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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 first visit to Denver?
(a) It is exuberating.
(b) It is inspirational.
(c) It is traumatic.
(d) It is ungratifying.

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

3. What does Sal think after his date with Rita Bettencourt?
(a) There is no hope of a relationship developing.
(b) He has a good time and asks her for a second date.
(c) He falls in love with her.
(d) He is ambivalent and thinks maybe a second date would help him make up his mind.

4. What does Sal learn when he meets up with Chad King in Denver?
(a) That he and Carlo Marx and Dean Moriarty are no longer friends,
(b) That Chad King, Carlo Marx and Dean Moriarty did not want to be friends with Sal.
(c) That Dean and Carlo are no longer friends.
(d) That Dean Moriarty and Carlo Marx had already left for San Francisco.

5. Who is Mississippi Gene harboring from the law?
(a) A young blonde boy.
(b) Montana Slim.
(c) Eddie.
(d) Dean Moriarty.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens in Washington D.C. on the return trip from Virginia?

2. What job does Sal find in Bakersfield?

3. Who is Galatea?

4. Which three people does Sal meet on the "ride of his life"?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Sal's aunt do when Dean is given a speeding ticket?

2. What does Sal find out when he calls Chad King after he arrives in Denver?

3. What is the vow Sal and Terry make when Sal leaves for New York?

4. Why does Sal Paradise travel West?

5. What is happening in Sal Paradise's life before he meets Dean Moriarty?

6. Why does Sal break up with Lucille?

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

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

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?

(see the answer keys)

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