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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is a dead-pig leg spreader?
(a) Keeps the legs apart while the blood runs out.
(b) A song title.
(c) A book title.
(d) A hunting game.

2. What room does Teach believe the coin collector will hide his coins in?
(a) Bedroom.
(b) Study.
(c) Kitchen.
(d) Dining room.

3. What does Teach ask Bob about after he returns from the diner with Don's coffee?
(a) If it's going to rain.
(b) If he wants to work with him.
(c) If he had enough money.
(d) If he's his friend.

4. How much does Don tell Teach he sells his collectibles for?
(a) One dollar.
(b) Twenty dollars each.
(c) Fifteen dollars each.
(d) Sixteen cents.

5. What does Teach call the coin collector at the end of Act I?
(a) Musician.
(b) Good businessman.
(c) Respected man.
(d) A fruit.

Short Answer Questions

1. How much money does Don say he'll pay Bob for spotting the coin collector they plan to steal from?

2. Who is Don speaking with at the beginning of Act I?

3. How much does Don think the coin collector would have paid for the buffalo nickel if he had negotiated harder?

4. Where does Teach live?

5. Who says, "you'll be in there under lots of pressure," when he's talking about the break in?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is Ruthie's phone call to Don important in diffusing the tense situation between Teach and Bob?

2. Why does Don say that Fletcher did not steal the pig iron from Ruthie?

3. How does Don seem to be handling the plan for the robbery?

4. How does Bob stand up for Ruthie in Act I?

5. Describe Teach's behavior after he hits Bob.

6. How does Teach revise Don's plan for the break in?

7. How does the issue of Fletcher's whereabouts finally get resolved?

8. How did Don receive ninety dollars for the buffalo nickel?

9. Why is Don so upset that Fletcher has not arrived in the evening?

10. How does Don use food to console Teach at the beginning of Act I?

(see the answer keys)

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