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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 method does the Mexican ex-bronco rider use to quiet Tom Black Bull's life for a few hours?
(a) Harvesting chilies and beans.
(b) Praying in the chapel.
(c) Playing his guitar and singing.
(d) Telling him stories of the 'old ways'.

2. How many baskets does Bessie Black Bull trade for an ax, ammunition, a hunting knife, and candy at Jim Thatcher's store?
(a) 4.
(b) 1.
(c) 2.
(d) 3.

3. What is Bessie's response to the situation her man has gotten into?
(a) She collects her son and departs - George acted foolishly, in anger.
(b) She understands an unspoken truth - George acted justly, according to his conscience.
(c) She chastises her husband - he has gotten his family into deep trouble.
(d) She questions George - what has he done to be chased by the white man.

4. In addition to assisting ewes and lambs through the difficulty of birth, Tom Black Bull helps protect against what?
(a) Bears.
(b) Racoons.
(c) Dogs.
(d) Rattlesnakes.

5. The other students tease Tom Black Bull about his basket weaving skill and call him what?
(a) Basket Woman.
(b) She-bear.
(c) Bear's Sister.
(d) Baby Bear.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what way is the gold prospector injured?

2. Tom Black Bull's ego and sense of adventure are fed by what as he assesses himself west of Corpus Christi?

3. Who is called to interpret for Tom Black Bull because he speaks only Ute?

4. What is the powerful, violent force directing Tom Black Bull's life while he is in training on the San Juan ranch?

5. The Mexican ex-bronco rider that now cooks is correct when he says what?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Tom Black Bull adjust to life at the agency school?

2. What does Tom Black initially dream of while in the hospital?

3. What is life like when Red Dillon and Tom Black Bull work the Oklahoma panhandle and eastern New Mexico in the spring, and Colorado the following autumn?

4. What transpires between Bessie Black Bull and Ute Indian women from the reservation regarding Blue Elk and his thievery?

5. What happens when Tom Black Bull arrives with his bear cub companion in town to trade basketry?

6. What is printed about Tom Black in the newspaper when he rides in Madison Square Garden?

7. How is it that Tom Black Bull gets involved in Red Dillon's final hours and burial?

8. What are some of his thoughts related to the bear during Tom Black's first night spent back at the old sheep camp?

9. How do Tom Black Bull and his parents prepare for the winter on Horse Mountain?

10. What compels Tom Black back to Horse Mountain?

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