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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Whose factory is suddenly shut down, leaving this character without work?
2. What kinds of cows are killed, which upsets Jurgis as he works?
(a) Defective cows
(b) Pregnant cows
(c) Sleeping cows
(d) Still alive cows
3. Why does Jurgis think the system of meatpacking is so efficient?
(a) Because it uses every part of the pig
(b) Because it is so fast
(c) Because of the workers
(d) Because of the machines
4. What is the name of the place where the pigs are killed?
(a) The assembly line
(b) The killing floor
(c) The killing room
(d) The pickling room
5. What does the family find out about their home?
(a) It's not insulated
(b) It's been sold to someone else too
(c) It's going to be demolished
(d) It's not new
6. What does Jurgis become a part of in response to the action in #40?
(a) A gang
(b) A protest group
(c) A socialist group
(d) A union
7. Why does Jurgis get his job back in the first place?
(a) The man in his position died
(b) The union helps him
(c) He begs
(d) The boss throws out the replacement worker
8. What happened to the boy Stanislovas with the broken off ears?
(a) Genetic defect
(c) Work injury
9. The bosses at the slaughterhouses cheat the men by ________ their hours of work.
(a) Eliminating all of
(b) Rounding down
10. Why weren't meats smoked?
(a) It was too time consuming
(b) It never tasted right
(c) It was too expensive
(d) They didn't have the tools
11. Who is the violin player?
12. What happened to the man who was in Jurgis' job before?
(a) He disappeared
(b) He was smashed
(c) He was fired
(d) He threatened the boss
13. Who deserts the family and is never heard from again?
14. What is another fee the family learns they need to pay on their home?
(b) Buyer's penalty
(d) A warranty
15. Where is the most diseased meat sent?
(a) To the sausage factory
(b) To the dump
(c) To the pickle rooms
(d) To the workers
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Marija's new job?
2. What is another name for Chicago?
3. What barrier does not stand in the way of Jurgis getting a job?
4. Who made the person in #81 turn to prostitution?
5. Who is in jail at the start of this chapter?
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