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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Under what kind of tree did Conrad Siever work?
(a) Apple.
(b) Peach.
(c) Mango.
(d) Pear.

2. Where does Serepta Mason place the blame for blowing her petals away?
(a) Her mother.
(b) The bitter winds of life.
(c) The fact that she never married.
(d) Spoon River.

3. What is the name of Amanda Barker's husband?
(a) Carey.
(b) Henry.
(c) Harry.
(d) Chase.

4. Who accidentally shot himself in the heart?
(a) Dorcas Gustine.
(b) Nicholas Bindle.
(c) Doc Hill.
(d) Percy Bysshe Shelley.

5. Who stole blankets?
(a) Mrs. Purkapile.
(b) Editor Whedon.
(c) Clarence Fawcett.
(d) Eugene Carman.

6. Who burned down Nancy Knapp's house?
(a) Wendell P. Bloyd.
(b) Nancy Knapp.
(c) Franklin Jones.
(d) Pauline Barrett.

7. By whom was Dora Williams abandoned?
(a) Fiddler Jones.
(b) Robert Southey Burke.
(c) Charles Bliss.
(d) Ruben Pantier.

8. What party did John Cabanis lead?
(a) The conservative party.
(b) The Democratic party.
(c) The liberal party.
(d) The Republican party.

9. What hit Johnnie Sayre?
(a) A horse and rider.
(b) A tractor.
(c) A train.
(d) A carriage.

10. At what age was Nellie Clark's innocence taken?
(a) Eighteen.
(b) Twenty-one.
(c) Sixteen.
(d) Eight.

11. Why did a resident of Spoon River steal blankets?
(a) To sell.
(b) To trade for food.
(c) To pay a doctor's bill.
(d) To keep warm.

12. For what was Roy Butler framed?
(a) Murder.
(b) Rape.
(c) Extortion.
(d) Robbery.

13. Whom did Searcy Foote murder?
(a) Uncle Percy.
(b) Cousin Polly.
(c) Grandmother Persephone.
(d) Aunt Persis.

14. Why was Chase Henry denied burial on holy ground?
(a) He beat his wife.
(b) He was a murderer.
(c) He was the town drunkard.
(d) He was a vocal atheist.

15. Who was crushed by a falling carriage?
(a) State's Attorney Fallas.
(b) Blind Jack.
(c) Hon. Henry Bennett.
(d) The Circuit Judge.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long was Louise Smith engaged?

2. Who was cut down in his prime due to overwork and anxiety?

3. To what animal does Robert Fulton Tanner compare man?

4. Whom is Hod Putt buried next to?

5. For whom did Daniel M'Cumber never return?

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