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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. Where does Ruby live while helping Ada at Black Cove?
(a) In the house with Ada.
(b) In town.
(c) In the barn with the animals.
(d) In the old servants' cabin.
2. What happens as Inman slowly crosses the river?
(a) The ferry sinks.
(b) The raft falls apart.
(c) The boat's owner chases after him.
(d) Someone begins firing at the canoe.
3. What gun does Inman notice in a settlement where he stops to pick up supplies?
(a) LeMats revolver.
(b) Reminton rifle.
(c) Whitworth .45 rifle.
(d) Colt .45 revolver.
4. What text is Balis, Inman's neighbor in the hospital, translating into English?
(a) A Spanish text.
(b) A Greek text.
(c) A French text.
(d) A Latin text.
5. What is Ruby attempting to teach Ada while living at Black Cove?
(a) How to be in tune with nature.
(b) The beliefs of the Catholic Church.
(c) Druid Spirituality.
(d) The teachings of the Koran.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Ada later learn happened to this young man who spent time alone with her during her final party in Charleston?
2. Who arrives while Ada and Ruby listen to the prisoner yelling from his second story prison cell?
3. Where are the guests who visit Black Cove going?
4. Who does Ruby suggest came up with the idea of celebrating Thanksgiving?
5. What does Ada decide to sell in order to generate some money to help them through winter?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Junior do when he finds Inman in his wife's arms?
2. Who helps Ada after the death of her father?
3. Why does Inman seek out the blind man and speak to him about the war and his feelings on being born without eyes?
4. Inman comes across a preacher in the middle of the night. What does Inman stop the preacher from doing?
5. Who comes to the scene Ada and Ruby are watching?
6. To whom does Inman send a letter shortly before leaving the hospital?
7. What surprises Ada about the circumstances of her conception and birth?
8. Who does Inman dream about after seeing a dark-haired girl riding a horse?
9. What does Inman leave money for even as he steals it?
10. In what city was Ada raised and educated?
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