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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Lincoln doing as he waits for the voting results?
(a) Writing his memoirs.
(b) Pacing nervously.
(c) Bouncing a tennis ball.
(d) Reading newspapers.
2. What are the issues on Lincoln's mind as he addresses the crowd?
(a) The cost of maintaining the railroads.
(b) His wife's mental health.
(c) A strike by factory workers in New Jersey.
(d) The break-up of the Union because 11 states have promised to secede.
3. What's the first thing one of the guests in Act 3, Scene 10 does after sitting down in the Lincolns' parlor?
(a) Asks permission to smoke a cigar.
(b) Offers Lincoln a job running his company.
(c) Congratulates Lincoln on the beauty of the house.
(d) Spills tea on the sofa.
4. What is the sentence that Lincoln tells his farewell crowd is true and appropriate for all times and occasions?
(a) "This is the day the Lord has made."
(b) "And this, too, shall pass away."
(c) "What's good for the goose is good for the gander."
(d) "One step for man, a giant step for mankind."
5. What is it about the Gale family's plans that seems most important to Lincoln?
(a) The relationship they've developed with Gobey.
(b) Their big dreams for their son's future.
(c) The success they've achieved with the dry-cleaning business.
(d) The care they have for the nation and the possiblity they will abandon America if slavery spreads.
Short Answer Questions
1. Asked how he'll feel if he loses, how does Lincoln predict he will feel?
2. How many states are there on Election Day, 1860?
3. What does Seth Gale suggest might happen if slavery spreads West to new states and territories?
4. How old is Lincoln as he leaves Illinois for the White House?
5. How does Lincoln frequently begin a sentence after his election?
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