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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who are Dodge and Halie's sons?
(a) Father Dewis and Tilden.
(b) Bradley and James.
(c) Tilden and Bradley.
(d) John and Tilden.

2. Who is described as a drunken, ill, argumentative old man?
(a) Tilden.
(b) Dodge.
(c) Bradley.
(d) Ansel.

3. Who cut off Dodge's hair?
(a) Halie.
(b) Father Drewis.
(c) Tilden.
(d) Bradley.

4. Who does Halie say needs to stay out of the yard?
(a) Tilden.
(b) Bradley.
(c) Dodge.
(d) Father Dewis.

5. Who spent time in jail?
(a) Dodge.
(b) Tilden.
(c) Bradley.
(d) Father Dewis.

6. Who was an all-American halfback with a bright future ahead of them?
(a) Tilden.
(b) Father Drewis.
(c) Dodge.
(d) Bradley.

7. Whose betrayal started the total destruction of this family?
(a) Bradley's
(b) Ansel's wife
(c) Tilden's
(d) Halie's

8. What seemed to be just below the surface of this family's relationship?
(a) That Father Dewis truly cared for Halie.
(b) That Tilden was a practising Catholic.
(c) The fact that Bradley was a drunk.
(d) A light reference to a dark family secret.

9. When Tilden left corn husks on the floor, who did Halie say would be upset if they found them on the floor?
(a) Ansel.
(b) Bradley.
(c) Tilden.
(d) Dodge.

10. Where did Halie spend most of her time?
(a) Visiting Ansel.
(b) Upstairs off stage.
(c) In the backyard.
(d) With Father Dewis.

11. What happened to Ansel?
(a) Died on his honeymoon.
(b) Took all the tools from the farm.
(c) He continued to pick vetables from the backyard garden.
(d) Cut off his leg with a chain saw.

12. What does Tilden continue to bring in from the backyard?
(a) Garden tools.
(b) Flowers for Halie.
(c) Vegetables.
(d) Soil for house plants.

13. Halie pretends to care for who?
(a) Ansel.
(b) Bradley.
(c) Tilden.
(d) Dodge.

14. How does Halie treat Dodge?
(a) She retreats from him, hiding upstairs.
(b) Joy overflows their relationship.
(c) She is faithful to her vows.
(d) She talk continuously about her beloved.

15. Who had an incestuous relationship?
(a) Halie and Tilden.
(b) Halie and Father Dewis.
(c) Halie and Ansel.
(d) Halie and Bradley.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who usually comes drunk after being out all night? And who does she bring with her?

2. What type of life did Halie leave behind when she married Dodge?

3. What does Halie say Dodge has become?

4. What set off this family toward disaster?

5. How long has it been since the garden has been worked, according to Dodge?

(see the answer keys)

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