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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Mike's younger brother?
(a) John.
(b) Victor.
(c) Joe.
(d) Paul.

2. Who does Zuska tell when she finds out that she is pregnant?
(a) George.
(b) Carnegie.
(c) Mike.
(d) Spetz.

3. Who is Andy?
(a) George's brother.
(b) Borka's son.
(c) Francka's son.
(d) George's son.

4. At the beginning of Part 1, Chapter 11, what does Joe tell George while they are on their way to work?
(a) He is the new union leader.
(b) He is leaving the steel mill.
(c) He and his family are moving to Cherry Alley.
(d) He is buying a house in Braddock.

5. Why does George have to walk from New York to Pennsylvania?
(a) He gives most of his money to a fellow immigrant.
(b) He spends most of his money on a party.
(c) He is robbed.
(d) He loses the money by gambling.

6. What is heard in the streets after the mill closes?
(a) Newspaper criers.
(b) Partying.
(c) Gunfire.
(d) Church bells.

7. Who applies for citizenship as soon as he becomes of age?
(a) George.
(b) Andrej.
(c) Mike.
(d) Victor.

8. Why does George show little interest in politics?
(a) He cannot read.
(b) He cannot vote.
(c) He defected to this country.
(d) He is a poor man.

9. What produces pollution in Homestead?
(a) Cars.
(b) The steel mills.
(c) The railroad.
(d) A stagnant river.

10. From what country does George Kracha immigrate?
(a) Greece.
(b) Russia.
(c) Hungary.
(d) Iceland.

11. Who is in control of the steel mills immediately following the arrival of a General with troops?
(a) Frick.
(b) Pinkerton guards.
(c) Carnegie.
(d) The union men.

12. According to Part 1, Chapter 1, what usually happens to immigrants when they arrive in America?
(a) They are robbed, beaten, and killed.
(b) They are ridiculed.
(c) They are welcomed.
(d) They are met with suspicion.

13. Who takes over Elena's household duties?
(a) Francka.
(b) Mary.
(c) Borka.
(d) George.

14. What is Zuska's occupation ?
(a) Baker.
(b) Maid.
(c) Dressmaker.
(d) Mill worker.

15. What investment does George make with his spare cash?
(a) Land.
(b) Stock.
(c) Government bonds.
(d) A savings account.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who visits George right after he is released from jail?

2. Who is buried in the Irish cemetery after an elaborate funeral?

3. Who does Mike Dobrejcak marry?

4. How many shifts are there for workers at the steel mills?

5. What effect is Zuska having on George after she reappears?

(see the answer keys)

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