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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who did Jake Spoon kill?
(a) A dentist
(b) An Indian
(c) A sheriff
(d) A Texas Ranger

2. What does Roscoe suggest has happened to Elmira?
(a) She was taken by a bear.
(b) She followed July.
(c) She left on a whiskey boat.
(d) She was taken by buffalo hunters.

3. Who decides to quit and return to Lonesome Dove?
(a) Lippy
(b) Dish
(c) Bolivar
(d) Jim Rainey

4. What is the name of Roscoe's horse?
(a) Mouse
(b) Hell Bitch
(c) Joe
(d) Memphis

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

6. Maggie told Gus _____ was Newt's father?
(a) Call
(b) Pea Eye
(c) Jake
(d) Gus

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

8. Where does Jake tell Lorena she belongs?
(a) Lonesome Dove
(b) Gladewater
(c) San Francisco
(d) San Antonio

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

10. What assignment in the cattle drive goes to Deets?
(a) The drags
(b) Right Point
(c) Scouting nightly bed and water for the herd
(d) Back up

11. What is July's main concern about Elmira?
(a) That she left
(b) That she is expecting a baby
(c) That she might be ill
(d) That she used to be a prostitute

12. What does Gus find to use as cover from the attacking Kiowas?
(a) A creek
(b) An abandoned building
(c) A hill
(d) A depression in the ground from where a buffalo rolled

13. What does Jake do when Lorena tells him about Gus and the fifty-dollar poke she says she turned down?
(a) He slaps her.
(b) He shoots Gus.
(c) He takes the fifty dollars.
(d) He cries.

14. What is Deets looking for when he finds Lorena and Jake?
(a) Lorena's horse
(b) Call's watch
(c) A place for the herd to cross the river
(d) His calvary cap

15. Where does Gus stop on the way to find a cook, tears on his cheeks?
(a) Clara's Orchard
(b) Buckhorn Saloon
(c) Blue Duck's camp
(d) The Texas Capital Building

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is Jake when Gus comes into the Dry Bean and finds Lorena alone?

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

3. How did Elmira actually leave?

4. What did Call give Newt in honor of his first trip to Mexico to round up livestock?

5. How many stragglers does Newt ride past in the dust?

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