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

2. Where was L'Amour working in Klamath Falls, Oregon?
(a) Ranch.
(b) Factory.
(c) Sawmill.
(d) Library.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How old was an old man named Peterson who told L'Amour a story?

3. What was the name of the boxing magazine published in St. Paul?

4. Where did the shipwreck take place that was written about in Shakespeare's "Tempest"?

5. How old was L'Amour when he obtained his first job?

Short Essay Questions

1. What were some social activities that were popular in the West?

2. When L'Amour began his writing career, how did he write?

3. Who was Singapore Charlie?

4. Why was infection rare in the earliest days in the mountains?

5. Who had all the advantages when it comes to adventure?

6. What types of hunger had L'Amour known in his life?

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

8. Why did a woman want a dentist to set a diamond in one of her front teeth?

9. What were the "Little Blue Books"?

10. Why did L'Amour say that the western pioneers were select people?

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