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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Jack do after he makes all the credit purchases?
(a) He disappears.
(b) He makes monthly payments.
(c) He pays it all in full.
(d) He returns everything.
2. Which of the following do Pat, Jessie and her boys NOT do on an excursion to Denver?
(a) Go to a waterpark.
(b) Play cowboys.
(c) Visit a children's museum.
(d) Eat at a family restaurant.
3. What makes Jessie's job difficult for her?
(a) She is getting migraine headaches.
(b) She doesn't have a car to drive there.
(c) She is in the late stages of pregnancy.
(d) She can't find a babysitter for her kids.
4. How can Jack best be characterized at the end of the story?
5. With whom does Pat become involved romantically?
(b) Wanda Jo.
6. Who makes the decision to not put Charlie on trial?
(a) The grain elevator.
(b) The prosecutors.
(c) The judge.
(d) The mayor.
7. Why do so many people congregate upon Jack's return?
(a) They want to talk about the drought.
(b) They want to talk about grain prices.
(c) They want to see the kind of woman Jack would marry.
(d) They want to ask Jack to run for mayor.
8. Where does Pat go to visit Jack?
(a) A restaurant.
(c) An abandoned warehouse.
(d) A church.
9. What is the name of Jessie and Jack's second son?
10. What makes the townspeople stop taking out their anger on Jessie?
(a) She is able to pay back the money Jack stole.
(b) She and her boys move out of town.
(c) She loses her baby.
(d) They are tired of being angry.
11. How often is Jessie seen in public with Jack?
(c) All the time.
12. Why does the prosecutor tell the sheriff that he cannot hold Jack in jail?
(a) Someone has posted his bail.
(b) He has already been tried for the crime and found innocent.
(c) Someone else confessed to the crime.
(d) The statute of limitations on the crime has passed.
13. Where does Nora's father live?
(d) San Francisco.
14. Who is Pat and Nora's daughter?
15. How does Jessie compare to the definition of a woman they thought Jack would marry?
(a) She reminds people of his mother.
(b) She is similar to Wanda Jo.
(c) She is exactly the type they thought she would be.
(d) She is the complete opposite.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Jessie react to the people in town who try to befriend her?
2. Who takes over for Jack at the grain elevator while he is gone?
3. For how long is Doyle Francis to take over at the grain elevator?
4. How do the townspeople feel when Charlie does not stand trial?
5. What is notable about Jessie's third birth?
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