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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. Where is Susan and Oliver's first home?
(a) New Almaden, California
(b) Milton, NY
(c) San Francisco, CA
(d) Houston, TX

2. What is Susan's attitude towards Oliver during this time in New Almaden?
(a) She considers an immediate divorce
(b) She is in love and sees no faults
(c) She admires him for his handiness and intelligence, but is dismayed by his lack of ambition and business judgement.
(d) She believes he compares favorably with Thomas

3. Where is Oliver's next mining job?
(a) Bolivia
(b) New Almaden
(c) Santa Cruz
(d) Deadwood in the Black Hills of the Dakotas

4. Who is Marian Prouse?
(a) The genteel woman sent from Oliver's family in Connecticut to assist Susan in New Almaden with the new baby.
(b) An author Susan admires
(c) Augusta's brother
(d) Oliver's sister

5. Why doesn't Ollie come with Susan to Leadville?
(a) Augusta has asked to keep him
(b) Her parents have kidnapped him
(c) He has taken ill and needs to recover
(d) He has refused to come see his father

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lyman originally think of Shelley?

2. What does Oliver tell Susan about his manager at the mine?

3. What unusual event occurred at New Almaden?

4. What does Susan encourage Oliver to do instead of moving their family to another country?

5. What is Susan's main character trait in this chapter?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Susan's attitude about her one-room shack in Leadville?

2. What attracted Susan to Oliver?

3. Why is Lyman resistant to Shelley's writing suggestions?

4. What is Susan's state of mind in this chapter?

5. How is Lyman's situation similar to that of Oliver?

6. How does the servant girl Lizzie provide an example to Susan of the western way of life?

7. What characteristics are further brought out once Susan joins her husband in New Almaden?

8. Why doesn't Susan want Oliver to accept the job in Bolivia?

9. How are the 24 canaries sent to Shelley like the elk head sent to Susan?

10. Why is Lyman so uncomfortable around Shelley?

(see the answer keys)

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