A Gathering of Old Men Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why did Beau come after Charlie?
(a) Charlie hit Beau with his fist.
(b) Charlie told him he was quiting.
(c) Charlie called him a name.
(d) Charlie was not working hard.

2. What did Mathu ask Snookum to get from the house when the sandwiches came?
(a) Ice water.
(b) More guns.
(c) Beer.
(d) Plates and forks.

3. How far did Charlie go before he was hit?
(a) Across the yard.
(b) To the ditch.
(c) Three or Four steps.
(d) To the tractor.

4. Who was calling on God?
(a) Lou Dimes.
(b) Reverend Jameson.
(c) Mapes.
(d) Gram Mon.

5. What did Lou tell Mapes when he crawled over to him?
(a) "We have to move you."
(b) "You're hit."
(c) "You're in the way."
(d) "Your deputy resigned."

6. What group was there to defend Luke Will's friends?
(a) Lou Dimes.
(b) The Klans.
(c) Candy's uncle.
(d) NAACP.

7. What happens when Charlie and Mapes go out the front door?
(a) The old men follow them out.
(b) Mapes handcuffs Charlie.
(c) Luke Will shows up.
(d) The deputy arrests Charlie.

8. Who does Charlie call Parrain?
(a) Candy.
(b) Gram Mon.
(c) Mathu.
(d) Corrine.

9. How old is Charlie?
(a) 30
(b) 50
(c) 70
(d) 60

10. What has Charlie done his whole life until today?
(a) Got drunk.
(b) Worked hard on the plantation.
(c) Ran away from anything that scared him.
(d) Killed white men.

11. Why do the old men call Mapes into the house?
(a) Charlie wants to challenge Mapes.
(b) Mapes told them they had 15 minutes and the old men know their time is up.
(c) Charlie wants to confess to the murder and turn himself in.
(d) Charlie is afraid of Fix and wants police protection.

12. What was Lou doing in the final moments of the shoot-out?
(a) He was organizing the men to stand and hoop and shoot.
(b) He was shooting at the tractor.
(c) He was hiding under the house with Snookum.
(d) He was waving his arms trying to get people to stop shooting.

13. Why does Candy slap Lou in the car?
(a) Lou says he is going to write a story about this for the newspaper.
(b) Lou tries to start the car and drive away.
(c) Lou says that Mathu is now free of her.
(d) Lou proposes again, at a very odd time.

14. Who picks up Candy and puts her in his car?
(a) Lou Dimes.
(b) Mapes.
(c) Johnny Paul.
(d) Mathu.

15. Who were the three funerals for?
(a) Beau, Luke Will and Mathu.
(b) Charlie, Mapes and Luke Will.
(c) Mapes, Leroy and Luke Will.
(d) Luke Will, Beau, and Charlie.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Miss Merle bring?

2. Who agreed with Gil?

3. What did Dirty Red keep asking Charlie?

4. Who really raised Candy?

5. After talking on the radio, Mapes makes an announcement to the group. What news does he share?

(see the answer keys)

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