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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What work is cited in Chapter 2 by David Von Drehle?
(a) Rise to Greatness.
(b) Mr. Lincoln’s Washington.
(c) All This Did I See: Memories of a Terrible Time.
(d) The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage.

2. Who is the fictional writer accredited with writing Lincoln: A Story for Boys in Chapter 8?
(a) Jo Brunt.
(b) James Morgan.
(c) Rose Milland.
(d) Maxwell Flagg.

3. To where does Mrs. Abigail Blass say she traveled repeatedly with her husband to visit his mother in Chapter 27?
(a) Cincinnati.
(b) New York.
(c) London.
(d) Fairfax.

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

5. Where was Queenie a prostitute?
(a) The White Horse.
(b) Perdy's.
(c) Mary's.
(d) Flo's.

6. Who is described in Chapter 37 as having been kicked by a bull but still is looking forward to the dance?
(a) Lieutenant Cecil Stone.
(b) Mr. Twood.
(c) Mrs. Delaney.
(d) Merkel.

7. How did Roger Bevins III attempt suicide?
(a) He slit is wrists.
(b) He overdosed.
(c) He hung himself.
(d) He shot himself.

8. Who is cited as the author of The Union Citadel: Memories and Impressions?
(a) Jo Brunt.
(b) Daniel Mark Epstein.
(c) Margaret Garrett.
(d) Rose Milland.

9. The raining down of hats and laughter are described in Chapter 34 as the harbingers of whose approach?
(a) The approach of the Three Bachelors.
(b) The approach of God.
(c) The approach of Abraham Lincoln.
(d) The approach of the furies.

10. Who revived Tentini when he almost drowned?
(a) Eddie.
(b) Marcus Jackson.
(c) Colonel B.
(d) Jay.

11. To whom is Jane Ellis speaking in the opening of Chapter 27?
(a) Mrs. Abigail Blass.
(b) Elson Farwell.
(c) Thomas Havens.
(d) Litzie.

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

13. Who are the children that are constantly receiving presents in the vignette at the end of Chapter 1?
(a) John and Jerry.
(b) Tad and Willie.
(c) Antoine and Jackson.
(d) James and Jasper.

14. Who is described as having been killed by the Rebs for tearing down the Rebel flag from a private in Chapter 33?
(a) Col. Ellis.
(b) Lieutenant Cecil Stone.
(c) Mr. Twood.
(d) Mrs. Delaney.

15. Who is cited as the author of With Lincoln in the White House?
(a) James Morgan.
(b) Jo Brunt.
(c) John G. Nicolay.
(d) Maxwell Flagg.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the author of Mr. Lincoln’s Washington?

2. Who did Mrs. Lincoln hire to cater her state dinner, according to the narrator in Chapter 3?

3. With whom does the narrator share dialogue in Chapter 1?

4. Who is the wealthy man with several properties that Roger and Hans encounter in Chapter 38?

5. What is described on the doorsteps of the building in the beginning of Chapter 33?

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