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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Nordstrom goes to the ceremony and reception for Sonia's college graduation and is somehow surprised about what?
(a) To see Laura.
(b) Not knowing anyone.
(c) Being sad at the party.
(d) To see so many of Sonia's friends.
2. The brothers' father, Ludlow, regrets what?
(a) Letting his sons go to war instead of sending them back to Harvard.
(b) Letting his sons go hunting without him.
(c) Letting his Native American friend risk his life.
(d) Letting Samuel go to war instead of sending him back to Harvard.
3. Where does Nordstrom want to be?
(a) Cooking in a restaurant by the ocean.
(b) Sitting on a beach chair staring at the ocean.
(c) On vacation with Sonia.
(d) With Laura again.
4. When Ludlow finally goes downstairs to dinner, what depresses him?
(a) Being alone.
(b) The sight of the servants having nothing to do.
(c) The sight of his wife sitting alone.
(d) The sight of the empty dining room.
5. Nordstrom spends the night doing what?
(a) Playing poker with men from the shipping department.
(b) Dancing in the dark.
(c) Talking to his secretary.
(d) Drinking alone.
6. Thanks to Phillip, everyone knows what about Nordstrom?
(a) He has given away all his money and is going on a long trip.
(b) He does not know Sonia very well.
(c) He is moving.
(d) He is getting divorced.
7. What happens when the officers shoot their rifles into the air aimlessly?
(a) One bullet ricochets and injures Tristan.
(b) One bullet ricochets and kills Isabel Two.
(c) One bullet ricochets and injures One Stab.
(d) One bullet ricochets and injures Isabel Two.
8. Captain Ludlow makes Tristan cooperate with the British war mission for what reason?
(a) So they will survive.
(b) So they will be paid.
(c) So they can keep the ship.
(d) So they can get a new ship.
9. Susannah's father, Arthur, comes to Montana for a sporting expedition and buys what as a wedding present?
(a) New stallions.
(b) A herd of horses.
(c) A house in town.
(d) The neighboring ranch.
10. One Stab accompanies Tristan to the train station and gives Tristan what, which Tristan keeps until his death at age eighty-four?
(a) His skinning knife.
(b) A gun.
(c) A book.
(d) A letter.
11. Each of the people in Nordstrom's life has his own views about Nordstrom's mid-life crisis. Are any of them able to convince him to change his plans?
(c) Only at first.
12. Nordstrom meets with Sonia and the broker and convinces them of his convictions by giving money to who?
(a) The National Audubon Society.
(b) The American Diabetes Association.
(c) The Sierra Club.
(d) The American Red Cross.
13. How does Tristan complete the mission?
(a) Without too much difficulty.
(c) With some difficulty.
(d) With much difficulty.
14. Tristan smuggles whiskey through the wilderness and makes a __________ profit.
15. What poet does Isabel invite for dinner?
(a) John Ashbery.
(b) Amy Lowell.
(c) Emily Dickinson.
(d) Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Short Answer Questions
1. Sonia asks Nordstrom to visit her where?
2. What does Nordstrom think about what Phillip says?
3. When Alfred cannot reason with Tristan, where does the army send Tristan?
4. After the graduation reception, Nordstrom tries to give Sonia what?
5. How does Susannah feel about Tristan leaving?
This section contains 540 words
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