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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is the character in charge of the wedding?
2. Who deserts the family and is never heard from again?
3. Who is advertising hot meals that ends up causing Jurgis to eventually drink?
(a) Jack Duane
(b) The slaughterhouse
4. What barrier does not stand in the way of Jurgis getting a job?
(a) The language barrier
(b) His inexperience
(c) The ethnic barrier
(d) His looks
5. What happens to the unborn calves of the slaughtered cows?
(a) They are sold
(b) They are killed too
(c) They are raised into adulthood
(d) They are taken away
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is also going to have to go to work, besides Ona?
2. What does Jurgis already know about Ona?
3. Who is the leader of the band at the wedding reception?
4. Where does Jurgis get his next job?
5. Who is the narrator of this novel?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens at Marija's job at the beef trimming factory?
2. Who is the narrator of the novel?
3. After Jonas deserts the family, what does the family have to do in order to bring in more money?
4. What does Ona suggest she do in order to marry Jurgis more quickly?
5. Why does Jurgis decline to be in the union at first?
6. What does Elzbieta's factory do?
7. Which character could be described as young, strong, and full of optimism?
8. What begins to happen to Ona in this chapter?
9. Why does Jurgis get his job back at Brown's?
10. Why is it not a big problem for Jurgis to find work, even though he can't speak English?
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