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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What project did Helen say she would like to take on?
(a) Making ice cream.
(b) Making stamps for decorating Christmas cards.
(c) Writing individual Christmas cards to their friends.
(d) Writing a Christmas letter.
2. The Hoovers supplemented their food supply with ______________.
(c) Edible plants.
(d) Trapping squirrels.
3. What did Blondie find in Chapter 5, "Snow Scene"?
(a) A cache of food.
(b) A way to get into the Hoovers' cabin.
(c) A buck.
(d) A home beneath a cedar near the cabin.
4. What collapsed under the snow in Chapter 5, "Snow Scene"?
(a) A neighbor's roof.
(b) The larger cabin roof.
(c) The icehouse roof.
(d) A cedar.
5. Why did the photographer show up at the cabin?
(a) To take pictures of birds.
(b) To follow up on a magazine contract Helen signed.
(c) To photograph the damage to the roof.
(d) To assess the value of the property.
6. What did Helen say would let a poor family eat cheaply?
7. What did Adrian discover after removing snow from the cabin roof?
(a) Mice had used their socks for bedding
(b) The roof was rotten.
(c) Water was leaking into the cabin.
(d) A family of squirrels had nested in the roof.
8. How did Adrian's invention's trial run end?
(a) It malfunctioned.
(b) It needed small adjustments.
(d) It exploded.
9. Who showed up after Helen and Adrian Hoover put out the fire?
(a) An FBI agent.
(b) A policeman.
(c) A fireman.
(d) Someone from the weather service.
10. Adrian converted the ice house to ______________.
(a) A store house.
(b) A root cellar.
(c) A chicken coop for winter.
(d) A refrigerator.
11. What animal came to the food Helen and Adrian Hoover left out?
(a) A weasel.
(b) An ermine.
(c) A mink.
(d) A rabbit.
12. What change in animal behavior did Helen notice in the beginning of Section II of Chapter 6, "Time of Thawing"?
(a) Departing migratory birds.
(b) Nesting birds.
(c) Dying insects.
(d) Hibernating mammals.
13. What animal started to hunt for the animal Helen domesticated?
(a) A fisher.
(b) A wolverine.
(c) A bear.
(d) A weasel.
14. What did Hilda offer to Hoover in Chapter 5, "Snow Scene"?
(d) Chicks to raise.
15. What did the Hoovers use their money to buy in Chapter 5, "Snow Scene"?
(a) A mimeograph.
(b) Envelopes and stamps.
(c) Ground beef and bacon.
(d) Paints and paper.
Short Answer Questions
1. What improvement did Adrian make to the cabin?
2. What tried to scare off the animal that scared off the squirrels?
3. In the winter, what did Adrian make some money doing?
4. In what way did Adrian take pity on the animal that was hunting the domesticated animal?
5. What did the Hoovers leave out for the animal that scared off the squirrels?
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