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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Dish suggest to Jasper as they leave the Dry Bean together?
(a) He should find another sporting woman.
(b) He should hire on with the Hat Creek Cattle Company.
(c) He should go to San Antonio to get a job.
(d) He should kill Jake.

2. Who wants to marry Elmira?
(a) Dee Boot
(b) Fowler
(c) Big Zwey
(d) Luke

3. With whom does Newt bond, becoming fast friends?
(a) Jake Spoon
(b) Gus McCrae
(c) Woodrow Call
(d) Sean O'Brien

4. What does Gus go back to Lonesome Dove to get before leaving for Montana?
(a) His horse
(b) The Hat Creek Cattle Company Sign
(c) His jug
(d) Lippy

5. How many cattle in all does Gus count?
(a) Eighteen hundred head
(b) Thirty five head
(c) Four thousand head
(d) Twenty-six hundred head

6. Where does Gus think Blue Duck is headed with Lorena?
(a) San Francisco
(b) Ogallala
(c) The Valley of Tears
(d) Adobe Walls

7. What does Jake do when Lorena refuses to change her plans?
(a) He slaps her.
(b) He apologizes.
(c) He rides away.
(d) He laughs.

8. What did Gus give Dish outside the saloon?
(a) A deck of cards
(b) Two dollars
(c) A horse
(d) A job

9. Why did Call let the men stop working early the day Jake returns?
(a) He wants them to rest before going to Mexico for the night to round up horses.
(b) He wants them to dig a well the next day.
(c) It is a holiday.
(d) He wants to get drunk with Jake.

10. Who did Clara marry?
(a) Jake Spoon
(b) Bob Allen
(c) Gus
(d) Pea Eye

11. What is the name of the rich Mexican bandit?
(a) Chick
(b) Sean
(c) Pedro
(d) Wilbarger

12. When Newt walks back to the wagon, who does he see first?
(a) Jake
(b) Call
(c) Po Campo
(d) Pea Eye

13. Why does the Hat Creek outfit not have any problems getting the horses from Pedro's camp?
(a) Pedro's men are all asleep.
(b) Pedro's men have all been hung as horse thieves.
(c) The Hat Creek boys are so quiet that no one notices them.
(d) Pedro's men are in Texas, stealing horses.

14. What does Blue Duck do with Lorena when the men fail to kill Gus?
(a) He takes her to Adobe Walls.
(b) He gives her to the Kiowa.
(c) He kills her.
(d) He sets her free.

15. What bothers Monkey John about Lorena?
(a) She is a prostitute.
(b) She will not speak.
(c) She is too skinny.
(d) Her hair is blonde.

Short Answer Questions

1. Maggie told Gus _____ was Newt's father?

2. What does Blue Duck want his men to do?

3. What does Newt do, as he watches Sean dying?

4. What does Louisa get Roscoe to do when he stops to ask if she has seen July?

5. Who ropes the first horse for the O'Brien brothers?

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