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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. How does the author describe Hadleyburg?
(a) Honest and upright.
(b) Spirited and funky.
(c) Hip and happening.
(d) Fun and immoral.
2. What does Mrs. Richards say is Mr. Goodson's one vanity?
(a) He thinks he has better hair.
(b) He thinks he gives better advice.
(c) He thinks he is the town's most moral person.
(d) He thinks his wife is the most beautiful.
3. What does Mr. Richards say he and is wife should remember?
(a) It was the nice thing.
(b) It was ordered.
(c) It was the Christian thing.
(d) It was the right thing.
4. What did Goodson tell Richards to do when he tried to convert him?
(a) Marry someone else.
(b) Mind your own business.
(c) Pick on someone who cares.
(d) Bury your head in the sand.
5. What do Mr. Cox and Mr. Richards drag themselves home like?
(a) Poverty strcken men.
(b) Mortally stricken men.
(c) Guilt stricken men.
(d) Love stricken men.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Mr. Halliday talk to about Mrs. Wilcox's happiness?
2. What kind of tone does the narrator say Mr. Cox speaks in when he says "What possessed you..."?
3. What does Mrs. Richards say she could do for joy?
4. Where does everyone run to?
5. What is the paper's foreman the local representative of?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the stranger write in his letter to Mr. Richards?
2. Why can the boy not stop the mail?
3. How does Mrs. Richards react when she realizes what is in the sack?
4. How does Burgess try to settle the dispute between Wilson and Burgess?
5. How does Edward prove himself not as honest as what he would have his wife to believe?
6. What do the Richardses decide is the best way to identify the rightful owner of the money?
7. Why does Mr. Richards not want to accept checks?
8. What does the stranger tell Mrs. Richards?
9. Why does Harkness want to buy the sack from the stranger?
10. What does the stranger's second note say?
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