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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why would Rachel's mother approve of Fred?
(a) He is ambitious.
(b) He is Catholic.
(c) He is handsome.
(d) He is rich.
2. What is VISTA?
(a) A federal agency to fight poverty.
(b) A dance club.
(c) A software program.
(d) A travel agency.
3. About what topic does Dillon obsess?
4. What do the men trapped in the coal mine use to bang on the rocks to alert their rescuers?
(a) A rifle.
(b) A miner's hat.
(c) A shovel.
(d) A tin pan.
5. Who is Rachel's roommate at nursing school?
6. In what state does the story take place?
(b) North Carolina.
(d) West Virginia.
7. What is the river that runs through the region where the story takes place?
(a) Kentucky River.
(b) Ohio River.
(c) Mississippi River.
(d) Blackberry River.
8. What is the vocation of the young man in #77?
9. What is the name of the region where Rachel lives?
(a) Ohio Valley.
10. Which U.S. President does Rachel see on TV talking about poverty?
(a) President Johnson.
(b) President Kennedy.
(c) President Roosevelt.
(d) President Carter.
11. With what is Jackie afflicted at the age of eight?
(c) Scarlet Fever.
12. Who had lived in Rachel and Jackie's house before them?
(a) A union organizer.
(b) A reporter.
(c) A lawyer.
(d) A doctor.
13. What does Tony do with Jackie when he takes her to the Moose Club?
(a) Makes fun of her when she won't drink beer.
(b) Makes her wait in the car.
(c) Refuses to buy her any supper.
(d) Leaves her alone in a room with pool tables.
14. What does Dillon want Rachel to do after they have declared their love for each other?
(a) Go away for awhile to clear her head.
(b) Leave her husband and move in with him.
(c) Divorce her husband immediately.
(d) Leave her husband and get an apartment.
15. Rachel's boyfriend's family is from which Southern city?
(b) New Orleans.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old is Toejam Day?
2. Whose house is blown up during the strike?
3. Rachel admits to Tommie that she really cares for whom?
4. How is Dillon related to Rachel?
5. Why does Tony not come to help Rachel when her transportation breaks down in the mountains?
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