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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who did Dean, Marylou, and Ed Dunkel leave in Tucson and why?
(a) Camille; she and Dean had a fight.
(b) Galatea; she was complaining too much.
(c) Galatea; she was too sick to travel.
(d) Chad King; the rift between the friends was renewed.

2. Who is the mutual friend with Sal Paradise and Mississippi Gene?
(a) Montana Slim.
(b) Big Slim Hazard.
(c) Remi Boncoeur.
(d) Dean Moriarty.

3. Who does Sal introduce to Dean with whom he forms a strong friendship?
(a) Carlo Marx.
(b) Ed Dunkel.
(c) Chad King.
(d) Remi Boncoeur.

4. Who sends letters to Sal and tells him about Dean Moriarty?
(a) Old Bull Lee.
(b) Chad King.
(c) Roland Major.
(d) Carlo Marx.

5. How does Sal get the money to get from Denver to San Francisco?
(a) He panhandles to earn the money.
(b) Roland Major gives him some money.
(c) Sal's aunt wires him the money.
(d) He pawns his watch.

6. Who does Sal see that makes him feel that he is closer to Denver?
(a) Okies.
(b) Western people.
(c) Denver Broncos football fans.
(d) Hobos.

7. Why do Sal and Terry leave Los Angeles?
(a) They think it is too glitzy.
(b) They cannot find jobs.
(c) They cannot find a place to stay.
(d) Sal does not have any friends living there.

8. What does Sal think about his job in Bakersfield?
(a) He does not like his boss.
(b) He thinks it is back-breaking work.
(c) He loves working close to the earth.
(d) He likes the high wages he receives.

9. What is "The Ghost's" destination?
(a) New York.
(b) Canada.
(c) "It."
(d) Pittsburgh.

10. What does Old Bull Lee think of Dean?
(a) That he is despicable.
(b) That he is intriguing.
(c) That he is trouble.
(d) That he is fun.

11. What does Sal do after his first road trip?
(a) He re-enlists in the Merchant Marines.
(b) He works on his manuscripts.
(c) He sells pressure cookers.
(d) He returns to school on the GI Bill.

12. Who is Sal's roommate in Denver?
(a) Carlo Marx.
(b) Roland Major.
(c) Tim Gray.
(d) Dean Moriarty.

13. Who does Sal encounter after his date with Rita Bettencourt?
(a) Marylou.
(b) Some hobos.
(c) Some Okies.
(d) Carlo Marx.

14. How does Lee Ann feel about Sal staying with her?
(a) She is displeased.
(b) She is indifferent.
(c) She is apprehensive.
(d) She is excited.

15. What does Sal learn when he meets up with Chad King in Denver?
(a) That Dean Moriarty and Carlo Marx had already left for San Francisco.
(b) That Chad King, Carlo Marx and Dean Moriarty did not want to be friends with Sal.
(c) That he and Carlo Marx and Dean Moriarty are no longer friends,
(d) That Dean and Carlo are no longer friends.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Lucille think about Sal's friends?

2. What New York hitchhiker does Sal meet in Des Moines?

3. Who is "The Ghost?"

4. What is Roland Major's profession?

5. In Des Moines, Sal experiences the distinction of the East of his youth and the West of his __________________. (fill in the blank)

(see the answer keys)

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