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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Rachel think is the father of her baby?
(a) Dillon.
(b) Jimmy.
(c) She is not sure.
(d) Tony.

2. About what topic does Dillon obsess?
(a) Education.
(b) Religion.
(c) Politics.
(d) Healthcare.

3. What does Dillon do with the skull given to her by Fred?
(a) He buries it.
(b) He burns it.
(c) He stores it in a box.
(d) He throws it in the river.

4. What does Dillon make for Jackie for supper?
(a) Macaroni and cheese.
(b) Hot dogs and pork and beans.
(c) Burgers and fries.
(d) Spaghetti.

5. People on Trace Mountain make their livings tending apple orchards and __________________.
(a) goats.
(b) sheep.
(c) cows.
(d) honeybees.

6. With what disease is Rachel diagnosed?
(a) Tuberculosis.
(b) Rheumatic fever.
(c) Diabetes.
(d) Cancer.

7. A TV crew wants to film a company donating _____________ to local schoolchildren.
(a) books.
(b) shoes.
(c) lunches.
(d) coats.

8. Where had Fred told Rachel he was going to go to marry her?
(a) Florida.
(b) West Virginia.
(c) New York.
(d) California.

9. Where does Dillon get a job after his stint in the army?
(a) A newspaper office.
(b) A high school.
(c) The mines.
(d) An airplane plant.

10. Why does Jackie swear she will hate Tony forever?
(a) He kills her pet spiders.
(b) He hits her mother.
(c) He won't buy her the doll she wants.
(d) He shot her dog.

11. A man from which government agency shows up at Dillon's house to tell him that there is an injunction against the strike?
(a) The Secret Service.
(b) The A.T.F.
(c) The C.I.A.
(d) The F.B.I.

12. Where does Tony go when he leaves the house?
(a) His mother's house.
(b) A motel.
(c) His buddy's house.
(d) His office.

13. Rachel tells Dillon that they can't become romantically involved because _____________________.
(a) they are first cousins.
(b) her parents forbid it.
(c) she is not interested in him.
(d) they come from different classes.

14. With what is Jackie afflicted at the age of eight?
(a) Insomnia.
(b) Malaria.
(c) Scarlet Fever.
(d) Mumps.

15. What do the men trapped in the coal mine use to bang on the rocks to alert their rescuers?
(a) A rifle.
(b) A miner's hat.
(c) A shovel.
(d) A tin pan.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is Dillon stationed after he joins the army?

2. Whose house is blown up during the strike?

3. Why are Rachel and Tommie teased in their jobs?

4. Who leads a strike of hundreds of miners in a labor dispute?

5. Why does everyone in her seventh grade class hate Jackie?

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