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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. At the end of Chapter 5, Peter travels to a country store in what state?
(a) Florida.
(b) California.
(c) Virginia.
(d) Vermont.

2. In what State do Peter and Cooper stay with the sheriff and his family?
(a) New York.
(b) Maine.
(c) North Carolina.
(d) Louisianna.

3. In Chapter 3, who helps Peter with Cooper?
(a) A priest.
(b) A man in a truck.
(c) A teacher.
(d) A sales clerk.

4. Why does Peter feel depressed in Chapter 9?
(a) The holidays are approaching.
(b) His father died.
(c) He feels like a failure.
(d) He is out of money.

5. How does Peter react to offer of a free meal?
(a) Surprised.
(b) Angry.
(c) Laughs.
(d) Sad.

6. In Chapter 8, Peter and Cooper find a place to stay. Where is it?
(a) A hospital.
(b) A firehouse.
(c) A church.
(d) A school house.

7. What is Peter's first reaction upon encountering the challenge in Chapter 5?
(a) To give up.
(b) To keep going.
(c) To call home.
(d) To cry.

8. What does Peter wear that is controversial?
(a) His hair long.
(b) A button-down shirt.
(c) Tattoos and piercings.
(d) Baggy pants.

9. Homer is better then Peter at what?
(a) Climbing moutains.
(b) Writing books.
(c) Cooking dinner.
(d) Chopping trees.

10. Who joins Peter and Cooper on their journey in Chapter 9?
(a) His mother.
(b) His aunt.
(c) His brother.
(d) His father.

11. What historic event do we learn that Peter attended during his college years?
(a) Woodstock.
(b) The Tianamen Square protests.
(c) Vietnam.
(d) Lollapalooza.

12. Who is Cooper?
(a) Peter's wife.
(b) Peter's brother.
(c) Peter's dog, a half Alaskan Malamute.
(d) Peter's roommate.

13. In Chapter 2, who challenges Peter to start his journey?
(a) His mother.
(b) His wife.
(c) His friend.
(d) His father.

14. What type of person is Homer?
(a) Popular.
(b) Happy.
(c) Kind and gentle.
(d) Angry.

15. What sub-culture do people think Peter is a member of?
(a) Beatnik culture.
(b) Jazz culture.
(c) Alternative culture.
(d) Hippie culture.

Short Answer Questions

1. When does Peter reach Washington, DC?

2. In Chapter 7, what does Peter's host offer him?

3. In Chapter 5, how does the person that stops help Peter and Cooper?

4. What does Peter learn in Fontana Village, North Carolina?

5. In Chapter 10, who saves Peter, Scott, and Cooper from the attack?

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