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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many cowpunchers came across the dead man in The Blood Bay?
2. Under what pretense is the Tinsleys' visitor there to see them?
(a) Selling hay.
(b) Selling a windmill.
(c) Selling horses.
(d) Selling Bibles.
3. Who goes to the Tinsleys' house to discuss their son?
(b) The Sheriff.
(c) Mrs. Dunmire.
(d) Ice Dunmire.
4. What is the name of Ice Dunmire's eldest son in People in Hell Just Want a Drink of Water?
5. How many miles down to the neighboring ranch does Mero decide to walk in The Half-Skinned Steer?
6. Where had Mero's father taken a job, causing a rift in his family?
(a) The feed store.
(b) The local bar.
(c) The post office.
(d) The military.
7. What does Ice Dunmire's eldest son sell during slow periods to help with the family finances?
(b) Vacuum cleaners.
8. Diamond's mother refused to raise her children on a ___________.
9. Once Leeland Lee returns from the military, he and his wife open a __________________.
(a) Gun store.
(b) Grocery store.
(c) Feed store.
(d) Bait store.
10. What kind of school does Diamond decide to attend?
(a) Arts school.
(b) Business school.
(c) Bull riding school.
(d) Medical school.
11. How many sons did Ice Dunmire's wife bring with her to Wyoming?
12. Leeland Lee and his wife take over a meat processing plant after ______________.
(a) The owner retired.
(b) The owner died.
(c) The owner went bankrupt.
(d) The owner was imprisoned.
13. Where does Leeland Lee take a job after losing the meat processing plant?
(a) The local cafe.
(b) The Army.
(c) The Feed Store.
(d) Driving a truck.
14. The Tinsleys hear that their son has been going out and _____________.
(a) Tearing down fences.
(b) Shooting at cows.
(c) Firing a gun.
(d) Exposing himself.
15. How long after graduation does Diamond begin making tours?
(a) One month.
(b) One year.
(c) One day.
(d) One week.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Mero buy a new car in The Half-Skinned Steer?
2. Who told Mero the story of the The Half-Skinned Steer?
3. Where did Mero go to settle in The Half-Skinned Steer?
4. What kind of car does Mero have in The Half-Skinned Steer?
5. What is the name of the man whose house the cowpunchers stop at for the night in The Blood Bay?
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