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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. What three Walkers did people from out-of-state cheer for?
(a) Scramm, Baker, Abraham.
(b) Barkovitch, Pearson, Wyman.
(c) Parker, McVries, Johnson.
(d) Olson, Abraham, Washington.
2. What is Scramm most likely ill with?
3. What approximate time did the Walkers reach Oldtown?
(a) 6 p.m.
(d) 6 a.m.
4. What is waiting for the Walkers on the entrance ramp of the turnpike in Chapter 11?
(b) The Major.
(c) A marching band.
(d) Television news crew.
5. Why was one of the women in the crowd a standout in Chapter 11?
(a) Because she is announcing her candidacy for major.
(b) Because she is singing.
(c) Because she has no legs.
(d) Because she's hold a crow in its cage.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who says, "I still want to live" in Chapter 11?
2. What day of the week was it that Garraty found out that he was selected for the Walk?
3. Who says to Garraty, "you're the bee's knees"?
4. What college do the young men who make a human pyramid attend?
5. Where in Freeport is Garraty expecting to see Jan and his mother?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does McVries compare the walk to in Chapter 14?
2. Garraty was once frightened by a movie starting Robert Mitchum. What was the movie about and why is Garraty thinking about it?
3. In Garraty's mind, why are there probably pine trees planted on the median in Chapter 11?
4. What would Garraty like to be doing on an 80-degree day if he weren't on the walk?
5. How does Barkovitch respond to Garraty's proposal in Chapter 12?
6. What upsets McVries about the boys in the leather jackets at the front?
7. Why does Garraty feel a twinge of excitement when he sees a turnpike sign saying that Oldtown is sixteen miles away?
8. How does Barkovitch die?
9. What does McVries do to try to keep Garraty from obsessing over the time?
10. When Garraty resumes walking in Chapter 13, why does he feel resentful?
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