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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 does the visitor do when he first arrives over a hill and sees the green valley?
(a) He stands and stares for a few minutes.
(b) He runs forward waving his arms.
(c) He sobs hysterically.
(d) He drops to his knees and prays.
2. What does the man notice in Burden Creek?
(a) Large mouth bass.
(b) A lack of animal life in the creek.
(c) Some turtles.
(d) Lots of algae.
3. What is the man wearing who arrives in Ann's sight?
(b) A strange plastic suit.
(c) A military uniform.
(d) A business suit.
4. When Ann's father returns from scouting the first time he went out, what does he report finding?
(a) He never returned from his scouting expedition.
(b) Some areas still have a few people.
(c) Lots of dead bodies.
(d) Only a few have died around a 50 mile radius of their place.
5. Where is the man?
(a) Gathering eggs.
(c) Swimming in the pond.
(d) In his tent unconscious.
Short Answer Questions
1. Of what does Loomis say Ann's family probably died?
2. What is Ann's first impulse when the man yells for anyone?
3. Where is Loomis from?
4. What did Ann and her brother realize about Burden Creek?
5. What happens when Ann asks him about the person in question 63?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Mr. Loomis say he remembers while delirious?
2. What happens to Mr. Loomis at the opening to Chapter 10?
3. How does Mr. Loomis seem later that evening, and what does Ann give him?
4. How does Ann describe the newly-arrived stranger?
5. How does Mr. Loomis respond to Ann's saying she is leaving and what does Ann do?
6. What happens in the middle of the night that convinces Ann to move out of the house?
7. Why concerns Ann about the approaching stranger?
8. Why does Mr. Loomis use the tractor to go to the store?
9. Explain why Ann is alone in the valley.
10. How does Ann prepare to carry out her decision?
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