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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Chapter 6, why does Matt want to thank Dave Burdow?
(a) For helping with the field work.
(b) For protecting Jethro.
(c) For buying Jethro lunch.
(d) For sending on some important news.
2. Which side does Bill favor?
(a) The South.
(b) A little bit of both.
(c) The North.
(d) Neither side.
3. Why does Jenny's father refuse to let her marry Shadrach after receiving Tom's letter?
(a) He has no money.
(b) He is too young.
(c) He is on the wrong side of the debate.
(d) He is going to war.
4. Where is John going a week after reading Tom's letter?
(a) To fight for the Confederacy.
(b) To fight for the Union.
(c) Taking his family out west.
(d) On a trip abroad.
5. How old is Ellen's nephew?
(a) A few years younger than Jenny.
(b) The same age as Shadrach.
(c) Younger than Jethro.
(d) As old as her older sons.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Ellen suffering from at the beginning of Chapter 5?
2. What gift is Jethro given while he is in town?
3. Who pays frequent visits to the farm while Matt is ill?
4. What is the name of Jethro's mother?
5. Who brings the family news of the beginning of the war?
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