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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What shocking event occurs this night for Nick, his father and Uncle George?
(a) There is a lynching in town
(b) The local forest catches fire
(c) The country goes to war with Japan
(d) A man commits suicide by slitting his throat
2. What are Nick and Marjorie doing as the story begins?
(a) Playing tennis
(b) Riding bicycles
(d) Rowing in a boat
3. What does Nick's father not do?
4. Why does the Lieutenant ride his horse out into the field?
(a) He is lost
(b) He is looking for mines
(c) He is drunk
(d) He is exploring
5. What do Nick and Marjorie see?
(a) A defunct lumber mill
(b) A car accident
(c) A shooting star
(d) A tornado
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the setting for the Memoir of Chapter 2?
2. What fills the muddy roads leading out of the city?
3. Why does Dr. Adams think Boulton picked a fight with him?
4. What does Nick do at sunrise the next morning?
5. What is Nick's mood?
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