On the Road Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Chapters 6, 7 and 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was born on the road?
(a) Chad King.
(b) Sal Paradise.
(c) Carlo Marx.
(d) Dean Moriarty.

2. In Des Moines, Sal experiences the distinction of the East of his youth and the West of his __________________. (fill in the blank)
(a) Golden years.
(b) Adolesence.
(c) Future.
(d) Middle-age crisis.

3. While Sal is witnessing one of Dean and Carlo's all night sessions, he concludes they are __________________________. (fill in the blank)
(a) Genuine beatniks.
(b) Amazing saints.
(c) Cool hipsters.
(d) Amazing maniacs.

4. Who is the woman traveling with Dean Moriarty when Sal first meets him?
(a) Marylou.
(b) Inez.
(c) Camille.
(d) Terry.

5. Which of the flat bed truck riders stays with Sal in Cheyenne?
(a) Big Slim Hazard.
(b) Montana Slim.
(c) Roland Major.
(d) Mississippi Gene.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Sal's roommate in Denver?

2. Where is Sal Paradise living at the beginning of On the Road?

3. How does Sal feel about the friendship between Dean Moriarty and his friend?

4. Who arrives in Denver while Sal is staying there?

5. Who does Dean move in with after he breaks up with his girlfriend in New York?

(see the answer key)

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