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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What branch of the military did Ivan serve in?
2. What instrument could Rudy play?
3. In what year did Ivan finish his first year of college?
4. How many of Bessie's children lived in White Sulphur?
5. How did Ivan get to the place where he got a job his second summer of hiring out?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Ivan make to help with herding the sheep to the reservation range?
2. What did Ivan decide to do about college?
3. What did Ivan do the year after graduating from college?
4. What was Ivan's pattern of life while he was in White Sulphur Springs and Bessie and Charlie were on the Camas ranch?
5. What was McGrath's philosophy about hiring hands?
6. What would Ivan do when he had a layover during the train trip to and from Northwestern?
7. What did Harold Chadwick do?
8. Describe Dupuyer.
9. How did Mrs. Tidyman die?
10. What happened that made Ivan decide he never wanted anything to do with sheep again during the second summer of herding the sheep on the reservation range?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss Ivan's relationship with his grandmother. Use examples from the book.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss why to Ivan his high school years were a regiment of calm rather than the torchlit, raucous time that many high schoolers experience. Use examples from the book.
Essay Topic 3
Using examples from This House of Sky, discuss Ivan's relationship with his father.
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