|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Zeena want to question Mattie about before she leaves?
(a) Missing household items.
(b) Ethan's behavior.
(c) Some of Mattie's recipes.
(d) More broken dishes.
2. Ethan makes Mattie uncomfortable when he mentions __________________________________.
(a) Her clumsiness with the pickle dish.
(b) How beautiful she looks under the lamp.
(c) Ruth and Ned kissing behind the trees.
(d) Denis Eady coming to visit her at the house.
3. In the morning, Ethan convinces himself that ________________________________.
(a) Zeena might change her mind about Mattie leaving.
(b) Mattie does not know she has to leave.
(c) Mattie will be better off with her relatives.
(d) Zeena was lying about hiring another girl.
4. Ethan returns home early because ___________________________________________.
(a) He is afraid Jotham Powell will suspect his love for Mattie.
(b) He is afraid to face Mr. Hale and ask for money.
(c) He is afraid there will be trouble between Mattie and Zeena.
(d) He cannot get the horses to town safely.
5. Ethan asks Mattie to sit in Zeena's chair because _____________________________.
(a) He cannot see her from where he sits.
(b) He wants to see how she would look there in place of his wife.
(c) He can not hear her from across the room.
(d) He wants to pretend they are married.
Short Answer Questions
1. Ethan does his clearest thinking while _______________________________.
2. Zeena instructs Jotham Powell to ________________________________________.
3. Ethan feels too constrained to try to touch Mattie inside the house because ____________________________________________.
4. Zeena is described as an old woman, although she is ____________________________.
5. Ethan knows he cannot leave Starkfield with Mattie because ________________________________________.
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