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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. Whose music is William listening to at the beginning of "Flight Patterns"?
(a) The Beatles' music.
(b) Patsy Cline's music.
(c) Madonna's music.
(d) The Rolling Stones' music.
2. In "What You Pawn, I Will Redeem," how long has Jackson been homeless?
(a) Ten years.
(b) All his life.
(c) Six months.
(d) Six years.
3. What is Estelle's real name in "The Life and Times of Estelle Walks Above"?
(a) Sarah Jane Parker.
(b) Estelle Red Blanket.
(c) Estelle Miller.
(d) Amanda Sue Dickerson.
4. How many children do David and Sharon have?
5. What does Jackson do with his lottery winnings?
(a) Buys more lottery tickets.
(b) Gives away twenty and spends the rest on alcohol.
(c) Buys Rose of Sharon flowers.
(d) Takes a cab ride to the reservation.
Short Answer Questions
1. About what does William sometimes fantasize?
2. How does William wear his hair?
3. After Jackson spends his lottery winnings, who gives him another twenty-five dollars?
4. What does Estelle's son like about Indian men?
5. What do Sharon's parents do for a living?
Short Essay Questions
1. In "Do You Know Where I Am?", what is David's family background and is it the stereotypical background for an Indian?
2. Why does Jackson consider himself an "effective" homeless man?
3. In what ways does "Flight Patterns" reflect that it takes place in a post-September 11th world?
4. What is William's relationship with his wife in "Flight Patterns"?
5. Why do you think Jackson is so eager to redeem his grandmother's powwow regalia?
6. Why can't Fekadu return to Ethiopia?
7. What are the similarities between Fekadu and William in "Flight Patterns"?
8. What factors do you think contribute to and help perpetuate Jackson's homelessness in "What You Pawn, I Will Redeem"?
9. What is Real Change and how is it involved in Jackson's quest for his grandmother's regalia?
10. How does the lost cat illustrate the story's theme of redemption in "Do You Know Where I Am?"
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