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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 takes care of the mentally slow Billy?
(a) Sonny.
(b) Billy.
(c) Dwayne.
(d) Sam.

2. What does Ruth dream in Chapter 11?
(a) That she is having sex with Sonny.
(b) That she is having sex with Dwayne.
(c) That she is giving birth to Sonny.
(d) That she is having sex with Coach Popper.

3. Who does Jacy go to a naked swim party with?
(a) Sonny.
(b) Joe.
(c) Dwayne.
(d) Lester.

4. What does Sonny drive?
(a) Station wagon.
(b) Car.
(c) Pickup truck.
(d) Van.

5. When Sonny kisses Ruth, where are they?
(a) The pool hall.
(b) Ruth's house.
(c) All-night cafe.
(d) Alley.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who withdraws from the sex with the blind heifer competition the boys have after the annual square dance?

2. What sport do Sonny and Dwayne feel obligated to come out for?

3. Who drives the nicest car in Thalia?

4. How much money does Lester lose to Abilene while playing pool before the annual square dance?

5. Who always bets for the Thalia football team to win?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Sonny feel after he comes back from Fort Worth?

2. What happens to Joe Bob when he is supposed to preach?

3. Why does Genevieve tell Sonny that it is Dwayne's tough luck that he is with Jacy?

4. Which character is lonely in Chapter 1? Give at least one example from Chapter 1 where it shows their loneliness.

5. Why are Sonny and Dwayne shocked to see the diner dark?

6. Why do you think Sonny reacts the way that he does to the men trying to console the truck driver?

7. What keeps bothering Ruth so much that she can't enjoy making love with Sonny?

8. Why does Sonny make a connection with Ruth?

9. Why does Sonny feel bad about Billy and Sam?

10. Explain what happens during the basketball game between Thalia High School and Paducah High School.

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