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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. Who accompanies Roany to pick up Wade in The Governors of Wyoming?
2. What is the narrator's profession in A Lonely Coast?
3. How many years had it been since Mrs. Croom had seen the blocked off room in her house?
4. Car is suffering from a down turn in _________________.
(a) Land prices.
(b) Stock prices.
(c) Beef prices.
(d) Oil prices.
5. What does Wade find in Roany's freezer?
(a) A steak.
(b) A chicken.
(c) A potato.
(d) A hamburger.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the fourth woman in A Lonely Coast?
2. The description for Rancher Croom refers to him as "that warm-handed, quick-foot ____" in 55 Miles to the Gas Pump.
3. What was the name of Car's wife?
4. What is the name of Aladdin's eldest daughter?
5. What young man is against cattle in the West and wrote a book about his opinions in The Governors of Wyoming?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the narrator's occupation in A Lonely Coast? What do the other women do for a living?
2. What action is described in the beginning of 55 Miles to the Gas Pump?
3. Describe the narrative style of 55 Miles to the Gas Pump. What is this story about?
4. Describe Ottaline in The Bunchgrass Edge of the World. What is her ultimate objective?
5. Where do Josanna and others go to "bar-hop" in A Lonely Coast? What accident occurs?
6. What leads to trouble with Shy and Wade in The Governors of Wyoming? Who runs away?
7. Describe the narration style of A Lonely Coast. How does it differ from the other short stories in the collection?
8. In A Lonely Coast, who are the subjects?
9. How did Aladdin take over the ranch in The Bunchgrass Edge of the World?
10. Where does Shy return from in The Governors of Wyoming? Where does he say he's been?
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