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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. What does Hud think should be done about the heifer?
(a) Find it.
(b) Take it to the processing plant.
(c) Bury it.
(d) Blame it on the neighbor's German shepherd.
2. How does Granddad feel about his cows?
(a) They are his livelihood.
(c) The cattle actually belong to a neighbor.
(d) They are what he does.
3. What does Hud reply when Granddad asks Hud's opinion of the situation?
(a) They should wait and see what the vet says.
(b) He thinks they should try to sell the cattle across the border.
(c) Granddad is 15 years too late in asking.
(d) They should go for oil on the land.
4. How long do the men work with the cattle?
(a) Two or three hours.
(b) Till sunset.
(c) Several days.
(d) Till mid afternoon.
5. About what does Lonnie reminisce in the Prologue?
(a) His sister's recent death.
(b) His upcoming marriage.
(c) His childhood on his family ranch in Texas.
(d) His father's recent death.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Lonnie feel after observing the crowds in Thalia?
2. What did Lonzo do all night?
3. What does Hud say about Halmea when Lonnie asks?
4. What does Lonnie do with his buddies?
5. Where does Lonnie end up the morning after hearing Hud and Granddad's conversation?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Lonnie's family members who live at the ranch.
2. How do Jesse's stories affect Lonnie?
3. What does Newt say about the dead heifer?
4. Who is Jesse and when does he arrive at the ranch?
5. How does Mr. Burris reassure Granddad?
6. What happens to Lonnie while helping test the cattle and what does he do?
7. How does Granddad come to marry his second wife?
8. What happens that makes Halmea cry and what is her response to Lonnie?
9. What do Lonnie's friends decide to do after a few games of pool and why are they successful?
10. Where does Lonnie go that evening with Jesse and Lonzo and whom does he see?
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