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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Henry find work after New York?
(c) A park.
2. How is Solstice looking, at the beginning of Chapter 21?
(c) Almost dead.
3. Who is James Killoran?
(a) Henry's boss.
(b) Henry's drinking companion.
(c) Henry's client.
(d) Henry's assistant.
4. How does Henry feel about the job Bat Lanahan found for him?
(c) Pleasant enough.
5. How does Claire pick Henry up?
(a) She asked for a Band-Aid.
(b) She asked him for a light.
(c) She asked him to sleep with her.
(d) She asked for directions.
6. What does Henry say he is bringing to Will?
(a) His will.
(b) His savings.
(c) His last manuscript.
(d) His secret.
7. 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.
8. Where does Will find work after returning from the war?
(c) Building roads.
(d) Driving trucks for the lumber company.
9. What does Will despise when he returns home?
(a) The strip malls.
(b) The coal strip.
(c) The clear-cuttings.
(d) The roads.
10. What does the preacher talk about at Joe's funeral?
(a) Joe's good character.
(b) Joe's infidelities.
(c) Joe's debts.
(d) Joe's lack of faith.
11. What does Henry find work doing, at the beginning of Chapter 12?
(b) Highway department foreman.
(d) Park ranger.
12. Where does Claire go to college?
(a) Wesleyan College.
(b) Smith College.
(c) University of California.
(d) Reed College.
13. What draws Will's attention to Joe?
(a) A woodpecker.
(b) A sapsucker.
(c) A mourning dove.
(d) A crow.
14. Who helps Will dig Joe's grave?
(b) Van Hoss.
(c) Bill Gatlin.
(d) Old Dan.
15. What does Joe die of?
(c) Internal bleeding.
(d) Organ failure.
Short Answer Questions
1. What augury does Henry find in the hotel, in the beginning of Chapter 13?
2. Why does Lorraine call Will, at the beginning of Chapter 14?
3. What does Henry tell Myra in answer to her request?
4. Who does Henry think about when he arrives in St. Louis?
5. What does Henry plan to do when he meets Claire?
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