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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. Which members of Li'l Buddy's family died when they were trapped in the house?
(a) Big Mama and Cousin Chook.
(b) PawPaw and Uncle James.
(c) Ron and Buddy.
(d) Earl and Tommye.
2. What were the names of Ron's parents?
(a) Big Mama and PawPaw.
(b) Denver and Deborah.
(c) Earl and Tommye.
(d) Thurman and Hershalee.
3. During what era did Ron attend school and receive an unjust punishment for his honest mistake?
(a) The 1950s.
(b) The 1970s.
(c) The 1980s.
(d) The 1940s.
4. How many boys were there in the group that nearly killed Denver?
5. Why did Denver fear that something bad would happen to Deborah?
(a) Because she had scorned him.
(b) Because she deserved to be punished.
(c) Because her work was so important to God and Satan.
(d) Because she was too trusting of the homeless.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the term used to describe the farm owned by Ron's family?
2. What did Ron do for a living before becoming a successful and wealthy art dealer?
3. Why did Ron dress differently than the other students when he was college?
4. What thoughts about the homeless did Ron have as he flew in a private jet over Fort Worth and looked down on the city?
5. What did Deborah tell Ron she saw in a dream?
Short Essay Questions
1. While Deborah was in the final days of her life and in terrible pain, what message from God did Denver deliver to Ron?
2. Describe how the three white boys nearly killed Denver in Chapter 1: Denver.
3. Explain what Ron learned about Deborah's health during a phone call he received while having lunch with his daughter, Regan.
4. Explain how and where Ron learned that President Kennedy had been shot.
5. In the final chapters of the book, explain the relationship that had developed between Ron and Denver.
6. Explain Deborah and Ron's differing reasons for becoming volunteers at the Union Gospel Mission.
7. In what ways did Ron's grandfather, a blackland farm owner, treat his black and white employees differently?
8. How did Denver come to work as a sharecropper and who was responsible for his involvement?
9. Describe how Rocky, Deborah's palomino pony, was used during Deborah's funeral and what Denver did after the ceremony was completed.
10. For the Colorado trip, Ron trusted Denver but feared he might not return. Describe the valuable items with which Denver was entrusted.
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