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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Wilderness stories.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Paul de Montigny feel about marrying Elly?
(a) He is not sure if he wants to marry her.
(b) He does not want to marry her.
(c) He desperately wants to marry her.
(d) He is apathetic about marrying her.

2. Why do the Native Americans want to hold a trial for the chief's nephew in the white man's court?
(a) So he will be properly punished.
(b) Out of curiosity.
(c) Out of respect.
(d) Out of fear.

3. What is the name of the black man who is killed for assaulting Minnie Cooper in the story "Dry September"?
(a) Charlie Delay.
(b) Will Mayes.
(c) Alan Barks.
(d) Tomas Frank.

4. When Res Grier is waiting for his friend to return from fox hunting, how late is he when he finally arrives at work?
(a) Four hours late.
(b) Eight hours late.
(c) Two hours late.
(d) Six hours late.

5. Which of the following things motivates the pilots in "Death Drag" to perform such dangerous tricks when traveling town to town?
(a) Habit.
(b) Thrill.
(c) Fame.
(d) Money.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Hawkshaw do for a living in the story "Hair"?

2. What devastating fact does Pappy find out about the black woman he is in love with?

3. What liquor does the father in "The Tall Men" drink for anesthetic before his surgery?

4. What is the name of the leader of the mob that kills Minnie Cooper's attacker in the story "Dry September"?

5. What do the townsfolk find lying on the pillow next to Homer Barron's corpse?

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