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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. What is the name of Abner Snope's only son?
(a) Marty.
(b) Sarty.
(c) Party.
(d) Smarty.

2. Whom does Res Grier take with him when he returns to work on the church in the middle of the night?
(a) His brother.
(b) His cousin.
(c) His son.
(d) His nephew.

3. What crime is Res Grier accused of in the end of the story "Shingles for the Lord"?
(a) Murder.
(b) Arson.
(c) Kidnapping.
(d) Embezzlement.

4. What liquor does the father in "The Tall Men" drink for anesthetic before his surgery?
(a) Beer.
(b) Wine.
(c) Whiskey.
(d) Champagne.

5. Where is David Hogganbeck when he nearly loses his life in competition?
(a) On a mountaintop.
(b) In the jungle.
(c) In a cave.
(d) On a riverboat.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following stories is the sequel to "Two Soldiers"?

2. Which of the following government officials does NOT arrive at the home of the two boys in "The Tall Men"?

3. What is Sam Father's real birth name?

4. Which of the following adjectives does NOT describe the family from the story "The Tall Men"?

5. Although she is beautiful, which of the following adjectives best describes Herman Basket's sister?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is Lucius Provine sent to see the Indian doctor while out on a bear hunt?

2. Whom does the desirable woman in "A Courtship" decide to marry, and how does she make her decision?

3. Why are the two Indians in "Red Leaves" searching for their chief's slave?

4. How is Sarty involved in his father's death?

5. How does Nancy react to life in jail in the story "The Evening Sun"?

6. What happens to Lucius Provine when he travels to the Indian reservation?

7. How does Sam Fathers earn his birth name?

8. In the story "Lo," why is the president uncomfortable with the Native Americans who come to him for advice?

9. What do the townsfolk find behind the locked door in Emily Grierson's home after she dies?

10. What happens when Minnie Cooper attempts to leave her home on the day after the attack in "Dry September"?

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