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David Grann
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is NOT one role the author names when describing Henry Grammer?
(a) Bootlegger.
(b) Murderer.
(c) Train robber.
(d) Steer-roping champion.

2. Who served as a pallbearer at both Anna's and Henry's funerals?
(a) Bill Smith.
(b) William Hale.
(c) Tom White.
(d) Rita Smith.

3. Which of Mollie's sisters had died three years before the beginning of the narrative?
(a) Minnie.
(b) Mabel.
(c) Lizzie.
(d) Anna.

4. What was Anna's late sister's official cause of death?
(a) A wasting illness.
(b) Pneumonia.
(c) Tuberculosis.
(d) Brain cancer.

5. In what month and year did the justice of the peace close his inquiries into Anna's murder?
(a) October 1923.
(b) November 1927.
(c) May 1918.
(d) July 1921.

6. What quality nearly always led an Osage person to be appointed a white financial guardian?
(a) The lack of white ancestry.
(b) Physical disability.
(c) A history of mental illness.
(d) Lack of official enrollment in the tribe.

7. Who was listed as the beneficiary on Henry Roan's $25,000 life insurance policy?
(a) Ernest Burkhart.
(b) Cynthia Roan.
(c) Tom White.
(d) William Hale.

8. Harve M. Freas was the sheriff of what county at the time of Anna's death?
(a) Okfuskee County.
(b) Canadian County.
(c) Roger Mills County.
(d) Osage County.

9. What sentence did Henry Grammer receive after he "gunned down a sheepshearer" (87) in Montana in 1904?
(a) Three years.
(b) Fifteen years.
(c) Five years.
(d) Twenty-five years.

10. How long after Anna's murder did her mother Lizzie die of a "peculiar wasting illness" (35)?
(a) Less than one month.
(b) Less than three months.
(c) Less than two months.
(d) Less than two weeks.

11. Who was the sitting U.S. president when the Louisiana Purchase was enacted?
(a) Abraham Lincoln.
(b) James Madison.
(c) Thomas Jefferson.
(d) George Washington.

12. What was W.W. Vaughn's answer when the sheriff asked him if he knew who had killed George Bigheart?
(a) He said that he knew that and more.
(b) He said that he had no idea.
(c) He said that he had narrowed it down to two suspects.
(d) He said that he not only knew, but that he had had custody of the murderer.

13. What caused the justice of the peace to stop convening inquests into the latest Osage murders in 1923?
(a) He was bribed.
(b) He received anonymous threats.
(c) He was murdered.
(d) He lost interest in the case.

14. Within how many years of the Louisiana Purchase were the Osage forced by the U.S. government to "relinquish their territory between the Arkansas River and the Missouri River" (37)?
(a) Two.
(b) Ten.
(c) Fifteen.
(d) Four.

15. How old was Henry Roan at the time of his murder?
(a) 40.
(b) 24.
(c) 34.
(d) 51.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was the first person Mollie suspected of possibly being involved in Anna's murder?

2. What writer does the author quote when he writes that the age described in the narrative "was a time marked" (77) by an author who called it "the greatest, gaudiest spree in history"? (77)

3. In what year was the law enacted that deemed Osage people with financial guardians as "restricted" (79)?

4. What was the name of the part-Kaw, part-Osage U.S. senator from Kansas who was then the "highest official with acknowledged Indian ancestry ever elected to office" (96)?

5. In what year was the Louisiana Purchase enacted, "which contained lands dominated by the Osage" (37)?

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