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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Henry find in a ditch when he stops to go to the bathroom, at the end of Chapter 4?
(a) A dead dog.
(b) A baseball glove.
(c) An empty bottle of Scotch.
(d) A magazine.
2. What does Joe feel about Will joining the military?
(a) He is secretly proud.
(b) He is outraged.
(c) He is beaming with joy.
(d) He is solemn but he approves.
3. What does Henry find when he wakes up after the party?
(b) The house is on fire.
(c) Everyone is gone.
(d) The party is still going on.
4. Who is Don Williams?
(a) A gun dealer.
(b) A hitch-hiker.
(c) A soldier.
(d) A doctor.
5. Where are Henry and Myra arriving, in the scene Henry remembers, in Chapter 10?
(a) The cabin where they were visiting.
(b) Their home away from home.
(c) Their new home.
(d) Their temporary home.
6. Where does Henry remember, in the beginning of Chapter 10?
(a) South Forks.
(c) El Culito.
(d) West Virginia.
7. Where is Henry's home away from home?
(a) The Dew Drop Inn.
(b) The Dirty Shame Saloon.
(c) The Crossroads Bar.
(d) The Library.
8. What does Henry hear when he wakes up, in Chapter 3?
(a) Dogs barking.
(b) Melanie's voice.
(c) Military helicopters.
(d) Elaine's voice.
9. What does Henry's committee say about his thesis?
(a) He no longer has a future as a professor.
(b) He is being charged with plagiarism.
(c) He will have to make revisions.
(d) He is finished.
10. What does Henry decide to do to soothe his nerves?
(a) Shoot the television.
(b) Call his second wife.
(c) Bake bread.
(d) Call his mistress.
11. What does Joe pay Henry and his brother for?
(b) Hunting rabbits.
(c) Planting potatoes.
(d) Stealing coal.
12. Who is Will?
(a) Henry's cousin.
(b) Henry's father.
(c) Henry's older brother.
(d) Henry's younger brother.
13. Who is Red Ginter?
(a) A local boy Henry and his brother choose for their team.
(b) One of the stars on their team.
(c) A boy's father.
(d) A star on the rival's team.
14. Where is Henry sent instead of Japan?
15. What do Henry and his dog smell when they hit the road at the end of Chapter 7?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Henry remember, in Chapter 2?
2. How do Henry and his brother lose their pay?
3. What does Henry do when he wakes up, in Chapter 7?
4. What does Henry sell to Don Williams?
5. What did Henry's father give him when he began hitchhiking?
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