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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Does Ronny Lawton tell Bill where his father's body is at the end of chapter 8?
(b) He ignores the question.
(c) He hints at the location.
2. What tool does Bill find at Ronny Lawton's estranged wife's place?
(a) A hoe.
(b) A hand shovel.
(c) A hose.
(d) A pair of Shears.
3. What is the name of the brand of cigarettes Pete is smoking in chapter 2?
(a) Lucky Strike.
(d) American Spirit.
4. Which state does Sam want to retire to?
5. Gretchen is the name of who?
(a) Ed's fish.
(b) Ed's dog.
(c) Ed's daughter.
(d) Ed's cat.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Bill do with the tool he finds at Ronny Lawton's estranged wife's place?
2. Who is having a bake off at the beginning of the book?
3. What type of pills does Bill often take throughout the story?
4. What is the name of the tavern Bill, Ed, and Sam go to in chapter 9?
5. What type of program do they have for the elderly at the retirement home Sam is contemplating in chapter 9?
Short Essay Questions
1. List the reasons why Ronny Lawton does not want to lose what he has in life at this moment.
2. List some of the physical traits the waitresses at Denny's have.
3. What are some of the questions Ronny's estranged wife asks Bill when she calls him in chapter 10?
4. List three of the four big newspapers that pick up the Ronny Lawton story.
5. Describe the process Ronny Lawton went through to report his father missing.
6. Why is Bill so cynical about doing articles about things like bake offs?
7. How does Ronny Lawton's estranged wife know Darlene?
8. How did Bill feel about finding the possible murder weapon in Ronny Lawton's estranged wife's yard? What does he do with it?
9. How does Ronny react when Bill shows up and plays music at his work?
10. How does Ronny Lawton feel about the Vietnam War and Charlie? Explain.
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