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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the author refer to Van Tassel's home as?
(a) A palace.
(b) A home.
(c) A castle.
(d) An estate.

2. Which character values Katrina more than a pipe?
(a) Her mother.
(b) Ichabod.
(c) Her father.
(d) Brom.

3. What are the boys from Sleepy Hollow called?
(a) The Sleepy Hollow Boys.
(b) Sleepy Hollow Merrimakers.
(c) Hollow Hunters.
(d) Sleepy Skaters.

4. Which of the following do some residents believe bewitched the area?
(a) A German doctor.
(b) A witch.
(c) A French ghost.
(d) A sorcerer.

5. What is the one thing that causes Ichabod's interest to become a "holy" cause?
(a) The Van Tassel's home.
(b) The Van Tassel's farm.
(c) The Van Tassel's livestock.
(d) The Van Brunt home.

6. What is Van Brunt known for?
(a) His great strength.
(b) His hunting skills.
(c) His great knowledge.
(d) His ability to use a sword.

7. What river is Sleepy Hollow beside?
(a) The Mississippi River.
(b) The Styxx River.
(c) The New York River.
(d) The Hudson River.

8. What is the cabin's construction compared to in the story?
(a) A slippery slope.
(b) A crooked cabin.
(c) A home.
(d) An eelpot.

9. Which of his students does Ichabod discriminately apply discipline?
(a) The unmotivated students.
(b) The strong children.
(c) The weak children.
(d) The children who don't bring an apple.

10. Who does Katrina whirl around and dance with?
(a) Ichabod.
(b) A teenager.
(c) Her father.
(d) Brom.

11. What kind of horse is lent to Ichabod?
(a) A warrior horse.
(b) A racehorse.
(c) A steed.
(d) A plow horse.

12. What is Ichabod invited to do at the Van Tassel's home?
(a) Dance.
(b) Tutor Katrina.
(c) Sing.
(d) Come to a party.

13. What do Brom Bones and his boys do to the school house furniture?
(a) Sell it.
(b) Burn it.
(c) Take it out of the school.
(d) Move it around.

14. What is Ichabod's real love?
(a) Katrina.
(b) Eating.
(c) Singing.
(d) Hunting.

15. What is impressive about the Van Tassel's home?
(a) It is historic.
(b) It has expensive furnishings and ornaments.
(c) It has been built by slaves.
(d) It has electricity.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Brom's horse say about him?

2. Neighbors usually dismiss the antics and disturbances of whom?

3. What is the narrator doing the day he happens upon Sleepy Hollow?

4. Who is the woman of interest in this tale?

5. Which character's home is "bursting forth with the treasures of the farm"?

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