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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 interrupts Ben and Willa?
(a) A horn honking.
(b) A scream.
(c) A growl.
(d) The sounds of dishing breaking.
2. About what does Ben tease Willa concerning Tess?
(a) That Ben might be interested in Tess.
(b) That Nate is interested in her.
(c) That Tess is talking behind Willa's back about Willa.
(d) That Tess won't make it a full year at the ranch.
3. What does Willa hear at the end of chapter 13?
(b) New Year's firecrackers exploding.
(d) Glass breaking.
4. What does the man do as he thinks about his next victim?
(a) Kills a cat that strays into the room.
(b) Cuts himself.
5. What is happening to Willa despite her not wanting it?
(a) She is falling for Ben.
(b) She is relying too much on the men around her.
(c) She is accepting the idea of not having Mercy ranch.
(d) She is growing closer to her sisters.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Tess insist upon when Willa returns after riding to the woods?
2. What does Tess say about staying at the ranch?
3. Whose pending marriage is discussed among Willa and Ben's family?
4. What has Willa shot?
5. What is one of Tess' duties on the ranch?
Short Essay Questions
1. With what is Willa have trouble with the ranch hands, who takes offense at her, and what does he do about it?
2. What do Nate, Adam and Ben do after the party and the discovery outside?
3. What did Lily consider the trip to Mercy Ranch to be and how do her and Adam handle her revelations?
4. Why is Willa crying on the couch when Ben finds her and what does he do about it?
5. What does Tess insist Willa do when she returns from checking on the deer in the woods, and what interrupts that?
6. What do Ben, Tess and Lily discuss over soup, and what does Ben point out in their discussion?
7. What does Ben asks Willa to do at the New Year's Eve party, what is her response, and what do the two of them think of Adam and Lily?
8. What does Adam tell Willa about a deer in the woods and what does Willa do about it?
9. Whose funeral is happening in the beginning of the book, what kind of a person was he and how does his daughter feel about the people at the wake?
10. What does Willa see while birthing calves and what does she find?
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