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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Florence dislike Pappy?
(a) He treats her like a slave.
(b) He swears a lot.
(c) He is never fully dressed.
(d) He drinks a lot.
2. What does Henry want to call the farm?
(b) Farm Place.
(c) Fair Fields.
(d) Mud Manor.
3. How is the coffin described at the beginning of the book?
4. What caused Henry's limp?
(a) A dog bite.
(b) A child sickness.
(c) A war wound.
(d) A birth defect.
5. Why did Henry's father sell his farm?
(a) His wife got sick.
(b) He hated the farm.
(c) His father died.
(d) There was a flood.
6. What does Jamie often ask Henry about?
(a) His job.
(b) His first wife.
(d) The war.
7. What does Laura want to call the farm?
(a) Mud Manor.
(c) Fair Fields.
(d) Farm Place.
8. Why is Jamie rushing in what he is doing at the beginning of the book?
(a) The weather has been bad.
(b) He is up against a deadline.
(c) He has a lot to do.
(d) He hates funerals.
9. How long did Laura have bliss in her marriage?
(a) 6 weeks.
(b) 6 years.
(c) 6 months.
(d) 6 days.
10. How did Laura describe Jamie when she met him?
11. What kind of unit is Ronsel in when he is called to fight?
(a) Tank unit.
(b) Cavalry unit.
(c) Parachute unit.
(d) Bomber unit.
12. What did Ronsel have to put up with while training in the south?
(a) Low payment.
(b) Poor housing.
13. How deep does Henry dig the grave at the beginning of the book?
(a) 7 feet.
(b) 8 feet.
(c) 6 feet.
(d) 9 deep.
14. Why does Henry dig so deep at the beginning of the book?
(a) He is biding his time.
(b) He is worried a storm will wash the body up.
(c) It is what his brother wanted.
(d) It gets the body far away from him.
15. When did Laura meet most of Henry's family?
(a) On Jamie's birthday.
(b) At her bridal shower.
(c) A few days before the wedding.
(d) On her birthday.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who encouraged Henry to pursue Laura?
2. How long did Ronsel train in the South?
3. Why does Henry not have a place to stay after his brother-in-law dies?
4. What did Laura run a drive for during the war?
5. What is Jamie doing at the beginning of the book?
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