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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Abbie keep her feelings about Christine hidden?
(a) Because Christine would be embarassed.
(b) Because Abbie doesn't want Christine as a friend.
(c) Because Abbie doesn't like people to know what she thinks.
(d) Because there are few women around to be friends with.
2. What do the Lutz's open in Chapter 12?
(a) A store.
(b) A cattle ranch.
(c) A cafe.
(d) An inn.
3. Where does the Mackenzie family come from?
4. Who is Ed Mathews' father?
(a) The local doctor.
(b) A wealthy rancher.
(c) The church preacher.
(d) The school teacher.
5. In which month do Abbie and Will receive a barrel containing corn seed?
6. How does Abbie feel about Grandpa Deal?
(a) Abbie is scared of Grandpa Deal.
(b) Abbie hats Grandpa Deal.
(c) Abbie adores Grandpa Deal.
(d) Abbie is annoyed by Grandpa Deal.
7. How does Abbie feel on the journey from Iowa in Chapter 9?
8. What county does the eldest Mackenzie daughter live in?
(a) Cedar County.
(b) Van Buren County.
(c) Blackhawk County.
(d) Mahaska County.
9. What are the rumors that go through the community in Chapter 3 about?
10. Why are the Mackenzies moving?
(a) To get out of an area where no crops grow.
(b) Because they were given a free plot of land.
(c) Because they inherited property.
(d) To be close to the eldest Mackenzie daughter.
11. What gift does Abbie's mother give her before her wedding ceremony?
(a) A pair of wedding bands.
(b) Ruby earrings.
(c) A quilt.
(d) A pearl necklace.
12. What does Abbie become aware of near the camp in Chapter 10?
(c) A hiding spot for outlaws.
(d) A geyser.
13. What does Abbie try to focus her attention on in the spring in Chapter 15?
(a) Keeping a garden.
(b) Singing lessons.
(c) Sewing a quilt.
(d) Schooling her children.
14. Who has passed away in Chapter 1?
(a) Arthur Mackenzie.
(b) Donald Mackenzie.
(c) Michael Mackenzie.
(d) Basil Mackenzie.
15. Where does Will decide to move his family?
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to the Deals' sixth crop?
2. How old is Will when is father has to leave the farm in Chapter 4?
3. What does Henry lose in Chapter 10?
4. What is Abbie's grandmother's name?
5. What conflict begins in Chapter 5?
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