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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. What does Grandma Deal save her money for?
(a) To leave to her grandchildren.
(b) To take a trip to Omaha.
(c) To pay for arrangements after her death.
(d) To make improvements to the farmhouse.
2. What does John want to do in life?
(a) Become a lawyer.
(b) Become a professor.
(c) Become a doctor.
(d) Become a politician.
3. In Chapter 18, why does Abbie put her trip on hold?
(a) So that the Deal family can pay bills.
(b) Because she is needed to help with the harvest.
(c) To send her daughter to school.
(d) Because her son becomes ill.
4. Why does Abbie refuse to go on a trip with Grace?
(a) Because Abbie is ill.
(b) Because Abbie prefers to remain close to home.
(c) Because Abbie doesn't want to spend the money.
(d) Because Abbie cannot walk long distances.
5. What does Grace refuse to do in her life?
(a) Have children.
(b) Invest in the stock market.
(c) Get married.
(d) Move out of state.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 18, how long has it been since Abbie last went to Iowa?
2. Where does Mack find a job?
3. What does John start to do in Chapter 21?
4. What does Margaret do to pass her time?
5. What does Abbie write in Chapter 22?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Oscar Lutz say about Will in Chapter 25
2. Why does Abbie sell off much of the Deal land in Chapter 25?
3. How does John feel about running the farm?
4. Why doesn't Abbie accept Grace's invitation to visit Scotland and Ireland?
5. What happens in the Deals' lives in 1880?
6. What is Margaret's response when Abbie offers her her mother's pearls?
7. What does Mack do when he is seventeen years old?
8. In Chapter 19, where does Abbie plan to go? Why does she postpone her trip?
9. What group is Will involved with in Chapter 19?
10. What does Will assure Abbie of when they talk about death? Where does Will die?
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