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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. What 'crime' does Nellie hold against Louie?
(a) She time she got sick and needed to be taken care of.
(b) The time she lost her keys.
(c) The time she took flowers from someone's yard to give a neighbor.
(d) The time she forgot her homework.
2. What does Sam say he wants from Josephine Pollit when she arrives?
(b) An apology.
(c) A song.
3. How do Henny, Hassie, and Old Ellen characterize Barry?
(a) As a stalwart supporter of the family.
(b) As irresponsible but charming.
(c) As the salt of the earth.
(d) As a nuisance.
4. How does the narrator characterize Henny Pollit?
(d) Nervous and lively.
5. What does Louie do when Henny is in her special place?
(a) Cooks for the children.
(b) Goes looking to bring her back.
(c) Gathers the children around her.
(d) Keeps the children away from her.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Henny characterize the difference between herself and Sam?
2. How did Beulah take care of Louie and the children?
3. How does Sam tell Naden to address him?
4. When does Henny say she was tricked?
5. What will Sam's heroism mean for him?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Louie do at Beulah's house?
2. What does Henny like about visiting Washington D.C.?
3. Describe Louie's visit to Mrs. Kydd's house.
4. What does Henny find when she arrives at Monocacy?
5. What is Louie's relationship with Beulah?
6. Compare and contrast Louie with Henny's brother Barry.
7. How does the narrator characterize Sam's world view?
8. Describe Henny's letter from her brother, Norman Collyer.
9. How do the two trips, to Harper's Ferry and to Monocacy, show us different sides of Louie's character?
10. Describe Sam and Henny's conversation at the end of Chapter 4.
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