This Tender Land Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

William Kent Krueger
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 17, who was in a photograph that Odie say in the pig scarer's room?

2. What did Mose use to hit Brickman at the end of Chapter 10?

3. What did Odie, Mose, and Albert get to eat in Chapter 15?

4. From what book did Albert name the rat in the quiet room?

5. How much did Jack say that he paid for his moonshine at the end of Chapter 16?

Short Essay Questions

1. In Chapter 19, what work did the boys do for the pig scarer?

2. What did Odie find in the woods by an old oak tree in Chapter 19?

3. What shoes did Odie have in Chapter 12 and why?

4. In Chapter 8, why did Odie go to the Frost farm?

5. Why was Odie thrown into the quiet room for the first time?

6. In Chapter 6, why did Mrs. Frost want Albert, Odie, and Moss to spend the summer with her?

7. What did DiMarco do to Odie when Odie stood up for Billy Red Sleeve?

8. Why did Mose not speak?

9. What happened to Andrew Frost?

10. In Chapter 17, what work did the boys do for the wild pig scarer?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Analogies are used to compare an unfamiliar object or idea to a familiar one in an attempt to explain the unfamiliar. How does the author use analogies in the book? How do analogies help readers understand unfamiliar ideas in the book?

Essay Topic 2

The children were mistreated at Lincoln Indian Training School. How were the children mistreated? Were the conditions and the treatment at the school inhumane?

Essay Topic 3

Maybeth Schofield was the oldest daughter of Powell and Sarah Schofield. What types of things did the author portray Maybeth doing? What did these things reveal about her? What type of person was Maybeth?

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