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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. What is a heemaneh?
(a) A Cheyenne woman.
(b) A personal servant.
(c) A homosexual woman.
(d) Half man, half woman.

2. Who does Jack see selling liquor around the fort?
(a) His brother, Bill.
(b) His niece, Amelia.
(c) His mother.
(d) His sister, Caroline.

3. Who claims there is gold in Colorado?
(a) Kit Karson.
(b) Wyatt Earp.
(c) Crazy Charlie.
(d) Wild Bill Hickcok.

4. Who possibly is the nurse/poet Caroline became engaged to during the Civil War?
(a) Walt Whitman.
(b) James Ryder Randall.
(c) Herman Melville.
(d) Sydney Lanier.

5. What information does the soldier, Muldoon, try to get from Jack when he returns him to white civilization?
(a) Cheyenne battle methods.
(b) His experiences living with the Cheyenne.
(c) The location of the Cheyenne.
(d) The Cheyenne language.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Jack do when he is returned to white schools?

2. What else does Mr. Pendrake warn Jack about in their discussion about sin?

3. What does Old Lodge Skins think will eventually happen to all the whites?

4. Why does the Crow warrior stop in the middle of taking Jack's scalp?

5. What does Old Lodge Skins tell Jack he dreamed of?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Jack decide to leave the Pendrake family?

2. What is important about the coffee the wagon train carries?

3. What causes Younger Bear to become enraged by Jack and to exclude Jack from the boys' play?

4. What is the significance of butchering and cooking the dog by the Cheyenne woman?

5. Who does Jack stop from attacking Younger Bear?

6. Why does Lavender believe he is related to the Cheyenne Indians?

7. How does Jack come to arrive at Old Lodge Skins' tepee again?

8. What causes the Indians to attack the people of the wagon train?

9. Where does Jack go after leaving the Pendrakes?

10. Why is Old Lodge Skins' band of Cheyenne separated from the entire Cheyenne tribe?

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