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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Grace?
(a) Claire's mother.
(b) Claire's understudy.
(c) Henry's mistress.
(d) Claire's friend.
2. What does Henry believe he has found in this job?
(a) An escape.
(b) A calling.
(c) A hell.
(d) His wife.
3. How does Henry feel about the job Bat Lanahan found for him?
(c) Pleasant enough.
4. What happens when Henry tries to buy oil with his card, in Chapter 23?
(a) He is retained.
(b) He is arrested.
(c) The clerk lets him go.
(d) He is refused.
5. What is Henry surprised to find on the land?
(c) Man-made lakes.
(d) Telephone poles.
6. What does Myra ask Henry to do for her?
(a) Give her money.
(b) Act as the father to the baby she's pregnant with.
(c) Help her get an abortion.
(d) Help her find the father.
7. What does Henry do after Claire does not show up?
(a) Write her a furious letter.
(b) Kick in the door of his truck.
(c) Get drunk.
(d) Call Grace and curse her out.
8. Who tells Henry where Claire is after she leaves Denver
(d) Claire's landlord.
9. 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.
10. When is Henry let go from his job?
(a) At the end of the season.
(b) Half-way through the season.
(c) On his second day.
(d) Halfway through the off-season.
11. What does Claire tell Henry she thinks about him?
(a) He is too good for her.
(b) He isn't serious.
(c) He is going to be too passionate.
(d) He isn't really coming.
12. What does Henry take while driving through Kansas?
(a) A pain pill.
(b) A hit from a joint.
(c) A strong drink.
(d) A shot of morphine.
13. For how long do Joe and Will hardly speak?
(d) A few days.
14. What does Will despise when he returns home?
(a) The clear-cuttings.
(b) The coal strip.
(c) The strip malls.
(d) The roads.
15. How old is Claire when she meets Henry?
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Henry have his interview?
2. Where are Henry and Claire married?
3. What do Henry and Myra do when he gets to New York?
4. What does Will say when Henry asks him why he threw the thing into Joe's grave?
5. Where does Henry stop, at the beginning of Chapter 21?
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