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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. How many people agree to attend mass when the bishop comes?
2. What does the company in #134 plan to do in Homeplace?
(a) Close the mines.
(b) Sell the mines.
(c) Reduce wages.
(d) Strip mine the area.
3. Who is the minister when Brenda gets married?
(d) Doyle Ray.
4. Why does the person in #151 advise Jackie to leave the area?
(a) Because it is dying.
(b) Because he wants her to travel with him.
(c) Because she needs a bigger career.
(d) Because she loves the big city.
5. What happens to Tom that produces a fatal injury?
(a) He is hit in the head with flying rocks.
(b) A large piece of wood lodges in his chest.
(c) He gets trapped in electrical wires.
(d) His body is bashed against a stone building.
Short Answer Questions
1. The way that the vine grows up the tree is in the shape of ____________________.
2. Jackie spends a year in which country?
3. What topic does Dillon talk to Jackie about so that she will write an editorial?
4. Why is Tom disheartened by saying Mass every Sunday?
5. What question does Jackie ask Dillon that makes him clam up?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Jackie's role in the miners' strike as a member of the press?
2. How does Dillon show his devotion to Rachel at her funeral?
3. What miracle has Hassel seen?
4. Describe the poignancy of Dillon being present for Rachel's death in the hospital.
5. How does Dillon exhibit his loyalty both in his personal and professional life?
6. What comfort can Jackie take away from Tom's death?
7. Why is Dillon still so conflicted in his relationship with Jackie?
8. How does Lech Walesa's broken promise to come to support the coal miners' strike symbolize a lack of support for the region?
9. What significance do black lungs have for the story?
10. What are Dillon's emotional reasons for telling Jackie that he is her father?
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