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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What time does the sheriff come to tell the DeCuellars and Lands that Davy broke out of jail?
(a) 6 a.m.
(b) 3 a.m.
(c) 4 a.m.
(d) 5 a.m.

2. How far is it from Roofing to North Dakota?
(a) 70 miles.
(b) 75 miles.
(c) 80 miles.
(d) 85 miles.

3. What time do the Lands go to the DeCuellar's for breakfast the day of the trial?
(a) 7 a.m.
(b) 6 a.m.
(c) 7:30 a.m.
(d) 6:30 a.m.

4. What game does Mr. DeCuellar teach Swede and Reuben to help them pass the time while they wait to be admitted to the courtroom?
(a) Hangman.
(b) Dots and Boxes.
(c) War at Sea.
(d) Tic-Tac-Toe.

5. Who owns a corncrib that Reuben tears down?
(a) Mr. Reuben.
(b) Mr. Smythe.
(c) Mr. Layton.
(d) Mr. Lawson.

6. Who wrote the book that Stube was reading the night that Davy escaped.
(a) Mike Hammer.
(b) Clive Cussler.
(c) Abraham Lincoln.
(d) Louis L'Amour.

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

8. How long has Reuben been without a breath when his father comes into the delivery room?
(a) 8 minutes.
(b) 7 minutes.
(c) 12 minutes.
(d) 5 minutes.

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

10. Where do Jeremiah, Swede, and Reuben spend the night the first night that Davy is in jail?
(a) A motel.
(b) At Dr. Nokes'.
(c) At their house.
(d) At the DeCuellers'.

11. What does Swede pretend to be when the Lands crawl up on Canadian geese?
(a) Apache Brave.
(b) Sioux brave.
(c) Creek Brave.
(d) Blackfoot Brave.

12. What does Reuben see in a dream that wakes him after the goose hunt?
(a) Buzzards.
(b) A dead horse.
(c) A dead wolf.
(d) A snake.

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

14. Who writes a letter that turns public opinion against Davy?
(a) Margery Basca.
(b) John Fisher.
(c) Karen Basca.
(d) Stanley Basca.

15. What does Jeremiah use to remove tar from his front door?
(a) Kerosene.
(b) Water and mild detergent.
(c) WD-40.
(d) Rubbing alcohol.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How old is Swede at the beginning of the novel?

3. In what month was Reuben born?

4. Why does Davy get up early each morning?

5. How old is Reuben when he sees his father's third miracle?

(see the answer keys)

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