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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. As a child, Lucy had a collection of _______________.
(a) butterflies.
(b) shells.
(c) ribbons.
(d) prisms.

2. According to Prothero, there should not be a virgin over the age of __________ in the Confederacy.
(a) 21.
(b) 17.
(c) 11.
(d) 13.

3. Will leaves Appomattox before ____________________.
(a) saying goodbye to his buddies.
(b) it starts to rain.
(c) hearing the terms of the surrender.
(d) seeing General Lee.

4. Lucy has her children research ______________ and give reports on what they find.
(a) diamonds.
(b) the moon.
(c) monkeys.
(d) palm trees.

5. How long does it take Will to return home from Appomattox?
(a) 7 weeks.
(b) 6 months.
(c) 10 weeks.
(d) 1 year.

Short Answer Questions

1. What position did Cassie's mother hold?

2. Where does Will stay when Lucy tells him to leave the house?

3. What does Will do with the musket with which he killed men?

4. What validates Lucy's decision?

5. What was Lucy's father?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who is Maimie L. Beech?

2. What are the circumstances of the death of Lucy and Will's baby, Archie?

3. Describe Will's journey home after the end of the war.

4. How does the author show that Lucy is weary of Will's war stories?

5. What story does Lady Marsden ask Cassie to tell as they wait for Sherman's troops to arrive?

6. What are the circumstances in which Maimie is terminated by Angus McCloud?

7. Why does Maimie decide to kill herself?

8. How do Lucy's children feel about Cassie in their lives?

9. What is the story of the woman at the train station which makes Lucy change her mind about leaving her family?

10. Describe Lucy's success at teaching Sunday School

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