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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 the reason for the fight?
(a) Caroline was flirting with Wild Bill, Calamity Jane's beau.
(b) A stolen possession.
(c) Caroline was impersonating Calamity Jane.
2. Who helps Jack when he collapses while traveling east along the Cimmaron?
(a) A Cherokee family.
(b) A Creek family.
(c) A Crow family.
(d) A Cheyenne familiy.
3. What profession does Jack turn to after gambling and bunco scams?
(a) Mule skinning.
(b) Buffalo hunting.
(c) Mercantile owner.
(d) Bank robbing.
4. How is Custer finally killed?
(a) A bullet in the head.
(b) A fall from his horse.
(c) An arrow in the belly.
(d) A bullet in the heart.
5. Who is this person fighting with?
(b) Calamity Jane.
(c) Morning Star.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Jack put Amelia in a hotel?
2. What does Jack do to earn a large amount of money in chapter 21?
3. What happens to Jack's horse as he rides one morning in chapter 18?
4. How does Custer react when soldiers shot their own horses to take a more defensive stance?
5. What historical figure has an Indian name similar to Jack's son?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Jack steal a soldier's uniform from a dead soldier?
2. What scam does Jack pull in order to afford to put Amelia into a good school?
3. What does Jack learn about Amelia moments before she marries a state senator's son? How does he react?
4. Why does Jack believe his killing of Custer after the attack at Washita would have altered history?
5. Where does Jack go after the Battle of Little Big Horn?
6. What historic lawman does Jack meet while traveling with buffalo skinners? Whose life does this lawman save?
7. What happened to Jack after telling his story to the writer/editor?
8. Why does Jack believe Custer is not struck down by bullets and arrows as he walks on the battlefield?
9. Who is Wild Bill Hickok? Why is he afraid of being shot?
10. Who does Jack discover Younger Bear has taken for a wife?
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