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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. What do Carlo and Dean take to help them stay up all night for their chat sessions?
(a) LSD.
(b) Asprin.
(c) Benzedrine.
(d) Caffeine.

2. How does Sal feel about the friendship between Dean Moriarty and his friend?
(a) He feels left out.
(b) He feels invigorated.
(c) He feels like the center of attention.
(d) He feels indifferent.

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

4. Why does Sal's aunt think they were picked up in Washington D.C.?
(a) Because of the California license plates.
(b) Because the license plates had expired.
(c) Because there were too many passengers in the car.
(d) Because they were speeding.

5. How long has it been since Sal has seen Dean since his first trip to San Francisco?
(a) Two years.
(b) Six months.
(c) A few weeks.
(d) One year.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Sal think about his job in Bakersfield?

2. How is Rita Bettencourt described?

3. What is the vow that Sal and Terry make?

4. When does Sal finally decide to go back on the road in Denver?

5. Where does Sal go with Babe Rawlins in a mining town outside of Denver?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the wildest ride of Sal's journey?

2. What does Sal confess to Dean while traveling from New Jersey to Virginia?

3. Who do Dean, Marylou, and Ed Dunkel leave in Tucson and why?

4. How does Sal get the money to travel from Denver to San Francisco?

5. What favor does Remi ask Lee Ann before he moves out of their house?

6. What does the group of friends do while in New York on New Year's Eve?

7. Who is traveling with Mississippi Gene?

8. Why does Sal want to leave Denver?

9. What does Old Bull Lee warn Sal about in New Orleans?

10. What are Sal's living arrangements while he is in Denver?

(see the answer keys)

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