The Deerslayer Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What shows the strong character of Deerslayer in the opening of the novel?
(a) His willingness to compromise for a friend
(b) His refusal to take part in any war
(c) His promise to go to the authorities if anything were to happen to any man who marries Judith.
(d) His insistance on having the land surveyed

2. What is the argument between Harry Marsh and Deerslayer?
(a) An argument about the value of the land
(b) An argument about the character of Native Americans
(c) An argument about the location of the Hutter family
(d) An argument about the best way to hunt deer

3. Why does Hutter want to attack the Iroquois encampments?
(a) To prevent them from attacking first
(b) To carry off a wife
(c) To collect and sell scalps
(d) To aid the British

4. What happens when Deerslayer wakes the following morning?
(a) He makes bird calls to see if Harry will reply.
(b) He paddles quickly to shore to look for Harry and Hutter.
(c) He goes up to the house for breakfast.
(d) An Iroquois on shore shoots at him.

5. What is the purpose of the detailed description of the bedroom of Judith and Hetty in the novel?
(a) It foreshadows the death of Hetty and Judith.
(b) It proves that the Hutter family seldom comes to Muskrat Castle.
(c) It shows how wealthy Thomas Hutter is and how spoiled the girls are.
(d) It serves to anticipate the characters of the two girls before they are actually introduced.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why Deerslayer is more interested in Hetty than in Judith.

2. When they find the Hutter family, Harry is interested in Judith. In what is Deerslayer interested?

3. Hetty's simple religious principles bring out what characteristic in her father and Harry?

4. What comparisons do they discuss regarding physical beauty?

5. Who appears on the shore and prepares to attack the people on the Ark?

(see the answer key)

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