Butcher's Crossing Test | Final Test - Medium

John Williams
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Butcher's Crossing Test | Final Test - Medium

John Williams
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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 substance does the person who poisons the wolves use to poison them?
(a) Nightshade.
(b) Arsenic.
(c) Morning glories.
(d) Strychnine.

2. What is Miller's reply when Andrews asks him how long the hunting party will be snowed in?
(a) At least a month.
(b) Until the pass thaws.
(c) At least 2 weeks.
(d) Until February.

3. What is the canvas and wooden tent meant to protect?
(a) Guns.
(b) The sleeping men.
(c) Gunpowder.
(d) Oxen.

4. For how many days have the members of the hunting party gone without food by the time Miller rides up to look at the snow?
(a) 3.
(b) 7.
(c) 2.
(d) 10.

5. Miller tells Schneider that there is what between their current location and Denver?
(a) Only trees.
(b) A death trap.
(c) Only snow.
(d) Nothing.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the member of the hunting party responsible for hunting food so that the party can make it through the winter?

2. Schneider is drawing how many dollars per month during the buffalo expedition?

3. What report does Miller make after inspecting the state of the men's horses?

4. For how long does Charley dig in the snow to find his lost object?

5. How many buffalo does Miller kill on the first day of the hunt?

Short Essay Questions

1. What event forces Miller to stop killing buffalo once he has reduced the herd by at least two-thirds?

2. How do the men on the hunting expedition prepare their beds on the night before the buffalo hunt?

3. After reading about Schneider's death, what instances of foreshadowing are now visible to the reader?

4. How is Miller's monomaniacal nature demonstrated in his response to Schneider's comment that they do not have to hunt any more buffalo?

5. What are Miller's first words after the accident with the wagon in the river and what do they indicate about his character?

6. How does Williams depict Andrews's change in perspective in relation to the grisly task of skinning buffalo?

7. What is the result of Miller's decision to keep hunting after Schneider protests the extension of the hunt?

8. What is demonstrated about Miller's character when he voices the desire to bring back a huge load of hides to show the hunters in Butcher's Crossing?

9. How does Schneider feel about the coming of winter and why?

10. How does Schneider's death occur?

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