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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Mary Redmond not like cats?
(a) Cats claw furniture.
(b) Cats are too independent.
(c) Cats scratch too quickly.
(d) Cats are finicky eaters.
2. What does Tom Black do in response to an animal near him in the meadow being killed by a wild animal?
(a) Shoots the wild animal that killed the lamb.
(b) Pulls his leg chasing the wild animal.
(c) Chases the wild animal up the mountainside.
(d) Helps the dogs round the sheep in chaos.
3. What form of exercise does Tom Black use to strengthen his legs?
(b) Jumping rope.
(d) Mountain hiking.
4. Tom sets out to kill a boyhood, ends up killing the man he has been for so long, and finds what?
(b) His parents.
(c) Those in Pagosa.
(d) His childhood friends.
5. Until he heals more, Tom Black accepts a job doing what that will not be too hard on him?
(a) Leather cobbling.
(c) Cattle herding.
(d) Store clerking, shelf stocking.
6. Tom Black wants to start over again; however, according to the code of the rodeo, where does he have to start?
(a) Riding a bull.
(b) In the arena.
(c) Working a ranch.
(d) Teaching bronco riding.
7. Walking up the street, Tom Black recognizes what Indian across the road that now looks like a skid row character?
(a) Blue Elk, who used to trick him.
(b) Luther Spotted Dog, his former roommate.
(c) Benny Grayback, the old head man.
(d) Charley Huckleberry, a former council member.
8. Tom Black faces a crossroads following his Madison Square Garden rodeo ride; one that starts where?
(a) Following a twisted ankle.
(b) A successful ride.
(c) At the brink of his death.
(d) After another minor injury.
9. What does Mary Redmond tell Tom Black she once cried all night over?
(a) Losing a rabbit she wanted.
(b) Losing a goldfish she wanted.
(c) Losing a canary she wanted.
(d) Losing a dog she wanted.
10. Who initially attempts to help Tom Black deal with his dreams in New York?
(a) A doctor.
(b) A preacher.
(c) An Indian rodeo hand.
(d) A nurse.
11. Tom Black pushes himself beyond what is approved for his rehabilitation, causing Mary Redmond to be what?
12. He will soon be out of the hospital and on his way to mend, so what does Tom Black do with his dreams and nightmares at this stage?
(a) Discusses them with a counselor.
(b) Forgets them by drinking alcohol more heavily.
(c) Stays awake so he will not face them.
(d) Places them behind him.
13. What is Tom Black trying to kill through his own violence and the killing, bronco riding legend he has become?
(a) The white man's lifestyle he has adopted.
(b) Attitudes of the crowds coming only to watch violence.
(c) Indian legends that made up his earlier life.
(d) The brutality and vengeance that has grown up in him.
14. Tom Black faces various crossroads in his life, each time taking the path leading to what?
(a) His skillful riding talent displayed.
(b) A legend that Utes are natural bronco riders.
(c) His desire for injury, pain.
(d) His self-indulging ego, power.
15. Looking back, what does Tom know the bear would have done had he fired his rifle and missed the bear's heart?
(a) Stared at him.
(b) Run away.
(c) Awaited to be killed.
(d) Killed him.
Short Answer Questions
1. The day following his dream about Blue Elk, Tom Black bathes where?
2. What does Tom Black tell his new employer about his past?
3. What does Tom Black Bull's instructor die from?
4. Tom Black had gotten rid of all memory smells but the bear, and he plans to track it down and do what if it is a grizzly?
5. Where does Tom Black leave his clothes bag while he walks up the street?
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