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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why is Tim so intent on delivering messages for Mr. Heron?
(a) He wants to defy his father
(b) He wants to travel
(c) He wants to be a good neighbor
(d) He wants some glory from the war

2. What will Mr. Meeker and Tim take on this trip?
(a) Ammunition
(b) Cattle
(c) Fresh vegetables
(d) Fishing poles

3. Who is the minister for the Meeker family?
(a) Mr. Beacon
(b) Mr. Beach
(c) Mr. Brown
(d) Mr. Bacon

4. Why does Mr. Meeker want to avoid this town?
(a) Cow-boys may attack them
(b) The roads are flooded
(c) British soldiers are reported in the area
(d) An avalanche is possible

5. What is the destination of a trip planned by Mr. Meeker and Tim?
(a) New York City
(b) Philadelphia
(c) Harpers Ferry
(d) Verplancks Point

6. What is becoming hard to find in Redding?
(a) Food
(b) Books
(c) Clothing
(d) Money

7. Where has Sam been attending school?
(a) Eton
(b) Harvard
(c) Dartmouth
(d) Yale

8. Where do Mr. Meeker and Tim head after leaving the Platts' home?
(a) Pittsburgh
(b) Poughkeepsie
(c) Peekskill
(d) Powhatan

9. Which of the following is not one of Tim's chores at the tavern?
(a) Caring for the livestock
(b) Serving ale
(c) Gathering wood
(d) Cleaning

10. Who does Tim encounter on the road?
(a) Sam
(b) Mr. Meeker
(c) Tom Warrups
(d) Betsy Read

11. What does Tim hear as he is chopping wood?
(a) Sam calling to him
(b) Betsy singing
(c) Birds chirping
(d) The sound of horses

12. Who is the Captain of Sam's company?
(a) Benedict Arnold
(b) George Custer
(c) John Adams
(d) George Washington

13. Other than his sudden arrival, what surprises Sam's family?
(a) His new wife
(b) His haircut
(c) His scarlet uniform
(d) His weight

14. Sam believes that people should be ready to die for _____________________.
(a) Their principles
(b) Land
(c) Money
(d) Independence

15. Who does Tim try to avoid by the end of summer?
(a) Mr. Heron
(b) Mr. Meeker
(c) Mr. Beach
(d) Betsy Read

Short Answer Questions

1. With whom does Tim find time to play with after his chores?

2. What has Sam stolen from the family home?

3. What kind of fish do Tim and Jerry catch?

4. Mr. Meeker feels it is not worth going to war for ________________.

5. How does Betsy signal to Tim that Sam has returned?

(see the answer keys)

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