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. How old was Jimmy when Ove and Rune ran off his mother's abusive boyfriend, according to the narrator in Chapter 34: “A Man Called Ove and a Boy in the House Next Door"?
(a) Six.
(b) Three.
(c) Nine.
(d) 16.

2. What did Ove note the bus driver smelling of as he loaded his wife's bags in Chapter 23: “A Man Who Was Ove and a Bus that Never Got There”?
(a) Marijuana.
(b) Wine.
(c) Cigarettes.
(d) Cologne.

3. Who is riding in the front passenger seat of Ove's car when he leaves the hospital in Chapter 24: “A Man Called Ove and a Brat who Paints in Color”?
(a) Patrick.
(b) Jimmy.
(c) Adrian.
(d) Mirsad.

4. What is Jimmy wearing when he encounters Ove in the beginning of Chapter 33: “A Man Called Ove and an Inspection Tour That Is Not the Usual”?
(a) A postal uniform.
(b) A wool coat.
(c) A green tracksuit.
(d) A military uniform.

5. With whom does Lena say she is going skating on the lake in Chapter 37: “A Man Called Ove and a Lot of Bastards Sticking Their Noses In”?
(a) Jimmy.
(b) Adrian.
(c) Anders.
(d) Parvaneh.

6. What does the teenage postman say he is saving money for in Chapter 26: “A Man Called Ove and a Society where No-one Can Repair a Bicycle Any More”?
(a) A bicycle.
(b) An engagement ring.
(c) A car.
(d) A house.

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

8. What does Ove demand from Anita when he goes to her house in Chapter 33: “A Man Called Ove and an Inspection Tour That Is Not the Usual”?
(a) Papers from the authorities.
(b) Corrugated iron.
(c) Rune's medical diagnosis.
(d) His money.

9. From whom is the letter that Ove opens and reads in Chapter 37: “A Man Called Ove and a Lot of Bastards Sticking Their Noses In”?
(a) His goddaughter.
(b) Sonja's great-grandmother.
(c) The man he saved on the train tracks.
(d) Ove's father.

10. When did Sonja say was the only time that Ove had admitted he was wrong, according to the narrator in Chapter 36: “A Man Called Ove and a Whisky”?
(a) The late 1970s.
(b) The late 1960s.
(c) The early 1980s.
(d) The early 1970s.

11. The narrator says in Chapter 34: “A Man Called Ove and a Boy in the House Next Door" that "if there was one single thing Ove and Rune agreed on, irrespective of how much they were feuding at the time, it was that whoever currently populated the neighbor’s house tended to be" what?
(a) "Cursed."
(b) "Utter imbeciles."
(c) "Psychotic basketcases."
(d) "Naive fools."

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

13. 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.

14. What food did Sonja eat obsessively during her pregnancy?
(a) Oranges.
(b) Bananas.
(c) Potatoes.
(d) Apples.

15. When was the last time Anita had seen Ove so angry, according to the narrator in Chapter 33: “A Man Called Ove and an Inspection Tour That Is Not the Usual”?
(a) 1989.
(b) 1977.
(c) 1969.
(d) 1991.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Ove order at the cafe in Chapter 29: “A Man Called Ove and a Bender”?

2. What kind of car did Rune buy when Ove bought a Saab 9000 in the 1980s?

3. For what crime were Ove's obnoxious and partying neighbors arrested, according to the narrator in Chapter 34: “A Man Called Ove and a Boy in the House Next Door"?

4. 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”?

5. What color eyes is the Blond Weed said to have in Chapter 25: “A Man Called Ove and a Piece of Corrugated Iron”?

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