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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 breaks up the fight?
(d) A couple of workmen.
2. What has caused this illness?
(a) A virus spreading through the city.
(b) Tainted jake.
(c) An infection from a prior injury.
(d) Spoiled food.
3. Elderly Jacob suffers two disappointments in chapter 19. What is the first?
(a) His grandson decides he does not have time to visit.
(b) His great-granddaughter does not want to go to the circus.
(c) His son forgets it is his day to visit.
(d) His wife is unable to visit.
4. Why is the train raided in Poughkepsie?
(a) To rid it of illegal drugs.
(b) To rid it of illegal alcohol.
(c) To search for illegal aliens.
(d) To recover stolen money and property.
5. What does Rosie do when she sees the exit to the menagerie tent from the big top?
(a) Rosie tramples a clown.
(b) Rosie runs to the menagerie tent.
(c) Rosie runs the opposite direction.
(d) Rosie stops, refusing to move in any direction.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why do Jacob and Marlena decide not to run away?
2. What does Jacob discover about Rosie?
3. What secret does Marlena tell Jacob?
4. What does Jacob do that causes Marlena to leave him alone in an alley?
5. Why does Marlena refuse to leave with Jacob immediately?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is rumored to be wrong with the elephant?
2. What does Uncle Al use to increase ticket sales?
3. Why are Camel and Walter thrown from the train?
4. What happens when Jacob goes into Chicago with August and Marlena?
5. What does Uncle Al want young Jacob to do in the aftermath of Marlena's choice to leave August?
6. What does elderly Jacob learn about Rosemary that upsets him?
7. Who becomes ill, forcing Jacob to examine him?
8. What does Jacob use to pay the doctor?
9. What happens when Rosie is forced to participate in the Grand Spec before she is prepared?
10. What does Jacob discover about Rosie?
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