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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Will help find for the local community in Chapter 12?
(a) A post master.
(b) A doctor.
(c) A school teacher.
(d) A preacher.
2. What does Abbie decide to create in Chapter 14?
(a) A flower garden.
(b) A family album.
(c) A community council.
(d) The perfect Christmas.
3. Which of the following is NOT listed as something the government began providing to struggling families?
(c) Army clothing.
4. What gift does Abbie's mother give her before her wedding ceremony?
(a) Ruby earrings.
(b) A pair of wedding bands.
(c) A quilt.
(d) A pearl necklace.
5. How does Abbie respond to Ed's offer of marriage?
(a) Abbie lets her mother respond on her behalf.
(b) Abbie agrees to marry Ed.
(c) Abbie acts like it is a joke.
(d) Abbie declines to marry Ed.
Short Answer Questions
1. What falls from one of the wagons in Chapter 2?
2. What does Will dream about in Chapter 12?
3. What does Abbie try to focus her attention on in the spring in Chapter 15?
4. What is the name of the family that joins Abbie and Will on their journey?
5. What county does the eldest Mackenzie daughter live in?
Short Essay Questions
1. What advice does Abbie receive in Chapter 6?
2. How have the fortunes of the Mackenzie family changed over time?
3. Compared to the Deals, how do the Lutzes fare in Nebraska?
4. At the beginning of the story, where is Maggie Mackenzie moving her family?
5. Who hears Abbie sing in the woods? What does this person promise her?
6. What does Will dream about in Chapter 12?
7. What kind of person does Abbie aspire to be?
8. What pet does Will Deal keep? Why must he get rid of it?
9. Who helps Abbie when she goes into labor in Chapter 10?
10. What kind of house does Will build for his family?
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