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Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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) 38 years.
(d) 60 years.

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

3. Where did L'Amour send a review of the book "Anthony Adverse"?
(a) Oklahoma Constitution.
(b) Journal Record.
(c) Sunday Oklahoman.
(d) Journal Tribune.

4. About how fast was L'Amour able to walk after he damaged the Model T?
(a) 1/2 mph.
(b) 3 mph.
(c) 2 mph.
(d) 1 mph.

5. How many white men died in the stagecoach attack that Peterson described?
(a) 8.
(b) 6.
(c) 7.
(d) 9.

6. What did L'Amour drink after his walk from Death Valley?
(a) Tea.
(b) Coke.
(c) Milk.
(d) Pepsi.

7. Where did L'Amour have his first and worst bout with seasickness?
(a) Cape Hatteras.
(b) West Indies.
(c) Bermuda.
(d) Tahiti.

8. What did L'Amour eat out of a can after he damaged the Model T?
(a) Apricots.
(b) Peas.
(c) Pears.
(d) Corn.

9. How many books were in the reading room of the Seaman's Institute?
(a) 150.
(b) 500.
(c) 300-400.
(d) 200-250.

10. After registering with the Marine Services Bureau, how long did L'Amour discover it might take before he would get a job?
(a) 8 weeks.
(b) 3 months.
(c) 4 weeks.
(d) 6 months.

11. In Chapter 11, how much did Modern Library editions cost?
(a) $1.05.
(b) 75 cents.
(c) 95 cents.
(d) $1.25.

12. Where did most of the stories in "Arabian Nights" originate?
(a) Arabia.
(b) Persia.
(c) India.
(d) Egypt.

13. When was L'Amour's great-grandfather killed and scalped?
(a) 1799.
(b) 1862.
(c) 1796.
(d) 1843.

14. In what mountains was the claim where L'Amour worked in Chapter 7?
(a) Owl's Head.
(b) Santa Cruz.
(c) Klamath.
(d) Coyote.

15. When did Goethe begin writing "Faust"?
(a) 1804.
(b) 1808.
(c) 1809.
(d) 1800.

Short Answer Questions

1. On three occasions, how long did L'Amour go without eating anything?

2. Where did L'Amour have a suitcase stolen?

3. How many days was L'Amour supposed to work a claim in Chapter 7?

4. How much gold was L'Amour able to pan when he was at the mine?

5. How many volumes of books by Alexandre Dumas did L'Amour find on the shelves of the library?

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