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Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old was L'Amour when he left school?
(a) 17.
(b) 15.
(c) 18.
(d) 16.

2. Where had L'Amour planned to go after he got his parents settled? .
(a) New York.
(b) Miami.
(c) New Orleans
(d) San Diego.

3. How old was L'Amour when he met Pete?
(a) 16.
(b) 15.
(c) 14.
(d) 13.

4. How long after Peterson was taken by the Apaches did he partake in a war party?
(a) 7 years.
(b) 6 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 4 years.

5. What canyon did L'Amour want to see in Chapter 4?
(a) Ponia.
(b) Devious.
(c) Brighton.
(d) Doubtful.

6. Where was the first place that L'Amour looked for a job in Los Angeles?
(a) Grocery store.
(b) Newspaper.
(c) Docks.
(d) Factory.

7. Where did L'Amour work in a veneer plant?
(a) California.
(b) Washington.
(c) Utah.
(d) Oregon.

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

9. Where did L'Amour read "Don Juan"?
(a) In a restaurant.
(b) In a library.
(c) On a beach.
(d) On an Arab dhow.

10. What author was L'Amour reading when a pedantic professor gave him a ride?
(a) Nietzche.
(b) Comte.
(c) Schopenhauer.
(d) Engels.

11. How much had the man L'Amour worked for in Chapter 7 spent on his mine so far?
(a) $500-800.
(b) $400.
(c) $600-700.
(d) $1,000.

12. How much gold was L'Amour able to pan when he was at the mine?
(a) $250.
(b) $350.
(c) $200.
(d) $300.

13. In Chapter 12, how much did an Irishman loan L'Amour?
(a) $15.
(b) $10.
(c) $20.
(d) $5.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What did L'Amour drink after his walk from Death Valley?

2. How far did L'Amour travel with his boss when he went to work on a claim in Chapter 7?

3. How tall was L'Amour as an adult?

4. In September, how high would temperatures get in the desert?

5. Where was L'Amour working in Klamath Falls, Oregon?

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