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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Henry think will happen when he dies?
(a) He will be reborn.
(b) He will be in heaven.
(c) He will be in purgatory.
(d) He will be nothing.
2. What does Myra give Henry after he leaves New York?
(a) Divorce papers.
(c) His letters to her.
3. What does Henry say is still the same as when he was a boy?
(a) The need to escape.
(b) The desire to drink and raise hell.
(c) The sounds of the farm.
(d) The young generation.
4. How long does Henry work as a forest ranger?
(a) Ten years.
(b) Fifteen years.
(c) Two summers.
(d) Five years.
5. Who helps Will dig Joe's grave?
(a) Bill Gatlin.
(b) Van Hoss.
(d) Old Dan.
6. Why does Lorraine call Will, at the beginning of Chapter 14?
(a) Will's son is injured.
(b) Henry is in jail.
(c) Joe is in jail.
(d) Joe has not come home from lumbering.
7. What does Henry ask Claire to do after the concert?
(a) Move in with him.
(b) Marry him.
(c) Give him money.
(d) Make love with him.
8. What does Will throw into Joe's grave?
(a) Joe's pocketknife.
(b) Joe's chainsaw.
(c) Joe's hand radio.
(d) Joe's pipe.
9. What does Henry find work doing, at the beginning of Chapter 12?
(a) Highway department foreman.
(c) Park ranger.
10. Who does Henry think about when he arrives in St. Louis?
(a) Mark Twain.
(b) Lewis and Clark.
(c) General Custer.
(d) Abraham Lincoln.
11. What does Claire play at the event she invites Henry to?
(a) The fool.
(d) The savant.
12. Where does Henry plan to stop on his way to his job?
(a) St. Louis.
(b) The Canadian River.
(c) Stump Creek.
13. Where does Henry have his interview?
(a) The highway department's offices.
(b) The Welfare Department.
(c) Okie Joe's.
(d) Gibbs Pratt's home.
14. What does Henry believe he has found in this job?
(a) A hell.
(b) An escape.
(c) A calling.
(d) His wife.
15. Where does Claire go to college?
(a) Reed College.
(b) Wesleyan College.
(c) University of California.
(d) Smith College.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Will find Joe?
2. Where does Claire agree to meet Henry?
3. Where does Will find work after returning from the war?
4. Where does Bat Lanahan find Henry a job?
5. How long had it been since Henry and Myra have been together when Henry arrives in New York?
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