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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What affected the Deals' first crops in Chapter 12?
(a) A blight.
(b) An infestation of mice.
(d) Lack of sun.
2. Where does the Mackenzie family come from?
3. What conflict begins in Chapter 5?
(a) The Civil War.
(b) The Spanish-American War.
(c) The Revolutionary War.
(d) World War I.
4. What kind of lessons does Abbie take in Blackhawk County?
(a) Art lessons.
(b) Piano lessons.
(c) Driving lessons.
(d) Cooking lessons.
5. Which family seems to be doing better than their neighbors?
(a) The Lutzs.
(b) The Reinmuellers.
(c) The O'Connors.
(d) The Wentworths.
6. How does Will get rid of the insects in his field?
(a) By burning it.
(b) By planting foul-smelling flowers.
(c) By spraying chemicals.
(d) By releasing birds in the field.
7. What is Abbie's grandmother's name?
8. Who does Abbie marry in Chapter 7?
9. What does Abbie name her second child?
10. What do the Lutz's open in Chapter 12?
(a) A cafe.
(b) An inn.
(c) A cattle ranch.
(d) A store.
11. What are the rumors that go through the community in Chapter 3 about?
12. Why does Abbie keep her feelings about Christine hidden?
(a) Because there are few women around to be friends with.
(b) Because Abbie doesn't like people to know what she thinks.
(c) Because Christine would be embarassed.
(d) Because Abbie doesn't want Christine as a friend.
13. What does Will insist on naming his son, who is born in 1872?
14. What falls from one of the wagons in Chapter 2?
(a) A bundle of blankets.
(b) Abbie's sister.
(c) Bags of flour.
(d) A pair of chairs.
15. What does Abbie become aware of near the camp in Chapter 10?
(a) A geyser.
(b) A hiding spot for outlaws.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens on the day that Will leaves for the war?
2. What promise does Abbie make her mother in Chapter 7?
3. What do Will and Abbie plant together in Chapter 11?
4. What does Abbie decide to create in Chapter 14?
5. What does Abbie do when she goes into the forest?
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