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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. Which three people does Sal meet on the "ride of his life"?
(a) Montana Slim, Mississippi Gene, and Ed Wall.
(b) Big Slim Hazard, Mississippi Gene, and the blonde boy.
(c) Montana Slim, Mississippi Gene, and the blonde boy.
(d) Big Slim Hazard, Alabama Gene, and the blonde boy.
2. What do Sal and Dean do in New York City on New Year's Eve?
(a) They go party hopping.
(b) They go to a jazz club.
(c) They stay home.
(d) They see a Broadway play.
3. In which city does Sal end the "ride of his life'?
(a) Los Angeles.
(d) San Francisco.
4. What does Sal think after his date with Rita Bettencourt?
(a) He falls in love with her.
(b) He is ambivalent and thinks maybe a second date would help him make up his mind.
(c) He has a good time and asks her for a second date.
(d) There is no hope of a relationship developing.
5. Who thinks Sal should not travel out West?
(a) Carlo Marx.
(b) Sal's Aunt.
(d) Dean Moriarty.
Short Answer Questions
1. What job does Remi Boncoeur find for Sal in San Francisco?
2. What does Sal's aunt do in Washington D.C.?
3. What does Sal learn when he meets up with Chad King in Denver?
4. What is "The Ghost's" destination?
5. What Mexican woman does Sal meet on the bus to Los Angeles?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Sal stop in Cheyenne instead of continuing to Los Angeles with the two brothers from Minnesota?
2. Why do Sal and Terry go to Terry's home town of Sabinal?
3. Why does Sal Paradise travel West?
4. Why doesn't the driver offer Sal any food on his trip from Pittsburgh to New York?
5. Why does Dean Moriarty visit Sal at his aunt's house in Patterson, New Jersey?
6. What is the wildest ride of Sal's journey?
7. Why does Lee Ann throw Remi out of their house?
8. What do Sal, Ray Rawlins, and others do in an old mining town outside of Denver?
9. Who does Sal meet on the bus from Bakersfield to Los Angeles?
10. What job does Remi Boncoeur find for, Sal when he arrives in San Francisco?
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