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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who did L'Amour work out with a few times at the YMCA gym?
(a) Mike GIbbons.
(b) Mike O'Dowd.
(c) Kid Graves.
(d) Labe Safro.

2. In what battle was General George Crook fought to a standstill?
(a) Battle of Cibecue.
(b) Battle of the Rosebud.
(c) Battle of Infernal Caverns.
(d) Battle of Beecher Island.

3. How long did a boy tell L'Amour that Arabs had been in the East Indies?
(a) 1,000 years.
(b) 400 years.
(c) 500 years.
(d) 750 years.

4. Where was Pete Petrolle from?
(a) Albany.
(b) Syracuse.
(c) Schenectady.
(d) Poughkeepsie.

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

6. What author did L'Amour think he might emulate at the end of Chapter 6?
(a) Earnest Hemingway.
(b) Nathaniel Hawthorne.
(c) James Fennimore Cooper.
(d) Joseph Conrad.

7. How many days was L'Amour supposed to work a claim in Chapter 7?
(a) 11.
(b) 5.
(c) 5.
(d) 8.

8. How far did L'Amour travel with his boss when he went to work on a claim in Chapter 7?
(a) 70 miles.
(b) 35 miles.
(c) 55 miles.
(d) 68 miles.

9. Where did Russian Joe Smith get picked up?
(a) Peking.
(b) Bangkok.
(c) Shanghai.
(d) Hanoi.

10. What Indian territory surrounded Stein's Pass?
(a) Cherokee.
(b) Commanche.
(c) Apache.
(d) Sioux.

11. Who taught L'Amour how to use a six-shooter?
(a) Bill Tilghman.
(b) Charles Allison.
(c) John Hicks.
(d) Jim Newman.

12. How long did L'Amour spend in Los Angeles?
(a) 2 weeks.
(b) 3 days.
(c) 1 week.
(d) 4 days.

13. What instrument did Harry Warren (Shorty) play?
(a) Mandolin.
(b) Violin.
(c) Flute.
(d) Trumpet.

14. What did the old man have in the mine he wanted L'Amour to work in in Chapter 7?
(a) Gold.
(b) Silver.
(c) Manganese.
(d) Copper.

15. What did L'Amour use to kill rabbits at his parents' new home?
(a) Poison.
(b) Traps.
(c) .22 rifle.
(d) Slingshot.

Short Answer Questions

1. How much had the man L'Amour worked for in Chapter 7 spent on his mine so far?

2. How many books and plays did L'Amour read in 1930?

3. How long was Doubtful Canyon?

4. What did L'Amour eat out of a can after he damaged the Model T?

5. How many acres did the home have that L'Amour brought his parents to after they left Oregon?

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