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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where is Jethro's oldest brother at the beginning of the book?
(a) At war.
(b) In jail.
(c) In Heaven.
(d) In California.
2. What gift is Jethro given while he is in town?
(a) A horse whip.
(b) A book.
(c) A piece of candy.
(d) An ink and paper set.
3. How does the community feel about Bill's views?
(a) They are suspicious of him.
(b) They resent them.
(c) They respect him.
(d) They are ashamed of him.
4. Who pays frequent visits to the farm while Matt is ill?
(a) Dave Burdow.
(c) Russ Milton.
(d) Guy Wortman.
5. Who proposed to Jenny?
6. What word does Bill use to describe war when talking to Jethro?
7. Why does Jenny not want to share with Jethro when she receives something important?
(a) It is very personal.
(b) She has been craving bread.
(c) Jethro was mean to her.
(d) She wants to read it first.
8. Which side does Bill choose to fight for?
(a) Neither side.
(b) The South.
(c) The North.
(d) The Union.
9. What happens while Matt is heading to Dave Burdow's house?
(a) He sprains his ankle.
(b) He meets an ambush.
(c) He has a heart attack.
(d) He is shot.
10. How does Jethro view the impending war?
(a) He finds it all very confusing.
(b) He is frightened of losing one of his brothers.
(c) He thinks it will boost the corn sales.
(d) He sees it as an adventure.
11. What does Jenny receive that she does not want to share with Jethro?
(a) A book.
(b) Some bread.
(c) A letter.
(d) Some candy.
12. How old is Jethro when his father falls ill?
13. Whose farm was Jethro taking care of when his father was incapacitated?
(a) Dave Burdow's.
14. What does Shadrach tell Jethro to call the president?
(a) Sir Lincoln.
(b) Mr. Lincoln.
(c) Mr. President.
(d) President Lincoln.
15. Why was Jenny's suitor refused?
(a) Jenny did not love him.
(b) He is too young.
(c) She is too young.
(d) He has no money.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Shadrach's profession?
2. What do some people do on battlefields when the war begins?
3. Where is Shadrach heading a week after reading Tom's letter?
4. Who killed Jethro's sister, Mary?
5. Where is the first battle of the war?
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