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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. What is one thing Ichabod helps the farmers do?
(a) Cut wood.
(b) Bale hay.
(c) Sing songs.
(d) Load wagons.

4. What is the time period of the story?
(a) 1789.
(b) 1776.
(c) 1701.
(d) 1889.

5. How does Brom Bones want to settle the dispute for Katrina's hand in marriage?
(a) With a hunting contest.
(b) With brute force.
(c) With a sword fight.
(d) With a duel.

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

7. What animal does Ichabod resemble as he sits astride the horse with his angled limbs protruding awkwardly?
(a) A bird.
(b) A snake.
(c) A bear.
(d) A tiger.

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

9. Whom does Ichabod hang out with when not in class?
(a) The preacher.
(b) The blacksmith.
(c) His older boy students.
(d) The milkman.

10. Van Brunt is known in Sleepy Hollow for being what?
(a) Stealing.
(b) Sleeping.
(c) Hurting others.
(d) Fit and fun.

11. How does Ichabod endear himself to mothers?
(a) By teaching their children.
(b) By disciplining their children.
(c) By singing to their children.
(d) By tending to their small children.

12. What does Ichabod do to quell his fears when walking home at night?
(a) Dance.
(b) Carry a lantern.
(c) Sing psalms.
(d) Talk to himself.

13. Which character's home is "bursting forth with the treasures of the farm"?
(a) Ichabod's.
(b) Van Tassel's.
(c) Brom's.
(d) Smith.

14. What is Ichabod's focus from the moment he visits the Van Tassel's home?
(a) To sing in front of Katrina.
(b) To defeat the Headless Horseman.
(c) To win Katrina's hand in marriage.
(d) To steal the Van Tassel's farm.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Brom Bones tell the other men he does with the Headless Horseman?

2. According to the narrator, this region of Sleepy Hollow "breathed forth" what kind of atmosphere?

3. Where must the Headless Horseman return each day?

4. In what war does the Headless Horseman fight?

5. What country are the descendants of Sleepy Hollow from?

(see the answer keys)

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