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"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Comprehension Quiz

This activity contains 5 questions.

Question 1.
The story takes place in

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Question 2.
The rhythmic, percussive sound that Peyton Farquhar hears just before his hanging is

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Question 3.
Farquhar is to be hanged for

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Question 4.
In his conscious mind, Farquhar faces the prospect of being hanged

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Question 5.
Farquhar is saved from being shot by the Union soldiers by

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