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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. What freezes solid in the killing rooms because there is no heat in the slaughterhouse?
(a) Oil
(b) Blood
(c) Cattle
(d) Brine

2. 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

3. Why does Jurgis think the system of meatpacking is so efficient?
(a) Because of the machines
(b) Because it uses every part of the pig
(c) Because of the workers
(d) Because it is so fast

4. Who died in his sleep, working up until that point without trouble?
(a) Jonas
(b) Jurgis
(c) Stanislovas
(d) Antanas

5. What does Jurgis already know about Ona?
(a) That she is not the woman he loves
(b) That she will die
(c) That she is too good for him
(d) That she has left him

Short Answer Questions

1. Who has had to give up her dream of marriage?

2. Who wanted the wedding to be lavish?

3. Who falls in love with the violin player?

4. How long does Jurgis have to be out of work?

5. What does the house become infested with?

Short Essay Questions

1. Which character could be described as young, strong, and full of optimism?

2. What causes Marija to lose her job again?

3. What happens at Marija's job at the beef trimming factory?

4. Why can't Jurgis' father find work?

5. What is one of the ways the slaughterhouse bosses cheat the men out of money?

6. Who is Jurgis overcome with worry over?

7. What does Jurgis decide to sign in order to give him more power in his new country?

8. How do Ona and Jurgis furnish their 'new' home?

9. What holiday occurs during the time that Jurgis is in jail?

10. Why does Jurgis get his job back at Brown's?

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