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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. What might stand in Jason's way besides the weather?
(a) Being so young.
(b) Not knowing what real gold looks like.
(d) The Canadian Mounties.
2. Why are many of the people Jason meets heading back to Skagway going there?
(a) They've given up.
(b) They were turned away at the border.
(c) They've made a lot of money.
(d) The weather is too cold.
3. How does Jason's dog help him?
(a) He pulls some of the weight.
(b) He hunts game.
(c) He keeps Jason warm at night.
(d) He scares off thieves.
4. Why is Jason unable to find a boat to take him down the river?
(a) There are too many people who have too many pounds.
(b) His outfit is too heavy.
(c) They don't want to take such a young person.
(d) He does not have any money.
5. Where did Jason work in his hometown?
(a) In a shoe factory.
(b) A cannery.
(c) Fishing boat.
(d) A saw mill.
Short Answer Questions
1. What becomes the topic of conversation across the country?
2. What is a big topic of conversation in Skagway besides gold?
3. Where do Jason and the old man part ways?
4. Who is head of law enforcement in Skagway?
5. Where do Jason's brothers live?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Jason get a job in Skagway?
2. Where and with whom does Jason eat the day he meets Frank Barker?
3. How long does it take Jason to get across Bennett and what are his hopes?
4. Who are Homer and Jamie Dunavant and what is their story?
5. Upon what ship is Jason stowed away on, what does he hear and what can he not know because of the noise?
6. How does Jason get his dog, King, and what happens to the previous owner?
7. Why is Jason having a difficult time finding a boat?
8. What does Jason use his earnings for and why does he end up collapsed on the trail?
9. What does one have to take to get to Canada and how does Jason manage it?
10. What does Jason learn at Mrs. Beal's boarding house that stuns him?
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