|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What affliction affected Ron's father when Ron was a child?
(a) He suffered a head injury and lost his memory.
(b) He became deaf.
(c) He lost an arm in a machinery accident.
(d) He became an alcoholic.
2. Which group of people was responsible for the city changes Ron saw from the private jet?
(a) The mission volunteers.
(b) Local billionaires.
(c) Foreign investors.
(d) State leaders.
3. Who encouraged Ron and Denver to become friends?
(b) Sister Bettie.
(c) Chef Jim.
(d) Brother Bill.
4. From what material did Big Mama sew her large dresses?
(a) Flower sacks.
(b) Feed bags.
(c) Her husband's worn shirts.
(d) Any material donated to the mission.
5. During his time working as a sharecropper picking cotton, what did Denver receive instead of a paycheck?
(a) Four square meals a day at the farmhouse kitchen table.
(b) A new bike every Christmas.
(c) Room and board in the Man's house.
(d) A shack and supplies on which he made payments to the Man.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old was Denver when he was nearly killed by a group of white boys?
2. Looking back as an adult on the scene with the cruel teacher from his youth, how does Ron feel?
3. What name did Deborah and Ron mistakenly call Denver?
4. What did Ron give Deborah after he became wealthy to make her forgive him for using her stock?
5. Denver lacked which basic abilities when he arrived in Fort Worth?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain how Ron and Denver became friends.
2. Why did Denver hop on a freight train and flee the plantation?
3. Describe how the three white boys nearly killed Denver in Chapter 1: Denver.
4. While Deborah was in the final days of her life and in terrible pain, what message from God did Denver deliver to Ron?
5. What dream did Deborah have that she told Ron about?
6. Normally soft-spoken, explain how Denver defied his usual custom of keeping to himself at the memorial service for Deborah that was attended by a thousand people.
7. After Deborah's funeral, how did Denver feel about Ron, and what dream-like experience or visitation made him feel more at ease in Ron's house?
8. For the Colorado trip, Ron trusted Denver but feared he might not return. Describe the valuable items with which Denver was entrusted.
9. At one time in each of their lives, both Ron and Denver considered themselves to be living "high on the hog," or living a very comfortable life, though their circumstances were vastly different. How were their "high on the hog" lifestyles different?
10. How did people at the mission band together to help Deborah after her cancer surgery?
This section contains 917 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)