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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. After her diagnosis, Kristina feels that she is useless as ________________.
(a) a seamstress.
(b) a wife.
(c) a mother.
(d) a cook.

2. Who is the neighbor's wife Karl sends for to attend to Kristina?
(a) Rose.
(b) Manda.
(c) Ana.
(d) Birgit.

3. What does Karl dream of tilling on his claim?
(a) The pine tree stand.
(b) The meadow.
(c) The orchard.
(d) The oak stand.

4. How old are Karl and Kristina?
(a) In their twenties.
(b) In their fifties.
(c) In their forties.
(d) In their thirties.

5. Regarding the war, who believes that killing is wrong no matter the reason and punishment belongs to God alone?
(a) Karl.
(b) Kristina.
(c) Axel.
(d) Johan.

Short Answer Questions

1. From whom does Karl receive a letter?

2. What religion does Fredrick Nilsson practice?

3. The hunters and warriors of the Sioux tribe paint ___________________ on their tomahawks to signal sure death to the enemy.

4. Why does Kristina decide to be intimate with Karl again?

5. Who is Karl Oskar's oldest son?

Short Essay Questions

1. How do Karl's religious beliefs differ from Kristina's?

2. What is the premise of "The Last Letter Home"?

3. What is the author foreshadowing by writing about Karl's dreams of tilling his oak stand and the mention of the church bells?

4. What is Dr. Farnley's warning for Kristina which Ulrika tells Karl because Kristina is too shy to talk about it?

5. What are Kristina's beliefs about the way white Christians treat the Indians?

6. What is the argument Karl and Nojd have regarding who really owns Karl's land?

7. What is the symbolism of the Astrakhan apple tree for Kristina?

8. What decision does Kristina make for herself regarding which religion to follow and how does she show independence in her relationship with God?

9. What topic does Ulrika bring up to Karl one day which embarrasses him?

10. What advice does Danjel give to Kristina about her prayers to God?

(see the answer keys)

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