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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. Where is Will's father sent in Chapter 4?
(a) To the General Assembly.
(b) To an agriculture show.
(c) To a conference in New York.
(d) To the Olympic games.
2. What kind of house does Will decide to build?
(a) A log cabin.
(b) A wood house.
(c) A brick house.
(d) A sod house.
3. Which river do Abbie and Will encounter on their journey?
(a) The Elkhorn River.
(b) The White River.
(c) The Loup River.
(d) The Platte River.
4. What does Grandpa Deal tell Abbie in Chapter 6?
(a) That Abbie has musical talent.
(b) That he has an old piano that she can have.
(c) That Will has been asking about her.
(d) That Will has been injured in the war.
5. Who has passed away in Chapter 1?
(a) Michael Mackenzie.
(b) Basil Mackenzie.
(c) Donald Mackenzie.
(d) Arthur Mackenzie.
Short Answer Questions
1. What gift does Abbie's mother give her before her wedding ceremony?
2. Who does Abbie marry in Chapter 7?
3. What does Will dream about in Chapter 12?
4. How many rooms does the first house Will builds have?
5. What does Abbie do when she goes into the forest?
Short Essay Questions
1. Compared to the Deals, how do the Lutzes fare in Nebraska?
2. What is Abbie said to be fascinated by in Chapter 1?
3. Following the advice of the preacher's wife, who does Abbie decide to marry in Chapter 6?
4. Why does Will Deal go to war in Chapter 5?
5. How does Abbie feel about her in-laws?
6. How does the Deals' fifth crop turn out?
7. What does Abbie think of Christine Reinmueller? Why does Abbie feel she should hide her feelings about Christine?
8. What kind of house does Will build for his family?
9. What does Abbie decide to do for her children in Chapter 14?
10. In Chapter 3, what does Abbie find in the forest, and what does she do there?
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