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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. Where does Hannah take her children?
(a) To Will's house.
(b) To Mat's house.
(c) To Nancy's house.
(d) To Jack's house.
2. What time of the week did Jack take off from working?
(a) Saturday morning.
(b) Saturday night.
(c) Sunday morning.
(d) Sunday night.
3. What happens when Jack sees Mat in the store?
(a) Jack joins in the conversation about farming.
(b) Jack stops his conversation and gets up and hugs Mat.
(c) Jack introduces Mat to the man he is talking to.
(d) Jack does not immediately acknowledge that Mat has arrived.
4. What happens right before Jack decides to leave the store?
(a) Has a brief interchange with Burley Coulter.
(b) Forgets to pay for the items he bought.
(c) Trips over the leg of the chair.
(d) Sees an old girlfriend.
5. Who is Nancy?
(a) Jack's sister.
(b) Jack's wife.
(c) Jack's cousin.
(d) Jack's friend.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happened prior to Jack's marriage to his wife?
2. What did Jack do during his time off?
3. How did Jack's family feel about the Civil War?
4. When Hannah transports her children, who greets them at their destination?
5. What was the climax of the frustration with Will?
Short Essay Questions
1. How would you best describe Jack's marriage?
2. What is the summary of Mat Feltner's conversation with with his wife about Jack coming to live with them?
3. What part of Jack's memory at the beginning of the novel involves Mat?
4. What happened to Jack's horses and wagon during the storm that occured while he was in town trying to buy flour?
5. What happened between Jack and Will that caused Will to leave?
6. What does Jack remember about being twenty-eight years old and being in charge of his family farm?
7. What is a horse breaker and what is Jack's experience with it?
8. What is Jack's relationship with Hannah Coultner like?
9. What are the two different views of Andy's upcoming departure for college?
10. How does Mat feel about Lightning and Smoothbore Berlew?
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