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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The day following his dream about Blue Elk, Tom Black bathes where?
(a) In the early evening, cool creek.
(b) In the mid-afternoon, warm creek.
(c) In the early morning, icy creek.
(d) In the mid-morning, cold creek.
2. Symbolically, Tom Black's going back to the mountain represents that he has to do what?
(a) Expose his two spirits.
(b) Identify his two spirits.
(c) Reunite his two spirits.
(d) Release his two spirits.
3. What does Tom Black tell his new employer about his past?
(a) Everything about his rodeo work.
(b) Only about his riding, nothing about the crowds or his fear.
(c) Nothing about his rodeo work.
(d) Sketchy details about his rodeo work.
4. Mary Redmond tells Tom Black that she has located a rest home in the country run by whom?
(a) A man she knows.
(b) A young couple she knows.
(c) A woman she knows.
(d) A retired couple she knows.
5. Now that he is about to leave the hospital, Tom Black knows at this phase that he will be alone, raw, and without the shield of what that he has had for so long?
(a) His anger and violence.
(b) The morbid rodeo crowd.
(c) Nurses and doctors.
(d) Harmony of nature, roundness of life.
Short Answer Questions
1. Talking with his employer about the bear he saw makes Tom Black do what?
2. The author, Hal Borland, symbolically compares Tom Black's multiple injuries and hospitalizations with what?
3. Tom Black widens his hunt, and while looking for dry wood at one point, comes upon what and makes his kill?
4. When Tom Black Bull tells his instructor that he will not ride the circuit with him anymore, he advises he will do what instead?
5. Looking back, what does Tom know the bear would have done had he fired his rifle and missed the bear's heart?
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