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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who has been pressured into prostituting herself?
(b) Their neighbor
2. Who falls in love with the violin player?
3. What does Jurgis understand for the first time as part of the union?
(a) Group dynamics
4. What does Ona give birth to?
(c) A baby boy
(d) A baby girl
5. Why does Jurgis think the system of meatpacking is so efficient?
(a) Because of the machines
(b) Because of the workers
(c) Because it is so fast
(d) Because it uses every part of the pig
6. Who gets a horrible case of frostbite?
7. Who has had to give up her dream of marriage?
8. What are men at the slaughterhouses dying of due to the weather?
9. Where does Jurgis go to look for work?
(a) The farms
(b) The stockyards
(c) The factories
(d) The train station
10. Whose factory is suddenly shut down, leaving this character without work?
11. Where does Jurgis have to go after his first day back at work?
(a) The midwife
(b) The bank
(c) The doctor
(d) The store
12. Who has a child that dies immediately at the start of this chapter?
13. Who is the narrator of this novel?
14. Who is the character in charge of the wedding?
15. Who is in jail at the start of this chapter?
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Jurgis sell his vote?
2. What is the other name for a wedding reception, and is traditional for the characters in this story?
3. What does Jurgis think works against the American ideal of individuality?
4. What holiday does Jurgis call 'their' holiday?
5. What happens when a steer gets loose at Jurgis' work?
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