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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. After returning from Havre, where does Teresa say they have taken her mother's body?
(a) To the burial ground.
(b) To the barn.
(c) To Harlem.
(d) To the church.

2. Before his grandmother's funeral, while he is out on the plains alone, what emotion does the narrator realize?
(a) Grief.
(b) Hatred.
(c) Anger.
(d) Remorse.

3. After going to the Palace Bar in Havre to meet the traveling white man, what does the narrator see out the window?
(a) The traveler being stuffed in a trunk.
(b) His girlfriend with another man.
(c) The traveler being arrested.
(d) The men who beat him looking for him.

4. After his escapades in Havre, who does the narrator ride with on his way home?
(a) A hutterite family.
(b) A professor and his family.
(c) A rancher and his family.
(d) A businessman and his family.

5. What does the old woman wear to her own funeral?
(a) Her traditional clothes.
(b) A coffin.
(c) A new dress.
(d) An old dress.

Short Answer Questions

1. After his horse falls, what does the narrator see in the corner of his eye?

2. How many years are between Yellow Calf and the old woman?

3. After sleeping with Marlene, what does the narrator find is wrong with his face?

4. After several hard days in Havre, what does the narrator wish would happen to him?

5. What does the narrator ultimately do to Marlene?

Short Essay Questions

1. In Chapter 36, before Mose dies, what is the mood of the story?

2. While Mose and the narrator are herding cattle, what contributes to Mose's death?

3. What does the narrator think about while struggling to rescue the cow at the end of the book?

4. When the narrator sees the white man arrested, how is he treated by the other bar patrons?

5. What kind of a relationship do the old woman and Yellow Calf have throughout the years before Teresa's birth?

6. What complicates the narrator's attempt to save the cow at the end of the book?

7. After the narrator spends several days in Havre, what does he finally want to do, and why?

8. After spending several days in Havre, how does the narrator go about returning home, and why?

9. While the narrator is digging his grandmother's grave, what does he remember about his father?

10. When the narrator walks out on the plains after his grandmother's death, what does he tell Old Bird?

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