|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where is Joe buried?
(a) At the church.
(b) In Maryland.
(c) In Pennsylvania.
(d) At home.
2. Why doesn'tt Henry meet Claire in Denver before she leaves for college?
(a) He never makes it to Denver.
(b) He gets drunk and passes out.
(c) He hears a man with her.
(d) He cannot find her address.
3. What do Henry and Will discuss when they walk along the fence, in Chapter 22?
(a) Will's resistance to modernization.
(b) Will's back taxes.
(c) Will's store's career.
(d) Will's financial prospects.
4. What does Henry say is still the same as when he was a boy?
(a) The desire to drink and raise hell.
(b) The young generation.
(c) The sounds of the farm.
(d) The need to escape.
5. What was Henry swerving to avoid when he causes the accident?
(a) A man.
(b) A car.
(c) A dog.
(d) A cow.
6. How is Henry's health when he arrives in St. Louis?
(a) He has aches and pains, but nothing major.
(b) Not good.
(d) A little queasy.
7. How does Henry arrive into Illinois?
(a) In his truck.
(b) By train.
(c) In an ambulance.
(d) On a ferry.
8. How does Claire pick Henry up?
(a) She asked him to sleep with her.
(b) She asked him for a light.
(c) She asked for a Band-Aid.
(d) She asked for directions.
9. Who does Henry think about when he arrives in St. Louis?
(a) Abraham Lincoln.
(b) Mark Twain.
(c) General Custer.
(d) Lewis and Clark.
10. Where does Bat Lanahan find Henry a job?
(a) The Education Department.
(b) The Welfare Department.
(c) The Highway Department.
(d) The Department of Public Works.
11. Where does Claire go when she leaves Denver?
(a) New York.
(b) Rhode Island.
12. What does Will's house have?
(a) Baseboard heating.
(c) Indoor plumbing.
(d) A phone.
13. Where does Henry find work after New York?
(a) A park.
14. What does Henry plan to do when he meets Claire?
(a) Abduct her.
(b) Take her to the theatre.
(c) Take her for a picnic.
(d) Take her for a drive.
15. What augury does Henry find in the hotel, in the beginning of Chapter 13?
(a) Something about the river and time.
(b) Something about help from the hills.
(c) Something about death and transformation.
(d) Something about cats and water.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why doesn't Henry get the message that Claire can't make their meeting?
2. What does Henry do after Claire does not show up?
3. How does Henry feel about the job Bat Lanahan found for him?
4. What does Will find when he returns from the war?
5. What does Myra give Henry after he leaves New York?
This section contains 471 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)