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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. Who is the most riled up about the beginning of the war?
(b) Ellen's nephew.
2. What is the name of Jethro's mother?
3. How does Jethro view the impending war?
(a) He thinks it will boost the corn sales.
(b) He finds it all very confusing.
(c) He is frightened of losing one of his brothers.
(d) He sees it as an adventure.
4. Where is Jethro's oldest brother at the beginning of the book?
(a) At war.
(b) In jail.
(c) In Heaven.
(d) In California.
5. Who refused Jenny's suitor?
(a) Jenny's father.
(c) Jenny's brothers.
(d) Jenny's mother.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who pays frequent visits to the farm while Matt is ill?
2. What is the name of Jethro's father?
3. Where does Ellen send Jethro after hearing from Tom?
4. What is the first big battle of the Civil War?
5. Whose farm was Jethro taking care of when his father was incapacitated?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Jethro prepared for his first trip into town?
2. How old is Jenny, and what is her role in the household?
3. How does Bill feel about the war?
4. Why is Jethro's farm being targeted in Chapter 6?
5. How does the nation respond to the beginning of the war?
6. How does Jethro feel about the love between Shadrach and Jenny?
7. What does Bill choose to do at the end of Chapter 3, and why?
8. What does Jethro's mother praise him for at the beginning of the book?
9. What does Shadrach do after reading Tom's letter?
10. What does Shadrach explain to Jethro before he leaves for war himself?
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