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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Chapter 6, why does Matt want to thank Dave Burdow?
(a) For sending on some important news.
(b) For protecting Jethro.
(c) For helping with the field work.
(d) For buying Jethro lunch.
2. Who pays frequent visits to the farm while Matt is ill?
(b) Russ Milton.
(c) Guy Wortman.
(d) Dave Burdow.
3. How do most people hear updates about the war?
(a) Word of mouth.
(c) Letters from soldiers.
(d) Radio broadcasts.
4. Which side does Bill favor?
(a) The North.
(b) The South.
(c) Neither side.
(d) A little bit of both.
5. Who loses the first big battle of the Civil War?
(a) The Confederates.
(b) The civilians.
(c) Nobody- it is a draw.
(d) The Union.
6. What does Eb do after the first big battle of the Civil War?
(a) Joins the Confederate Army.
(b) Goes to college.
(c) Joins the Union Army.
(d) Takes a trip aboad to avoid the fighting.
7. How far away from the Creighton's house is Shadrach's cabin?
(a) 4 miles.
(b) 2 miles.
(c) 3 miles.
(d) 1 mile.
8. How does Jethro feel as he listens to his brothers argue about the war?
(a) He is confused.
(b) He is excited.
(c) He is proud.
(d) He is scared.
9. Who comforts Jethro when he gets scared of the war?
10. What does Shadrach do for Jethro when he reads Tom's letter?
(a) Tells him that Tom will be fine.
(b) Draws a map.
(c) Prays with him.
(d) Promises to find Tom and bring him home.
11. What is the name of the closest town to Jethro's house?
12. What does Bill do after resorting to physical blows with someone about his views?
(a) Leaves home.
(c) Stops speaking.
(d) Joins the Army.
13. Which of the following is NOT something Jethro's father gives him before sending him to town?
(a) A rifle.
(b) A knife.
(d) Trading goods.
14. What is Ellen's nephew's name?
15. Who are the men waiting for at Jethro's house while they talk with Ellen's nephew?
(a) The postman.
(b) The news carrier.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to Jethro's barn while Matt is ill?
2. Where does Ellen send Jethro after hearing from Tom?
3. Who is Jethro's favorite brother?
4. What caused Ellen's ailment in Chapter 5?
5. Who fights the most with Bill about his views when the war begins?
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