A Bend in the Road Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Prologue and Chapters 1-2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the question the unnamed narrator asks as he begins the prologue?
(a) How do you begin a story?
(b) What is the definition of beginning?
(c) Does a story begin with tragedy?
(d) Where does a story begin?

2. In Chapter 1, what does Miles think Missy's reaction to Jonah's troubles would have been?
(a) She would have blamed the teacher.
(b) She would have bought Jonah a dozen tutors.
(c) She would have had them under control before they even happened.
(d) She would have punished Jonah.

3. How does the unnamed narrator say that Missy and Miles met?
(a) At a high school party.
(b) Introduced by friends in high school.
(c) At a college frat party.
(d) Introduced by their parents after college.

4. What river can Miles see from his back porch?
(a) Roanoke River.
(b) Crabtree Creek.
(c) Trent River.
(d) Eno River.

5. How old is Miles Ryan as the book begins?
(a) Forty.
(b) Twenty.
(c) Twenty-nine.
(d) Thirty-two.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what type of school did Sarah teach before coming to New Bern?

2. In Chapter 1, what reason does Jonah give Miles for not telling him about the trouble he was having in class?

3. What is causing the unnamed narrator to have trouble sleeping in the prologue?

4. In what year was Jonah born?

5. What does the unnamed narrator say this story is about in the prologue?

(see the answer key)

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