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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 compare Ichabod to?
(a) A knight.
(b) An explorer.
(c) A soldier.
(d) A squire.

2. What is one thing Brom Bones does to Ichabod to try to get him to stop seeking Katrina's hand in marriage?
(a) Smoke out the school house.
(b) Beat him up.
(c) Smash the school house door.
(d) Post a threatening letter.

3. What does Brom Bones's dog do when Ichabod sings?
(a) Howls.
(b) Eats.
(c) Whines.
(d) Growls.

4. What color are Ichabod's eyes?
(a) Brown.
(b) Hazel.
(c) Green.
(d) Blue.

5. According to the narrator, this region of Sleepy Hollow "breathed forth" what kind of atmosphere?
(a) Historic.
(b) Dreams and fancies.
(c) Grave.
(d) Humor.

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

7. What does the narrator believe about Sleepy Hollow's people and their customs?
(a) They do not change.
(b) Their customs evolve over time.
(c) They are fun.
(d) They are full of modernization.

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

9. What other topic does Ichabod show great interest in learning?
(a) The facts about Sleepy Hollow.
(b) The occult.
(c) The Bible.
(d) The geography of New York State.

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

11. What does the villagers call Van Brunt?
(a) Burly Van Brunt.
(b) Brom Brom.
(c) Heavy hitter.
(d) Brom Bones.

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

13. What does Baltus Van Tassel do to support his family?
(a) A profitable general store.
(b) A doctor.
(c) A big inn.
(d) A big productive farm.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How does the author describe Brom Van Brunt?

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

4. Van Brunt is known in Sleepy Hollow for being what?

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

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