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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. Who is the youngest of the Gowrie boys?
(a) Bryan
(b) Crawford
(c) Forrest
(d) Vinson

2. What moment of the story does Charles think back to?
(a) His first meeting with Lucas
(b) His breakfast that morning
(c) A conversation with Aleck
(d) The trip to the cemetery

3. What age had Charles's mother sworn she would allow her son coffee?
(a) 16
(b) 21
(c) 24
(d) 18

4. What does Charles's mother give him when he arrives home?
(a) A cigarette
(b) Tea
(c) A kiss
(d) Coffee

5. What was the name of Vinson's uncle?
(a) Davis Gowrie
(b) Jackie Franklin
(c) Sudley Workitt
(d) Frank Spencer

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is waiting in Gavin's office?

2. Where does Crawford Gowrie live?

3. Whose body do they find?

4. What does Mr. Gowrie do with his son's dead body?

5. Who did Crawford sell his lumber to?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Charles hold such respect for Miss Habersham?

2. Why do you think Mr. Gowrie asks his sons to dig up Vince's grave?

3. Why do you think Charles is so struck by Mr. Gowrie's grief?

4. Why do you think Charles is so enraged by the behavior of the crowd?

5. Why is Charles' father so angry?

6. In chapter six how does Uncle Gavin calm Charles down enough to take him to the cemetery?

7. For what reason does Charles think Lucas was not lynched?

8. Why have southern black men not earned freedom in the south?

9. Describe the Gowrie clan

10. Why does Gavin think Vinson Gowrie is buried in quicksand?

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