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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Abbie name the child she has in Chapter 16?
2. What conflict begins in Chapter 24?
(a) The Boer War.
(b) The Spanish-American war.
(c) The War of 1812.
(d) The Civil War.
3. Why doesn't Will want Mack to move away?
(a) Will doesn't think Mack will find a job.
(b) Will wants Mack to inherit the farm.
(c) Will wants his children to stay in Nebraska.
(d) Will worries about Mack's health.
4. Where does Will die?
(a) In his truck.
(b) In the farmyard.
(c) In his easy chair.
(d) At the hospital.
5. What does Grace refuse to do in her life?
(a) Have children.
(b) Move out of state.
(c) Get married.
(d) Invest in the stock market.
6. What do John and Eloise name their son?
(a) John Jr.
7. Who has a child in Chapter 27?
(a) Mack and his wife.
(b) Isabelle and her husband.
(c) John and his wife.
(d) Margaret and her husband.
8. What do Abbie and John discuss in Chapter 21?
(a) Whether they should move back to Iowa.
(b) Whether Abbie should take singing lessons.
(c) Funeral arrangements for Abbie's mother.
(d) What they would do if either of them died.
9. Who does Abbie look after in Chapter 27?
10. In Chapter 23, how long has it been since Abbie went to Iowa?
(a) Ten years.
(b) Twenty-five years.
(c) Fourty years.
(d) Thirty years.
11. Who volunteers to fight in the conflict in Chapter 24?
(d) Fred Jr.
12. What does Abbie write in Chapter 22?
(a) Her life story.
(b) A long letter to Christine.
(c) A children's book.
(d) A recipe collection.
13. Who throws a party for Abbie in Chapter 26?
14. What forces the children to miss school in Chapter 17?
(b) Work to be done on the farm.
(c) Winter storms.
15. What does Grandma Deal save her money for?
(a) To pay for arrangements after her death.
(b) To take a trip to Omaha.
(c) To leave to her grandchildren.
(d) To make improvements to the farmhouse.
Short Answer Questions
1. What word best describes Eloise's personality?
2. Where does Abbie's child want to take Abbie on a trip in Chapter 28?
3. How long does Grandma Deal live after moving in with Abbie?
4. What does Will do in 1880?
5. What does Grace do for a living?
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