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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. Who pays for the freight and deliver of the food Karl ships back home?
2. What makes Karl forget about the Sioux Indian scare for periods of time?
(a) Sleeping due to illness.
(b) Delirium due to heat stroke.
(c) Keeping watch over Kristina.
(d) Working in his fields.
3. What year is it when Karl yields his largest crop?
4. What does Karl decide to send to his home parish during the famine?
(a) A load of wheat.
(b) A load of soybeans.
(c) A load of corn.
(d) A load of peanuts.
5. Which woman has been recently widowed?
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do the men evacuate the women for safety from the Indians?
2. What item does Klas Albert convince Karl to buy for the house?
3. Why do the Sioux Indians begin killing white settlers?
4. The gold promised to the Sioux Indians in 1861 finally arrives at _______________ in August of 1862.
5. What is the name of Karl's home parish?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the state of Kristina's health after three days and how does she behave that frightens Karl?
2. Who is William J. Sturgis, and what heroic act did he perform in the duty of warning settlers about the Indian attacks?
3. How does Karl embarrass his sons sometimes when he speaks now that he is older?
4. Why do the Sioux Indians initiate war against the white settlers?
5. How many Sioux Indians did President Lincoln pardon, and how did the remaining 38 behave on the way to the gallows?
6. Which of Karl and Kristina's relatives are killed in the first Indian attack, and who is the only one to survive?
7. Why does Karl decide to send wheat back to Sweden and why does he send his best crop?
8. Why does Karl not evacuate to town when the other settlers are doing so?
9. What things does Karl tell Lydia in last letter to her?
10. What are Karl's feelings about God after the death of Kristina?
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