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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Narcissa claims that Benbow is not the best ___________________.
(d) criminal attorney.
2. What is Miss Jenny's opinion of all men who make, sell or drink whiskey?
(a) The law will catch up with them eventually.
(b) They should be shot.
(c) It helps the local economy.
(d) They are doing what comes naturally.
3. Who takes Temple out of the courtroom?
(a) Her father.
(c) Her sister.
4. What is Reba's profession?
5. How many days do Snopes and his traveling companion stay at the location in #117 before they realize the nature of the place?
6. Why does Temple drink so much liquor?
(a) She likes the taste.
(b) She wants to be numb.
(c) She wants to die.
(d) To drown her sorrows.
7. Who refuses to allow Temple to have any more alcohol?
8. According to Ruby, what exacerbated the attack on Temple?
(a) The boys get drunk on Saturday nights.
(b) The boys have been away from women for too long.
(c) She flirted outrageously with the men.
(d) She went skinny dipping.
9. What does Goodwin make Benbow promise him?
(a) To tell his son about him.
(b) To get his son a job at the newspaper someday.
(c) To put his son through college.
(d) To get Ruby a place to live.
10. What was Popeye's physical status as a child?
(a) Very tall.
(b) Dwarf size.
11. Why does the doctor at first refuse to come when Reba calls?
(a) He is ill.
(b) He doesn't work on Sundays.
(c) He is out of town.
(d) He won't go to a whorehouse.
12. What happens to Benbow after he interviews Temple?
(a) He takes notes on her story.
(b) He calls the sheriff.
(c) He gets violently ill.
(d) He forgets about her.
13. Who does Temple say shot Tommy?
14. What are Temple and her father doing at the end of the novel?
(a) Walking through a garden.
(b) Driving to the beach.
(c) Sipping coffee in a cafe.
(d) Having lunch at home.
15. Reba complains about beer and men with ____________.
Short Answer Questions
1. Belle asks Benbow for _________________.
2. What information does Benbow uncover about Temple?
3. Why does Temple return to Reba's without Popeye?
4. Who is Benbow's stepdaughter?
5. In what city is Popeye arrested?
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