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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 Deborah witness a large black man complaining about being stolen from him?
(a) His shoes.
(b) His car keys.
(c) His suitcase.
(d) His Bible.
2. According to the account of Denver's life on the cotton fields in Chapter 1: Denver, what things could Denver claim he actually owned on the plantation?
(a) A pig and two pairs of overalls.
(b) A shack and a lame pony.
(c) Everything he had was owned by the Man.
(d) An outhouse.
3. What is the name of the facility where Ron and his wife volunteered their time?
(a) The Salvation Army.
(b) The Union Gospel Mission.
(c) The Red River Parish.
(d) The First Church of Denver.
4. What was the name of Denver's father?
5. In Chapter 2: Ron, Ron recalls a humiliating experience as a child. What honest mistake did Ron make with his teacher?
(a) He mistakenly delivered something to her that was meant for someone else.
(b) He tripped and bumped a cart of art supplies that dumped paint in his teacher's lap.
(c) He became nervous and forgot his lines in the school play.
(d) He accidently called her "Mama."
Short Answer Questions
1. To what danger did the family pet alert Li'l Buddy?
2. Where did Ron endure his teacher's cruel punishment?
3. Why did Ron's upscale art gallery in Fort Worth not post the prices of the paintings they had for sale?
4. What did the white woman stranded with car trouble do when the boys attacked Denver?
5. What city project did Ron view from his seat on the private Falcon jet?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain how Ron and Denver became friends.
2. While Deborah was in the final days of her life and in terrible pain, what message from God did Denver deliver to Ron?
3. Explain why Ron was so surprised by Pearlie Mae's house when he and Denver visited it at the end of the book.
4. How did Denver come to work as a sharecropper and who was responsible for his involvement?
5. Explain why Denver's trip with Ron to the annual Cowboy Spring Gathering was a turning point in Denver's life in which he overcame a life-long fear.
6. Describe how Ron felt about urban development as he flew over the city in Chapter 2: Ron, and saw the groundwork for new buildings that would force the homeless to be relocated.
7. Explain Deborah and Ron's differing reasons for becoming volunteers at the Union Gospel Mission.
8. Explain why Denver drove 5 mph on the mountain road during his trip to Colorado.
9. Describe Ron's art gallery in Sundance Square and explain why his gallery did not post prices on their artwork for sale.
10. Why did Denver work the cotton fields and continue to be treated like a slave thirty years after the formal end of slavery?
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