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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What are the names of Ebbett's sons?
(a) Stanley and Len.
(b) Ricky, Jonas and Paul.
(c) Peter, Jack, Samuel and Carl.
(d) Gregory and Wilson.
2. What do the women in the neighborhood doubt about Mary in Chapter 1?
(a) That she will live.
(b) That she will ever marry.
(c) That she will ever leave the island.
(d) That she will find happiness.
3. What do some of the workers do when the granite industry folds?
(a) They start their own businesses on the mainland.
(b) They try lobster fishing but give up easily.
(c) They revolt against the overseers.
(d) They turn to lobster fishing.
4. If Ebbett had lived long enough, how would he have felt about Ruth?
(a) He would have found her quite perplexing.
(b) He would have liked her.
(c) He would have admired her.
(d) He would have hated her.
5. What does Ruth like to do as a child?
(a) Catch fireflies.
(d) Eat flowers.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the author of "Stern Men"?
2. Who officiates the funeral in Chapter 1?
3. How does Simon try to help Rhonda financially?
4. Who's quarries can be found on Courne Haven?
5. What does Ebbett wait for in the prologue?
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