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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Neighbors usually dismiss the antics and disturbances of whom?
(a) Students.
(b) Katrina Van Tassel.
(c) Ichabod Crane.
(d) Brom Van Brunt.

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

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

4. What season is it in Sleepy Hollow the night of the Van Tassel event?
(a) Fall.
(b) Winter.
(c) Spring.
(d) Summer.

5. The disclaimer at the beginning of the tales state the papers belonged to who?
(a) Brom Bones.
(b) Diedrech Knickerbocker.
(c) Ichabod Crane.
(d) Katrina Van Tassel.

6. What is the name of the horse Ichabod is given to ride?
(a) Midnight.
(b) Gunpowder.
(c) Gracie.
(d) Buckshot.

7. What is Ichabod's greatest fear of encountering when walking home at night?
(a) The rebels.
(b) Soldiers.
(c) The Headless Horseman.
(d) Thieves.

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

9. 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.

10. According to the legend, where does the Headless Horseman appear each night?
(a) The fields.
(b) The woods.
(c) The churchyard.
(d) The cemetery.

11. What is one force greater than the Devil that was to be feared?
(a) Brom Bones.
(b) Animals.
(c) Woman.
(d) Satan.

12. What does Ichabod's physical features mimic?
(a) An elephant.
(b) A giraffe.
(c) A dolphin.
(d) A crane.

13. What do Brom Bones and Ichabod Crane have in common?
(a) They both want to marry Katrina.
(b) They both want to buy a house.
(c) They both hunt.
(d) They both want to defeat the Headless Horseman.

14. How old is Katrina Van Tassel?
(a) 18.
(b) 21.
(c) 16.
(d) 30.

15. Which story dominates the conversation between the men the night of the Van Tassel feast?
(a) The story of the Hollow's ancestors.
(b) The story of the first Dutch settlers.
(c) The story of the Revolutionary War.
(d) The legend of the Headless Horseman.

Short Answer Questions

1. What day does the narrator find Sleepy Hollow?

2. How many years have passed between the actual story and the narrator's telling of it?

3. What do the men discuss immediately after the dancing at the Van Tassel party?

4. What does Ichabod feast his eyes on first when he arrives at the Van Tassel's home?

5. Which of the following do some residents believe bewitched the area?

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