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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who wrote Reveille in Washington, 1860–1865?
(a) Rose Milland.
(b) Ben Wade.
(c) Daniel Mark Epstein.
(d) Margaret Leech.

2. Who is described in Chapter 37 as a dandy who wishes his hair might be restored?
(a) Posterbell.
(b) Mr. Twood.
(c) Mrs. Delaney.
(d) Lieutenant Cecil Stone.

3. Upon whose face does the Reverend Thomas place his hands in Chapter 29?
(a) Thomas Havens's.
(b) Miranda Debb's.
(c) Elson Farwell's.
(d) Jane Ellis's.

4. Who do Roger and Hans decide not to tell that they are going to pass by Mr. Lincoln in Chapter 36?
(a) The Reverend Everly Thomas.
(b) Mr. Twood.
(c) Lieutenant Cecil Stone.
(d) Mrs. Delaney.

5. Who is attributed as the writer of All This Did I See: Memories of a Terrible Time in Chapter 2?
(a) Daniel Mark Epstein.
(b) Margaret Garrett.
(c) Margaret Leech.
(d) Rose Milland.

6. Who is the wealthy man with several properties that Roger and Hans encounter in Chapter 38?
(a) Mr. Collier.
(b) Mr. Twood.
(c) Lieutenant Cecil Stone.
(d) Mrs. Delaney.

7. For how long does Roger Bevins III say that Russo stayed in the bardo after she was taken in her sixth year?
(a) Two days.
(b) Six days.
(c) Four minutes.
(d) Ten minutes.

8. What is Cynthia's last name?
(a) Stone.
(b) Hoynton.
(c) Blass.
(d) Havens.

9. Who was Abraham Lincoln's secretary during his first term?
(a) James Morgan.
(b) Jo Brunt.
(c) William Stoddard.
(d) Maxwell Flagg.

10. Who insisted that Binlay was the finest house in Washington?
(a) Mr. Coombs.
(b) Mrs. Delaney.
(c) Elise Traynor.
(d) Lieutenant Cecil Stone.

11. Who among Mrs. Abigail Blass's children is described as being nervous after having submitted a poem in Chapter 27?
(a) Alice.
(b) Sara.
(c) Elsa.
(d) Margaret.

12. Who is described in Chapter 37 as constantly mumbling about his grandson's excellent university marks?
(a) Mr. Dill.
(b) Mrs. Delaney.
(c) Mr. Twood.
(d) Lieutenant Cecil Stone.

13. With whom does the narrator share dialogue in Chapter 1?
(a) Thomas Havens.
(b) Roger Bevins III.
(c) Lieutenant Cecil Stone.
(d) Litzie.

14. Who is the author of Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln?
(a) James Morgan.
(b) Maxwell Flagg.
(c) Jo Brunt.
(d) Doris Kearns Goodwin.

15. Whom does the narrator cite as the author of A Season of War and Loss?
(a) Jo Brunt.
(b) James Morgan.
(c) Ann Brighney.
(d) Margaret Garrett.

Short Answer Questions

1. What work by Dorothy Meserve Kunhardt and Philip B. Kunhardt Jr. is cited in Chapter 1?

2. What does Abigail Blass describe her father buying for her at Christmastide to stop her from having a tantrum in Chapter 27?

3. Who are the children that are constantly receiving presents in the vignette at the end of Chapter 1?

4. To whom is Jane Ellis speaking in the opening of Chapter 27?

5. Who is attributed as the author of Essay Upon the Loss of a Child?

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