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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What natural disaster strikes in 1880?
(a) A plague of grasshoppers.
(b) A tornado.
(c) A drought.
(d) A dust storm.
2. How does Abbie feel about her pregnancy in Chapter 19?
3. In what year does Grace finish college?
4. What is John's personality like?
5. Who has a child in Chapter 27?
(a) John and his wife.
(b) Margaret and her husband.
(c) Isabelle and her husband.
(d) Mack and his wife.
6. What do Abbie's children encourage her to do in Chapter 27?
(a) Sell her house.
(b) Go on a trip.
(c) Write her life story.
(d) Perform in a local concert.
7. What does John want to do in life?
(a) Become a lawyer.
(b) Become a politician.
(c) Become a doctor.
(d) Become a professor.
8. Where does Abbie's child want to take Abbie on a trip in Chapter 28?
(a) To Vienna.
(b) To New York.
(c) To California.
(d) To Ireland and Scotland.
9. What has recently opened near the farm in Chapter 16?
(a) A library.
(b) A jail.
(c) A cafe.
(d) A school.
10. Where does Eloise get parenting advice?
(a) Radio programs.
(b) From Abbie.
(c) Eloise's mother.
11. What does Grace refuse to do in her life?
(a) Have children.
(b) Get married.
(c) Invest in the stock market.
(d) Move out of state.
12. How old is Abbie in Chapter 19?
13. What does the group Will belong to in Chapter 19 accomplish?
(a) Get government funding to pave local roads.
(b) Have electricity installed in some local houses.
(c) Convince the railroad to pass through Cedartown.
(d) Dig a sewage line for the town's main street.
14. Why doesn't Will want Mack to move away?
(a) Will wants Mack to inherit the farm.
(b) Will worries about Mack's health.
(c) Will wants his children to stay in Nebraska.
(d) Will doesn't think Mack will find a job.
15. What does Abbie do when she falls on hard times in Chapter 23?
(a) Sells her house.
(b) Sells a painting Will made.
(c) Sells off farm land.
(d) Sells her grandmother's pearls.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of school does Abbie hear about in Chapter 18?
2. What do Abbie and John discuss in Chapter 21?
3. What do Mack and Emma name their third child?
4. How old is Grace in Chapter 28?
5. Who does Abbie look after in Chapter 27?
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