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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 Lonnie do with his buddies?
(a) Goes to the state line to get beer.
(b) Goes to a dance.
(c) Searches for clues in the hills of the source of the diseaese.
2. How is Hud as a cowboy?
(a) He's a great roper but not very good with horses.
(b) He is a bit of a fumbler.
(c) He is good at what he does.
(d) He is not a cowboy.
3. Why does Hud stay in town the night before he is to take Granny to the city?
(a) He gets drunk and falls asleep.
(b) He is with a woman.
(c) He runs out of gas and has to wait for the station to open.
(d) He is avoiding a storm.
4. How does Granddad feel about his cows?
(a) They are his livelihood.
(b) The cattle actually belong to a neighbor.
(c) They are what he does.
5. What does Lonnie say he wants to do?
(a) Go right to bed because he's exhausted.
(b) Visit Granny.
(c) Ask the neighbor's about their cattle.
(d) Buy groceries.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old is Lonnie at the opening of Chapter 1?
2. What does Mr. Burris suggest as an alternative means for money?
3. Who drives Lonnie's friends home?
4. What is the one exciting event of the year for the town of Thalia?
5. Why is Mr. Burris dismayed?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Mr. Burris reassure Granddad?
2. Where does Lonnie want to go and why does he say he wants to do so?
3. What does Newt say about the dead heifer?
4. What is Hud's response on the way back from the stockyards when Granddad asks his opinion about the cattle?
5. What do Lonnie's friends decide to do after a few games of pool and why are they successful?
6. What happens that makes Halmea cry and what is her response to Lonnie?
7. What is a tender scene between Lonnie and Halmea when Lonnie goes in the house?
8. What is Granddad's response to Newt's suggestion?
9. What does Lonnie think about in the Prologue?
10. What does Halmea think Jesse needs and what is his response?
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