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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who pays frequent visits to the farm while Matt is ill?
(a) Dave Burdow.
(b) Russ Milton.
(c) Guy Wortman.
2. How do many of Tom's friends die?
(a) Starved to death.
(b) Got shot.
(c) Froze to death.
(d) Died of food poisoning.
3. What will Jethro's father be doing while Jethro is in town?
(a) Trading for goods.
(b) Caring for Ellen.
(c) Bringing in the harvest.
(d) Working the fields.
4. How many of Jethro's siblings have died at the beginning of the book?
5. How does the community feel about Bill's views?
(a) They respect him.
(b) They are suspicious of him.
(c) They are ashamed of him.
(d) They resent them.
6. Where does Jethro eat lunch while he is in town?
(a) At the store.
(b) In his wagon.
(c) By a stream.
(d) At a restaurant.
7. Why does Jenny not want to share with Jethro when she receives something important?
(a) It is very personal.
(b) She wants to read it first.
(c) She has been craving bread.
(d) Jethro was mean to her.
8. Where is Jethro's oldest brother at the beginning of the book?
(a) In Heaven.
(b) At war.
(c) In California.
(d) In jail.
9. Which side does Tom favor?
(a) The South.
(b) The North.
(c) A little bit of both.
(d) Neither side.
10. Where is Shadrach heading 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.
11. Who helps Jethro understand why Jenny won't share what she has with Jethro?
12. What do the men in the store tease Jethro about?
(a) Tom dying at war.
(b) Bill joining the Confederate Army.
(c) His young age.
(d) Mary's death.
13. Why was Jenny's suitor refused?
(a) He has no money.
(b) Jenny did not love him.
(c) He is too young.
(d) She is too young.
14. Where is Ellen's nephew from?
(a) South Carolina.
15. Who is the most riled up about the beginning of the war?
(d) Ellen's nephew.
Short Answer Questions
1. What month is it when Ellen first hears from Tom?
2. Who is Jethro's favorite brother?
3. Which side of the war does Jethro believe in?
4. How does Bill's family feel about his views?
5. Why is Matt's family being so targeted in Chapter 6?
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