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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In what state is Indian Mound Downs located?
(d) West Virginia.
2. What did Tommy do prior to becoming involved in horse racing?
(a) He was a librarian.
(b) He sold cars.
(c) He was a lawyer.
(d) He was a teacher.
3. Who does Medicine Ed borrow money from to invest in Little Spinoza?
4. Who offers to ride Little Spinoza in his next race in Chapter 18?
(a) Jojo Wood.
(d) Earlie Beaufait.
5. From what narrative point of view is Chapter 16 related?
(a) Second person.
(b) First person.
(c) Third person.
(d) Fourth person.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the horse that Deucey owns in Chapter 1?
2. What horse does Deucey ask Medicine Ed to walk for her in Chapter 12?
3. Who are Tommy and Maggie unhappy to see watching the race in Chapter 8?
4. Who offers Medicine Ed a job working for him in Chapter 9?
5. What name does Maggie use when she asks about Two-Tie in Chapter 12?
Short Essay Questions
1. What demand does Two-Tie make of Vernon during their phone conversation in Chapter 17? Why does he make this demand?
2. What is Deucey's major conflict in the novel regarding Little Spinoza and Joe Dale?
3. Why do Tommy's finances concern Medicine Ed?
4. What setting is introduced in Chapter 1? How would you describe Medicine Ed's circumstances in the beginning of the novel?
5. How did Medicine Ed get his name? What is revealed about Medicine Ed's history in Chapter 4?
6. How is Two-Tie's character presented in the novel? What are his objectives?
7. What is foreshadowed regarding Tommy and Maggie's relationship in Chapter 14?
8. What inner conflicts does Maggie face in Chapter 15?
9. When is Lord of Misrule set? What indications in the novel reveal the time period of the story?
10. How does Tommy's behavior toward Maggie change in Chapter 16? What is significant about this change in his behavior?
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