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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 was notable about Jack Burdette's father?
(a) He had six fingers on one hand.
(b) He was deaf.
(c) He was a minister.
(d) He was an alcoholic.

2. What rule for football players did Jack have difficulty following?
(a) A student cannot drink alcohol.
(b) A student must volunteer at the soup kitchen.
(c) A student cannot smoke.
(d) A student has to have passing grades.

3. Where did Pat and his new wife move after graduation?
(a) Boise.
(b) Sacramento.
(c) Portland.
(d) Holt.

4. What does the person in #8 do after confronting the man in the parked vehicle?
(a) Takes his wife to the beauty salon.
(b) Goes to a bar.
(c) Returns home.
(d) Goes to the police station.

5. What does Wanda Jo think is a good sign for her in terms of getting Joe to ask her to marry him?
(a) He gets a promotion at work.
(b) He is talking about settling down.
(c) He has been talking to a realtor about buying a house.
(d) He says he would like to have children one day.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Jack's mother do to him after his father's death?

2. How long has the girl in #75 taken care of things for Jack?

3. What type of vehicle does the person in #2 drive?

4. Why does Wanda Jo put up with Jack's poor treatment of her?

5. When do boys in town come to drink beer and play cards in Jack's room?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Wanda Jo do when she learns that Jack got married?

2. Who is Nora Kramer and what are her personality traits?

3. What is revealed about Jack's parentage when the author uses a flashback in Chapter 2?

4. Where do Jack and Pat go to college and how do they like the college experience?

5. How was Jack's father killed?

6. What did Jack excel at during high school that made him a local hero?

7. What is Jack Burdette doing at the beginning of the story?

8. Who first notices Jack when he returns to Holt?

9. How does Jack's childhood behavior mirror the environment in his home?

10. Who was Wanda Jo Evans and what role did she play in Jack's life?

(see the answer keys)

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