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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What do the Lands eat for supper on Swede's birthday?
(a) Fried chicken.
(b) Clam chowder.
(c) Red potato chowder.
(d) Baked ham.

2. What does Swede read to Reuben the night after the first day of Davy's trial?
(a) C. S. Lewis.
(b) Charles Dickens.
(c) Robert Louis Stevenson.
(d) Graham Greene.

3. What does Reuben want for Christmas in 1962?
(a) An American frontier set.
(b) A Crashmobile.
(c) A model rocket.
(d) A Spartacus model.

4. About twelve days after Davy's escape, Reuben comes to tell his father that his lungs are tight. What is Jeremiah reading that night?
(a) Jeremiah 33.
(b) Psalm 91.
(c) Lamentations 3.
(d) Psalm 121.

5. What operation did Lurvy have six months before his visit on Swede's birthday?
(a) Appendectomy.
(b) Gallbladder removal.
(c) Tonsilectomy.
(d) Hernia repair.

6. What job does Stube take after Davy escaped on his watch?
(a) Sales clerk.
(b) Plumber.
(c) Street sweeper.
(d) Janitor.

7. What western author might Jeremiah have enjoyed reading when he was in his late twenties?
(a) Matt Braun.
(b) Richard Matheson.
(c) Owen Wister.
(d) Stephen Bly.

8. What is the name of Davy's fellow inmate in the jail?
(a) Mighty Stinson.
(b) Tiny Pruitt.
(c) Midget Baker.
(d) Giant Rowlings.

9. How old was Jeremiah when he was caught by a tornado.
(a) 33 years old.
(b) 28 years old.
(c) 25 years old.
(d) 31 years old.

10. What month did a tornado strike the town where Jeremiah, Helen, and Davy lived while Jeremiah attended medical school?
(a) August.
(b) September.
(c) June.
(d) July.

11. What instrument does Rev. Johnny Latt play?
(a) Flute.
(b) French Horn.
(c) Saxophone.
(d) Trumpet.

12. Who is the judge who presides over Davy's trial?
(a) Judge Anderson.
(b) Judge Browning.
(c) Judge Watson.
(d) Judge Raster.

13. Where does Jeremiah suggest the family move when he is struggling with pneumonia?
(a) California.
(b) Arizona.
(c) Texas.
(d) New Mexico.

14. Whose birthday is on December 16?
(a) Beethoven's.
(b) Mozart's.
(c) Bach's.
(d) Rachmaninoff's.

15. How much money does Jeremiah get when he sells his bed?
(a) $6.50.
(b) $8.
(c) $5.50.
(d) $7.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does a farmer report stolen three days after Davy's escape?

2. What type of vehicle do the Lands drive when they go hunting at Shultz's place?

3. What was Stube reading when he was on deputy duty the night Davy escaped?

4. What was the first name of the doctor who delivered Reuben?

5. What was the name of the farmer's wife who lived on the farm where the tornado took Jeremiah?

(see the answer keys)

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