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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who says, "I don't see what all the talk is about. It's as good as any other park to look at, and darned uncomfortable?"
(a) The narrator.
(b) The Hard-Bitten Ghost.
(c) MacDonald.
(d) The Water Giant.

2. Who asks the bus driver when they have to be back?
(a) The Woman.
(b) The narrator.
(c) The Small Man.
(d) The Big Man.

3. What presence does the narrator feel he can't bear in Chapter 7?
(a) The Great Tree.
(b) The Ghosts.
(c) The Mountain Giant.
(d) The Water Giant.

4. What do you have to do to build a house, according to the narrator's companion on the bus?
(a) Think it.
(b) Buy it.
(c) Rent your soul.
(d) Pay for builders.

5. What does the Big Man call it when he learns that the Solid Man was sent for him?
(a) A joy.
(b) A trick.
(c) A reward.
(d) A triumph.

6. What does the narrator come to envy as he begins exploring?
(a) A bird.
(b) A bee.
(c) A tree.
(d) A flower.

7. How full is the bus when the narrator gets on?
(a) Packed.
(b) Empty.
(c) Half full.
(d) Almost full.

8. Whom does the man on the bus say is the nearest of the "old ones"?
(a) Julius Caesar.
(b) Cleopatra.
(c) Mahatma Ghandi.
(d) Napoleon.

9. What man does the passenger mention to the narrator on the bus?
(a) Cyril Blellow.
(b) C.S. Lewis.
(c) Abraham Lincoln.
(d) Christopher Lloyd.

10. How far is the bus stop from the Civic Center?
(a) Thousands of miles.
(b) Sixteen blocks.
(c) Ten miles.
(d) One mile.

11. What proves difficult for the narrator when wandering the new land?
(a) Breathing.
(b) Flying.
(c) Sailing the river.
(d) Walking on grass.

12. What speaks in the booming voice to Ikey?
(a) The trees.
(b) The forest.
(c) The waterfall.
(d) The grass.

13. How long does it take Ikey to reach the great tree as the narrator watches?
(a) A day.
(b) A moment.
(c) A week.
(d) An hour.

14. What does Dick tell the Episcopal Ghost they reached a point that they no longer believed in?
(a) Justice.
(b) The truth.
(c) The Faith.
(d) Redemption.

15. What does the ghost by the tree tell the narrator all of his travels were summed up to be?
(a) Advertising stunts.
(b) Enlightening.
(c) Frightful.
(d) Amazing.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Hard-Bitten Ghost say that rain would feel like if it were to fall?

2. What color does one of the ghosts mention on the bus?

3. How had the Tousle-Headed Poet killed himself?

4. What does Dick ask the Episcopal Ghost to do?

5. What was Napoleon doing when the two men went to see him?

(see the answer keys)

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