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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Sal end his ride with the brothers from Minnesota before their final destination?
(a) He meets a woman.
(b) He is determined to see his friends in Denver.
(c) He is bored.
(d) He is getting car sick.

2. What Mexican woman does Sal meet on the bus to Los Angeles?
(a) Inez.
(b) Babe.
(c) Terry .
(d) Maria.

3. Where does Sal go with Babe Rawlins in a mining town outside of Denver?
(a) To a bar.
(b) To an opera.
(c) To an abandoned mine.
(d) To a friend's house.

4. What event is taking place in Washington D.C. when Sal, Dean, Marylou, and Ed Dunkel are traveling through?
(a) A protest march.
(b) Dwight D, Eisenhower's Inauguration Day.
(c) Harry S. Truman's Inauguration Day.
(d) A VJ Day celebration parade.

5. Who does Dean move in with after he breaks up with his girlfriend in New York?
(a) Old Bull Lee.
(b) Sal Paradise.
(c) Ed Wall.
(d) Carlo Marx.

6. What does Lee Ann do after Remi loses their money at the horse races?
(a) She forgives him.
(b) She makes him repay her.
(c) She kicks him out of their house.
(d) She yells at him.

7. After Sal leaves Terry, he rides a bus from Los Angeles to which city?
(a) Pittsburgh.
(b) New York City.
(c) Columbus.
(d) Harrisburg.

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

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

10. Which three people does Sal meet on the "ride of his life"?
(a) Montana Slim, Mississippi Gene, and the blonde boy.
(b) Montana Slim, Mississippi Gene, and Ed Wall.
(c) Big Slim Hazard, Mississippi Gene, and the blonde boy.
(d) Big Slim Hazard, Alabama Gene, and the blonde boy.

11. What is the vow that Sal and Terry make?
(a) That they will never see each other again.
(b) That Sal will earn money and return to Sabinal.
(c) That Terry will come to New York soon.
(d) That Terry will travel with Sal and his friends.

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

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

14. Where was Dean Moriarty living before he was first introduced to Sal Paradise in New York?
(a) A commune in San Francisco.
(b) An apartment in New Orleans.
(c) A reformatory in New Mexico.
(d) A hotel in Denver.

15. Where does Sal see Dean after his first trip on the road?
(a) At Sal's aunt's house in New Jersey.
(b) At Old Bull Lee's house in New Orleans.
(c) At Sal's brother's house in Virginia.
(d) On the streets of New York City.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Sal's roommate in Denver?

2. What does Sal confess to Dean on their trip to Virginia?

3. What do Sal and Dean do in New York City on New Year's Eve?

4. Where do Sal and Dean decide to visit before returning to San Francisco?

5. Who are the two women in Dean's life in Denver?

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