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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. What is George's impression of Leona?
(a) He is confused by her.
(b) He immediately likes her.
(c) He is awestruck by her beauty.
(d) He is put off by her manner.
2. What was Brisbane like when the McIvors first arrived there?
(a) Lively and bright
(b) Muddy and gloomy
(c) Beautiful and open
(d) Entirely wild
3. What sort of relationship do Lachlan and Janet develop?
(a) A close, loving relationship
(b) An antagonistic relationship
(c) A love-hate relationship
(d) No relationship
4. Where do the three children find the "dark figure"?
(a) In the woods
(b) In the swamp
(c) In the ocean
(d) In their backyard
5. Who observes Gemmy's visitors?
(a) Ned Corcoran
(b) Barney Mason
(c) Andy McKillop
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Ned Corcoran react when he sees an aborigine on his property?
2. Why is George shocked when he comes into Mrs. Hutchence's house?
3. What job does George Abbot hold?
4. Who does Gemmy notice watching him while he is exploring with Mr. Frazer?
5. What does Ellen think has made Jock's youth dwindle?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Lachlan act towards Gemmy while walking him back to the development? What does Lachlan pretend Gemmy is?
2. How does Gemmy come to be on the island of Queensland?
3. What does Abbot do to cultivate the idea that he is older than he is?
4. Describe the mob's attack on Gemmy.
5. How does Jock's opinion of his wife change in this chapter?
6. What does Janet realize on the night depicted in this chapter that makes her feel she has become an adult?
7. How does Gemmy's arrival disrupt Jock's lifestyle?
8. How do Lachlan's relationships with the other settler children change over time? What causes this change?
9. Describe what Janet sees that makes her think of the word "glory".
10. What does Jock do in response to the attack on Gemmy?
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