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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 do for hours one night when his father sends him to the prayer log?
(a) Cries.
(b) Shouts his prayers.
(c) Sleeps on the blood soaked ground.
(d) Curses his father.

2. With what does Willard become obsessed after learning of Charlotte's illness?
(a) Saving Charlotte through prayer.
(b) Making Charlotte's last year wonderful.
(c) Buying the house for Charlotte.
(d) Getting the best medical care for Charlotte.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Why doesn't Arvin's father respond how Arvin expected?

2. What does Arvin consider the event that he witnesses?

3. What does Willard nail to a cross in the prayer clearing?

4. About what does Dunlap hint among his friends?

5. For what does Willard ask God regularly?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Willard decide to do as Charlotte's health deteriorates?

2. 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?

3. What does Arvin start to do when he hears someone nearby and what is his father's reaction? How does Arvin feel what his father tells him to do?

4. What do the two hunters loudly discuss and what is Willard's reaction?

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

6. Why does Carl wake up drenched in sweat?

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

8. What does Bodecker learn when he visits the bar where Sandy works?

9. What does Willard confess to Emma and what is Emma's reaction?

10. About what does Deputy Sheriff Bodecker fantasize?

(see the answer keys)

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