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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What food item does the first truck driver give to Francis before dropping him off at the side of the road?
(a) An orange.
(b) An ice cream bar.
(c) A cookie.
(d) A sandwich.
2. What does Rayber say to the innkeeper that deeply annoys Francis?
(a) That Francis is a world class fisherman.
(b) That Francis is an orphan.
(c) That Francis is a prophet.
(d) That Francis is his son.
3. What type of bushes completely overtook Mason's house and yard?
(a) Raspberry bushes.
(b) Poison ivy bushes.
(c) Blackberry bushes.
(d) Strawberry bushes.
4. Why did Mason try to kidnap Reyber's son, Bishop?
(a) To worship him.
(b) All of the above.
(c) To sacrifice him.
(d) To baptize him.
5. What is Francis' first impression of Rayber?
(a) That he is a wimp.
(b) That he is a kind man.
(c) That he is a heathen.
(d) That he is a prophet.
6. How does Francis react when he finds Mason's still on the farm?
(a) He is relieved.
(b) He is shocked.
(c) He is angry.
(d) He is terrified.
7. In what type of establishment did Mason live when he was not in the mental institution?
(a) A farm.
(b) An apartment complex.
(c) A large house with a pool.
(d) A hotel.
8. Where did Mason Tarwater die?
(a) Reading a newspaper on the porch.
(b) Sleeping in his bed.
(c) Tending to his cotton fields.
(d) At the breakfast table.
9. In what state did Mason Tarwater live?
10. What does George Rayber do for a living?
(a) He is a lawyer.
(b) He is a mechanic.
(c) He is a teacher.
(d) He is a pastor.
11. When Francis leaves the woods for the last time, what does he promise himself that he will do with his life?
(a) Become a school teacher.
(b) Become a prophet.
(c) Become an astronaut.
(d) Become a father.
12. Which of Mason's relatives was considered to be an evil drunk incapable of being saved?
(a) His mother.
(b) His brother.
(c) His sister.
(d) His father.
13. What nickname does Rayber give to Francis during their fishing trip?
14. How old was Mason Tarwater when he died?
15. How does Rayber react to the news that his uncle, Mason, is dead?
(a) He is apathetic.
(b) He is confused.
(c) He is relieved.
(d) He is saddened.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Francis drink until he is drunk after Mason's death?
2. Who does Francis think is speaking to him when he hears the voice of his "friend" in his ear?
3. What weapon did Mason pull on Rayber when he came to collect Francis after the kidnapping?
4. Where does the first truck driver tell Francis he belongs when he drops him off at the side of the road?
5. What crime had Mason committed leading to his incarceration in the mental institution?
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