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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Newt do, as he watches Sean dying?
(a) He cries.
(b) He rides away.
(c) He sings.
(d) He yells at Deets for choosing a bad crossing.

2. Who is the only whiskey trader who talks to Elmira?
(a) Fowler
(b) Charlie
(c) Jake
(d) Roscoe

3. 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.

4. Who helps Roscoe when he fears he will not even find Texas?
(a) Janey
(b) Louisa
(c) A group of Texas Rangers
(d) A group of soldiers

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

6. Who insists that July follow Jake Spoon?
(a) Peach Johnson
(b) Roscoe Brown
(c) Dee Boot
(d) Elmira Johnson

7. What has Elmira told the townspeople about her former husband?
(a) He died of smallpox.
(b) She was never married.
(c) He was killed by Indians.
(d) He went North.

8. Who goes back to Lonesome Dove with the first herd of horses?
(a) Call, Pea Eye, and Newt
(b) Jake, Dish and Deets
(c) Sean and Allen O'Brien
(d) Gus, Call, and Pea Eye

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

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

11. The morning after the storm, who is missing?
(a) Gus
(b) Newt
(c) Allen
(d) Lippy

12. Where does Jake tell Gus that he and Lorena are now headed?
(a) Lonesome Dove
(b) Denver
(c) San Antonio
(d) San Francisco

13. When the wagon mules bolt, who tries to head them off?
(a) Gus
(b) Newt
(c) Jim Rainey
(d) Lippy

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How many cattle in all does Gus count?

2. What does Xavier NOT offer Lorena to be with her and convince her not to go with Jake?

3. What is Deets looking for when he finds Lorena and Jake?

4. Who did Clara marry?

5. Who is Lorena sitting with at the Dry Bean when Dish arrives?

(see the answer keys)

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