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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 has a stroke in “Why Do the Heathen Rage”?
(a) Mrs. Cope.
(b) Walter’s mother.
(d) Mr. Tilman.
2. What happens to the girl in the waiting room in “Revelation”?
(a) Nothing, she sits back down.
(b) She runs away.
(c) She has a seizure and is taken away in an ambulance.
(d) She’s escorted away by the police.
3. What animals does Mrs. Turpin water at the end of “Revelation”?
4. What happened to Claud’s leg?
(a) He has the gout.
(b) One of the cows kicked him in the shin.
(c) He fell off of his bicycle.
(d) It got caught in a tractor turbine.
5. What does Mrs. Turpin do in the waiting room?
(a) Prattles on and on, boring and irritating all of the others that are waiting.
(b) Read her Bible murmuring prayers under her breath.
(c) Passes out cookies to all of the other patients in the waiting room.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do the two fourteen year-old girls in “A Temple of the Holy Ghost” attend school?
2. Where does the stroke happen in “Why Do the Heathen Rage”?
3. What room does the girl in “The Comforts of Home” stay in?
4. What is Calhoun interested in?
5. What happens to Mrs. Turpin in the waiting room?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Mr. Tilman?
2. Which character has the keenest sense of observation in “A Temple of the Holy Ghost”?
3. Why does Calhoun visit his great-aunts?
4. Why does Asbury ask his mother to call for the priest?
5. What is Mrs. Tilman worried about?
6. Who is supposed to shoot the bull in “Greanleaf”?
7. How does the old man wish to be buried in “You Can’t Be Any Poorer Than Dead”?
8. Under what assumption does the daughter in “Good Country People” and mother trust the Bible salesman?
9. What is the cause of Mrs. McIntyre’s poor decision-making?
10. Why does Tarwater destroy all evidence of his former life and move away?
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