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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who brings the family news of the beginning of the war?
(c) The postman.
2. The Creightons' receive help with their barn in which seasons?
(a) Spring and summer.
(b) Fall and winter.
(c) Summer and fall.
(d) Winter and spring.
3. Why is Matt's family being so targeted in Chapter 6?
(a) Tom joined the Union.
(b) Bill joined the confederacy.
(c) Matt said some harsh things about Guy Wortman.
(d) Jethro did not trade well when he was in town.
4. How does Jethro view the impending war?
(a) He thinks it will boost the corn sales.
(b) He finds it all very confusing.
(c) He sees it as an adventure.
(d) He is frightened of losing one of his brothers.
5. What month is it when Ellen first hears from Tom?
Short Answer Questions
1. How do most people hear updates about the war?
2. What happens to Jethro's barn while Matt is ill?
3. Which side does Tom favor?
4. What does Eb do after the first big battle of the Civil War?
5. Where is Ellen's nephew from?
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