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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who stands with the spectators?
(a) The governor.
(b) The mayor.
(c) A lieutenant.
(d) A minister.

2. The soldiers treat death with military etiquette and _______________.
(a) Eulogies.
(b) Singing.
(c) Silence.
(d) Speeches.

3. What is the source of the sound that the condemned man hears?
(a) A chain.
(b) His watch.
(c) The bridge.
(d) Coins.

4. The rope around the man's neck is attached to ______________________.
(a) A forklift.
(b) A tree.
(c) A cross timber.
(d) A scaffold.

5. What signal does the captain give to the sergeant?
(a) He shakes his hand.
(b) He winks.
(c) He nods.
(d) He salutes.

6. Why is the man immobile?
(a) He is playing a game.
(b) He is paralyzed.
(c) His neck is in a noose.
(d) He is trying to hide.

7. Who is the author of AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE?
(a) Ambrose Bierce.
(b) Ambrose Pierce.
(c) Anthonio Bierce.
(d) Ambrose Pearson.

8. What does the captain do after giving the signal to the sergeant?
(a) Rides away.
(b) Shoots his pistol.
(c) Steps aside.
(d) Salutes the troops.

9. According to the soldiers' ____________, death is to be honored.
(a) Unwritten code.
(b) Rule book.
(c) Instincts.
(d) Orders.

10. The sergeant salutes the captain and ____________________.
(a) Blows a bugle.
(b) Orders the men to shoot.
(c) Rides away on his horse.
(d) Moves to stand behind him.

11. What does the man think of when he closes his eyes?
(a) His mother.
(b) His home.
(c) His wife and children.
(d) God.

12. What do the man's clothes indicate about him?
(a) He is too young to die.
(b) He is a soldier.
(c) He has been sucessful.
(d) He is a criminal.

13. What is the date of the beginning of Part 1?
(a) September 15, 1954.
(b) April 7, 1813.
(c) It not known.
(d) June 25, 1864.

14. What is the man's probable profession?
(a) Planter.
(b) Gambler.
(c) Soldier.
(d) Merchant.

15. The remaining plank spans how many railroad ties?
(a) 2.
(b) 3.
(c) 5.
(d) 4.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old is the man to be hanged?

2. What type of sound distracts the condemned man's thoughts?

3. The sentinels are as still as ________________.

4. The man in the noose stands at one end of the plank and __________________ stands at the other.

5. What is the man standing on?

(see the answer keys)

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