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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Sylder doing as this section of the novel begins?
(c) Chopping wood.
2. What does Sylder do every Saturday?
(a) Does his banking.
(b) Takes his wife out to dinner.
(c) Drives the highway looking for hitchhikers.
(d) Goes to the feed store.
3. Why is Sylder driving so fast?
(a) He has to get to the hospital.
(b) He is running from the police.
(c) He is an emergency responder.
(d) He is late for a meeting.
4. How far is it to Atlanta from where Kenneth is now?
(a) 57 miles.
(b) 17 miles.
(c) 20 miles.
(d) 100 miles.
5. Who had originally shown Sylder the corpse in the pit?
(a) Two children.
(b) A deputy.
(c) His wife.
(d) His brother.
6. How many animal traps does John Wesley get for his dollar?
7. Where did Garland Hobie hid whiskey as a boolegger?
(b) Honeysuckle bushes.
(c) A mountain cave.
(d) Room behind false door.
8. What is the result of Sylder's crash?
(a) He is killed instantly.
(b) His car is totalled.
(c) He drives away.
(d) He is severely wounded.
9. What is Kenneth's ultimate decision?
10. What does the orchard keeper get out of a chest?
(a) A blanket.
(b) A deed.
(c) A rifle.
(d) Shotgun shells.
11. How much time has passed since the last section of the novel?
(a) Six days.
(b) Six years.
(c) Six months.
(d) Six weeks.
12. What kind of job did Sylder have?
13. What frightens the orchard keeper in the woods?
(b) A lantern light coming closer.
(c) A rustling noise coming from the pit.
(d) The click of a shotgun.
14. What does Sylder crash into when he careens off the road?
(a) A gas station.
(b) A huge tree.
(c) A house.
(d) A storefront.
15. With what does the man hit Sylder?
(a) A chain.
(b) A tree branch.
(c) A tire jack.
(d) His fist.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Kenneth do at the gas station?
2. On what type of road is Sylder driving?
3. What item does Kenneth claim to need when asked by the storekeep?
4. With whom does Sylder live?
5. What does Sylder offer to give John Wesley?
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