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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Abigail go on vacation after graduating from high school?
(a) New York City.
(b) The West.
(c) Chicago.
(d) Europe.

2. Who leaves for boarding school the autumn after William's daughter dies?
(a) Robert.
(b) Nina.
(c) Crissy.
(d) Abigail.

3. What sound do the branches of the bluish white hickory tree make?
(a) Howling.
(b) Whisper.
(c) Whistle.
(d) Harp.

4. What do people clean muddy shoes on at the Howland home?
(a) Boot scraper shaped like two rabbits.
(b) Cleans them in the river.
(c) Rinses off with well water.
(d) Uses a stick to get the mud out.

5. Ramona hunts through an armoire until she finds _________ for Margaret.
(a) Clothing.
(b) Apron.
(c) The best of the bedsheets.
(d) A bedsheet with a rip down the middle.

6. What did Margaret's family once turned into beads?
(a) River mud.
(b) Quartz.
(c) Shells from nuts.
(d) Mussel and clamshells.

7. Where does William first see evidence of Margaret's work?
(a) Gardens.
(b) Windows.
(c) Laundry.
(d) Kitchen.

8. Oliver lived with his sister by a big spring. What was the name of the spring?
(a) Cedar Creek.
(b) Sobbing Woman.
(c) Little River.
(d) No-name Spring.

9. What name did the Howland place once go by that an ancestor tried unsuccessfully to bring back?
(a) Eloise.
(b) Tara.
(c) Tribeca.
(d) Shirley.

10. Which child receives the most affection from Margaret and William?
(a) Crissy.
(b) Robert.
(c) Abigail.
(d) Nina.

11. With whom does Abigail drive off after her near drowning?
(a) John Tolliver.
(b) Tom Stanley.
(c) She drives off alone.
(d) Her roommate.

12. How old was Margaret when her mother left for good?
(a) Five.
(b) Ten.
(c) Eight.
(d) Six.

13. In what month do Abigail and John marry?
(a) May.
(b) July.
(c) June.
(d) April.

14. With whom does Ramona live?
(a) The Howlands.
(b) No one.
(c) Husband and daughter.
(d) Sister.

15. Where did William find a mouse nest?
(a) In the fireplace.
(b) On the top bookshelf.
(c) In the kitchen pantry.
(d) In a china tureen at the top of a closet.

Short Answer Questions

1. What career does Robert have, and where is his first job?

2. Why is Katy moaning in the Book of Margaret?

3. Who is Abigail referring to when she says, "He was as courtly as a planter out of a novel"?

4. When William shows concern at Margaret getting weak-kneed, she blames it on _____________.

5. Three books are mentioned that Abigail receives for agreeing to pretend to be the sick child. They are The Swiss Family Robinson, Kidnapped, and ________________.

(see the answer keys)

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