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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. How do the Hessians react to the Corporal's shouts?
(a) They hit the floor.
(b) They prepare to use Jonathan as a hostage.
(c) They prepare to fight their way out.
(d) They prepare to surrender.
2. When does the Corporal want the soldiers to arrive at the house where the Hessians are?
(a) At dawn.
(b) At high noon.
(c) At nightfall.
(d) At midnight.
3. What challenge does Jonathan face when he leaves the house at night?
(a) Climbing a fence.
(b) Seeing in the dark.
(c) Getting past a bear.
(d) Avoiding enemy soldiers.
4. What do the American soldiers discuss immediately following the battle with the Hessians at the house?
(a) How brave Jonathan was.
(b) How foolish Jonathan was.
(d) How inept the Hessians were.
5. What does Jonathan suspect about the death of the boy's parents?
(a) That the Americans killed them.
(b) That they committed suicide.
(c) That the boy accidentally killed them.
(d) That the Hessians he's with killed them.
Short Answer Questions
1. What food do the Hessians find in the house they discover?
2. What is Jonathan's notion about the inhabitants of the house he and the Hessians find?
3. What things does Jonathan discover in the house he and the Hessians find?
4. Who is the first person to greet Jonathan at the campfire?
5. What explanation does the Corporal offer for the boy's refusal to speak?
Short Essay Questions
1. By using a language that the Hessians do not understand, does the Corporal really give them a chance to save their lives when he tells them to surrender?
2. Why is it important to Jonathan to know whether the Hessians killed the boy's parents?
3. In what way does Jonathan begin to see the Corporal differently when the man wakes him up at the campfire?
4. What is the significance of Jonathan choosing to carry the boy and leave the gun in the house?
5. How do the reactions of the men differ from those of the Corporal when Jonathan appears at the campfire?
6. Why does Jonathan have confusing reactions to the men's assessment at the campfire of the result of the battle?
7. How do the Hessians treat Jonathan when he is trying to save their lives?
8. Why does Jonathan risk his life and the boy's by bringing the boy to the Hessians?
9. Why is the Corporal being kind to Jonathan after he wakes him up?
10. Why does Jonathan feel a sense of comaraderie with his enemy captor, just because he winks at him?
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