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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section 5.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Father answers Mother's question about what they are digging for, what is his response?
(a) He wishes she would go build a new house herself.
(b) He is building a new house.
(c) He is building a new barn.
(d) He wishes she would go into the house and tend to her own affairs.
2. What does Father say when he sees the events that have taken place on the farm during his absence?
(a) Something, but no one can hear what he says.
(b) He is going to give his wife a piece of his mind.
(c) He needs to talk with the minister.
(d) He is going to discipline Sammy for not doing what he was supposed to do.
3. As the story begins, when does Mother say she will return to the house?
(a) When Father tells her to return to the house.
(b) When Father tells her why the men are digging.
(c) When Father tells her why the minister is there.
(d) When Sammy arrives home.
4. What is the promise that Mother reminds Father he made to her?
(a) To have more children.
(b) To build a house sometime during the first ten years of their marriage.
(c) To build a house before their first year of marriage was over.
(d) To build her a second barn.
5. After speaking outside with Father about the men digging, to where does Mother look?
(a) From the old barn to the new barn and wonders why they need a new barn.
(b) At the site of the barn and realizes Father is correct.
(c) To her friend's house, which is much larger than her house.
(d) From the spot of the new barn to her existing house.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Father tell Mother at the end of the story what he will do to the barn?
2. Who is waiting for Father to return from his time away?
3. Describe the harness room of the new barn as it is in Section 4.
4. For how long has Sammy been aware of the new information he gives Mother?
5. What is Mother's description of what Father is doing regarding the family house and barn?
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