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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Beret Hansa remember the family landed when they crossed the ocean from Norway?
(a) Providence.
(b) New York.
(c) Quebec.
(d) Montreal.

2. Where does Tonseten tell the new Norwegian settlers that they can find wood?
(a) Filmore County.
(b) The Sioux River.
(c) Sioux Falls.
(d) Spring Creek.

3. What is the date on which Per Hansa receives a deed to the property he has claimed?
(a) June 21, 1892.
(b) July 4, 1776.
(c) June 6, 1873.
(d) January 26, 1903.

4. Of what nationality is the large caravan that was the second to arrive at Spring Creek?
(a) Scandinavian.
(b) English.
(c) Irish.
(d) Dutch.

5. What does Beret make for breakfast using the flour before Per goes to see the Hallings?
(a) Porridge.
(b) Bread.
(c) Pancakes.
(d) Pizza.

6. Who finds the ducks on the prairie?
(a) Per Hansa and Hans Olsa.
(b) Beret and Kjersti.
(c) And-Ongen and Store-Hans.
(d) Store-Hans and Ola.

7. How many wagons are in the first group of Norwegian settlers that come to Spring Creek?
(a) Ten.
(b) Four.
(c) One.
(d) Five.

8. Who is Per Hansa?
(a) A shopkeeper who helps the family with supplies.
(b) The main family's oldest child.
(c) The main female character of the book.
(d) The main male character of the book.

9. Who helps Per Hansa clean the sick Indian's injury?
(a) Kjersti.
(b) Ole.
(c) Store-Hans.
(d) Beret.

10. Who gets into a physical fight with one of the men from the large caravan?
(a) Per Hansa.
(b) Henry Solum.
(c) Sam Solum.
(d) Hans Olsa.

11. What is Hans Olsa doing at the beginning of Book 1, Chapter 2?
(a) Talking to a friend.
(b) Building a sod house.
(c) Plowing his fields.
(d) Sleeping.

12. ***Which of the following is NOT one of the items that Per Hansa barters for on his visit to town in Book 1, Chapter 5?
(a) Lime.
(b) A cow.
(c) Chickens.
(d) Twine.

13. Which of the following is NOT one of the men who will travel to town in Book 1, Chapter 3?
(a) Syvert Tonseten.
(b) Harry Solum.
(c) Sam Solum.
(d) Hans Olsa.

14. What does the name Store-Hans mean?
(a) Little Hans.
(b) Big Hans.
(c) Helpful hands.
(d) Little hands.

15. Who in Per Hansa's family believes the family should travel back east for the winter?
(a) Beret.
(b) Per Hansa.
(c) Store-Hans.
(d) Ola.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Per Hansa's purpose for buying the twine and knitting a net?

2. What type of injury does the sick Indian have?

3. How do the settlers celebrate the safe return of the men from town?

4. Where does Per Hansa tell Hans Olsa he will go to look for the cows?

5. What does Per Hansa offer to Beret when he comes home in Book 1, Chapter 5?

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