Mid-Book Test - Easy
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This quiz consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the narrator, this region of Sleepy Hollow "breathed forth" what kind of atmosphere?
(d) Dreams and fancies.
2. What is the name of the horse Ichabod is given to ride?
3. How old is Katrina Van Tassel?
4. What kind of horse is lent to Ichabod?
(a) A racehorse.
(b) A warrior horse.
(c) A plow horse.
(d) A steed.
5. According to the legend, where does the Headless Horseman appear each night?
(a) The fields.
(b) The cemetery.
(c) The churchyard.
(d) The woods.
6. What does Ichabod hope to gain from Katrina?
(a) Marriage and limitless food.
(b) Marriage and lots of children.
(c) Marriage and wealth.
(d) Marriage and a new home.
7. What other topic does Ichabod show great interest in learning?
(a) The facts about Sleepy Hollow.
(b) The Bible.
(c) The geography of New York State.
(d) The occult.
8. The disclaimer at the beginning of the tales state the papers belonged to who?
(a) Katrina Van Tassel.
(b) Ichabod Crane.
(c) Diedrech Knickerbocker.
(d) Brom Bones.
9. What is the time period of the story?
10. What is impressive about the Van Tassel's home?
(a) It has electricity.
(b) It has been built by slaves.
(c) It is historic.
(d) It has expensive furnishings and ornaments.
11. Many men are contenders for Katrina's hand. Which of the following is one of them?
(a) Brom Van Brunt.
(b) A doctor.
(c) Headless Horseman.
(d) A farmer.
12. What does the author compare Ichabod to?
(a) A squire.
(b) A knight.
(c) A soldier.
(d) An explorer.
13. Whom does Ichabod spend most of his evenings with and listen to regional tales of the marvelous and unexplainable?
(a) Dutch wives.
(c) Dutch husbands.
14. Neighbors usually dismiss the antics and disturbances of whom?
(a) Ichabod Crane.
(b) Brom Van Brunt.
(c) Katrina Van Tassel.
15. What is the narrator doing the day he happens upon Sleepy Hollow?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Ichabod feast his eyes on first when he arrives at the Van Tassel's home?
2. What is the one thing Katrina is known to do?
3. Where must the Headless Horseman return each day?
4. What is Ichabod's favorite thing to do?
5. Van Brunt is known in Sleepy Hollow for being what?
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