6. Chapter 8 addresses a heated debate between ______________ and the townspeople.
(a) Mr. Holt.
(b) Mr. Hall.
(c) Aunt Lucy.
(d) Mrs. Shipman.

7. Which of the following is not a subject taught by Mr. Holt?
(a) Cyphering.
(b) Health and hygiene.
(c) Writing.
(d) Reading.

8. Who does Catherine tell about the phantom?
(a) Mr. Hall.
(b) Mrs. Shipman.
(c) Lucy.
(d) Cassie.

9. From whose home does Mr. Holt move?
(a) The Shipman home.
(b) The Shroyer home.
(c) The Hall home.
(d) The M. home.

10. Who do the Shipmans accuse of taking the item from the storeroom?
(a) Asa.
(b) Mr. Hall.
(c) Matty.
(d) Lucy.

11. Where does Catherine see the apparition again?
(a) Behind the church.
(b) The schoolyard.
(c) Piper's Woods.
(d) By the stream.

12. Who wipes away Catherine's tears when she cries about the quilt?
(a) Mr. Hall.
(b) Asa.
(c) Lucy.
(d) Mrs. Shipman.

13. How does Mr. Holt communicate his request to retain his position?
(a) In a speech.
(b) In a letter.
(c) In public notices.
(d) In a telegram.

14. Why are Catherine and Cassie out of school?
(a) A holiday.
(b) A snowstorm.
(c) A parent teacher conference day.
(d) A weekend.

15. What are Mr. Hall's plans to marry Sophy?
(a) No plans.
(b) He wants to propose this month.
(c) He is thinking about it.
(d) He will think about it in a couple years.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of Catherine's classmates must leave home to work?

2. Which of the following does Catherine not love?

3. What does Mr. Holt give Catherine permission to do?

4. Who visits the Hall family and brings stories in a newspaper?

5. What happens when the weather is cold one day and hot the next?

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