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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does George want to postpone doing before they set up their boat for sleeping near Picnic Point?
(a) Set up their beds.
(b) Do an inventory count.
(c) Make a few phone calls.
(d) Write letters home.
2. How much money does J. have to pay for the boat he rents with friends on a windy day?
(a) No money.
(b) Only one shilling.
(c) Quite a bit.
(d) A few dollars.
3. What condiment do the men lament not having for their beef during their trip?
4. What does J. consider Marlow to be?
(a) One of the most attractive river towns on the trip.
(b) A horrible place where the people smell bad.
(c) A horrible place where everything is too expensive.
(d) Heaven on earth.
5. What attracts the men to stop in Streatly, even though they weren't planning on it?
(a) Their food falls overboard.
(b) The dog is going crazy on the boat.
(c) They can't take being seasick anymore.
(d) It seems charming.
6. What natural wonder has a major impact on J. near picnic point?
(a) The sounds of wolves.
(b) The extreme cold.
(c) The stars and darkness of night.
(d) A meteor shower.
7. Who ends up taking the first rowing shift after Reading?
(d) No one because they use the sail.
8. What is the first sign that George's watch might be broken in the story J. tells?
(a) The landlady hadn't made breakfast.
(b) The sun had already been up for quite some time.
(c) The coffee was cold.
(d) The sun was not up.
9. What kind of lunch is Harris eating when he seemingly disappears?
(a) Bread and cheese.
(b) A meat pie.
(c) A fruit salad.
(d) Corned beef with mustard.
10. What does Montmorency offer up for the stew?
(a) A bone.
(b) Some rocks.
(c) A water rat.
(d) His dog food.
11. Where do the men decide they must bathe during their trip?
(a) In a pond.
(b) In the river.
(c) In the boat's bathtub.
(d) At a private bathroom on land somewhere.
12. Who ultimately claims that he caught the large fish mounted in the pub?
(a) Captain Ahab.
(c) The bartender.
13. Why does J. think he shouldn't have to row after the group passes Reading?
(a) He has hurt himself.
(b) He is getting sunburned.
(c) His turn is over.
(d) He showed them such a good time in town.
14. Why does J. think he can't get back to sleep after he has a rough night near Picnic Point?
(a) He is getting seriously ill.
(b) He has no reason to get up.
(c) The boat is rocking too much.
(d) The coyotes are too bothersome.
15. What does J. think would make it easier for him to go back to sleep after he's had a rough night?
(a) A gate so he doesn't have to worry about rolling off the boat.
(b) If his fellow travelers just left him alone for a little bit.
(c) If he had somewhere to be at a certain time.
(d) If the wildlife would just be quiet.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who takes charge of the unusual item that the men see floating in the water after they pass Reading?
2. In the story he tells, how does J. get saved from being stuck at the top of a pole?
3. What kind of a scene does J. think of when he imagines King Henry courting someone?
4. Where are the men returning from when Montmorency attacks another animal?
5. How does Montmorency react to the men's jovial demeanor while making the stew?
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