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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old is the girl Sara who lives with Waltzer?
2. Where did Roxanna's father purchase a movie theater?
3. What does Swede put in Andreeson's gas tank?
4. How long does Roxanna pound Reuben's back when he has difficulty breathing?
5. What is the name of the horse that struck August in the ear when he was shoeing him several years earlier?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Reuben's dream the first night the Lands stay at Roxanna's.
2. What do the Shultzes say about Davy the night he came to their place?
3. How does Swede's poem about Sunny end?
4. Why doesn't Dr. Nickles recommend sending Reuben to the hospital?
5. How did Roxanna's Great-Uncle Howard meet Butch Cassidy?
6. How would Teddy Roosevelt's father try to help him breath?
7. Why does Roxanna Cawley keep goats in a bathroom?
8. Why does Jeremiah go driving with Andreeson?
9. What does Andreeson tell Jeremiah that the people of Roofing think about the Lands leaving?
10. What happened two years ago that makes Andreeson believe that Jeremiah can lead him to Davy?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Because of a particularly bad asthma attack and his worries about his brother, Reuben seems to lose his faith. Discuss how and why Reuben loses and then regains his faith. Support your statements with examples and quotes from the book.
Essay Topic 2
When Davy is arrested, Reuben says that "the whole thing was no less a tornado than the other" referring to a tornado Jeremiah experienced when he was in his twenties. Compare Jeremiah's tornado to the events after the shooting. Support your statements with examples and quotes from the book.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the relationship between Waltzer and Sara.
Support your statements with examples and quotes from the
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