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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. What do the men ask of the friends they run into in Reading?
(a) For a drink.
(b) For directions.
(c) For a tow.
(d) For some money.
2. What condiment do the men lament not having for their beef during their trip?
3. Which character (other than J.) has a rough night sleeping near Picnic Point?
(c) The dog.
(d) No other character.
4. What do the men need to do to set up their boat for sleeping?
(a) Get blankets from storage.
(b) Set up tents.
(c) Hang hoops and canvas.
(d) Blow up their air mattresses.
5. What does J. remark about people's impression of their own work while on a boat?
(a) Each person thinks he has done more work than anyone else.
(b) People try to show each other up in how much work they can do.
(c) Each person feels guilty for not doing enough.
(d) Each person thinks the other people are lazy.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does J. think is the best way to get a tea kettle to boil?
2. Who takes charge of the unusual item that the men see floating in the water after they pass Reading?
3. What signals finally allow George and J. to find Harris the night they go to Henley?
4. Why can the men not get their canned items open during the trip?
5. What does J. consider Marlow to be?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens that lets George know that everyone is lying about who caught the fish that is mounted on the wall in the pub?
2. What ends up happening at the inns while George and J. are looking for somewhere to sleep in Datchet?
3. What kind of story is J. reminded of when he sees Montmorency attack the cat?
4. What change does J. notice about the group after they eat a large supper near Picnic Point?
5. What does J. think about rowing on the sea?
6. Why does George's reaction change from laughter when J. accidentally flings his own shirt into the river?
7. Why does J.'s ode to night at the end of Chapter 10 seem so out of character?
8. What does J. complain about sarcastically concerning the problem with being towed?
9. After George's watch stops working, what does the policeman do when George asks him for the time?
10. Why do the men decide to get their clothes washed in Streatly?
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