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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 long has Jason been in New York at the beginning of the book?
(a) Six months.
(b) Four months.
(c) Five days.
(d) Two weeks.
2. What is the name of Homer's boat?
(a) Yukon Belle.
(b) Jamie's Delight.
(c) Klondike Cutter.
(d) Homer's Odyssey.
3. For what does a man want to hire Jason?
(a) To hunt with him to add more food to his boat.
(b) To rescue him if his canoe turns over.
(c) To help carry his canoe.
(d) To handle his horses.
4. Where does Jason go in Chapter 13?
(a) With Jack.
(b) No where.
(c) To the spot where the outfit was dropped off.
(d) Back to Skagway.
5. What does Jason get at the river?
(a) A dog.
(b) A black eye.
(c) A big supply of venison.
(d) A horse.
Short Answer Questions
1. How much does Jason decide to borrow from his brothers?
2. What does Jason notice most of the people in Skagway are?
3. With whom does Jason leave the beach where he was thrown off the ship?
4. How many boats are leaving the shore each day?
5. In what year does this book begin?
Short Essay Questions
1. Upon what ship is Jason stowed away on, what does he hear and what can he not know because of the noise?
2. What is in the letter Abraham left for Jason and how is Jason's situation changed by what he learns?
3. How does Jason get off the beach where the sailors dumped him?
4. Why would the problem in question #29 stand in Jason's way? What does Jason wonder about himself?
5. What kind of fantasy does Jason think about and what does he think his brothers will do about the news?
6. How does Jason's decision about paddling work out and what does he near at the end of Chapter 14?
7. What is Jason trying to hide from Charlie and when Charlie discovers it what does the boy realize? What is Jason's response?
8. What is Homer's last poem at Dawson City about and what does Jamie say to Jason about possibilities in the future?
9. What do Jason and Charlie do when they leave the area of the cabin?
10. What mistake does Jason make with a bull moose and what is the result?
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