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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which war begins during the second chapter of this book?
(a) The Mexican War.
(b) The Revolutionary War.
(c) The French and Indian War.
(d) The Civil War.
2. Who proposed to Jenny?
3. Who helps Jethro understand why Jenny won't share what she has with Jethro?
4. What happens to Jethro's barn while Matt is ill?
(a) It is contaminated.
(b) It burns down.
(c) It is torn apart.
(d) It is flooded.
5. Where does Ellen send Jethro after hearing from Tom?
(a) To town.
(b) To Shadrach's cabin.
(c) To work in the fields.
(d) To the barn.
6. Who pays frequent visits to the farm while Matt is ill?
(b) Dave Burdow.
(c) Russ Milton.
(d) Guy Wortman.
7. How do many of Tom's friends die?
(a) Froze to death.
(b) Died of food poisoning.
(c) Starved to death.
(d) Got shot.
8. How does the community feel about Bill's views?
(a) They respect him.
(b) They are ashamed of him.
(c) They are suspicious of him.
(d) They resent them.
9. How was Jethro's well made unusable?
(a) Dave Burdow poured sand and stones in it.
(b) A sick animal died in it.
(c) Guy Wortman poured coal oil in it.
(d) A flood moved large stones over the top of it.
10. How old was Mary when she died?
11. What does Bill do after resorting to physical blows with someone about his views?
(a) Joins the Army.
(b) Stops speaking.
(c) Leaves home.
12. Who brings the family news of the beginning of the war?
(d) The postman.
13. What gift is Jethro given while he is in town?
(a) A horse whip.
(b) A book.
(c) An ink and paper set.
(d) A piece of candy.
14. How far away is the Creighton's house from the nearest town?
(a) 15 miles.
(b) 60 miles.
(c) 30 miles.
(d) 45 miles.
15. How old is Jethro when his father falls ill?
Short Answer Questions
1. Which side of the war does Jethro believe in?
2. What does Jenny give to Jethro as a special treat at the beginning of the book?
3. What does Shadrach do for Jethro when he reads Tom's letter?
4. Which side does Bill choose to fight for?
5. How did the mob want to kill the man who killed Mary?
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