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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 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.
2. In Des Moines, Sal experiences the distinction of the East of his youth and the West of his __________________. (fill in the blank)
(b) Golden years.
(c) Middle-age crisis.
3. What do Sal and another woman he meets on the bus do until her stop in Columbus, Ohio?
(a) They neck.
(b) They discuss books.
(c) They sleep.
(d) They play travel games.
4. Who does Sal see that makes him feel that he is closer to Denver?
(c) Denver Broncos football fans.
(d) Western people.
5. How does Sal feel about the friendship between Dean Moriarty and his friend?
(a) He feels indifferent.
(b) He feels like the center of attention.
(c) He feels left out.
(d) He feels invigorated.
Short Answer Questions
1. What favor does Remi ask of Lee Ann in San Francisco?
2. What does Old Bull Lee warn Sal about?
3. What New York hitchhiker does Sal meet in Des Moines?
4. What event is taking place in Washington D.C. when Sal, Dean, Marylou, and Ed Dunkel are traveling through?
5. Who is Galatea?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do Sal and his hitchhiker friend, Eddie, part in Iowa?
2. What does Sal find out when he calls Chad King after he arrives in Denver?
3. How does Sal get the money to travel from Denver to San Francisco?
4. Why doesn't the driver offer Sal any food on his trip from Pittsburgh to New York?
5. Why do Sal and Terry go to Terry's home town of Sabinal?
6. What does Dean inform the group about at a party where Carlo is reading his poetry?
7. What is the wildest ride of Sal's journey?
8. What are Sal's living arrangements while he is in Denver?
9. Why does Lee Ann throw Remi out of their house?
10. What is happening in Sal Paradise's life before he meets Dean Moriarty?
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