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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Under what political party does Lincoln run?
2. What do Ellen and Nancy do for the men who help build their barn?
(a) Make dinner.
(b) Hold a dance.
(c) Pay them some money.
(d) Promise them portions of the harvest.
3. What does Jethro say is bothering him when he is questioned after finding Eb?
(a) He has bad dreams.
(b) He has been smoking.
(c) He is tired.
(d) He wishes he could join the army.
4. What month does the battle at Chancellorsville take place?
5. What do Jenny and Jethro not like about the federal agents that come to the farm?
(a) Their disrespect to the president.
(b) Their smell of tobacco.
(c) Their language.
(d) Their mannerisms.
6. Where does Jethro decide to live at the end of the book?
(a) At a schoolhouse in town.
(b) With Shad and Jenny.
(c) With his parents.
(d) With Nancy and John.
7. Who sends a letter to Shadrach about the battle at Chicamauga Creek?
8. Which of the following is NOT something donated to the Creighton's after their barn is destroyed?
9. Who does Jethro write a letter to after finding Eb?
(a) President Lincoln.
10. Who does Shad plan to vote for in the next presidential election?
11. Who tells Jethro about Lincoln's assassination?
12. What battle was Shadrach wounded in?
13. Why are the people frustrated with the Union Army in Chapter 7?
(a) Their lack of supplies.
(b) Their lack of aggression.
(c) Their poor organization.
(d) Their poor treatment of the soldiers.
14. Who wins the battle of Gettysburg?
(a) Neither side.
(b) The South.
(c) They both think they won.
(d) The North.
15. Which of the following is NOT a battle won by the Confederates?
(a) New Orleans.
(b) New Madrid.
(c) Pea Ridge.
(d) Fort Sumter.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who comes to visit Jethro at the end of the book?
2. What is the platform of the man running against Lincoln for his second term?
3. What is General Hooker's nick-name?
4. Who notices that Jethro is bothered by something after Jethro finds Eb?
5. Where are the strange noises in the woods coming from while Jethro is working in the field?
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