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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Tom Black still have to face his fear in person?
(a) The arena.
(b) The desert.
(c) The mountain.
(d) The corral.
2. In Tom Black's contact with Mary Redmond, he recalls the others who tried to make him do things their way. Who are they?
(a) Blue Elk, Frank No Deer, Jim Thatcher, Red Dillon.
(b) Meo, Rowena Ellis, Frank No Deer, George Black Bull.
(c) Bessie Black Bull, Rowena Ellis, Benny Grayback, Meo.
(d) Blue Elk, Rowena Ellis, Benny Grayback, Red Dillon.
3. His second July riding big rodeos, Tom Black Bull's wild horse smashes into the gate and causes what injuries?
(a) Pierces the horse's chest, breaks Tom's arm and ribs.
(b) Pierces the horse's chest, breaks Tom's leg and ribs.
(c) Breaks the horse's neck and Tom's arm.
(d) Pierces the horse's chest, breaks Tom's arm and leg.
4. Where does Tom Black ride his gentle horse?
(a) Scouting the desert sands between Bald Mountain, Granite Peak.
(b) Scouting aspens between Bald Mountain, Granite Peak.
(c) Scouting meadows between Bald Mountain, Granite Peak.
(d) Scouting the brush between Bald Mountain, Granite Peak.
5. Who initially attempts to help Tom Black deal with his dreams in New York?
(a) A doctor.
(b) An Indian rodeo hand.
(c) A preacher.
(d) A nurse.
6. What is it that Tom Black finally comes to realize he must face after his being crushed under the horse in Madison Square Garden?
(a) His not settling down.
(b) His fear.
(c) His punctured lung.
(d) His killing a horse.
7. Tom Black Bull seems to draw the broncos that do what?
(a) Mirror his dark, vicious nature.
(b) Reflect his excited, yet satisfied nature.
(c) Reveal his nasty, yet accepting nature.
(d) Expose his light, content nature.
8. Talking with his employer about the bear he saw makes Tom Black do what?
(a) Purchase a rifle to hunt the bear.
(b) Continue with his plans for the rodeo.
(c) Talk his employer into following him to where he saw the bear.
(d) Change his plans again.
9. Tom Black Bull spends much time thinking as he recovers, then decides to what?
(a) Buy the ranch and give up rodeo riding.
(b) Quit rodeo riding and return to the mountain.
(c) Burn down the ranch cabin and barn.
(d) Buy the ranch and teach Utes to ride broncos.
10. Tom Black pushes himself beyond what is approved for his rehabilitation, causing Mary Redmond to be what?
11. What is it that Mary Redmond wants with Tom Black?
(a) To have control over him.
(b) To provide assistance to him.
(c) To share pride with him.
(d) To offer encouragement with him.
12. Upon returning to the ranch to recover a second time, Tom Black Bull learns what about the Mexican ex-bronco rider?
(a) He broke his neck falling from a horse.
(b) He decided to die in his sleep.
(c) He decided to commit suicide by gunshot.
(d) He drowned attempting a rescue in a flooded stream.
13. Tom's mother told her son that time lays scars on a man, becoming part of his being, just like what?
(a) Markings on a diamondback rattlesnake.
(b) Stripes on a chipmunk.
(c) White head of a bald eagle
(d) Stripes on a skunk.
14. When Tom Black initiates his physical therapy with Mary Redmond, he is getting around how?
(a) Using a cane.
(b) Held up by two aides.
(c) With crutches.
(d) In a wheelchair.
15. What does Tom Black Bull's instructor die from?
(a) A bad heart, liver, and kidneys.
(b) A gunshot wound.
(c) A brain aneurysm.
(d) Being thrown from a horse.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the rodeo a wild ride of, literally and figuratively?
2. A bear rushes into the meadow from the brush and kills what, as Tom Black muses over his rodeo plans one day?
3. If you include the one killed in Aztec, which is not in the records, Tom Black determines he has killed how many horses before his ride in Madison Square Garden?
4. The day following his dream about Blue Elk, Tom Black bathes where?
5. By the last chapter, Tom Black's name has changed to what?
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