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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What camping equipment do Ed and Dean play with in the living room the morning Ed leaves on the canoe trip?
(a) A knife.
(b) The rope coiled on top of everythng.
(c) The sofa pillows; they have a pillow fight.
(d) His bow and arrows.
2. What wakes Ed the morning he is to depart on the canoe trip?
(a) The sound of the wind.
(b) The alarm clock he set the night before.
(c) His eagerness to get going.
(d) Martha, his wife.
3. What people surround Ed as he walks back to work from having lunch with the other men?
(a) Couples strolling through the park.
(b) Mothers and children shopping for school supplies.
(d) Men returning to work after lunch.
4. Which of the men invited to take the canoe trip is more than happy to agree?
(a) Drew Ballinger.
(b) All of them.
(c) None of them.
(d) Ed Gentry
5. What does Ed think about the Kitt's model when he first sees her?
(a) He's pleased with her legs.
(b) He's disappointed because she's a farm girl.
(c) She's healthy and tomboyish.
(d) She's thinner than he likes for this job.
6. What do Drew and Bobby do while Ed and Lewis talk to the Griner brothers?
(a) Buy supplies.
(b) Find the turn-off leading to the river.
(c) Find a place for the men to have lunch.
(d) Call the men's families to let them know they are in Oree.
7. What do the men find in the river on the first day of the canoe trip?
(b) A boat that must have drifted away from its moorings.
(c) Chicken feathers.
(d) Logs from a logging operation.
8. What one good thing had Holley done that remains at the graphics business?
(a) Turned a bird into a Pegasus.
(b) Instilled the value of artistic integrity in the design team.
(c) Created a mural along the hallway.
(d) Wrote a manual on graphic design.
9. Where does Ed tell Lewis he'll go if disaster strikes?
(a) He'll head north where his wife has relatives.
(b) South where it's warm.
(c) Into the hills where he can live life on his own terms.
(d) He'll stay at home.
10. Prior to the trip, which of the four men is the only one having experience with a canoe?
(a) Ed Gentry.
(b) Lewis Medlock.
(c) Bobby Trippe.
(d) Drew Ballinger.
11. How do Ed and his partner divide up the work in their business?
(a) Ed does the graphics while Thad runs the business.
(b) Thad does the graphics while Ed runs the business.
(c) They both share in all aspects of the business.
(d) They decide on a case-by-case basis who does what.
12. In the story Lewis tells Ed while they are driving to Oree, what happened when his friend was lost?
(a) Lewis finds his friend by following his trail.
(b) The friend eats nuts and berries until a search party arrives.
(c) His friend makes his way to civilization with a broken arm.
(d) A rural Southerner goes out and finds him in the night.
13. What kind of business does Ed Gentry own with a partner?
(a) A graphics design firm.
(b) None, he recently sold his half of the business.
(c) An accounting firm.
(d) He's the sole owner of a tax business.
14. What memory does the sight of a red-and-white drive-in reawaken in Ed as he and Lewis drive past it?
(a) A time when Lewis criticized the food.
(b) Having lunch with his co-workers.
(c) A Christmas party where he drank too much.
(d) Stopping there with Dean after a baseball game.
15. in the Before section, why doesn't Ed worry about being late for work?
(a) He's not working that day.
(b) The shop doesn't have set hours.
(c) He owns the business so he can come and go as he pleases.
(d) He and his partner run a no-sweat shop.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of pictures does Ed think resulted from the Kitt's photo shoot?
2. What kind of musical instrument does the albino boy, Lonnie, play?
3. Why does Lewis tell Ed the story of his lost friend before taking the canoe trip?
4. How is the first man that the four men encounter in Oree described?
5. What does Ed always notice about people in the rural South?
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