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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Ove call the man who ran the hotel where Ove stayed with his wife in Chapter 21: “A Man Who Was Ove and Countries Where They Play Foreign Music in Restaurants”?
(a) Adrian.
(b) Schosse.
(c) Jacques.
(d) Mirsad.

2. 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 1970s.
(d) The early 1980s.

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

4. What does Ove order at the cafe in Chapter 29: “A Man Called Ove and a Bender”?
(a) An iced latte.
(b) A cappucino.
(c) A bagel.
(d) Black coffee.

5. 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) Four years.
(b) One year.
(c) Three years.
(d) Two years.

Short Answer Questions

1. 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”?

2. What is the name of Anita's son?

3. 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”?

4. What does the cafe owner offer to Ove for fixing his heater in Chapter 29: “A Man Called Ove and a Bender”?

5. 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”?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Ove respond when he learns how long Anita has been fighting the authorities in Chapter 33: “A Man Called Ove and an Inspection Tour That Is Not the Usual”? Why?

2. What is revealed of Jimmy's history in Chapter 34: “A Man Called Ove and a Boy in the House Next Door”?

3. Why do Ove and Parvaneh go to the cafe in Chapter 29: “A Man Called Ove and a Bender”?

4. What did Ove discover in the envelope that Lena had sent to him in Chapter 37: “A Man Called Ove and a Lot of Bastards Sticking Their Noses In”?

5. What did Ove do during Sonja's siestas in Spain?

6. How is the rivalry between Ove and Rune described in Chapter 27: “A Man Called Ove and a Driving Lesson”?

7. What has prevented Ove from committing suicide in Chapter 31: “A Man Called Ove Reverses with a Trailer. Again.”?

8. What does the young mailman say to Ove about Sonja in Chapter 26: “A Man Called Ove and a Society where No-one Can Repair a Bicycle Any More”?

9. What gift does Ove give to Parvaneh in Chapter 34: “A Man Called Ove and Social Incompetence”? How does she respond to the gift?

10. What does the man in the white shirt discover when he returns for his car in Chapter 34: “A Man Called Ove and a Boy in the House Next Door”? What has happened to the car?

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