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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens to Mr. Edwards when he visits them after Pa goes to Independence?
(a) Nothing happens to him
(b) He sprains his ankle
(c) Jack chases him up the woodpile
(d) He breaks his finger using the axe
2. Who is giving Laura medicine when she wakes up one day?
(a) Dr. Tan
(b) Dr. Kotte
(c) An Indian medicine man
3. What did Mr. Edwards bring with him to contribute to the meal?
(a) Cranberry sauce
(b) 2 turtledoves
(c) A chocolate cake
(d) 9 sweet potatoes
4. What does Mr. Edwards say Santa was riding when Santa was in Independence?
(a) He was riding a large elk
(b) A large bay horse
(c) A sleigh pulled by mules
(d) A huge mule with donkeys loaded with presents
5. Why are the cowboys singing?
(a) They are visiting with the Indians
(b) It is the summer solstice
(c) They are keeping the cattle calm
(d) They are having a dance
Short Answer Questions
1. What language does Pa think the Indian was speaking?
2. What does Pa say the noise from the Indians is?
3. What does Mary and Laura do with their beads?
4. What did Laura do with Mary and Carrie when a burning stick fell into the cabin?
5. What do the pioneers call malaria?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the family almost lose the furs Pa has collected and what do they lose?
2. Why does the family worry about Pa getting back from Independence and what does he manage to bring with him without breaking it?
3. What does Pa begin to do in the spring and why is he doing it?
4. What can the settlers hear from the Indians and how are the settlers feeling about what they hear?
5. What keeps the family awake for several nights and what does Laura see when it finally stops?
6. Why do the girls worry about Christmas and the family worry about Mr. Edwards?
7. Who helps the Ingalls family when they are sick and how do they help them?
8. Where does Pa take Mary and Laura in Chapter 14 and what do they find there?
9. What happens when Mr. Edwards stops by to do chores when Pa goes to Independence?
10. What do Pa and Mr. Scott hit before they get water in the well and what does Laura think of the water?
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