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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 Big Mama and PawPaw raise as their own?
(a) Denver, Thurman and Hershalee.
(b) James, Bobby and Cousin Chook.
(c) Ron and Deborah.
(d) Earl and Tommye.
2. What did friendship mean to Denver?
(a) A commitment to fight together or die together.
(b) A bond between men that could not be trusted.
(c) It meant nothing.
(d) A new kind of family.
3. How soon after arriving in Fort Worth did Denver meet Deborah?
(a) Many months.
(b) Only a few hours.
(c) Many years.
(d) Immediately, because she met him at the train station.
4. From where was Denver returning when he spotted the white woman with car trouble on the side of the road?
(a) His father BB's shack on the plantation.
(b) His aunt's house.
(c) The Man's house where he stole a bike.
(d) The Man's house where he was visiting Bobby.
5. What family pet woke Li'l Buddy one night and alerted him to danger in the house?
(b) Pot-bellied pig.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was in the Dixie cup that Ron handed to his teacher?
2. In which part of Fort Worth was Ron raised?
3. Before the boys who nearly killed Denver spotted him near the vehicle, what did they ask the white woman?
4. How many years did Denver work the cotton fields?
5. What ethnicity were the "good ole boys" described in Chapter 1: Denver?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Ron's and Deborah's 31st wedding anniversary when Deborah was dying of cancer.
2. How did people at the mission band together to help Deborah after her cancer surgery?
3. Explain how Ron and Denver became friends.
4. 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.
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. Explain the conflict over white women between the "good ole' boys" and black men during the time that Denver was growing up in Louisiana.
7. Explain how sharecropping works and tell about Denver's experience with sharecropping.
8. Describe Ron's art gallery in Sundance Square and explain why his gallery did not post prices on their artwork for sale.
9. Describe two major events for Ron and Denver that took place after Deborah's death.
10. Describe Denver's first impression of Deborah and how he felt about the mission until he met her.
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