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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is working at the sausage factory?
2. Whose factory is suddenly shut down, leaving this character without work?
3. What is the reason Antanas can not find work?
(a) He can't speak English
(b) He isn't a strong man
(c) He is considered to be too old
(d) He complains too often
4. What is used in the sausages at the factory?
(c) Spoiled hams
(d) Potato flour
5. Who has a child that dies immediately at the start of this chapter?
6. Who wanted the wedding to be lavish?
7. What is the name of the place where the pigs are killed?
(a) The killing room
(b) The assembly line
(c) The pickling room
(d) The killing floor
8. What does Jurgis realize he can never fix?
(a) The world's injustices
(b) His life
(c) Conner's attitude
(d) Ona's sense of well being
9. How long is their house to be rented for?
(a) 6 years
(b) 15 years
(c) 9 years
(d) 3 years
10. What is another fee the family learns they need to pay on their home?
(b) Buyer's penalty
(c) A warranty
11. What freezes solid in the killing rooms because there is no heat in the slaughterhouse?
12. Who is in jail at the start of this chapter?
13. Who is the narrator of this novel?
14. What causes Jurgis and the rest of the family to become violently ill?
(a) The brine in the pickling room
(b) The food they got from a friend
(c) The pollution
(d) The fumes of the fertilizer
15. What does Jurgis understand for the first time as part of the union?
(a) Group dynamics
Short Answer Questions
1. The bosses at the slaughterhouses cheat the men by ________ their hours of work.
2. Who is the character in charge of the wedding?
3. What kind of job do the kids get?
4. What is another name for Chicago?
5. Where is the most diseased meat sent?
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