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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What two things does May stop doing because of the cruel way she is treated while staying with the family of Lieutenant James?
(a) She refuses to eat and stops taking walks.
(b) She refuses to eat and stops writing in her journal.
(c) She stops writing in her journal and stops taking walks.
(d) She stops writing in her journal and stops paying any attention to the soldier's requests.
2. How does May describe the Indian's hunting?
(a) Dangerous and necessary to the survival of the tribe.
(b) Haphazard and avoided by most.
(c) Frivolous and done for sport.
(d) Necessary but not particularly challenging.
3. What message does Gertie bring from the fort?
(a) The women have been recalled back to Washington, D.C.
(b) The women have been abandoned by the government.
(c) The Cheyenne are about to be attacked by enemy tribes.
(d) Gold has been found in the Black Hills.
4. On the night she was taken to the asylum, what happened to Mary's babies?
(a) They were taken from her.
(b) They were given to Harry Ames to take away.
(c) She and her babies were taken far away and left alone to fend for themselves.
(d) They took her babies to her parent's home, where they pleaded with her to come and live with them.
5. What happens to Whistling Elk, Ada Ware's husband, who shoots and kills Runs From Crow, Marie Blanche's husband?
(a) He is exiled and must live on the outskirts of the camp.
(b) He is banished forever and not allowed near the community.
(c) He is killed.
(d) He is sent to the fort for a trial.
6. Who is Daisy Lovelace?
(a) A woman trying to escape from a brutal husband.
(b) A woman who sells clothing and wants to study Indian fashion.
(c) A lovely, elegant woman who volunteers to escape poverty.
(d) A woman who gives the appearance of ruined gentry.
7. What kind of person is Narcissa White?
(a) A Christian missionary with a shrill voice.
(b) A quiet, little woman.
(c) A shrew who hates everyone.
(d) A selfish spinster.
8. What is unusual about the hat that Lydia wears to wave goodbye to the party led by Captain Bourke?
(a) It has even more feathers than the first hat she wore.
(b) It resembles an Indian headress as seen by New York designers.
(c) It has no feathers.
(d) It has special pom poms.
9. What does Reverend Hare tell May she is when she returns to camp?
(a) A Godless woman.
(b) A sinner who must repent.
(c) A good Christian woman who has been misguided.
(d) A lost woman who must seek spiritual guidance.
10. How does May feel about the countryside they are traveling through to meet the Indians?
(a) She enjoys the new growth and beauty of the land near the river bottom.
(b) She likes the beautiful colored leaves of the fall.
(c) She likes the beautiful flowers of the spring.
(d) She hates the desert and living so close to nature.
11. Why is Helen pleased the last part of the trip as they approach Cheyenne territory?
(a) She can shoot birds for a sumptuous dinner.
(b) She can shoot the birds that she draws.
(c) She can shoot birds she uses to make special medicines.
(d) She can shoot birds and collect their feathers.
12. Who is Sara Johnstone?
(a) A cleaning woman at the asylum.
(b) A young woman who also lived at the asylum, but who never speaks.
(c) A cheerful, verbose young women.
(d) A woman who wants to learn about Indians firsthand.
13. What does May learn about Jimmy during the last days of the trip?
(a) Jimmy plans on trading some guns with the Indians.
(b) Jimmy is spying on Captain Bourke.
(c) Jimmy is really a girl named Dirty Gertie.
(d) Jimmy is really a military spy.
14. How does May describe some farmers in the field?
(a) Very interested in the women.
(b) Healthy and successful, plowing beautiful fields.
(c) Lazy and shiftless with fields that suffer from neglect.
(d) Gaunt and hopeless as they try to plow the fields.
15. When Narcissa fails at converting the tribe, what does she try to do?
(a) Train some to be teachers so they can spread civilization.
(b) Train some to become good servants for white people.
(c) Teach some to learn to trade to bring wealth to the Indians.
(d) Teach some to knit and crochet so they can earn a living.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is Gretchen Fathauer described?
2. What was one of the things done to prepare the women for the wedding?
3. What do the women learn as they get near the Indians?
4. What are some of the smells involved with living with the Indians that make an impression on May?
5. What information does the blacksmith's family that houses Phemie tell about the Cheyenne?
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