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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was Rick's first story about as a news reporter for the Anniston Star?
(a) Race car drivers killed on the track.
(b) Football players who suffered from concussions.
(c) Gang members who were shot to death.
(d) Deer hunters who were killing each other by accident.
2. What story brought Rick back home in 1994?
(a) A church that was hit by a tornado.
(b) A hurricane that tore down a school.
(c) A woman who killed her children.
(d) A gunman who opened fire at a church.
3. What was the one gift that Rick wanted more than anything to give his mother?
(a) A new wardrobe.
(b) A car.
(c) A house.
(d) A vacation.
4. What storm stopped Rick from leaving for his Fellowship on the day he was supposed to?
(a) Hurricane Charlie.
(b) Hurricane Katrina.
(c) Hurricane Andrew.
(d) Hurricane Francis.
5. What did Margaret worry about after Rick won his award?
(a) Having him stay away for longer periods of time.
(b) Rick getting rougher writing assignments.
(c) People noticing her more.
(d) Having her picture taken.
Short Answer Questions
1. What overall statement did Rick make about Miami?
2. What kind of questions did Rick often find himself answering to the students at Harvard?
3. Where was Rick working in the winter of 1964 as Chapter 16 opened?
4. What did Kovach tell Rick to answer the next time someone asks him where he learned how to write?
5. Why did Susan Smith kill her two boys?
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