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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens to the Deals' sixth crop?
(a) It is swept away by floods.
(b) It is ruined by a blight.
(c) It is eaten by grasshoppers.
(d) It dies during a drought.
2. Which family seems to be doing better than their neighbors?
(a) The Lutzs.
(b) The Reinmuellers.
(c) The Wentworths.
(d) The O'Connors.
3. How many rooms does the first house Will builds have?
4. What does Abbie name her second child?
5. What kind of lessons does Abbie take in Blackhawk County?
(a) Cooking lessons.
(b) Art lessons.
(c) Driving lessons.
(d) Piano lessons.
6. Why do the Mackenzies hold a party in Chapter 4?
(a) To celebrate a reunion.
(b) To celebrate a birthday.
(c) To celebrate a birth.
(d) To celebrate a wedding.
7. What promise does Abbie make her mother in Chapter 7?
(a) That Abbie will stay in Iowa even after she's married.
(b) That Abbie will be happy in her marriage.
(c) That someday Abbie's daughter will use Maggie's gift.
(d) That Abbie will be a famous artist.
8. What does Abbie try to focus her attention on in the spring in Chapter 15?
(a) Keeping a garden.
(b) Sewing a quilt.
(c) Schooling her children.
(d) Singing lessons.
9. What affected the Deals' first crops in Chapter 12?
(a) A blight.
(c) Lack of sun.
(d) An infestation of mice.
10. What does Abbie's family admonish her for in Chapter 13?
(a) Not marrying Ed Matthews.
(b) Moving to Nebraska.
(c) Not sending home any money.
(d) Marrying a Deal man.
11. What does Will insist on naming his son, who is born in 1872?
12. How does Abbie feel while camping in Chapter 10?
13. What gift does Abbie's mother give her before her wedding ceremony?
(a) A pearl necklace.
(b) A pair of wedding bands.
(c) Ruby earrings.
(d) A quilt.
14. What county does the eldest Mackenzie daughter live in?
(a) Mahaska County.
(b) Van Buren County.
(c) Cedar County.
(d) Blackhawk County.
15. What is Henry's brother's name?
Short Answer Questions
1. How much money is Will given to fight?
2. What does Will use the 1872 crop for?
3. What animal does Will keep as a pet?
4. What conflict begins in Chapter 5?
5. Why are the Mackenzies moving?
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