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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens to the help farmers bring in from other countries?
(a) They ask for too much money.
(b) They start their own farms.
(c) They are lazy.
(d) They leave the state.
2. Why are people slaughtering buffalo in Chapter 9?
(a) Because the hunters had new guns.
(b) To take away the Native American food source.
(c) Because the buffalo were ruining the farms.
(d) To win a prize.
3. When is it suggested to change Levi's farm's name to Centennial?
(a) After Amos comes to the farm.
(b) After Colorado becomes a state.
(c) After Centennial buys most of the land.
(d) After Clemma leaves.
4. How do the Wendells buy land in Chapter 11?
(a) With their savings.
(b) With Soren Sorenson's money.
(c) With Dumire's money.
(d) With a loan.
5. What job does Mervin Wendell end up working in Chapter 12?
6. How long does it take before Soren Sorenson is reported missing?
(a) A week.
(b) Several days.
(c) One day.
(d) A month.
7. In Chapter 10, why do ranchers fight Messmore Garret?
(a) For land use.
(b) For water rights.
(c) For taxes.
(d) For his sheep.
8. Why does Clemma turn down Jim Lloyd's offer of marriage?
(a) He is too old.
(b) She is too young.
(c) She is seeing someone else.
(d) She wants to go to Saint Loius.
9. What does Mervin jokingly ask for for his birthday?
(a) A happier son.
(b) A prettier wife.
(c) To know where the body is.
(d) Five hundred dollars.
10. Why is Fat Laura shot along with Bufe Coker?
(a) She was a witness.
(b) She was a curious neighbor.
(c) She was trying to warn him.
(d) She was trying to rob him.
11. In Chapter 10, who orders Charlotte to find a new bull for the ranch?
12. Where does Triunfador build a cantina?
(a) A doctor's office.
(b) A silo.
(c) An abandoned shack.
(d) An old farm house.
13. Who does Clemma tell Levi she is going to marry?
(a) A military man.
(b) A lawyer.
(c) A shop owner.
(d) A doctor.
14. Who do the Wendells arrive at Centennial with?
(b) A flock of sheep.
(c) Police guards.
(d) A theater troup.
15. Where does Brumbaugh find Tranquilino Marquez?
(a) San Francisco.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Dumire request to meet with as he is dying?
2. Why is Seccumbe a little reluctant about marrying Charlotte?
3. Why does Amos Calendar collect bones in Chapter 9?
4. Why does Seccumbe always show a profit in his work?
5. How does Maude kill Soren Sorenson?
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