Spartina Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

John Casey (novelist)
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In what state does the story take place?
(a) Washington.
(b) Massachusetts.
(c) Rhode Island.
(d) Florida.

2. What is a quahog?
(a) A tractor.
(b) A clam.
(c) A bacteria.
(d) A mascot.

3. What is the name of the Rhode Island town where Dick lives?
(a) Providence.
(b) Pawtucket.
(c) Galilee.
(d) Newport.

4. What bothers Dick about Elsie?
(a) She sleeps too late.
(b) She laughs too loud.
(c) She has gotten attached to him.
(d) She smokes too often.

5. What do Dick and Elsie do in the mud?
(a) Search for lost coins.
(b) Dig for clams.
(c) Make love.
(d) Carve their initials.

6. What is the rendezvous point for the drug deal?
(a) The Neptune.
(b) Mary Scanlon's restaurant.
(c) Joxer's dock.
(d) The bird sanctuary.

7. Where is Parker?
(a) Providence.
(b) New York.
(c) Boston.
(d) Portland.

8. Why is Dick angry with Parker the next morning?
(a) He made a pass at his wife.
(b) He wants his money.
(c) He slept with Elsie.
(d) He told Miss Perry about Dick's boat.

9. What do the dope sniffing dogs smell on shore?
(a) Some old clothes.
(b) The basket of whelps.
(c) A picnic basket.
(d) The sand.

10. What does Dick think about the cocaine smuggling deal?
(a) He thinks this is just the beginning.
(b) He is up for anything that will get him money.
(c) He has to sleep on it.
(d) He worries about going to prison.

11. What does Elsie do in the crow's nest?
(a) Keeps lookout for other ships.
(b) Gets a suntan.
(c) Keeps lookout for swordfish.
(d) Films the water.

12. Where does Dick spend most of his afternoons now?
(a) The Neptune.
(b) The library.
(c) The boat house.
(d) Elsie's house.

13. Why can't Joxer buy any crabs at the moment?
(a) His cash flow is too tight.
(b) His workers are on strike.
(c) His refrigeration is down.
(d) He is home with the flu.

14. What function will Elsie serve for Schuyler's movie?
(a) On-screen talent.
(b) Voiceover.
(c) Historian.
(d) Camerawoman.

15. What do Parker and Dick catch a lot of on the swordfish trip?
(a) Marlin.
(b) Crabs.
(c) Quahog.
(d) Swordfish.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Parker take out of an unidentified buoy with an orange pennant?

2. Who meets Parker, Dick and Keith when they dock?

3. What seems to sexually arouse Elsie?

4. What does May tell Dick she will not do again?

5. What does Dick have to reprimand Charlie about?

(see the answer keys)

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