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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Henry digging a grave for at the beginning of the book?
(a) His father.
(b) His uncle.
(c) His brother.
(d) His grandfather.
2. Why was Laura so hesitant to move when her brother-in-law died?
(a) She had to get closer to Jamie.
(b) She had to change schools.
(c) She had to quit her job.
(d) She had to leave her family.
3. What did Laura decide on her 30th birthday?
(a) Her father would be proud of her.
(b) She would never get married.
(c) She needed to change her ideas.
(d) Her life was over.
4. What does Henry want to call the farm?
(a) Farm Place.
(b) Mud Manor.
(d) Fair Fields.
5. What does Jamie often ask Henry about?
(a) His first wife.
(b) The war.
(c) His job.
6. Where is Ronsel's unit called to fight?
(b) The Phillipines.
7. How long did Ronsel train in the South?
(a) 4 years.
(b) 1 year.
(c) 3 years.
(d) 2 years.
8. How much older than Jamie is Henry?
(a) 15 years.
(b) 20 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 2 years.
9. What is Jamie doing at the beginning of the book?
(a) Cooking a meal.
(b) Writing an obituary.
(c) Digging a grave.
(d) Attending a funeral.
10. Why does Henry not have a place to stay after his brother-in-law dies?
(a) The manager swindled him.
(b) It is damaged.
(c) It gets foreclosed on.
(d) It burns down.
11. Why does Florence dislike Pappy?
(a) He treats her like a slave.
(b) He swears a lot.
(c) He drinks a lot.
(d) He is never fully dressed.
12. What did Henry buy after his brother-in-law died?
(a) A dealership.
(b) A farm.
(c) A ship.
(d) A car.
13. How did Laura describe Jamie when she met him?
14. Who encouraged Henry to pursue Laura?
(a) All of these.
(b) Her mother.
(c) Her father.
(d) Her brother.
15. What did Jamie lose an appendage in the war to?
(a) A gun shot.
(b) A snake bite.
(c) An infection.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Laura run a drive for during the war?
2. How did Laura describe Henry's family when she met them?
3. What does Laura hire Florence to do for her?
4. What appendage did Jamie lose in the war?
5. Who rescued Jamie when he experienced what he has nightmares about?
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