A Man Called Ove Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who attended Ove's wedding?
(a) Sonja's brother and sister-in-law.
(b) Sonja's parents.
(c) Rune and Anita.
(d) Ove's parents.

2. What does Ove write on his "Funeral Arrangements" before attempting suicide in Chapter 32: “A Man Called Ove Isn’t Running a Damned Hotel”?
(a) "Bury me in my suit."
(b) "Bury me in the backyard."
(c) "Bury me in a pine box."
(d) "Please read the attached eulogy."

3. At the end of what decade was the house next to Ove's bought by a bank manager, according to the narrator in Chapter 34: “A Man Called Ove and a Boy in the House Next Door"?
(a) The 1980s.
(b) The 1960s.
(c) The 1990s.
(d) The 1970s.

4. The narrator says that Sonja used to say "Loving someone is like" what, in Chapter 36: “A Man Called Ove and a Whisky”?
(a) "Having a child."
(b) "Trying to count raindrops."
(c) "Falling into the ocean."
(d) "Moving into a house."

5. What kind of beverage does Parvaneh bring when she has her driving lesson in Chapter 27: “A Man Called Ove and a Driving Lesson”?
(a) A cup of milk.
(b) Carbonated juice.
(c) A glass of wine.
(d) A Coca Cola.

6. About how old is Lena described as when she appears in Chapter 20: “A Man Called Ove and an Intruder”?
(a) 60.
(b) 35.
(c) 45.
(d) 30.

7. What catches Ove's eye when he steps into the hallway in the end of Chapter 32: “A Man Called Ove Isn’t Running a Damned Hotel”?
(a) The rubber tube.
(b) The rope.
(c) A picture of Sonja.
(d) The ceiling hook.

8. What is the name of the cafe owner in Chapter 29: “A Man Called Ove and a Bender”?
(a) Adrian.
(b) Amel.
(c) Mirsad.
(d) Jimmy.

9. What does Ove ask Parvaneh if she has when he visits her in the end of Chapter 26: “A Man Called Ove and a Society where No-one Can Repair a Bicycle Any More”?
(a) A blanket.
(b) A rug.
(c) A green sign.
(d) Corrugated steel.

10. What does the narrator say Ove had brought along with him in the beginning of Chapter 34: “A Man Called Ove and a Boy in the House Next Door”?
(a) A basket of flowers.
(b) A basket of bread.
(c) A blue plastic deck chair.
(d) A saucer of milk.

11. What animal did the neighborhood association fear would be killed if they put out rat poison in Chapter 28: “A Man Who Was Ove and a Man Who Was Rune”?
(a) A porcupine.
(b) A hedgehog.
(c) A raccoon.
(d) A squirrel.

12. Where is the hiding place that Ove keeps his rifle?
(a) Behind the radiator.
(b) Atop the refrigerator.
(c) Behind the sofa.
(d) Under his bed.

13. For how long does Jimmy say Anita has been writing letters to appeal her situation in Chapter 33: “A Man Called Ove and an Inspection Tour That Is Not the Usual”?
(a) One year.
(b) Two years.
(c) Three years.
(d) Four years.

14. Where does Adrian run when Ove opens the door holding a rifle in Chapter 32: “A Man Called Ove Isn’t Running a Damned Hotel”?
(a) To Parvaneh's house.
(b) To the toolshed.
(c) To Jimmy's house.
(d) To the train station.

15. What is the name of Mirsad's father?
(a) Paul.
(b) Anders.
(c) Adrian.
(d) Amel.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Lena want to interview Ove in Chapter 20: “A Man Called Ove and an Intruder”?

2. What kind of car does Parvaneh almost hit when she begins her driving lesson in Chapter 27: “A Man Called Ove and a Driving Lesson”?

3. Where did Ove marry his wife?

4. On what day of the week did Ove and his wife go to spend sitting in a cafe, according to the narrator in Chapter 29: “A Man Called Ove and a Bender”?

5. Who won the "Snow Clearance Skirmish," according to the narrator in Chapter 28: “A Man Who Was Ove and a Man Who Was Rune”?

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