The Dharma Bums Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Ray dream of as Japhy and Ray sleep after their hike?
(a) Princess
(b) Japhy
(c) Cody
(d) Allen

2. What are the first names of the owners of the house behind which Japhy sleeps?
(a) Sean and Christine
(b) Alvah and Warren
(c) Sean and Princess
(d) Jack and Diane

3. In what city did Ray go to have a swim and some food over a nice wood fire in the sand?
(a) Los Angeles
(b) Laguna Beach
(c) Santa Barbara
(d) San Diego

4. What does Ray do to cheer himself up when he is bored?
(a) Writes his novel
(b) Thinks of Japhy
(c) Drinks wine
(d) Smokes hand-rolled cigarettes

5. During the party, which character returns to his sleeping bag and decides to sleep alone?
(a) Alvah
(b) Sean
(c) Japhy
(d) Ray

6. Who notices Ray's peculiar habit of spending long periods alone in the woods?
(a) The children
(b) Retired locals
(c) Warren
(d) The priest

7. Who is a large party being planned for as he is going away soon?
(a) Ray
(b) Alvah
(c) Sean
(d) Japhy

8. Who shows up and dances wildly with a tall girl?
(a) Allen
(b) Sean
(c) Japhy's father
(d) Ray's father

9. Who does Ray find to be cynical and even jaded as they continue to talk?
(a) Warren
(b) Sean
(c) Japhy
(d) Alvah

10. What kind of writer has Ray gained a reputation as being?
(a) East Coast
(b) International
(c) West Coast
(d) Mexican

11. Where does Ray leave his equipment when he hikes back to El Paso in the morning?
(a) In the desert
(b) At the library
(c) In the bus
(d) At a bus station locker

12. What did Ray notice about the big Texan with whom he rides?
(a) He's a fibber.
(b) He can't remember anything.
(c) He smells.
(d) He doesn't know where he's going.

13. What is the cause of the sickness of the person in #99?
(a) Dust
(b) Mold
(c) Flowers
(d) Tainted water

14. Japhy tells Ray: _____ karma automatically produces ________ karma.
(a) Good, bad
(b) Quiet, good
(c) Bad, good
(d) Old, new

15. Ray realizes he is empowered to remind people they are ______.
(a) Lost
(b) Asleep
(c) Strong
(d) Free

Short Answer Questions

1. What do Ray and Japhy decide to do when they become bored of the party?

2. What is the name of the dog Ray and his brother-in-law fight about?

3. To what city do Ray and Japhy go to visit for a day?

4. How many days has Ray been up at Desolation Peak?

5. Why don't the men do the thing that is the answer to #94? What are they afraid of being seen as?

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