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Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Charles end up throwing the coins?
(a) Into the sea
(b) Down a well
(c) At Lucas
(d) In the creek

2. Who does Lucas remind Charles of?
(a) Ernest Hemmingway
(b) His father
(c) His grandfather
(d) The president

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

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

5. What kind of animal does Mr. Edmunds invite Charles to hunt?
(a) Foxes
(b) Badgers
(c) Rabbits
(d) Deer

6. Who does Charles meet for the first time when he climbs out of the water?
(a) Aleck Sander
(b) Gavin Stevens
(c) His father
(d) Lucas Beachamp

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

8. Where did Lucas have his gun when they found him standing over the dead man?
(a) In the waistband of his pants
(b) On the floor by his feet
(c) In his pocket
(d) In his hand

9. What does Paralee's father say men concentrate too much on?
(a) Intuition
(b) Love
(c) Money
(d) Facts

10. What is the name of the man Lucas has been accused of killing?
(a) Jock Stevens
(b) Gavin Stevens
(c) Vinson Gowrie
(d) James Buff

11. Where does the Lucas's wife sit?
(a) On a stool next to the stove
(b) On the table
(c) In a rocking chair by the fire
(d) On the rug by the fire

12. What does Charles do during breakfast?
(a) Cries
(b) Prays
(c) Falls asleep
(d) Vomits

13. How did Lucas once react to an insult from a white man?
(a) He hit him
(b) He shot him
(c) He insulted him back
(d) He cried

14. What does Charles ask if he can take to Lucas?
(a) A pork pie
(b) A coca-cola
(c) Tobacco
(d) A guitar

15. Who does Charles wake up when he gets home?
(a) Lucas
(b) The sheriff
(c) His father
(d) Uncle Gavin

Short Answer Questions

1. Why do they think that no one will lynch Lucas with Miss Habersham keeping guard?

2. What does Lucas lay on the bare cots?

3. Where does Gavin take Charles?

4. What is the Sheriff's surname?

5. How do the character know the grave has been disturbed?

(see the answer keys)

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