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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. Who did Ron dream of showing how successful he had become as he flew along in a private jet?
(a) His ex-wife and all the children who tormented him as a child.
(b) The homeless people with whom he grew up.
(c) Former co-workers and his old boss.
(d) His mean teacher, old girlfriends and his graduating class.
2. Which members of Li'l Buddy's family died when they were trapped in the house?
(a) PawPaw and Uncle James.
(b) Earl and Tommye.
(c) Big Mama and Cousin Chook.
(d) Ron and Buddy.
3. What did friendship mean to Denver?
(a) A bond between men that could not be trusted.
(b) A new kind of family.
(c) It meant nothing.
(d) A commitment to fight together or die together.
4. What city project did Ron view from his seat on the private Falcon jet?
(a) Land-clearing to create a giant city park.
(b) The foundation for a giant urban expansion of towers and buildings.
(c) An abandoned military base being converted to an airport.
(d) A mission and chapel being built to support the homeless.
5. Who was supposed to receive the Dixie cup Ron handed to his teacher by mistake?
(a) The principal.
(b) The school nurse.
(c) A scientist in the front office.
(d) The science teacher.
Short Answer Questions
1. What special event did Deborah start for the needy women?
2. What did Denver do when he spotted the white boys who he knew would cause trouble if they saw him helping a white woman?
3. What ethnicity were the "good ole boys" described in Chapter 1: Denver?
4. From what material did Big Mama sew her large dresses?
5. What family pet woke Li'l Buddy one night and alerted him to danger in the house?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. Explain what Ron learned about Deborah's health during a phone call he received while having lunch with his daughter, Regan.
3. How did members of Deborah's immediate family react to her impending cancer surgery and what did they do to prepare?
4. Explain how Denver went about keeping an all-night prayer vigil for Deborah and tell how Ron reacted to the news that Denver was sleeping during the following day.
5. Explain the chain of events in Chapter 2: Ron that begin with Ron boarding a private jet and end with Ron attending a luncheon in his honor.
6. After Ron and Denver became friends, Denver shared a fear about Deborah with Ron. What was his fear?
7. Describe Denver's first impression of Deborah and how he felt about the mission until he met her.
8. With how much money did Denver return from Colorado and what was Ron's reaction?
9. Explain why Denver's upbringing and level of education might have made it difficult for him to start a new life away from the plantation.
10. Explain how and where Ron learned that President Kennedy had been shot.
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