Dear Levi Novel Test
  • 1. From whose point of view is this story told?
A) Levi
B) Austin
C) Mr. Hickman
D) Reuben
  • 2. What type of genre or literature is this selection?
A) realistic fiction
B) historical fiction
C) biography
D) nonfiction
  • 3. At the very beginning of the novel, what is the setting?
A) Mexico
B) Pennsylvania
C) Oregon
D) Florida
  • 4. About how long will the journey take for the pioneers?
A) 365 days
B) three weeks
C) four or five months
D) a year and a half
  • 5. What does Austin compare the three young girls' noise or racket to?
A) a hen house
B) the prairie at twilight
C) a thunderstorm
D) a howling wolf
  • 6. What was Mrs. Morrison's most valuable or prized possession?
A) a calico quilt
B) a looking glass or mirror
C) a rocking chair
D) a cooking pot
  • 7. Which of the following was NOT a food mentioned that was prepared by Reuben?
A) sage hen soup
B) broiled prairie dog
C) sweet black mice pie
D) garlic buffalo bites
  • 8. Why was Old Bill so still?
A) He was just old and tired.
B) He had a wounded leg.
C) He was stuffed with gold.
D) Bill was attacked by a snake.
  • 9. What was something Mr. Morrison enjoyed reading?
A) maps
B) the Bible
C) newspapers
D) letters from relatives
  • 10. Where did Mr. Morrison say most pirate treasure found be found?
A) near Cuba
B) in the middle of the Pacific Ocean
C) along the coast of Spain
D) in religious missions
  • 11. What did Mr. Hickman plan to do before the journey's end?
A) go swimming in the Columbia River
B) shoot an Indian
C) kill a buffalo
D) lead the wagon train
  • 12. What happened because Frank was late for his chores?
A) He had to be last in the wagon train.
B) His dad whipped him.
C) He had to do twice as many chores.
D) He had to go to bed early.
  • 13. What was the name of the landmark that a wagon train passed on July 4th?
A) Patriot Pebble
B) Liberty Stone
C) Freedom Rock
D) Independence Rock
  • 14. What wild animal did the boys see and try to remain very still so it would not catch their scent?
A) grizzly bear
B) badger
C) buffalo
D) panther
  • 15. Why did Mr. Hickman need a doctor?
A) His mule kicked him in the head.
B) He had so many mosquito bites.
C) He was attacked by Indians.
D) He had eaten poisonous berries.
  • 16. What part of the buffalo was used for fuel?
A) the sharp horns
B) buffalo chips
C) the shaggy fur
D) the bones
  • 17. What name did the Cantrell's choose for their new baby after crossing the river?
A) Columbia
B) Virginia
C) Charlotte
D) Caroline
  • 18. What was the reason for Austin's journey?
A) a better climate
B) more gold
C) rich farmland
D) to worship as a Mormon
  • 19. What did Austin learn when he reached the lumber camp?
A) There was no work available for him.
B) Gold had been discovered by two men.
C) Frank and Hiram were leading a wagon train back to the East Coast.
D) Mr. Zikes had sold his Pa's land.
  • 20. What was the author's purpose in writing this novel?
A) to give us information on the lifestyle of the people who traveled along the Oregon Trail
B) to give us directions on how to get to Oregon safely
C) to persuade people to go West for gold
D) to entertain us and make us laugh at tall tales
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