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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. Why is the Indian in the tree?
(a) He is dead and secured there until the ground thaws for burial.
(b) He has a good vantage point for hunting.
(c) He is a runaway.
(d) He is a lookout.
2. What animal is Robert able to catch without firing his gun?
3. What does Karl notice about the man in #162 when he stops at his house?
(a) He is praying.
(b) He has cholera.
(c) He is in a coma.
(d) He is drunk.
4. What does Swedish Anna bring for Harald when she visits?
(b) A ball.
(c) A coat.
(d) A puppet.
5. Why does Robert want his hair cut as short as possible?
(a) To keep it out of his eyes while working.
(b) To look more attractive to the young women.
(c) So Indians will be less inclined to scalp him.
(d) To feel more masculine.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who had paid for the passage of the man in #125 to America?
2. Which of the following is NOT a piece of furniture that Karl makes during the first winter?
3. What does Kristina cut up to make diapers and clothing for her new baby?
4. When do Samuel Nojd and Swedish Anna come to visit Karl and Kristina?
5. How does Kristina cook the family's meals?
Short Essay Questions
1. What motivates Karl to work even harder on the new cabin, with whose help does it get accomplished, and how is the home celebrated?
2. What precautions does Karl take for the family after Robert's experience with the Indian in the woods?
3. How does Karl get the money to pick up the letter from Sweden?
4. Who loans Karl a cow for the winter, and why is the loan such a blessing to the family?
5. How do Karl and Kristina view the letter from Sweden differently?
6. Why is the table that Karl builds such a significant element for the home?
7. What is Robert's plan for departing California and why does Arvid hesitate to go with him at first?
8. What is the irony of all the fodder that Karl has available to him now?
9. What news does Karl share in a letter to his parents?
10. How does Robert convince Karl that he can take care of himself?
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