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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. On what day do Catherine and Matty play a trick on their father?
(a) The last day of school.
(b) Easter Day.
(c) Christmas Day.
(d) April Fool's Day.

2. For what upcoming holiday does Mrs. Shipman help Catherine and Mary Martha prepare?
(a) Thanksgiving.
(b) Easter.
(c) Fourth of July.
(d) Christmas.

3. What does Mr. Hall not tell Catherine about the day she was born?
(a) How new their house was.
(b) The name of the midwife.
(c) The heavy snowfall the night before.
(d) What the family owned.

4. How does Mr. Hall apologize to Catherine?
(a) He strokes her hair.
(b) He writes a note.
(c) He lets her go sledding.
(d) He buys her candy.

5. To whose home does Mr. Holt move?
(a) The Shipman home.
(b) The M. home.
(c) The Hall home.
(d) The Voiles home.

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

7. What does Mrs. Shipman send to Mrs. Nelson?
(a) Milk.
(b) Food.
(c) Whiskey.
(d) Bandages.

8. To what does Mr. Holt agree?
(a) To teach what the state requires.
(b) To teach only what the town's elect group has approved.
(c) To teach the students who pay him.
(d) To teach only the brightest children.

9. How does Mr. Hall react when Catherine tells him about the boys on the thin ice?
(a) He tells her not to worry.
(b) He contacts the boys' parents.
(c) He talks to the boys about the dangers.
(d) He wants to know their names.

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

11. Which of the following does Catherine not love?
(a) Family.
(b) Prejudice.
(c) Home.
(d) Friends.

12. Catherine finds a note that tells her to ________________________.
(a) meet someone at the stone.
(b) write a poem.
(c) read a love letter.
(d) come to the woods at midnight.

13. What do Cassie and Catherine eventually decide to do regarding the phantom?
(a) Shoot him.
(b) Turn him in.
(c) Trap him.
(d) Give him food and a quilt.

14. What blocks passage on the roads?
(a) Soldiers.
(b) Indians.
(c) Deep snow.
(d) Fallen trees.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Catherine's last name?

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

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

4. Why are Catherine and Cassie out of school?

5. Who does Catherine tell about the phantom?

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