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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 11 and 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of the magazine that published the first modern stories of science fiction?
(a) Science and Invention.
(b) Weird Tales.
(c) Amazing Stories.
(d) Science: fact and fiction.

2. Where did L'Amour eat breakfast with an old man who gave him a ride in Chapter 4?
(a) Crane.
(b) Ballinger.
(c) Abilene.
(d) Bowie.

3. Who was the only author L'Amour knew that wrote about hunger from experience?
(a) Knut Hamsun.
(b) Anatole France.
(c) Henri Bergson.
(d) Sigrid Undset.

4. What book of Kipling's did L'Amour buy from Dulfakir?
(a) Just So Stories.
(b) The Jungle Book.
(c) The Elephant's Child.
(d) Departmental Ditties.

5. At the time of the writing of the book, how long were L'Amour and the Irishman who loaned him money friends?
(a) 58 years.
(b) 25 years.
(c) 60 years.
(d) 38 years.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old was L'Amour when he obtained his first job?

2. How many miles did L'Amour walk in Chapter 4 before a large old man gave him a ride?

3. How many holes for concrete piers could most men dig?

4. In Chapter 4, where was the machinist from who was headed to a job in El Paso?

5. What canyon did L'Amour want to see in Chapter 4?

(see the answer key)

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