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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Blue Duck die?
(a) Call shoots him in anger.
(b) He is hanged for his crimes.
(c) Blue Duck hangs himself in his cell.
(d) He jumps out of the second story window of the jail.
2. What does Gus try to get out of his leg?
(a) A porcupine quill
(b) An arrow
(c) A knife
(d) A bullet
3. Where is Dee when Elmira finally finds him?
(a) In a saloon
(b) At a ranch
(c) On the gallows
(d) In jail
4. Who is at Clara's ranch when Call arrives?
(c) Pea Eye
5. What does Call give the group of Indians that arrive, one of which he knew from before?
(a) A lame horse
(b) Fifty head of cattle
(c) A steer that will not make it anyway
(d) A pregnant cow so they can get milk later
6. How long did Deets serve with Call?
(a) Twenty-one years
(b) Two years
(c) Thirty years
(d) Eighteen years
7. What river does the herd finally find after the sandstorm?
(b) Salt Creek
(c) Powder River
8. What does Cholo call Dee to let Clara know who he is?
(a) Un Crimen
9. Where does Dish plan to go after they finish the ranch building?
(b) Lonesome Dove
10. What troubles Deets about the tracks he finds leading away from the fight with Wilbarger?
(a) The tracks lead to the Trail of Tears.
(b) One of the horses belongs to Blue Duck.
(c) The tracks split up, and he does not know which to follow.
(d) One of the horses belongs to Jake.
11. Why does Dan Suggs offer Jake a position on their crew when Jake is ready to leave Dallas?
(a) Because of Jake's reputation as a bank robber
(b) Because he knows Jake was once a Texas Ranger
(c) Because Jake let Blue Duck take Lorena
(d) Because of Jake's reputation for killing the dentist in Fort Smith
12. Who decides to stay with the herd, even though he has the opportunity to go with the other men?
13. What does Newt name the horse Clara gives him?
14. How long has Gus been gone when he returns to Lorena?
(a) A month
(b) Three days
(c) A week
(d) Three hours
15. What does Gus do when they reach Ogallala?
(a) Goes to Clara's without Lorena
(b) Help Call buy provisions
(c) Goes to the dry goods store and buy new clothes for himself and Lorena
(d) Visit the prostitutes in Ogallala
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Blue Duck?
2. Where does Gus ride to get medical help?
3. Who turns out to be the thief?
4. Where does July finally see people after so many days?
5. Why does Dan kill the farmers?
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