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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. While Chee is waiting to talk to the owner of the Burnt Water Trading post, what are the three women in front of the store talking about?
(a) Hopi folklore.
(b) Navajo traditions.
(c) Vandalism.
(d) Witchcraft.

2. When Chee finds the missing vehicle, it has already been searched. Who does Chee believe already searched the vehicle?
(a) The CIA.
(b) The FBI.
(c) The DEA.
(d) The Hopi.

3. Whose body does Chee find inside the missing vehicle?
(a) T.L. Johnson.
(b) Richard Palanzer.
(c) Jake West.
(d) Larry Collins.

4. In what hotel is Ben Gaines staying while awaiting word on Chee's investigation?
(a) The Holiday Inn.
(b) The Navajo Tribal Center Hotel.
(c) The Days Inn.
(d) The Hopi Cultural Center Hotel.

5. According to the police report filed by the owner of the Burnt Water Trading Post, how many pieces of jewelry were stolen from his store?
(a) 50.
(b) 40.
(c) 10.
(d) 70.

6. What is the name of the person who runs the Burnt Water Trading Post?
(a) Jim Chee.
(b) Joseph Musket.
(c) Jake West.
(d) James Largo.

7. After Chee explains what happened in the trailer to Largo, how many days does Largo tell Chee to take off from work?
(a) One day.
(b) One week.
(c) Three weeks.
(d) Five days.

8. Two people emerge from the car that drives to the crash site as Chee is looking for answers. What is the man's name?
(a) T.L. Johnson.
(b) Albert Gorman.
(c) Ben Gaines.
(d) Jake West.

9. Before Johnson slaps Chee, when was the last time Chee had been slapped by anyone?
(a) When Chee was a boy.
(b) When Chee was a boxer.
(c) When Chee was in college.
(d) When Chee was a gangster.

10. Just before Chee falls asleep after returning from Lomatewa's, Chee makes a phone call. Who does Chee call?
(a) Cowboy Dashee.
(b) Larry Collins.
(c) Captain Largo.
(d) Jake West.

11. According to one of Chee's sources, who could be a powaqa?
(a) Only Navajo descendants.
(b) Only Hopi descendants.
(c) Only Bitter Water descendants.
(d) Only Fog Clan descendants.

12. When Chee telephones the hotel where Gaines is staying, where is Chee calling from?
(a) The police station.
(b) A Chevron station.
(c) A roadside diner.
(d) Chee's trailer.

13. Where does Chee come from?
(a) Flagstaff.
(b) Crownpoint.
(c) Dallas.
(d) Houston.

14. How does the Cessna's passenger characterize the country that he sees flying under the plane?
(a) Haunting.
(b) Beautiful.
(c) Lonely.
(d) Frightening.

15. What does Chee use to jimmy the missing vehicle's wing window open?
(a) His knife.
(b) His screwdriver.
(c) His keys.
(d) His tire iron.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Chee first hears the plane, where is he?

2. What clan is the boy from who originally sees the body at the beginning of the story?

3. What kinds of lights are used to guide the pilot to his "landing" site?

4. After the low-flying plane passes over Chee's truck in the dark, how far from the truck does Chee go before setting up his camp for the night?

5. How far above the ground does the pilot fly his Cessna plane?

(see the answer keys)

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