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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 does Darl keep doing as he is put on the train in Chapter 57: “Darl”?
(a) Crying.
(b) Laughing.
(c) Screaming.
(d) Cursing.

2. Where does Addie tell Anse she has family in Chapter 40: “Addie”?
(a) Memphis.
(b) Jefferson.
(c) Anderson.
(d) Little Rock.

3. What are Dewey Dell and Vardaman eating in the wagon in Chapter 59: “Cash”?
(a) Bananas.
(b) Apples.
(c) Oranges.
(d) Tomatoes.

4. Where has Anse gone in Chapter 54: “Peabody”?
(a) To the bank.
(b) To the church.
(c) To his uncle's house.
(d) To the barber shop.

5. What is on fire in the beginning of Chapter 50: “Darl”?
(a) The Gillespies' barn.
(b) The Bundren home.
(c) The Andersons' house.
(d) The Peabodys' barn.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Cash ask about whether it is safe when he is tended to on the riverbank in Chapter 37: “Darl”?

2. What is Quick's first name?

3. The rope that Jewel holds in Chapter 36: “Tull” is compared with what?

4. What does Darl ask Jewel in Chapter 48: “Darl,” angering him?

5. What word from Chapter 27: "Darl" means tending to induce sleep?

Short Essay Questions

1. What thoughts occupy Anse Bundren as the family travels in the wagon in Chapter 28: “Anse”?

2. How is the timeline of the Bundren children described in Chapter 40: “Addie”?

3. How does Cash react to his pain and injuries in Chapter 44: “Vardaman”? Where does the family stop for medicine?

4. What conflict almost arises in Chapter 52: “Darl”? Why?

5. What does Vardaman think about the setting and situation in Chapter 56: “Vardaman”?

6. What suggestions are made for crossing the river in Chapter 31: “Tull”? How are the suggestions received?

7. What symbolism can be seen in Jewel Bundren’s actions in Chapter 36: “Tull”?

8. What actions does Reverend Whitfield commit in Chapter 41: “Whitfield”? Why?

9. How is Jewel’s arrival described from Darl’s perspective in Chapter 27: “Darl”?

10. How does Dr. Peabody react to Cash’s injury in Chapter 54: “Peabody”?

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