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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Lester Ballard bring with him to the auction?
(a) His hunting knife
(b) His dog
(c) His deed
(d) His rifle
2. What is the blonde daughter doing when Ballard approaches her?
(a) Hanging up wash
(b) Getting drunk
(d) Cooking lunch
3. What type of fish is Ballard looking for in the creek in late summer?
4. What charge does the Sleeping Woman want to file against Ballard?
(b) Attempted Murder
5. What animal are the hounds chasing in Chapter 22 (pp. 68-69)?
(a) A mallard
(b) A deer
(c) A boar
(d) A fox
6. What does the sleeping woman throw at Ballard?
(a) Her shoe
(b) An apple
(c) A rock
(d) A stick
7. In Chapter 12 (pp. 35-36), how does Ballard remove the cow's head?
(a) An axe
(b) A saw
(c) A baseball bat
(d) A tractor
8. What color does the smith say the blade should turn in the second heat?
9. How much money does the blonde daughter demand of Ballard to show him her breasts?
(a) Twenty-five cents
(b) Fifty cents
(c) Ten cents
(d) One dollar
10. Which of the following is not among the refuse of the dump?
(a) Bicycle parts
(b) Old water heaters
(c) Rotted fishing boats
(d) Truck parts
11. Which of the following is not a charge that has been lodged against Ballard?
(a) Assault and battery
(c) Public drunkeness
(d) Lewdness toward a minor
12. How many rooms is Lester Ballard's new house?
13. What does the anonymous driver by Lester's house toss out of his car window?
(a) A condom wrapper
(b) A cigarette
(c) A fast food bag
(d) A beer can
14. What does Gresham sing when they bury his wife?
(a) Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!
(b) Camptown Ladies
(c) The Chickenshit Blues
(d) Gaily the Trombadour
15. What does Ballard offer to show the Sheriff when they take him away?
(a) His buttocks
(b) A body
(c) The path
(d) His rifle
Short Answer Questions
1. Why can the boy in the car not find his wallet when Fate asks for it?
2. What was the nameless boy in Chapter 19 (pp. 57-60) putting in pigeons to make it appear that he was shooting them?
3. What free gifts are being handed out at the auction?
4. Which of the following is not something that happens in the melee in the police station?
5. What color underwear does the Dumpkeeper's blonde daughter wear on Saturdays?
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