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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How fast was the Donner Party moving along the Humboldt?
(a) 20 miles a day
(b) 2 miles a day
(c) 15 miles a day
(d) 10 miles a day
2. How do people get across the great Salt Lake Desert in today's world?
(c) Interstate 80
(d) On country roads
3. How many wagons did each family have?
4. Why did Reed kill Snyder?
(a) Snyder was stealing from his family.
(b) He hated the man.
(c) Snyder attacked his wife.
(d) It was an act of self-defense.
5. Who helped with the chores?
(a) Only the women
(b) Only the men
(c) Everyone over the age of five
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Hastings promise the Donner Party in his letter?
2. What happened to 13-year-old Edward Breen?
3. What did the children suck on to bring forth saliva?
4. What did the book they follow mostly consist of?
5. How many miles would the cutoff save them?
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