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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is also going to have to go to work, besides Ona?
2. Who deserts the family and is never heard from again?
3. Who has had to give up her dream of marriage?
4. Where does Jurgis get his next job?
(a) A fertilizer plant
(b) A farm
(c) Another slaughterhouse
(d) The canning factory
5. What makes the family realize they will need to make more money?
(a) A family member dies
(b) Their house's mortgage is also charged interest
(c) Ona becomes pregnant
(d) Jurgis loses his job
6. What does Jurgis decide to do in order to help himself and his understanding?
(a) Learn English
(b) Join a political party
(c) Go to the library
(d) Leave the slaughterhouse
7. What happens when a steer gets loose at Jurgis' work?
(a) Jurgis twists his ankle
(b) Stanislovas is killed
(c) A man is killed
(d) The factory is shut down
8. Who is the leader of the band at the wedding reception?
9. What does Jurgis think works against the American ideal of individuality?
(c) Assembly line work
10. Why does Jurgis get his job back in the first place?
(a) The boss throws out the replacement worker
(b) The man in his position died
(c) The union helps him
(d) He begs
11. Who ignores the carcasses that pass by unchecked on the conveyor belt?
(c) The government inspector
(d) The women
12. What freezes solid in the killing rooms because there is no heat in the slaughterhouse?
13. What is Marija's new job?
(a) Beef trimmer
(b) Painting cans
(d) Sewing buttons
14. Who falls in love with the violin player?
15. What kind of job do the kids get?
(a) Selling papers
(b) Working in the slaughter house
(c) Cleaning the blood off the floors
(d) Makign clothes
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the other name for a wedding reception, and is traditional for the characters in this story?
2. Where is the most diseased meat sent?
3. What does Jurgis already know about Ona?
4. Who is the leader of the Democratic party?
5. What happened to the man who was in Jurgis' job before?
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