Out of This Furnace Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Thomas Bell (novelist)
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To whom does Carnegie sell his steel plants?
(a) Victor Kracha.
(b) Mike Dobrejcak.
(c) J.P. Morgan.
(d) Paul Caudle.

2. What is George's wife's name?
(a) Francka.
(b) Elena.
(c) Andrea.
(d) Zuska.

3. Who works in H furnace?
(a) Franck.
(b) Joe.
(c) Andrej.
(d) George.

4. Who is Borka?
(a) Andrej's sister.
(b) George's sister.
(c) Elena's sister.
(d) Francka's mother.

5. What effect is Zuska having on George after she reappears?
(a) He begins to have financial problems.
(b) He becomes rude to customers.
(c) He begins to drink heavily.
(d) He considers an extra-marital affair.

6. What does Andrej place in his foreman's pocket at the saloon?
(a) One dollar.
(b) Twenty dollars.
(c) Three dollars.
(d) Five dollars.

7. Who is buried in the Irish cemetery after an elaborate funeral?
(a) Elena.
(b) Zuska.
(c) Dorta.
(d) Borka.

8. Who does Francka make a comment about after the funeral?
(a) Zuska.
(b) George.
(c) Elena.
(d) Borka.

9. Who is Frick's partner and the owner of the steel mill?
(a) Victor.
(b) Pinkerton.
(c) Dobrejcak.
(d) Carnegie.

10. What job does George's brother-in-law have in America?
(a) In a tire factory.
(b) On a railroad section gang.
(c) In a clothing factory.
(d) On a pipeline.

11. Why does Mrs. Mihula live in Braddock?
(a) Her sister lives there.
(b) Her husband has a good job there.
(c) She has free rent in a mill house.
(d) She works at the mill.

12. Who is Spetz?
(a) A merchant.
(b) A Rabbi.
(c) The owner of the Turner Hall Social Club.
(d) A Hungarian Jewish butcher.

13. How many days does it take George to reach America?
(a) Fourteen.
(b) Ten.
(c) Twenty-one.
(d) Twelve.

14. What happens at the steel mill that worries George?
(a) There is talk of a strike.
(b) The union disbands.
(c) There is a fire.
(d) His hours are cut.

15. According to the author, what is the birthright of a Slovak peasant?
(a) A job and house.
(b) A paycheck and family.
(c) Freedom to worship.
(d) Endless poverty and oppression.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Part 1, Chapter 1, what usually happens to immigrants when they arrive in America?

2. Who applies for citizenship as soon as he becomes of age?

3. How long does it take George to repay the loan for his trip to America?

4. How does George help Zuska?

5. Who takes over Elena's household duties?

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