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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 did Homer sell to come to the gold fields?
(a) His family farm.
(b) His stock shares.
(c) His summer crop.
(d) Two horses and a carriage.
2. What have some people resigned themselves to doing?
(a) Starving to death.
(b) Going home.
(c) No finding any gold.
(d) Waiting out the winter and leaving in the spring.
3. With whom does Jason leave the beach where he was thrown off the ship?
(a) Nathan Bidings.
(b) Thomas Paleton.
(c) Jack London.
(d) John Christopher.
4. Who does Jason first see when he wakes after being sick?
(a) Lucy Gant.
(b) Jamie Dunavant.
(c) Jack London.
(d) Frank Barker.
5. How much does Jason decide to borrow from his brothers?
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Jason become sick on the trail?
2. What are the names of Jason's brothers?
3. What does Jack say about seeing Jason again?
4. What do Jason and Jack do when they meet up again?
5. What do some of the people that Jack meets along the way want to know?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Jason see when he arrives in Skagway and what is the cost of living?
2. What does Barker talk about at dinner, what does Barker try to get Jason to do, what is Jason's reply and what is Barker's response?
3. Why is Jason having a difficult time finding a boat?
4. Where does Jason go in Chapter 13, what does he get and what does he do with it?
5. What is in the letter Abraham left for Jason and how is Jason's situation changed by what he learns?
6. With whom does Jason meet up again at the beginning of Chapter 12 and what do they do when they see each other?
7. Why is Jason feeling pressured, what are some people going to do about the pressure and how does Jason feel about doing that?
8. How does Jason get a job in Skagway?
9. What does Jason encounter on his way towards Chilkoot and what does he wish about the crowds?
10. How does Jason keep himself going and what do some people he meets want to know about his dog?
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