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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where is John going a week after reading Tom's letter?
(a) On a trip abroad.
(b) To fight for the Union.
(c) To fight for the Confederacy.
(d) Taking his family out west.
2. Which side does Tom favor?
(a) A little bit of both.
(b) The South.
(c) Neither side.
(d) The North.
3. Who is the most riled up about the beginning of the war?
(a) Ellen's nephew.
4. How did the mob want to kill the man who killed Mary?
5. Where is the first battle of the war?
(a) Fort Summersville.
(b) Fort Sumpton.
(c) Fort Summer.
(d) Fort Sumter.
6. Why was Jenny's suitor refused?
(a) Jenny did not love him.
(b) He has no money.
(c) He is too young.
(d) She is too young.
7. What does Shadrach tell Jethro to call the president?
(a) Mr. President.
(b) Sir Lincoln.
(c) Mr. Lincoln.
(d) President Lincoln.
8. What word does Bill use to describe war when talking to Jethro?
9. What is the occupation of the man who helps Jethro when he is being bullied at the store?
(a) Newspaper editor.
(b) Store owner.
10. What does Jenny receive that she does not want to share with Jethro?
(a) Some candy.
(b) A letter.
(c) Some bread.
(d) A book.
11. Why does Jenny's father refuse to let her marry Shadrach after receiving Tom's letter?
(a) He is on the wrong side of the debate.
(b) He is too young.
(c) He has no money.
(d) He is going to war.
12. What is Ellen suffering from at the beginning of Chapter 5?
(a) A sprained ankle.
(b) A headache.
(c) A stomach ache.
(d) Some chest pains.
13. What is the name of Jethro's father?
14. What happens while Matt is heading to Dave Burdow's house?
(a) He meets an ambush.
(b) He sprains his ankle.
(c) He has a heart attack.
(d) He is shot.
15. What month is it when Ellen first hears from Tom?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of Jethro's mother?
2. Who fights the most with Bill about his views when the war begins?
3. What caused Ellen's ailment in Chapter 5?
4. How do many of Tom's friends die?
5. What is the name of the closest town to Jethro's house?
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