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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Will find work after returning from the war?
(b) Building roads.
(c) Driving trucks for the lumber company.
2. Where does Claire go to college?
(a) University of California.
(b) Smith College.
(c) Reed College.
(d) Wesleyan College.
3. How does Henry arrive into Illinois?
(a) In his truck.
(b) On a ferry.
(c) In an ambulance.
(d) By train.
4. Why does Lorraine call Will, at the beginning of Chapter 14?
(a) Henry is in jail.
(b) Joe has not come home from lumbering.
(c) Will's son is injured.
(d) Joe is in jail.
5. Who is James Killoran?
(a) Henry's boss.
(b) Henry's assistant.
(c) Henry's client.
(d) Henry's drinking companion.
6. What was Henry swerving to avoid when he causes the accident?
(a) A car.
(b) A dog.
(c) A man.
(d) A cow.
7. What does Henry almost say to James Killoran when Killoran confronts him?
(a) Everything's going to be alright.
(b) I quit.
(c) You're fired.
(d) Just kill yourself.
8. Where does Henry plan to stop on his way to his job?
(a) The Canadian River.
(b) Stump Creek.
(d) St. Louis.
9. What does Henry find work doing, at the beginning of Chapter 12?
(b) Highway department foreman.
(d) Park ranger.
10. Why doesn't Henry get the message that Claire can't make their meeting?
(a) He did not check his mail.
(b) Headquarters did not get him the message.
(c) He was too drunk to take her phone call.
(d) She did not leave a message for him.
11. What does Myra say when Henry calls to ask her to run away with him, in Chapter 23?
(a) That she never wants to hear from him.
(b) That she's happily married.
(c) That she'll never forgive him.
(d) That it's too late for them.
12. What is Henry afraid of bringing to Will?
(a) His dog.
(b) His troubles.
(c) His memories.
(d) His stories.
13. Where does Henry stop, at the beginning of Chapter 21?
14. What does Henry take while driving through Kansas?
(a) A hit from a joint.
(b) A pain pill.
(c) A shot of morphine.
(d) A strong drink.
15. What does Henry believe he has found in this job?
(a) A calling.
(b) An escape.
(c) His wife.
(d) A hell.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the father of Myra's baby?
2. What does Henry tell Myra in answer to her request?
3. Where are Henry and Claire married?
4. What does Henry think might break down before the truck does?
5. What does Will find when he returns from the war?
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