Have You Read Some Of US Had Been Threatening Our Friend Colby?

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This short story centers on a group of friends who have decided to kill a member of the group because of his recent behavior. It follows through the plans and discussions they make concerning the event and what the one to be hanged will prefer for his final moments.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the author of the piece?
    • A. 

      Donald Barthelme

    • B. 

      John Steinbeck

    • C. 

      Doris Lessing

    • D. 

      E.B White

  • 2. 
    What were Colby's friends planning to do to him after concluding he had gone too far?
    • A. 

      Shoot him

    • B. 

      Hang him

    • C. 

      Poison him

    • D. 

      Drown him

  • 3. 
    What was Howard's occupation?
    • A. 

      Carpenter

    • B. 

      Mason

    • C. 

      Conductor

    • D. 

      Painter

  • 4. 
    According to Colby, which music had he always been fond of?
    • A. 

      Mozart's 41st Symphony

    • B. 

      Sibelius' 7th Symphony

    • C. 

      Beethoven's 3rd Symphony

    • D. 

      Ives's 4th Symphony

  • 5. 
    Who was worried about the wording of the invitations?
    • A. 

      Hugh

    • B. 

      Brad

    • C. 

      Ernest

    • D. 

      Mark

  • 6. 
    How was the the event going to be referred in the invitations?
    • A. 

      Killing Mr. Colby Williams

    • B. 

      An Event Involving Mr. Colby Williams

    • C. 

      Mr. Colby Williams Meets His End

    • D. 

      Mr. Colby Williams Goes Home

  • 7. 
    Which individual was going to see to the printing of the invitations?
    • A. 

      Jones

    • B. 

      William

    • C. 

      Magnus

    • D. 

      Bradley

  • 8. 
    Who was going to look up the designing of the gibbet?
    • A. 

      Jeff

    • B. 

      Kevin

    • C. 

      Jones

    • D. 

      Tomas

  • 9. 
    Which music did Colby finally pick?
    • A. 

      Elgar

    • B. 

      Cody

    • C. 

      Ralph

    • D. 

      Jimmy

  • 10. 
    What was the estimated cost of the gibbet?
    • A. 

      300 dollars

    • B. 

      200 dollars

    • C. 

      400 dollars

    • D. 

      500 dollars

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