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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Rawlins say he has a gun with him?
(a) For protection
(b) For sentimental purposes
(c) To hunt game
(d) He doesn't say
2. What excuse does Alejandra say she'll give in order that she can leave to meet John Grady a day ahead of her planned arrival at the ranch?
(a) That she is to be married
(b) The her aunt is ill
(c) The she is sick
(d) That she has family business
3. What is the first thing John Grady buys in Los Picos?
(a) A bucket
(b) A jacket
(c) A steak
4. Where is the first place John Grady and Rawlins go after leaving the bus that took them from the prison?
(a) A motel
(b) A clothing store
(c) A bus stop
(d) A cafe
5. What are John Grady, Rawlins and Blevins chained to when they leave their temporary prison?
(a) A spare tire
(b) A pickup
(c) Each other
(d) A large stone
6. What is the first real meal John Grady is given after his injury from the knife fight?
(a) Chicken and beans
(b) Beef, beans and pears
(c) Chicken, rice and pears
(d) Chicken and applesauce
7. What color is the table in Perez's room?
8. What does John Grady set out to do with the forty-five pesos left from the money he received from Jimmy Blevins?
(a) Buy a knife
(b) Buy protection
(c) Buy food for Rawlins
(d) Buy his escape
9. What game does John Grady kill for food soon after parting ways with the Captain?
(a) A pheasant
(b) A fish
(c) A doe
(d) A rabbit
10. What color is the envelope John Grady is given as he prepares to leave the ranch?
11. How many days do John Grady and Rawlins travel as captives?
12. What is the first thing the Captain asks Rawlins?
(a) For his passport
(b) For his confession
(c) For the location of stolen horses
(d) For information about Blevins
13. Who is the man who cuts Rawlins the day after their encounter with Perez?
(a) Perez's bodyguard
(b) A man Rawlins had never seen before
(d) A prison guard
14. For what city does Rawlins buy a bus ticket?
(a) San Angelo
(b) Nuevo Laredo
(c) Mexico City
(d) El Paso
15. How many shots do John Grady and Rawlins hear when Jimmy Blevins is shot?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does John Grady have for dinner with the Reverend and Mrs. Blevins?
2. What is the scene depicted on the tapestry in the room where the Senora and John Grady meet?
3. How does John Grady gain entrance to the school room where he expects to encounter the Captain?
4. What does the Captain use as a sling for his injury?
5. What is the first thing John Grady buys when he reaches La Vega?
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