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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The Creighton family receives their first war letter from who?
2. How old is Jethro when his father falls ill?
3. What does Jenny receive that she does not want to share with Jethro?
(a) A letter.
(b) A book.
(c) Some bread.
(d) Some candy.
4. Why does Jenny not want to share with Jethro when she receives something important?
(a) She wants to read it first.
(b) It is very personal.
(c) Jethro was mean to her.
(d) She has been craving bread.
5. Where does Ellen send Jethro after hearing from Tom?
(a) To Shadrach's cabin.
(b) To the barn.
(c) To town.
(d) To work in the fields.
6. What happens to Jethro's well while Matt is ill?
(a) It is filled in.
(b) It is contaminated.
(c) It dries up.
(d) It is covered with large stones.
7. Who helps Jethro when he is being bullied at the store?
(a) Russ Milton.
(b) Ross Morton.
(c) Russ Morton.
(d) Ross Milton.
8. Why does John's family decide to stay with Ellen?
(a) They are low on food.
(b) Jethro needs the help.
(c) They are worried about Matt dying.
(d) Their dog went missing.
9. Which war begins during the second chapter of this book?
(a) The Mexican War.
(b) The Civil War.
(c) The French and Indian War.
(d) The Revolutionary War.
10. How many children does John have?
11. What is Shadrach's profession?
12. Which side does Tom favor?
(a) The North.
(b) Neither side.
(c) A little bit of both.
(d) The South.
13. What happens while Matt is heading to Dave Burdow's house?
(a) He has a heart attack.
(b) He meets an ambush.
(c) He sprains his ankle.
(d) He is shot.
14. How does Bill think problems should be solved?
(a) With peace.
(b) With civil disputes.
(c) With votes.
(d) With debates.
15. How far away is the Creighton's house from the nearest town?
(a) 30 miles.
(b) 60 miles.
(c) 15 miles.
(d) 45 miles.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who protects Jethro from an ambush as he is heading home from town?
2. Where is Shadrach heading a week after reading Tom's letter?
3. How old is Jenny at the beginning of the book?
4. How does Bill's family feel about his views?
5. What dinner does Shadrach make for Jethro when he shares Tom's letter?
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