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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Tom's first battle?
(a) Fort Donelson.
(b) Fort Donler.
(c) Fort Dumbleton.
(d) Fort Dunley.
2. Who killed Jethro's sister, Mary?
(a) Donald Bidwell.
(b) David Burdow.
(c) Thomas Bidwell.
(d) Travis Burdow.
3. What is Jethro and his family planting at the beginning of the book?
4. Why does Jenny's father refuse to let her marry Shadrach after receiving Tom's letter?
(a) He is too young.
(b) He has no money.
(c) He is on the wrong side of the debate.
(d) He is going to war.
5. Ellen's nephew favors which side of the war?
(a) Neither side.
(b) The South.
(c) The North.
(d) A little bit of both.
Short Answer Questions
1. How far away is the Creighton's house from the nearest town?
2. Why was Jenny's suitor refused?
3. Why does John's family decide to stay with Ellen?
4. What is the first big battle of the Civil War?
5. What is done about the frequent visitors to the farm while Matt is ill?
Short Essay Questions
1. What harm is done to Jethro's farm while Matt is ill?
2. What happens when Ellen hears the men all debating heatedly about the issues of the war?
3. What do Tom and Eb do at the beginning of the Civil War?
4. Why is Jethro's farm being targeted in Chapter 6?
5. What does Bill think about the issues of the war?
6. What does Ellen's nephew do when he first comes to visit Ellen?
7. What does Jethro enjoy doing when the Civil War first begins?
8. How does Bill feel about the war?
9. What responsibilities does Jethro take on when Matt is hurt?
10. What happens to Jethro on his ride home from town?
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