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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 was Granny's disturbing dream at the beginning of "Retreat"?
(a) Someone finds their silver.
(b) Someone takes Bayard.
(c) Someone burns her house.
(d) The Union wins the war.
2. Why isn't Uncle Buck fighting in the army?
(a) He was found to be a traitor.
(b) He broke his leg.
(c) He lost a poker game.
(d) He ran away.
3. What is Rosa Miller's relation to Sartoris?
(a) She is his sister.
(b) She is his mother-in-law.
(c) She is his employee.
(d) She is his mother.
4. Before bed, with the silver in her room, what does Granny do for the first time ever?
(b) Locks her door.
(c) Turns her light off.
(d) Tells Bayard a story.
5. While fleeing, why does Granny refuse to sleep in the farmhouse?
(a) It's too dirty.
(b) She wants to stay with the silver.
(c) She doesn't trust the people inside.
(d) She likes the open air.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Drusilla relieved by the war?
2. Where does Loosh sneak off to in the middle of the night?
3. How do the slaves respond to Loosh explaining the Union is coming to free them?
4. Ringo and Bayard have growing ______ to protect their town.
5. The Union prisoners escape but leave their _______ behind.
Short Essay Questions
1. How empathetic is the Union army in "Raid"?
2. How has Bayard matured since "Ambuscade"? What is the cause of this?
3. Why do Bayard and Ringo shoot at the Union soldiers?
4. Why is Granny particularly paranoid about the chest of silver in "Retreat"?
5. In "Raid," which is more important to people: freedom or personal sentiment? How and why?
6. How is the reader's perception of the war in "Raid" different than in prior chapters?
7. Why has Drusilla become more masculine?
8. Why does Granny become relieved at one point when the Union soldiers are searching her house?
9. What are the fleeing slaves representing?
10. Is the war being waged violent in Mississippi in "Retreat"?
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