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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. On what day does Jesse tell Bob that he knows he has been in Kansas City?
(a) Palm Sunday.
(b) Christmas Day.
(c) Christmas Eve.
(d) New Year's Day: Jesse wants to come clean for the new year.

2. Why does Jesse give Bob a gift?
(a) As an apology for being so ornery lately.
(b) Because his clothes are always so shoddy looking.
(c) For self-defense.
(d) Because a new hat symbolizes that he is an official member of the James Gang.

3. Who officiates Jesse's funeral?
(a) Zee.
(b) Rev. J.M.P. Martin.
(c) Sheriff Timberlake.
(d) Enos Craig.

4. Where do Jesse and Charley spend the night after leaving Martha Bolton's house together?
(a) In the barn at Jesse's house.
(b) In the woods.
(c) In Jesse's house.
(d) The Samuels' house.

5. What does Jesse give Bob as a gift?
(a) A gun.
(b) New clothes.
(c) A very fancy hat.
(d) A new horse.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Jesse know that Bob has been in Kansas City?

2. Who provides Bob and Charley with an attorney?

3. How does Zee respond when Bob stops by with Charley while looking for Jesse?

4. What does the governor call Jesse after his murder?

5. What initials does Bob have on his underwear?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Zerelda freak out about when Jesse and Charley are sharing Christmas dinner with her?

2. What arrangement do Bob and Timberlake make around a ten-day period?

3. Why does Sheriff TImberlake refer Bob and Dick to Henry Craig?

4. What makes the sheriff finally believe that Jesse James has really been shot?

5. What does Bob say in response to questioning about why his underwear has someone else's initials on them?

6. How does Bob react when he hears the lyrics to the song "The Ballade of Jesse James"?

7. What does Jesse confess to Charley one night when he wakes him up?

8. What do Jesse and Charley do with the toys and Santa suit they steal from the church?

9. What does Elias tell Timberlake when he sees Jesse at a relative's store?

10. How does Charley respond to Bob's confession that he plans to kill Jesse?

(see the answer keys)

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