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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 is the narrator of this novel?
3. Who is the violin player?
4. Why weren't meats smoked?
(a) It was too expensive
(b) It never tasted right
(c) They didn't have the tools
(d) It was too time consuming
5. How long has the family been in Packingtown at this point?
(a) 2 and a half years
(b) 1 year
(c) A decade
(d) 5 years
6. What does Jurgis understand for the first time as part of the union?
(b) Group dynamics
7. Where does Jurgis wait instead of going in to meet his boss?
(a) At home
(b) At the bus stop
(c) At the main office
(d) Outside with the unemployed workers
8. What is another name for Chicago?
(a) Dirty Town
(c) Depression Central
(d) Slaughter City
9. What causes Jurgis and the rest of the family to become violently ill?
(a) The fumes of the fertilizer
(b) The pollution
(c) The food they got from a friend
(d) The brine in the pickling room
10. What happens to the unborn calves of the slaughtered cows?
(a) They are raised into adulthood
(b) They are taken away
(c) They are sold
(d) They are killed too
11. Where does the family of this novel originate from?
(b) The United States
12. What does Jurgis do to the answer to #82?
(a) He ignores him
(b) He kills him
(c) He talks with him
(d) He beats him up
13. Where does Jurgis get his next job?
(a) The canning factory
(b) A fertilizer plant
(c) Another slaughterhouse
(d) A farm
14. How long is their house to be rented for?
(a) 9 years
(b) 3 years
(c) 15 years
(d) 6 years
15. What does Jurgis decide to do in order to help himself and his understanding?
(a) Learn English
(b) Join a political party
(c) Leave the slaughterhouse
(d) Go to the library
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Ona want to get a job?
2. What is doctored with Borax to give it a certain flavor?
3. Who is working at the sausage factory?
4. Who gets a horrible case of frostbite?
5. What are men at the slaughterhouses dying of due to the weather?
This section contains 374 words
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