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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Jim claim is his reason for wanting to join the Party?
(a) No one.
(b) Harry.
(c) His mother.
(d) His father.

2. Who do Mac and Jim convince Al of letting them meet while at his Lunch Wagon?
(a) Al's uncle.
(b) Al's grandfather.
(c) Al's father.
(d) Al's mother.

3. Who stops Jim and Mac on their way back from Anderson's land?
(a) Sympathizers.
(b) Police.
(c) Group of kids.
(d) Three vigilantes.

4. Why does Harry make a point of taking the paper with him when he takes Jim to the house?
(a) The cops go through the place regularly.
(b) He does not want anyone stealing his ideas.
(c) He does not want Jim to read it.
(d) Someone will take the paper if he does not.

5. For what reason does Jim tell Harry that he was jailed for a vagrancy charge?
(a) He was hanging out with homeless people.
(b) He was watching a radical's speech in the park.
(c) He was suspected of being a radical leader.
(d) He had all of his belongings on him at the time.

6. What does Mac mention to the men who want to steal their paper in order to intimidate them?
(a) The Tandale strike.
(b) The Growers' Association.
(c) Rosanna Fights Stadium.
(d) The Party.

7. What was Dan's occupation before becoming a migrant crop worker?
(a) A tree-topper.
(b) Crop supervisor.
(c) An engineer.
(d) Biologist.

8. What mysterious story from his childhood does Jim reminisce about in the beginning of Chapter 2?
(a) A public hanging of a Party member.
(b) How the Party first came into existence.
(c) His sister's disappearance in school.
(d) The raids on his neighbor's houses.

9. How does London react to Mac's suggestion for someone else as general chairman?
(a) He leaves the Party.
(b) He denies.
(c) He agrees.
(d) He is infuriated.

10. What does Mac think turned the deal with Al's father about using his land as a camping ground for the strikers?
(a) The dogs.
(b) Offering of money.
(c) Mac's relatability.
(d) His admittance to being a red.

11. Who does the orchard superintendent remind London is the judge?
(a) Doc Burton.
(b) Gillray.
(c) Hunter.
(d) Martin.

12. At the beginning of Chapter 3, what does Jim believe Mac will spend the twenty dollars on that Dick brings home?
(a) Guns.
(b) Envelopes.
(c) Stamps.
(d) Food.

13. For what reason does Mac want reassurance from Doc Burton that he has no civil or legal problems?
(a) Vulnerability.
(b) His job.
(c) Reputation.
(d) His financial welfare.

14. Who is having a baby in a nearby tent where the pickers are camped?
(a) Al's daughter.
(b) London's daughter-in-law.
(c) London's daughter.
(d) Al's girlfriend.

15. What does Jim admit about the possibility of Lisa dying during the delivery process?
(a) It was his greatest fear during the experience.
(b) It would have been worth the gamble.
(c) London would never speak to him again.
(d) It would have devastated the men.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the orchard superintendent threaten to do if London does not comply?

2. Why do Harry and Jim decide that using Jim's real name will not be detrimental to Jim's relatives?

3. What ordinance does Mac predict the county will pass in the event of a strike?

4. What does Mac admit to feeling good about at the end of Chapter 4?

5. What does Jim hear at the end of Chapter 6 before he falls asleep?

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