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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Charles find his uncle speaking to?
(a) The sheriff
(b) His father
(c) His mother
(d) Miss Habersham

2. What does Lucas want Charles to do?
(a) Help him escape
(b) Shoot the sheriff
(c) Dig up Gowrie's body
(d) Kill him

3. Who do they find inside the coffin?
(a) Montgomery
(b) Vinson Gowrie
(c) Lucas
(d) The sheriff

4. When is Charles afraid the the town folk will lynch Lucas?
(a) When the sheriff transfers him to his jail
(b) When he is at his court hearing
(c) While he is chained to a bed post
(d) When he is released on bail

5. What is Will Legate armed with?
(a) A single shot shot gun
(b) A sword
(c) A double barrel shotgun
(d) A revolver

6. How would Charles leave town?
(a) Ride away on his pony
(b) Catch a train
(c) Walk
(d) Take his father's car

7. Who does Charles go home to speak to?
(a) Uncle Gavin
(b) His father
(c) His mother
(d) Aleck

8. Why are the black prisoners afraid to make a noise?
(a) They may by mistaken for Lucas
(b) They will not get fed
(c) The sheriff is asleep
(d) Too much noise will set off a time bomb

9. Where does Lucas take Charles?
(a) To the hospital
(b) To Mr. Edmonds' house
(c) To his cabin
(d) To a saloon

10. Why does the sheriff put Lucas in a cell usually reserved for white prisoners?
(a) Lucas has a white man's mind
(b) He will be safer there
(c) To tempt him into hanging himself
(d) To give him a good nights sleep

11. What does Uncle Gavin say is the unwritten code of the south?
(a) That everyone should go to church
(b) That white people are superior
(c) That the family of the victim should be alllowed to hang the black man responsible
(d) That life is for living

12. What is the Sheriff's surname?
(a) Hampton
(b) Benjimin
(c) Smith
(d) Jackson

13. Who drives Miss Habersham to the cemetery?
(a) The sheriff
(b) Aleck
(c) Gavin
(d) Charles

14. What does Charles buy Molly Beauchamp?
(a) An Alice band
(b) A diamond ring
(c) A flowered imitation silk dress
(d) A gold bracelet

15. How are they going to transport the body back to the truck?
(a) They will carry it
(b) Drag it along with rope
(c) They don't need the body only the bullet
(d) Using Charles' horse

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Lucas order to pick the money up from the floor?

2. Where does Charles end up throwing the coins?

3. What does Charles leave in the water?

4. Where does Uncle Gavin tell Lucas he shot the man?

5. What does Lucas lay on the bare cots?

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