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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. Which of the following words completes this quote from the story "Carcassonne": "Death is ___________ a galloping buckskin horse."
(a) Taming.
(b) Slaying.
(c) Riding.
(d) Soothing.

2. In the story "Crevasse," how are the first 12 soldiers killed?
(a) In a tornado.
(b) In an avalanche.
(c) In a monsoon.
(d) In a hurricane.

3. Which of the following adjectives best describes the soldier named Borgard in the story "Turnabout"?
(a) Confused.
(b) Shy.
(c) Cocky.
(d) Aggressive.

4. What happens to Satoris at the end of the story "All the Dead Pilots"?
(a) He is killed.
(b) He is captured by enemy soldiers.
(c) He is kicked out of the Army.
(d) He forgives Spoomer.

5. In the story "Beyond," what is significant about the baby that Judge meets?
(a) It is covered in scars.
(b) It only has one arm.
(c) It is unable to stop crying.
(d) It has a mouthful of teeth.

Short Answer Questions

1. After the war is over, where does Alec Gray move?

2. While Spoomer is with his woman, what does Satoris steal from him?

3. In the story "The Mistral," which of the following facts is NOT true about the dead man's fiancee?

4. Which of the following creatures does Dr Martino use to help Louise overcome her irrational fear?

5. Which of the following activities would one use a scythe for?

Short Essay Questions

1. How do the townsfolk feel about Harrison Blair's hunting style in the story "Foxhunt"?

2. On what image does Faulkner end the story "Crevasse"?

3. How is the sympathy of the Confederate soldier his downfall in the story "Mountain Victory"?

4. Why do unexpected visitors frequently arrive at the home of Roger Howes in the story "Artist at Home"?

5. How do Hubert Jarrod and Louisa King meet in the story "Dr Martino"?

6. How does the husband in the story "Honor" react to the news of his wife's extramarital affair?

7. How does the young English soldier repay Borgard for his kindness in the story "Turnabout"?

8. How does Amy's life change after the death of her first child in the story "The Brooch"?

9. What is life like for Alec Gray after he leaves the Army?

10. How does Wash die?

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