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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In ancient times, how many ships a day might sail from the Red Sea coast of Egypt to India?
(a) 4.
(b) 3.
(c) 1.
(d) 2.

2. In what desert did L'Amour believe that the remains of an ancient civilization might be discovered?
(a) Nubian.
(b) Kalahari.
(c) Sechura.
(d) Taklamakan.

3. How many short stories had L'Amour written when his first novel was published?
(a) About 50.
(b) 75.
(c) 45.
(d) More than 100.

4. Who wrote "The Mississippi Valley Frontier"?
(a) Caruso.
(b) Salzman.
(c) Mosey.
(d) Engels.

5. How far did L'Amour have to walk to mail his manuscripts in Chapter 15?
(a) 3 miles.
(b) 10 blocks
(c) 1 mile.
(d) 4 blocks.

6. What city was Oak Creek Canyon near?
(a) Prescott.
(b) Sedona.
(c) Clarkdale.
(d) Cornville.

7. Who operated the Brown Derby in Hollywood?
(a) Manning.
(b) Cobb.
(c) Vining.
(d) Nestor.

8. Who wrote "The Army of the Future"?
(a) De Gaulle.
(b) Fuller.
(c) Napoleon.
(d) Hitler.

9. What book did David Buxton write that L'Amour read?
(a) The Mountains of Rasseles.
(b) South Africa.
(c) A Short History of South Africa.
(d) Travels in Ethiopia.

10. Where did L'Amour read "Burning Daylight"?
(a) On a boat in Asia.
(b) While working at a factory.
(c) While working at an old mine.
(d) On a bus traveling through Texas.

11. How old was Fa-hien when he died?
(a) 88.
(b) 104.
(c) 98.
(d) 73.

12. When was it said that paper was invented?
(a) 78.
(b) 54.
(c) 209
(d) 106.

13. Whose translation of the Shah-nama did L'Amour prefer?
(a) Andrew Barett.
(b) Peter Davidson.
(c) Reuben Levy.
(d) William Wright.

14. Where did L'Amour believe that a half-caste brother and sister he met in Shanghai died?
(a) Guangzhou.
(b) Nanking.
(c) Shanghai.
(d) Beijing.

15. What writer did L'Amour say led off fiction about the American frontier?
(a) Captain Charles King.
(b) James Fenimore Cooper.
(c) James W. Steele.
(d) Mayne Reid.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many days did it take when L'Amour and his fellow officers traveled on the U.S.S. Boise to get from Europe to the U.S. .

2. What Chinese dynasty did L'Amour believe was one of the most glorious? .

3. Where did L'Amour attend Officers' Candidate School?

4. What book did L'Amour read by Malcom Rogers?

5. What country was Chris Madsen from?

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