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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What river does the herd finally find after the sandstorm?
(a) Salt Creek
(b) Powder River
2. What does Clara do when she sees Gus?
(a) She yells at him.
(b) She cries that she did not marry him.
(c) She slaps him and tells him to leave.
(d) She kisses him on the mouth.
3. Why does Dan Suggs offer Jake a position on their crew when Jake is ready to leave Dallas?
(a) Because of Jake's reputation for killing the dentist in Fort Smith
(b) Because he knows Jake was once a Texas Ranger
(c) Because of Jake's reputation as a bank robber
(d) Because Jake let Blue Duck take Lorena
4. What do Clara's daughters fear Clara will do?
(a) Scare July off by being too stern
(b) Go to Ogallala without them
(c) Move to town when Bob dies
(d) Marry July when Bob dies
5. Who dies in the thunderstorm?
(a) Bill Spettle
6. Who waits loyally for Elmira to regain consciousness?
(b) Dee Boot
(d) Big Zwey
7. How does Blue Duck die?
(a) Blue Duck hangs himself in his cell.
(b) He is hanged for his crimes.
(c) Call shoots him in anger.
(d) He jumps out of the second story window of the jail.
8. What happens to Elmira the night she stays with Clara?
(a) She sleeps soundly.
(b) She dies.
(c) She gives in to Luke.
(d) She delivers her baby.
9. Who decides not to visit the prostitutes after all?
10. Where is Dee when Elmira finally finds him?
(a) In a saloon
(b) In jail
(c) At a ranch
(d) On the gallows
11. Where do Pea Eye and Gus find shelter from the Indians?
(a) A buffalo depression in the grass
(b) A creek
(c) A deserted building
(d) Behind a dead horse
12. What troubles Deets about the tracks he finds leading away from the fight with Wilbarger?
(a) One of the horses belongs to Jake.
(b) The tracks split up, and he does not know which to follow.
(c) One of the horses belongs to Blue Duck.
(d) The tracks lead to the Trail of Tears.
13. What does Jake give Newt?
(a) His name
(b) His horse
(c) His gun
(d) His watch
14. Who does Gus ask to watch Lorena while he goes to Wilbarger?
(b) Pea Eye
15. Where does Clara want Call to bury Gus?
(a) Where they had the picnic the last time she saw Gus
(b) Next to her boys
(c) In Ogallala
(d) In Clara's orchard
Short Answer Questions
1. How long did Deets serve with Call?
2. Who is at Clara's ranch when Call arrives?
3. What does Clara answer when July first proposes marriage to her?
4. Where does Gus take Lorena?
5. What does Dan Suggs want from Wilbarger?
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