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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. What did Bruce and Nola hear on the the night they were at the cabin?
(a) Listened to the radio.
(b) Listened to the crickets.
(c) Listened to the loons on the lake.
(d) Listened to Bailey and his girlfriend make love.
2. What does Mature Bruce think that Nola would not have appreciated?
(b) The books he loaned her.
(c) Touring Europe.
(d) Fine jewelry.
3. After what event had the person in #127 written the letter?
(a) Mrs. Mason's funeral.
(b) Chet's funeral.
(c) Nola's graduation.
(d) Bruce's graduation.
4. What does Bruce note about the second house he visits on this night?
(a) It was the site of horrible child abuse.
(b) It should be condemned.
(c) It is one of the happiest places his family ever lived.
(d) It is much smaller than he remembered.
5. What does Nola say when Bruce asks her to marry him?
(a) She needs to think about it.
Short Answer Questions
1. Bruce recalls that he had gone home in January for what reason?
2. What had been the only true aspiration Bruce had for himself?
3. What happens when Bruce knocks on the door of the house?
4. What did Bruce tell Nola to try to lift her spirits?
5. What would be Bruce's biggest reason for leaving Salt Lake City?
Short Essay Questions
1. What game did the couples play when Bruce and Nola accompanied Bailey and his girlfriend to a cabin one weekend?
2. How does Bruce violate his instincts about bringing any friends into their home?
3. How does Bruce feel that he is above Nola's family members?
4. What factors must Bruce weigh in making decisions for his future?
5. What are the contents of the box saved by Aunt Margaret?
6. Other than leaving Nola, what complicated Bruce's decision regarding going to law school?
7. What conclusion does Bruce arrive at regarding Nola's need for a man?
8. What were the circumstances that prompted Bruce to go to law school?
9. What could account for Bruce's high opinion of himself as a young man?
10. What does the author reveal about the way Chet had died?
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