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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 does the officer in the jail insist must bail out Carl in Chapter 9?
(a) His father.
(b) His aunt.
(c) His mother.
2. What does John say that enrages Ruth in Chapter 7?
(a) He wants to see Marion.
(b) He is leaving Memphis.
(c) She needs to lose weight.
(d) He should not have called her.
3. In Chapter 8, Wallace says that Muddy's is developing a reputation as a what?
(a) Gay bar.
(b) Dangerous bar.
(c) Dead bar.
(d) Drug bar.
4. What is Carl's excuse for the cocaine in Chapter 9?
(a) The cop planted it on him.
(b) He was using it himself.
(c) He was delivering it.
(d) He was holding it for someone else.
5. Why do Mr. and Mrs. Woodmoore keep quiet in the house after the wounded John arrives in Chapter 11?
(a) They do not want to aggravate John's condition.
(b) They do not want to wake Franklin.
(c) They are afraid the police will get called.
(d) They have experienced a shooting wound before.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Wallace surprised by in Chapter 7?
2. What does John tell Teddy to do in Chapter 11 after the bar closes?
3. Why, according to the mechanic in Chapter 10, will the car insurance only pay a few hundred?
4. Why is Carl particularly angry about having his stash taken in Chapter 8?
5. What does Fay ask of John at dinner in Chapter 9?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is John deeply gladdened by his morning with Marion and Franklin in Chapter 11?
2. Describe Taft's interaction with Tommy Lawson's son in Chapter 10?
3. How does John anger Ruth at the beginning of Chapter 7?
4. What difficulty do John and Fay face in bailing Carl out in Chapter?
5. What confrontation do John and Carl have in Chapter 8?
6. Where does John go to recuperate in Chapter 12?
7. What assessment does the mechanic in Chapter 10 make regarding Taft's car?
8. When does Fay surprise Taft in Chapter 10?
9. How is John shot in Chapter 11?
10. How do Carl and John bond in Chapter 7?
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