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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. During their first screen porch visit, what advice does Jud give Louis?
(a) Run while you can.
(b) Leave his wife.
(c) Get the pet fixed.
(d) Put his daughter in boarding school.

2. What does Ellie think about her cat?
(a) He's dirty.
(b) He needs to go to the vet.
(c) He's gorgeous.
(d) He smells bad.

3. Louis calls the morgue and learns that the dead man's body is...
(a) Covered in dirt and pine needles.
(b) Missing from the autopsy center.
(c) Not there because it never existed.
(d) In a morgue in his home state.

4. What were the dying man's last words?
(a) "A grown man tends it."
(b) "A man grows then dies."
(c) "A man grows what he can and tends it."
(d) "A man grows a garden then harvests it."

5. Where does Louis awake in Chapter 17?
(a) On the path in his backyard.
(b) In the cemetery.
(c) In his own bed.
(d) At Jud's house.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose keys actually get the Creeds into their new home?

2. What happens when Louis climbs the deadfall in Chapter 18?

3. Who offers to take Ellie for a walk down the path in the Creed's backyard?

4. Which word completes the prophetic phrase spoken to Louis by two different people: "The soil of a man's heart is..."

5. Who is spending Thanksgiving in Chicago?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Louis explain to Ellie about the cat getting "fixed."

2. Discuss two examples of foreshadowing in Chapters 6-10.

3. Who is Steve Masterson and what role does he have in the horrible accident that happens on the first day of school?

4. What discrepancy in Jud's pet story did Louis recall?

5. Why does Louis visit the Pet Sematary after dinner in Chapter 18 and what does he do when he is there?

6. As the story opens, what is Louis's dream job and fantasy?

7. What secret does Jud and Louis keep from their wives in Chapter 25 and who decides it must be kept a secret?

8. What is the Creed family pet doing while Gage is choking on his own vomit? What does Louis do to the pet?

9. Who is Louis's first patient at the university medical center on the first day of school?

10. What disturbs Louis about the dying man's words?

(see the answer keys)

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