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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. Where did Ruth die?
(a) At the farm house.
(b) At Clara's house.
(c) In the ambulance.
(d) In the hospital.
2. When does the accident occur that changes Jack's feelings about Rose?
(a) During a snowstorm.
(b) During a flood.
(c) During a tornado.
(d) During a hurricane.
3. In what way did Jack sacrifice for Clara?
(a) He gave up his marriage for her.
(b) He provided a college education for her.
(c) He gave her the farm to run when he wanted to keep running it.
(d) He purchased a store in town for her to run.
4. How did Jack feel on the day he paid off the mortgage to the bank?
(a) No different than before the mortgage was paid off.
(b) Like a man freed from a prison sentence.
(c) Sad because there was nothing to work for anymore.
(d) Angry that he had to work his whole life to pay off the mortgage.
5. Who comes to pay their respects as Jack lies in the coffin?
(a) Just friends from town.
(b) Clara and Margaret.
(c) Only Glad and Clara.
(d) Glad, Clara, and people from town.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the doubt that Andy's girlfriend has about their relationship?
2. What is the best description of Glad Pettit's financial status?
3. What does the unusual amount of energy cause Mat to do?
4. What is the reason for Mat's reaction to Jack's death?
5. When friends and family begin to worry about Jack living on his own, where does Jack go?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens in Chapter Nine when Jack goes back to his room?
2. What does Andy begin thinking about as his conversation with Jack comes to a lull?
3. What was Jack's relationship with Glad like?
4. What happened after Jack found Ruth struggling to breathe?
5. Why does Wheeler go to Jack's farm?
6. What happened between Jack and Rose following Jack's decision that he made after the accident on the flooded road?
7. What was Jack's relationship with his daughter Clara like?
8. How did Jack first meet Rose McInnis?
9. What kind of things does Wheeler see that remind him of Jack?
10. What kind of burial does Mat know Jack would have wanted to have?
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