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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which U.S. President is killed while Dillon is in prison?
(a) President Roosevelt.
(b) President Garfield.
(c) President Kennedy.
(d) President Johnson.

2. Where does Dillon get a job after his stint in the army?
(a) A high school.
(b) A newspaper office.
(c) The mines.
(d) An airplane plant.

3. What does Dillon NOT do when he sees Rachel after the war?
(a) Ignores her.
(b) Swings her around.
(c) Kisses her.
(d) Proclaims his love for her.

4. What does Dillon do with the skull given to her by Fred?
(a) He buries it.
(b) He throws it in the river.
(c) He stores it in a box.
(d) He burns it.

5. Rachel admits to Tommie that she really cares for whom?
(a) Jimmy.
(b) Tony.
(c) Fred.
(d) Dillon.

6. Why does Jackie swear she will hate Tony forever?
(a) He shot her dog.
(b) He hits her mother.
(c) He won't buy her the doll she wants.
(d) He kills her pet spiders.

7. One day Tony tells Jackie that _______________ is sick and in the hospital.
(a) Carrie.
(b) Mamaw Hudson.
(c) Rachel.
(d) Mamaw Honaker.

8. Why does everyone in her seventh grade class hate Jackie?
(a) She lives in a nice house.
(b) She gets good grades.
(c) She acts stuck up.
(d) Her father is in prison.

9. Why does Rachel refuse to leave Tony?
(a) She knows he won't pay her support.
(b) She knows it is against her religion.
(c) She is afraid of what people would think.
(d) She hopes their marriage can work.

10. What is the river that runs through the region where the story takes place?
(a) Mississippi River.
(b) Blackberry River.
(c) Ohio River.
(d) Kentucky River.

11. What is the name of the region where Rachel lives?
(a) Panhandle.
(b) Ohio Valley.
(c) Appalachia.
(d) Catskills.

12. How is Dillon related to Rachel?
(a) They are second cousins.
(b) They are not related.
(c) They are siblings.
(d) They are cousins.

13. On which young man does Jackie have a crush?
(a) Tom Kolson.
(b) Tom Kolwiecki.
(c) Tom Kerrigan.
(d) Tom Kavanaugh.

14. Who does Rachel think is the father of her baby?
(a) Jimmy.
(b) She is not sure.
(c) Dillon.
(d) Tony.

15. A TV crew wants to film a company donating _____________ to local schoolchildren.
(a) shoes.
(b) books.
(c) coats.
(d) lunches.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Rachel want to become?

2. When Rachel's marriage begins to fall apart, why does she not leave?

3. Why does Tony not come to help Rachel when her transportation breaks down in the mountains?

4. What was Dillon's father's job before he died?

5. Why would Rachel's mother approve of Fred?

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