(English III) Montana 1948 Chapter 2 Study Guide- Jaren Katz

What does Wesley begin investigating the day after Frank visits Marie?
(a) A bank robbery.
(b) Complaints about missing livestock.
(c) Frank’s alleged sexual offenses.
(d) An alleged extortion ring.

What does Wesley say that he will buy Gail from Birdwell’s Bee Farm?
(a) Flour.
(b) A new skillet.
(c) Walnuts.
(d) Honey.

What can Wesley do on the reservation?
(a) Ask questions as he has no authority on the reservation.
(b) He is not even allowed on the reservation.
(c) Conduct full investigations.
(d) Make arrests.

Where is Wesley seated at dinner?
(a) David does not know since David was sent to have dinner with a friend.
(b) He goes to his parent’s home for dinner.
(c) He does not get back in time for dinner.
(d) Not in his usual place with friends.

To whom is Ollie Young Bear married?
(a) The tribe’s midwife.
(b) No one.
(c) A white woman.
(d) Marie’s sister.

For an Indian at the time, Ollie Young Bear has accomplished which of the following statements listed below?
(a) Published several books
(b) Served in the House of Representatives.
(c) Served in the military.
(d) Graduated from college.
C & D

What does David say Ollie Young Bear has managed to escape?
(a) Being orphaned at a young age.
(b) Being a Japanese prisoner of war.
(c) Being a poverty stricken alcoholic.
(d) Being a POW in a German camp.

According to David, what does Ollie never do?
(a) Works.
(b) Chats.
(c) Smiles.
(d) Relaxes.

While bowling with David and Wesley, what does Ollie do?
(a) Ignores David and Wesley.
(b) Drinks exactly half a beer.
(c) Corrects David’s bowling techniques.
(d) Scores a perfect game.

How do Ollie’s actions at the bowling alley affect David?
(a) Force David to apologize for Ollie.
(b) Make bowling more work than fun
(c) Set a good example for David.
(d) Give David ideas about improving his game.

What happens when David goes over to the table where Wesley and Ollie are speaking in the bowling alley?
(a) They keep talking.
(b) They invite David to join the conversation.
(c) They stop talking.
(d) They tell David about Frank.

How is Marie when David checks in on her when he gets home from the bowling alley?
(a) She is feeling much better.
(b) She is in a lot of pain.
(c) She is very upset.
(d) She is asleep.

Why does the house seem quiet to David?
(a) The pump wheel is not moving.
(b) His mother has gone to North Dakota.
(c) His younger brother is at a friend’s house.
(d) Marie is not playing music.

What does Wesley tell Gail and David after supper?
(a) To go to Missoula.
(b) To go see his parents.
(c) To go to the reservation.
(d) To leave the house.

Why does Wesley tell Gail and David what he did?
(a) He wants to be honest.
(b) He wants to question Marie.
(c) He wants to reassure them.
(d) He needs to enlist their help.

David lacks the courage to ask his mother about ________________situation.
(a) Ollie’s.
(b) Julian’s.
(c) Len’s.
(d) Frank’s.

What does Gail say about the winds of Montana?
(a) They are not like the winds of North Dakota.
(b) They are colder than the temperature suggests.
(c) They cause some people to become bitter.
(d) They make men do strange things.

Why do David, Wesley, and Gail go to David’s grandparents’ home on Sunday?
(a) David’s horse is about to foal.
(b) To talk about the rumors in town.
(c) Julian is ill.
(d) For dinner.

Why does Gail want to stay home?
(a) She doesn’t think it’s a good idea to leave Marie alone.
(b) She does not want to face Frank and Gloria.
(c) She is feeling ill.
(d) She does not want to argue with her mother-in-law about David’s schooling.

What is David’s main goal when they get to his grandparents’ home?
(a) To show his grandmother a new drawing David did.
(b) To go fishing.
(c) To ride his horse.
(d) To observe his father and uncle together.

When David’s grandfather is waiting on his porch, what is David thinking about?
(a) David is thinking about how old Julian seems.
(b) David is thinking about how Julian seems like a stranger.
(c) David is thinking about how Julian seems as though he knows nothing yet about Frank.
(d) David is thinking about how Julian will never allow anything to happen to Frank.

What does Wesley do as Gail and David go inside David’s grandparents’ home?
(a) Pumps water from the well.
(b) Stays in the car.
(c) Chases the dog.
(d) Stays on the porch.

What does Julian ask about Frank and Gloria?
(a) If Frank is in danger.
(b) Why Frank can’t give them another grandchild.
(c) If Wesley plans on resigning.
(d) If Wesley wants to have more children.

Why don’t Gail and Wesley have more children?
(a) They can only afford one child.
(b) Gail had a difficult first pregnancy.
(c) Wesley is sterile.
(d) Gail wants to continue working.

What kind of grandchild does Julian want?
(a) He does not want any more.
(b) A female grandchild.
(c) White.
(d) He does not care.

Julian says Frank has always been partial to ___________________.
(a) No one
(b) David.
(c) White women.
(d) Indian women.

What does Julian say about Frank and the reservation?
(a) Frank should move to the reservation.
(b) Frank probably has fathered some children on the reservation.
(c) Frank is not welcome on the reservation.
(d) Frank refuses to treat residents on the reservation.

What does Julian say happened when Frank was barely a teenager?
(a) He wanted to marry an Indian girl.
(b) He almost died from influenza.
(c) He ran away with an Indian girl.
(d) He was caught with an Indian girl.

Where did Frank attend medical school?
(a) University of Michigan.
(b) University of Minnesota.
(c) University of Oklahoma.
(d) University of North Dakota.

Where does Frank meet Gloria?
(a) At a county fair in Montana.
(b) At a rodeo in Idaho.
(c) On an Indian reservation in South Dakota.
(d) When Frank is in medical school.

What did Julian hope Gloria would do?
(a) Keep Frank’s interest away from Indian women.
(b) Convince Frank to move back East.
(c) Convince Frank to run for Congress.
(d) Julian had no hopes concerning Gloria.

What does Gloria talk about at the dinner table?
(a) Moving to Washington, D. C.
(b) Moving back to St. Louis.
(c) Having a baby.
(d) Changing her lifestyle after the war.

What illness does David have while staying with Frank and Gloria one year?
(a) Chickenpox.
(b) Scarlet fever.
(c) Measles.
(d) Tonsillitis.

What does David remember about Gloria caring for him when he was ill?
(a) She was insensitive to him.
(b) She tended him carefully.
(c) She was impatient about his slow recovery.
(d) She ignored him.

Why is David sad at the dinner table?
(a) He’s thinking about his grandfather’s illness.
(b) He’s thinking about his father’s difficult life.
(c) He’s thinking about Frank’s crimes.
(d) He’s thinking about moving to North Dakota.

What does David’s grandfather give David to take on his ride?
(a) A pistol.
(b) A water flask.
(c) A bow and some arrows.
(d) A rifle.

What does Frank promise Wesley?
(a) To stop molesting Indian women.
(b) To take David hunting soon.
(c) To move to another town away from the reservation.
(d) To tell Gloria the truth about the investigation.

Who is at David’s home when he gets back from school on Monday?
(a) The deputy sheriff.
(b) His best friend’s father.
(c) The undertaker.
(d) His grandparents.

Why is Wesley driving out to the reservation?
(a) To find another housekeeper.
(b) To tell Marie’s mother about Marie’s death.
(c) To ask some more questions about Frank
(d) To see if he sees Frank’s car is there.

What does David tell his father in the middle of the night?
(a) He saw Marie’s boyfriend leave the house that day.
(b) Frank confided in David about an Indian woman.
(c) He saw Frank leaving the house on foot in the middle of the afternoon.
(d) Marie was talking about feeling much better.

How does Wesley say Frank will pay for his misdeeds?
(a) When he is sent to prison.
(b) When he looks his victims in the eye.
(c) When he loses his medical practice.
(d) When Frank meets God.

Under what circumstances is a coyote hard to find according to Marie?
(a) When it’s mating season.
(b) When you are looking for the coyote.
(c) When the sun is high overhead.
(d) When the coyote has pups

With whom was David fishing on a certain Monday?
(a) Wesley.
(b) George Cahill.
(c) Julian.
(d) Frank.

For what has Len been known in years past?
(a) Alcohol abuse.
(b) Bad temper.
(c) Drug addiction.
(d) Lying and cheating.

What does Len say prompted his drinking this time?
(a) He was upset about Frank.
(b) His wife was causing problem.
(c) He is in debt.
(d) He’s not specific about the cause.

Gail is with whom when David arrives home on Monday?
(a) Wesley.
(b) No one.
(c) Daisy.
(d) Frank.

What has David’s grandmother told him that makes it difficult for David to sleep the night of Marie’s death?
(a) A dead person’s spirit remains in the area for a while.
(b) The dead do not remember the living.
(c) Whoever killed Marie may be back.
(d) Marie’s spirit may seek vengeance.

What does David believe he feels?
(a) Marie’s anger.
(b) Marie’s tears.
(c) Marie’s presence.
(d) Marie’s pain.

What does Wesley question David about after David tells him about seeing Frank?
(a) The exact time David witnessed Frank leaving the house.
(b) If Marie seemed more ill when David saw here before she died.
(c) If anyone was with Frank.
(d) If David is angry with Frank.

According to David, who else probably saw Frank?
(a) Gloria.
(b) Len.
(c) George.
(d) Gail.

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