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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How old is Jenny when she gets married?
2. Who does Shad plan to vote for in the next presidential election?
3. Where does Eb go after Lincoln gives the deserters amnesty?
(a) To work on the farm.
(b) To find Shadrach.
(c) Back to his duty.
(d) To prison.
4. What do the men all talk about after the barn has been built?
(a) The president.
(b) The war.
(c) The weather.
(d) Guy Wortman.
5. What does Jethro carry while working in the fields after the federal agents come to the farm?
(a) A book.
(b) A weapon.
(c) A map.
6. Why does the Lawrence boy come home from the war in Chapter 7?
(a) His commander heard about his father's death.
(b) He has a message to deliver.
(c) He is wounded.
(d) His time is up.
7. What battle was Shadrach wounded in?
8. What do Ellen and Nancy do for the men who help build their barn?
(a) Hold a dance.
(b) Promise them portions of the harvest.
(c) Pay them some money.
(d) Make dinner.
9. Why has Jethro stopped concentrating on his lessons in Chapter 12?
(a) He is too busy with the farm work.
(b) He has read all of the books he has.
(c) His father asked him to stop.
(d) Shadrach is gone.
10. Who led the Union in Chicamauga Creek?
11. Who led the Union Army in the battle of Gettysburg?
12. Who tells Jethro about Lincoln's assassination?
13. How does Shadrach feel about his general in Chapter 8?
(a) He feels he does not follow orders well.
(b) He is highly devoted to him.
(c) He does not think he is skilled enough.
(d) He owes the man his life.
14. Why is Guy Wortman arrested?
(a) He is caught stealing.
(b) One of his men turns him in.
(c) He is seen shooting at a family.
(d) His rifle is found in the Creighton's burned out barn.
15. What battle does Shadrach write about in Chapter 8?
(b) New Madrid.
(c) Pea Ridge.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do federal agents come to the Creighton's house?
2. Where are the Creighton births and deaths recorded?
3. What news does the Lawrence boy bring home from the war?
4. What does Shadrach tell Jenny in his letter in Chapter 10?
5. What is the name of the first soldier in the area to return home from the war?
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