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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) Easter Day.
(b) The last day of school.
(c) Christmas Day.
(d) April Fool's Day.

2. What special day does Mr. Hall tell Catherine about?
(a) The day he married her mother.
(b) The day she was born.
(c) The day she was baptized.
(d) Christmas Day.

3. What does Lucy bring with her in trunks?
(a) Herbs.
(b) Books.
(c) Garments and sewing accessories.
(d) Pots and pans.

4. What do Catherine and Cassie do with the items Lucy has brought?
(a) Sew accessories onto their old clothes.
(b) Learn to make poultices and medicines.
(c) Read important literatures.
(d) Learn to cook different dishes.

5. To what do Catherine's thoughts wander in school?
(a) Her mother.
(b) A new boy in school.
(c) A new dress.
(d) The phantom and his journey.

6. Why does Aunt Lucy visit Mr. Hall?
(a) To offer to home school the girls.
(b) To borrow some tea.
(c) To bring him a pie.
(d) To get a leather strap repaired.

7. Which of the following does Asa not discover missing?
(a) The phantom.
(b) The quilt.
(c) Phantom's tracks.
(d) Cakes.

8. Who is Catherine's school teacher?
(a) Mr. Shipman.
(b) Mr. Hallowell.
(c) Mr. Holt.
(d) Mr. Holden.

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

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

11. What has been taken from the Shipmans' storeroom?
(a) Grain.
(b) Pies.
(c) Shovel.
(d) Ladder.

12. Who hosts the Thanksgiving meal?
(a) The Halls.
(b) The Lenoxes.
(c) The Millers.
(d) The Shipmans.

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

14. Catherine tells her father about boys who ________________________.
(a) lean over thin ice to catch a drink.
(b) skate in pairs over thin ice.
(c) throw small children onto the thin ice.
(d) refuse to go skating because the ice is too thin.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Which family was the first and loudest to condemn Mr. Holt?

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

3. In what format is the story written?

4. Catherine believes that _____________ has taken the item from the storeroom?

5. Which of the following does Catherine not love?

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