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. Who is Harris's friend on the city council that is under investigation?
(a) John Murray.
(b) Steve Ho.
(c) Otto Smith.
(d) Don Cunko.

2. What item of evidence does Poe realize he left at the scene of the murder in Book One?
(a) His wallet.
(b) His football jacket.
(c) His backpack.
(d) His shoes.

3. How does Isaac make his way out of town when he first disappears in Book Two?
(a) By taxi.
(b) By bus.
(c) By car.
(d) On foot.

4. How old is Poe in Book One?
(a) 21.
(b) 20.
(c) 19.
(d) 23.

5. What do Isaac and Poe agree to do when they return to the car factory after the murder in Book One?
(a) Call the police and turn themselves in.
(b) Burn down the factory and hide all the evidence.
(c) Submerge the body in the river and retrieve the evidence.
(d) Kill themselves.

6. Where does Isaac go to sleep after going to the murder scene in Book Two?
(a) To a car lot.
(b) To the forest.
(c) To a cemetery.
(d) To a warehouse.

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

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

9. How much money has Issac stolen from his father in Book One?
(a) $5,000.
(b) $3,000.
(c) $10,000.
(d) $4,000.

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

11. How does Isaac know Daryl Foster?
(a) From high school.
(b) From the soccer team.
(c) From the mill.
(d) From prison.

12. What did Harris catch Virgil stealing previously?
(a) A dump truck.
(b) A car.
(c) Clothing.
(d) Copper wire.

13. What does Baron teach Isaac to do in Book Two?
(a) Hop a train.
(b) Shoot a gun.
(c) Sharpen a knife.
(d) Pickpocket.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who has agreed to hire a nurse for Lee's father?

2. What sport did Poe excell at in high school?

3. Where is Poe taken by van to a prison after he's been booked in Book Two?

4. What does Harris warn Poe NOT to do when he releases him from the jail in Book Two?

5. How are Baron's friends described in Book Two?

(see the answer keys)

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