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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Eb do after the first big battle of the Civil War?
(a) Joins the Confederate Army.
(b) Joins the Union Army.
(c) Takes a trip aboad to avoid the fighting.
(d) Goes to college.

2. Who is the president when this book takes place?
(a) Lincoln.
(b) Adams.
(c) Washington.
(d) Jefferson.

3. Where is John going a week after reading Tom's letter?
(a) Taking his family out west.
(b) To fight for the Confederacy.
(c) To fight for the Union.
(d) On a trip abroad.

4. Which side does Bill favor?
(a) The South.
(b) Neither side.
(c) The North.
(d) A little bit of both.

5. Who protects Jethro from an ambush as he is heading home from town?
(a) Russ Milton.
(b) Travis Bidwell.
(c) Ross Morton.
(d) David Burdow.

6. How many of Jethro's siblings have died at the beginning of the book?
(a) 2.
(b) 4.
(c) 1.
(d) 3.

7. Who helps Jethro in the fields when his father is hurt?
(a) Ross Morton.
(b) Jenny.
(c) Ellen.
(d) Dave Burdow.

8. Who pays frequent visits to the farm while Matt is ill?
(a) Shadrach.
(b) Dave Burdow.
(c) Guy Wortman.
(d) Russ Milton.

9. What month is it when Ellen first hears from Tom?
(a) January.
(b) November.
(c) February.
(d) December.

10. What happens to Jethro's barn while Matt is ill?
(a) It is torn apart.
(b) It is flooded.
(c) It is contaminated.
(d) It burns down.

11. Who does Bill tell first about who he has chosen to fight for?
(a) Jenny.
(b) Jethro.
(c) Ellen.
(d) John.

12. Which side does Tom favor?
(a) The South.
(b) Neither side.
(c) A little bit of both.
(d) The North.

13. Whose farm was Jethro taking care of when his father was incapacitated?
(a) John's.
(b) Matt's.
(c) Shadrach's.
(d) Dave Burdow's.

14. Where does Shadrach live?
(a) In a boarding house in town.
(b) In the Creighton's barn.
(c) In the schoolhouse.
(d) In a small wood shack in the forest.

15. How did Jethro's barn get destroyed?
(a) A wind storm destroyed it.
(b) Dave Burdow poisoned the hay feed for the animals.
(c) Guy Wortman burned it down.
(d) High rains flooded the river near the farm.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the men in Jethro's family try to avoid when they hear of the beginning of the war?

2. How do many of Tom's friends die?

3. At the beginning of Chapter 5, what is Jethro sent into town to get?

4. Who sent the letter that Jenny does not want to share with Jethro?

5. What does Tom do after the first big battle of the Civil War?

(see the answer keys)

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