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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Charles think about on his way home?
(b) Uncle Gavin
(c) Miss Habersham
(d) His mother
2. What does the sheriff find in the ditch?
(a) A gun
(b) A mound
(c) Mule hair
(d) A cowboy hat
3. What do the crowd do when they see Vinson's dead body?
(a) Rip down the jail
(c) Go to church
(d) Go home
4. What was the name of Vinson's uncle?
(a) Frank Spencer
(b) Davis Gowrie
(c) Jackie Franklin
(d) Sudley Workitt
5. Why does Charles think that Lucas was not lynched immediately?
(a) Because the family were grieving
(b) Because they could not find any rope
(c) Because they were not sure if he was the murderer
(d) Because Mr. Gowrie is a patient man
6. Who does Mr. Gowrie not want to dig up his son's grave?
(c) The sheriff
(d) The black prisoners
7. Who plans to join Miss Habersham at the local jail?
(a) Charles's mother
(d) Charles's father
8. Where does Gavin say the black man is from?
(a) The North
9. Who does Gavin say has to give the black man the right to be free in the south?
(a) Southern gentlemen
(b) The President
(c) The governor
(d) The court of law
10. What moment of the story does Charles think back to?
(a) The trip to the cemetery
(b) His breakfast that morning
(c) His first meeting with Lucas
(d) A conversation with Aleck
11. What does Forrest Gowrie manage?
(a) An orpanage
(b) A delta cotton plantation
(c) A Ford car factory
(d) A farm
12. Who digs the grave?
(a) The sheriff
(b) The twins
13. What type of gun does the sheriff think killed Lucas?
(a) A German Luger
(b) A Winchester
(c) Colt. 41
(d) A Walther PP
14. What does Mr. Gowrie do with his son's dead body?
(a) Takes it home
(b) Burns it
(c) Throws it in to a lake
(d) Buries it in the forest
15. What does the sheriff think Jack Montgomerie tried to do before he died?
(a) Score drugs
(b) Call the police
(c) Kill his killer
(d) Dig up Vinson
Short Answer Questions
1. Which brother did Vinson go into business with?
2. Who drives Miss Habersham to the jail?
3. Why does Charles think his father is so angry?
4. Who does Gavin pick up from town?
5. What kind of dogs are with the three men that appear from behind the church?
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