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 the profession of the woman in #87?
(a) Artist.
(b) Nurse.
(c) Teacher.
(d) Hooker.

2. Dr. Symes had once tried to get his mother to invest in a __________________.
(a) Restaurant.
(b) Delivery business.
(c) Starbucks.
(d) Singing school.

3. Dr. Symes tells Ray that he has ______________________.
(a) Chosen the wrong course in his life.
(b) Always been philanthropic.
(c) Bought a ticket back to the States.
(d) Left him some money in his will.

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

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

6. What can Ray now recall about Norma's behavior lately?
(a) She was too happy.
(b) She was restless.
(c) She was calm.
(d) She was passive.

7. How did Ray's wife travel to the location in #7?
(a) Delta Airlines.
(b) Greyhound bus.
(c) Ray's car.
(d) Rental car.

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

9. What state does the woman in #87 come from?
(a) Florida.
(b) Arizona.
(c) Michigan.
(d) New Mexico.

10. What is the name of the hotel where Ray gets a room?
(a) Fair Play Hotel.
(b) Belize by the Bay.
(c) Oceanview Hotel.
(d) Holiday Inn.

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

12. What does Ray have to baby along the trip?
(a) The car.
(b) Symes' ego.
(c) His bad knee.
(d) His depression.

13. Why did Dr. Symes' mother initially go to Belize?
(a) On a sabbatical.
(b) On a church mission.
(c) On vacation.
(d) To visit relatives.

14. How does Dr. Symes make a living now?
(a) He sells strange products.
(b) He teaches at medical school.
(c) He runs a Mexican clinic.
(d) He consults at medical practices.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Dr. Symes' latest plan for Jeans Island?

2. Why is the person in #45 looking for Dr. Symes?

3. Why is Ray in financial difficulty in Mexico?

4. Who is the son of the woman in #87?

5. Who is the manager of the hotel?

(see the answer keys)

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