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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Marton worry could ruin him?
2. What does Jancsi offer to help his father through the summer?
3. How does the rooster survive the fire?
4. What does Marton say will keep the man dressed as Mikulas at his house?
5. How does Kate see to complete her surprise for Marton on the day of the fair?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Marton call the man who buys his horses a fool?
2. Why does the man who buys Marton's horses call him a fool?
3. What ends up delaying the trip of the man dressed up as Mikulas?
4. What do Jancsi and Kate ask Mikulas to do with what he brought them?
5. What do the gypsies steal from Marton's ranch?
6. Why does Marton decide to hold a round-up?
7. How does Kate get back home after the gypsies leave?
8. Why do the gypsies always come at harvest time?
9. What does Jancsi spend his money on at the fair?
10. What happens just after Mother tells the story about the rooster?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What happens on Mikulas Day, and how are these events significant to Kate?
Essay Topic 2
What role did discipline play in this book, and how was this important theme presented by the author and the main characters?
Essay Topic 3
What happens when the gypsies stay on Marton's land, and how are things in this scene resolved?
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