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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to village custom, what happens to a person's property once he or she dies from illness?
(a) All property and possessions are divided among the villagers.
(b) All property and possessions are divided among relatives.
(c) The Council of Guardians collects one-tenth of the property.
(d) All property and possessions are burned.

2. Where will the injured weaver's children probably be sent?
(a) To live with other women.
(b) To the next village.
(c) To the Council of Guardians.
(d) To the Field of Leaving.

3. What does Jamison do while Vandara is presenting her accusation?
(a) Sleeps.
(b) Reads.
(c) Watches Kira.
(d) Takes notes.

4. How do the members of the council respond to Kira's ritual actions in Chapter 3?
(a) They chuckle.
(b) They frown.
(c) They nod their approval.
(d) They scold her for her clumsiness.

5. Who gave the pendant to Kira's mother?
(a) Annabella.
(b) Jamison.
(c) The Council of Guardians,
(d) Her father.

6. Where do the women of the village plan to take Kira?
(a) Before the Council of Guardians.
(b) To the next village.
(c) To the woods.
(d) To the Field of Leaving.

7. By law, what punishment does Kira's society give for murder?
(a) Death of the murderer.
(b) 40 lashes with a whip.
(c) Imprisionment for life.
(d) None.

8. Who is Thomas?
(a) Jamison's arch rival.
(b) A young tender.
(c) A boy Kira's age who also lives in the Edifice.
(d) One of the Guardians.

9. What does Jamison question Kira about in Chapter 5?
(a) Her knowledge of reading and writing.
(b) Her friend, Matt.
(c) Her memories of her father.
(d) Her skills and the training she received from her mother.

10. Why does Matt take some of Kira's belongings in Chapter 5?
(a) To save them from being burned.
(b) It is a part of the village's custom.
(c) To sell them and earn money for Kira's defense.
(d) Because the Council ordered him to take her property to the Edifice.

11. Who is waiting for Kira inside the Edifice in Chapter 6?
(a) Jamison.
(b) Vandara.
(c) Matt.
(d) Christopher.

12. What do some of the villagers want to build on Kira's property?
(a) A weaving shed.
(b) A new cott.
(c) A corral.
(d) A bonfire.

13. Why does Kira only eat half of her meal provided during the trial in Chapter 4?
(a) She has been accused of eating too much.
(b) She saves half of her meal for later.
(c) She is too nervous to eat.
(d) She shares some of her meal with Matt.

14. What is Kira's job in the Edifice?
(a) To knit the Ruin Singer a new stole.
(b) To embroider the Singer's cloak.
(c) To repair and maintain the Singer's robe.
(d) To repair the Singer's hat.

15. What piece of jewelry of does Kira find in Matt's bundle?
(a) Her father's ring.
(b) Her mother's bracelet.
(c) Her baby bracelet.
(d) Her mother's pendant.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the weavers offer Kira at the end of Chapter 5?

2. What does Vandara tell Kira in Chapter 2?

3. What does Kira discover is still intact in Chapter 2 when she returns home?

4. What color dye does Annabella not have?

5. What does Kira have in her new room that was not in her cott?

(see the answer keys)

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