American Rust Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where has Poe been stabbed when he returns home from the car factory in Book One?
(a) His arm.
(b) His neck.
(c) His leg.
(d) His chest.

2. In what town has Isaac grown up?
(a) Hendrix.
(b) Malvern.
(c) Buell.
(d) Plymouth.

3. How does Isaac escape when he and Poe are initially confronted by the vagrants in the car factory?
(a) He claims he has epilepsy.
(b) He claims he has to urinate.
(c) He claims he has a car outside.
(d) He claims he has a phone call.

4. What is the name of Poe's father?
(a) Virgil.
(b) Murray.
(c) Otto.
(d) Bud.

5. What is Isaac's ultimate destination as he flees his hometown in Book One?
(a) Mexico.
(b) California.
(c) Kentucky.
(d) Florida.

6. Where is Poe taken after he is booked and fingerprinted in Book Two?
(a) Uniontown.
(b) Bakersfield.
(c) Montgomery.
(d) Delancey.

7. Where did Lee attend college?
(a) Princeton University.
(b) Brown University.
(c) Yale University.
(d) Harvard University.

8. Why does Isaac return to the murder scene in Book Two?
(a) To meet Harris.
(b) To get his jacket.
(c) To get his backpack.
(d) To meet Poe.

9. How is Isaac's physicality described in the narrative?
(a) Short and fat.
(b) Tall and muscular.
(c) Small and wispy.
(d) Tall and fat.

10. What does Poe do to his car when he gets home in Book Two?
(a) He changes the oil.
(b) She shoots a gun at it.
(c) He drives it off a cliff.
(d) He washes it.

11. Where did Harris encounter Virgil in the act of stealing?
(a) A construction site.
(b) A shoe store.
(c) A Wal-Mart.
(d) A grocery store.

12. How is Poe's car described in the narrative?
(a) Shiny and seductive.
(b) Freshly refinished.
(c) Rugged and hardy.
(d) Old and rusty.

13. Who among the drifters at the car factory is described as an old man?
(a) Murray.
(b) Virgil.
(c) Otto.
(d) Harris.

14. What makes Isaac's journey difficult in Book Two?
(a) His car keeps breaking down.
(b) His shoes are too tight.
(c) He has been shot.
(d) His leg is hurt.

15. Where does Lee now live with her husband in Book One?
(a) New Mexico.
(b) Connecticut.
(c) Arkansas.
(d) California.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Grace dream of doing in Book One?

2. Whom does Poe tell Lee is responsible for the murder in Book Two?

3. From whose house is Poe walking home in the beginning of Book Two?

4. How did Isaac's mother die?

5. What do Isaac and Poe agree to do when they return to the car factory after the murder in Book One?

(see the answer keys)

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