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  • 1. Multiple-choice
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    What did Charlie invent?

    Charlie invented the system for the Pony Express.

    Charlie invented a dredge to help sift gold from rocks.

    Charlie invented a wagon for transporting gold.

    Charlie invented a machine that created gold.

  • 2. Multiple-choice
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    What motivated Charlie to make his invention?

    He wanted an easier way to transport gold.

    He wanted a more efficient system for carrying mail.

    He wanted money to bring Ted to California.

    He wanted to make a fortune and there was too much competition mining for gold.

  • 3. Multiple-choice
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    In the story, the author describes Charlie as very nervous to hand his letter to the Pony Express rider. Based on this evidence, what conclusion can be made?

    Charlie is beginning to go insane.

    The Pony Express rider was an irresponsible person.

    The Pony Express is not always reliable.

    The letter does not contain any important information.

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