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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many years have passed between the actual story and the narrator's telling of it?
(a) Sixteen years.
(b) Twenty years.
(c) Five years.
(d) Thirty years.
2. What is impressive about the Van Tassel's home?
(a) It has expensive furnishings and ornaments.
(b) It has electricity.
(c) It is historic.
(d) It has been built by slaves.
3. Where does the Horseman stop pursuits?
(a) The graveyard.
(b) The churchyard.
(c) The cemetery.
(d) The bridge.
4. What is the one thing Katrina is known to do?
5. In what war does the Headless Horseman fight?
(a) The Civil War.
(b) The French and Indian War.
(c) The Revoluntionary War.
(d) World War I.
6. What is Ichabod's real love?
7. What does the Headless Horseman search for in the village each day?
(a) His wife.
(b) His head.
(c) His gun.
(d) His horse.
8. Where must the Headless Horseman return each day?
(a) To his horse.
(b) To his grave in the cemetery.
(c) To the place of his death.
(d) To his mother's home.
9. Whose mouth "...watered as he looed upon this sumptous promise of luxurious winter fare?"
10. What is growing near the schoolhouse?
(b) A birch tree.
(c) A garden.
(d) An oak tree.
11. What does the author refer to Van Tassel's home as?
(a) A palace.
(b) A home.
(c) A castle.
(d) An estate.
12. Who is the woman of interest in this tale?
(a) Katrina Van Tassel.
(b) Kathy Crane.
(c) Emily Shoemaker.
(d) Dutch wife.
13. What does Ichabod Crane do for a living?
(a) He's a doctor.
(b) He's a preacher.
(c) He's a mechanic.
(d) He's a school teacher.
14. What is Ichabod's favorite thing to do?
15. What river is Sleepy Hollow beside?
(a) The Hudson River.
(b) The New York River.
(c) The Mississippi River.
(d) The Styxx River.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Brom Bones and his boys do to the school house furniture?
2. Several stories speak of sightings and abduction of whom?
3. Where is the church located?
4. What color are Ichabod's eyes?
5. How does Ichabod endear himself to mothers?
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