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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. Why is Rick nervous in the first part of Chapter 17?
(a) The sheriff has learned of Rick's whereabouts.
(b) His biological father is coming for a visit.
(c) His biological mother is coming for a visit.
(d) They are about to hang glide.
2. What does Carlile claim he has been doing?
(a) Target practicing.
(c) Blasting a way through a cave.
(d) Trying to help a wounded condor.
3. How old is Rick's mother when Rick is born?
4. Who is Ernie Wilson?
(a) Rick's biological father.
(b) A game warden.
(c) A state trooper.
(d) One of Rick's foster fathers.
5. What does Lon observe?
(a) The condors.
(b) A golden eagle pair.
(c) Carlile hiking across the canyon floor.
(d) Carlile climbing down the canyon wall.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Rick unsuccessfully try to do?
2. What does Lon realize Carlile has taken?
3. Where does Rick settle to spy into Jasper Canyon?
4. What do hang gliders use to glide?
5. What does Rick hear in the distance hours later?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Rick tell the judge, and what is the final disposition of Rick's case?
2. How does Rick feel when he hang glides with Lon the first time and what does Lon tell him to do? How does Rick feel after he is settled on the glider?
3. What does Rick learn has happened with Lon?
4. How does Rick's attempt at hang gliding by himself work out?
5. What does Rick see when he is on the glider, and what problem does he encounter in the glider?
6. How does Rick end up getting chased by Nuke's dog, and how does he manage to get away?
7. What does Carlile tell Lon about gunshots he and Rick hear and what does Lon tell Rick to do when they leave Carlile's camp?
8. What does Rick do about Carlile and finding Lon's missing items?
9. Who is with Rick back in court, how does Rick feel, what does the judge do when he first comes into the court and what does he ask Rick?
10. How did Lon end up with Ernie?
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