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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. How does Ben McKinnon feel about Jack Mercy's will?
2. What does Jesse say to the Mercy farmhands?
(a) That they should no have to have a woman boss.
(b) That Mercy ranch is going to suffer hell for having a female running it.
(c) That his wife will someday own Mercy ranch.
(d) That he is going to be running Mercy ranch someday.
3. What does Lily say to Adam?
(a) That she loves him.
(b) That she has to have time before becoming involved with someone.
(c) That she is sure Jesse will kill her this time.
(d) That she will never marry again.
4. What has Willa shot?
(a) A grizzly.
(b) A prairie chicken.
(c) A cougar.
(d) A rattlesnake.
5. What is Pickles thinking about as he rides the fence line?
(a) His retirement nest egg.
(b) His future options.
(c) A vacation.
(d) His deceased wife.
Short Answer Questions
1. For what is Lily grateful?
2. What do Willa and Ben find after dressing the game?
3. What does Adam tell Lily that Tess is planning?
4. What does Pickles realize as he sees a man with a bloody knife?
5. What will happen if any of the Mercy sisters leave the ranch before one year?
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Willa and Ben find the day after the funeral, how do they find it, and what do they do about it?
2. What does the killer do after the New Year's Eve party?
3. Why do Tess, Lily and Adam ride out in the snow, what do they see, why do they argue, and what interrupts their argument?
4. How does Jesse Cooke feel about what is happening at the Mercy ranch and what does he plan to do?
5. With what is Willa have trouble with the ranch hands, who takes offense at her, and what does he do about it?
6. Who is the ranch foreman, of what does he assure Willa, and what is his and Willa's relationship?
7. Why is Ben's mother, Sarah, concerned about him and what does he tell her?
8. What does Willa think is the reason her father set the will up as he did?
9. What does Willa see while birthing calves and what does she find?
10. What does Ben asks Willa to do at the New Year's Eve party, what is her response, and what do the two of them think of Adam and Lily?
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