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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

4. Who thinks Sal should not travel out West?
(a) Sal's Aunt.
(b) Carlo Marx.
(c) Marylou.
(d) Dean Moriarty.

5. Who are the two women in Dean's life in Denver?
(a) Marylou and Terry.
(b) Camille and Inez.
(c) Marylou and Camille.
(d) Marylou and Inez.

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

7. Who do Sal and Terry connect with in Sabinal?
(a) Terry's family and little son.
(b) Terry's abusive husband.
(c) Roland Major.
(d) Dean and Marylou.

8. What does Dean want his friends to help him with?
(a) Helping him move.
(b) Learning to write.
(c) Finding a job.
(d) Teaching him Spanish.

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

10. What New York hitchhiker does Sal meet in Des Moines?
(a) Eddie.
(b) "The Ghost."
(c) Mississippi Gene .
(d) Big Slim Hazard.

11. Where is Sal Paradise living at the beginning of On the Road?
(a) With Carlo Marx in Denver.
(b) With his brother in Virginia.
(c) With his aunt in New Jersey.
(d) With Roland Major in Denver.

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

13. Where does Sal sleep in Cheyenne?
(a) At a train station.
(b) In a park.
(c) At a motel.
(d) At a bus station.

14. What time of year do Sal and Dean reunite after Sal's first trip?
(a) Summer time.
(b) During Easter.
(c) Thanksgiving time.
(d) Christmas time.

15. Where does Sal travel after his first visit to San Francisco?
(a) Denver.
(b) Chicago.
(c) Tucson.
(d) Bakersfield.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is accompanying Dean on his trip to Virginia?

2. What does Lee Ann do after Remi loses their money at the horse races?

3. Who writes to Sal about the possibility of hopping an ocean liner in San Francisco?

4. What does Dean inform his friends about at a party where Carlo is reading poetry?

5. What is Central City?

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