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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 is the name of the lake where the family goes as fall is just starting?
(a) Golden Pond.
(b) Lake Chicamonga.
(c) Jenny's Lake.
(d) Lake Woebegone.
2. How many cleared acres are there on the family's farm?
(d) One hundred twenty.
3. What does Wayne want to do when he grows up?
(a) Teach school.
(b) Play professional baseball.
(c) Be a professional writer.
(d) Be a farmer.
4. Where do Eldon and Wayne put their mittens to dry?
(a) On the back of the stove.
(b) On a peg in the winter room.
(c) In the dryer.
(d) On the clothesline.
5. What is used to cover the table outside during the gathering at thrashing time?
(b) An old blanket.
(c) Checked material.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Uncle David and Nels do that makes Eldon think they don't like the killing either?
2. What is Eldon supposed to do while Wayne jumps from the hayloft onto the horse's back?
3. Where do the pigs run when they escape from their pen?
4. In "Winter," Eldon says that he and Wayne have a fight. What was Eldon's injury from that fight?
5. What is the F-12?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mother say about Jerseys and Holsteins?
2. Describe the room next to the kitchen in the family home.
3. What is the first thing Eldon describes doing after the first snow?
4. Why do the seagulls come to the field? What does Eldon think about them?
5. Describe what happens when Eldon and Mother take Father's lunch to the fields.
6. What does Eldon say in response to Wayne's idea that spring is an "awakening," and why does he have this attitude?
7. Describe what happens to Cousin Betty's daughter and where she's found.
8. What does the family eat at their annual picnic to the lake?
9. What are some of the "lights" Eldon describes in the opening chapter?
10. What are some of the sounds Elden describes in the opening chapter?
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