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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. At what age does Horatio Alger pass the Harvard entrance exams?
2. What country is Willem in when he becomes an evangelist?
3. Which ones of Lincoln's sons does Lucy dance with in Chapter 58?
4. What type of fictional stories is Horatio Alger known for?
(d) Rags to riches.
5. What sport indirectly provides the reason for a war between Honduras and El Salvador in Chapter 73?
Short Answer Questions
1. How long does it take for William to become a governor, to be a prisoner, and to be labeled as a terrorist in Chapter 65?
2. What instrument does Einstein play in Chapter 63?
3. What is the name of Bob's friend that passes away in Chapter 64?
4. Besides being a cook, what other job does Harlan do at the small restaurant in Chapter 54?
5. How much is Harlan's social security check in Chapter 54?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Masonite discovered in "Stranger on the Road"?
2. How is it possible that William is a governor, a terrorist, and a prisoner within four years in Chapter 65?
3. In Chapter 55, which ironies are included in the story about a robber?
4. How does a young goat herder become known for the optimum in elegance in Chapter 46?
5. Which other gift of Van Cliburn does Harvey reveal in Chapter 74?
6. How does one man's retirement lead to the development of a national chain of restaurants in "Better Late Than Never"?
7. What is the importance of "The Kiss" in Chapter 53?
8. Which president has a penchant for speed in "Drag-Strip Simpson," and how does Harvey document his hobby?
9. What is the unlikely route that an actor takes to achieve success on the big screen in Chapter 52?
10. What is unusual about the friendship that Harvey describes in "Inseparable"?
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