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Donald Ray Pollock
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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. What does Arvin watch Willard do?
(a) Buys the farmer's extra bull.
(b) Cheats a man out of some money.
(c) Savagely beat the man who admired Willard's wife.
(d) Buys Arvin's mother a bolt of silk.

2. In what does Carl have faith?
(a) Sandy.
(b) God.
(c) Nothing.
(d) Omens.

3. Upon what are Arvin and his father seated?
(a) On top of a hay bale.
(b) They are standing on mounting blocks to reach the back of the horses.
(c) An oak log.
(d) A maple bench.

4. What type of gun does Willard own?
(a) A double-barrel shotgun.
(b) A Remington .30 rifle.
(c) A German Luger.
(d) A Colt .45.

5. What does Theodore bring to a church revival?
(a) His autoharp.
(b) His guitar.
(c) His Bible.
(d) His harmonica.

Short Answer Questions

1. For what does Willard ask God regularly?

2. What is Willard doing?

3. With what does Willard become obsessed after learning of Charlotte's illness?

4. Of what does a woman accuse Sandy?

5. What does Lee ask Arvin?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Willard exact his revenge on the hunters later, and what does he say to Arvin about the incident?

2. What does Willard do one day that greatly upsets Arvin?

3. What happens when Arvin turns ten and how does Willard plan to fix it?

4. Why does Carl wake up drenched in sweat?

5. Where is Arvin joining his father?

6. What would keep Willard from coming out to the prayer clearing and what does Arvin think of either activity?

7. How long have the Russells lived in Mitchell Flats and how does that affect the townpeople's attitude towards them and Arvin's time at school?

8. Who is closing Maude's Store, and about what is he fantasizing?

9. Describe the church revival Willard attends with Emma.

10. With whom is Henry's wife committing adultery and with whom does Henry say he'd like to commit adultery?

(see the answer keys)

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