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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many acres did the home have that L'Amour brought his parents to after they left Oregon?
(a) 14.
(b) 8.
(c) 10.
(d) 11.

2. How old was Pete Boering when L'Amour met him?
(a) 32.
(b) 30.
(c) 26.
(d) 28.

3. On three occasions, how long did L'Amour go without eating anything?
(a) 5 days.
(b) 2 days.
(c) 4 days.
(d) 3 days.

4. Where did Pete's manager own and operate a cafe?
(a) Chariton.
(b) Newton.
(c) Jamestown.
(d) Millersburg.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 11, how much did Modern Library editions cost?

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

3. What author did L'Amour think he might emulate at the end of Chapter 6?

4. What animal did Cheng Ho bring back from Africa for the emperor's zoo?

5. How many books did L'Amour have in his personal library?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the steelworker who started following the rails with L'Amour.

2. Why did L'Amour have to walk from Death Valley?

3. What were bookstores like in Chapter 10?

4. What did L'Amour have to say about plots in stories?

5. How did L'Amour keep from being disappointed by the constant flow of rejection slips he received?

6. Why didn't the man L'Amour worked for in Chapter 7 work his own mines?

7. Who were some army officers who wrote about the Indian and his culture?

8. Why did seaman prefer to ship from the west coast?

9. Why did L'Amour say that it was an act of kindness when the Roman soldiers gave Jesus a drink of vinegar on the cross?

10. What type of work did L'Amour do in a veneer plant?

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