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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Ralph tell Antonio about his mother?
(a) She drowned.
(b) She moved back to Italy.
(c) She died in a fire.
(d) She broke her neck in a fall.
2. What is Catherine's last name?
3. Who/What is on the train for which Ralph is waiting?
(a) A shipment of furniture.
(b) His mail order bride.
(c) A shipment of boots.
(d) His son.
4. Why does Ralph decide to continue with plans to marry Catherine?
(a) She saved his life.
(b) He thinks she is beautiful.
(c) She intrigues him.
(d) He is too lonesome and desperate.
5. What day does Ralph choose to marry Catherine?
(a) Thanksgiving Day.
(b) New Year's Day.
(c) Christmas Eve.
(d) Easter Day.
6. Who are the Pinkerton agents with whom Catherine meets?
(a) Morton and Fisk.
(b) Malloy and Fewsmith.
(c) Malloy and Fisk.
(d) Mallory and Fenton.
7. What makes Ralph anxious as he waits for the train?
(a) He is feeling nauseous.
(b) People are firing questions at him.
(c) There is a thunderstorm moving in.
(d) The train is late.
8. Which of the following does Catherine NOT recall as she waits for Ralph to get better?
(a) Her mother.
(d) Past lovers.
9. What startles the horses of Ralph's carriage?
(a) Another carriage.
(c) A gunshot.
(d) A deer.
10. How old was Emilia when Ralph met her?
11. Catherine fabricates a story about her father being a/an _____________________.
12. In what year does the novel begin?
13. How did Ralph's daughter die?
(a) She had leukemia.
(b) She drowned.
(c) She had heart disease.
(d) She had influenza.
14. What is Ralph's condition when they arrive home?
15. Who is Catherine?
(a) Ralph's housekeeper.
(b) Ralph's sister.
(c) Ralph's mail order bride.
(d) Ralph's first wife.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Catherine do on New Year's Day?
2. What does Antonio do after he eats his meal?
3. What does Mr. Larsen do to keep Ralph from falling unconscious again?
4. What does Catherine pay particular attention to as she unpacks?
5. What did Ralph's mother do to show him how much hell can hurt?
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