The Dog of the South Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Ray tracking as the story begins?
(a) His wife's travels.
(b) Football scores.
(c) Deer.
(d) Travels of a thief.

2. What is the name of the Louisiana island that Dr. Symes' mother owns?
(a) Thibideaux Island.
(b) Pontchartrain Island.
(c) Jeans Island.
(d) Frenchman's Landing.

3. Ray uses ________________ to track.
(a) Hoof prints.
(b) Credit card statements.
(c) A private investigator.
(d) Newspapers.

4. How many flat tires does the car have along the way?
(a) 3.
(b) 5.
(c) 1.
(d) 2.

5. How does Ray prove to Guy that Popo will not be coming?
(a) He shows a letter from Popo.
(b) He hold up his sunglasses.
(c) He shows Popo's airline ticket.
(d) He has a receipt from Popo.

6. Who is Mrs. Symes' assistant?
(a) Melba.
(b) Maria.
(c) Joanne.
(d) Jackie.

7. Ray is interested in finding the location for _______________________.
(a) The airport.
(b) A shopping mall.
(c) A casino.
(d) The Dupree farm.

8. What is one of the things on Dr. Symes' arrest record?
(a) Impersonating a soldier.
(b) Kidnapping.
(c) Grand Theft Auto.
(d) Breaking and entering.

9. It finally dawns on Ray that Guy has taken Norma to _______________.
(a) Chile.
(b) Nassau.
(c) Bolivia.
(d) Belize.

10. A couple from _____________ invites Ray to dinner at the campground.
(a) California.
(b) Canada.
(c) Washington.
(d) Montana.

11. Who does Ray send to the police station to find some information?
(a) Webster.
(b) Emilio.
(c) Pax.
(d) Duke.

12. Which relative does Dr. Symes want to visit in Belize?
(a) His son.
(b) His mother.
(c) His sister.
(d) His ex-wife.

13. What career change is Ray interested in pursuing?
(a) Math teacher.
(b) Accountant.
(c) Attorney.
(d) Store owner.

14. What does Dr. Symes show about himself through his conversation?
(a) He is a Catholic.
(b) He is a racist.
(c) He is manipulative.
(d) He is shy.

15. How does Guy prevent Ray from entering his house?
(a) He holds him at gunpoint.
(b) He sets the dogs on him.
(c) He deadbolts the door.
(d) He calls the police.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Ray have to baby along the trip?

2. What kind of car is Jack driving on the trip to Mexico?

3. Where is Norma, according to Guy?

4. What is painted on the bus that Ray sees in a trailer park?

5. Who is the man that Ray encounters as the man takes supplies to Guy?

(see the answer keys)

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