A Walk Across America Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Peter Jenkins (travel author)
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Along the way, Cooper and Peter stop at a country store to buy a feast. Who joins them?
(a) An old man.
(b) An old woman.
(c) They dine alone.
(d) The store owner.

2. What problem does Peter have after leaving the sheriff's house?
(a) He loses his dog.
(b) He cannot find work.
(c) He becomes ill.
(d) He forgets his shoes.

3. What world event is occurring during the book?
(a) The Gulf War.
(b) World War I.
(c) The Vietnam War.
(d) The Cold War.

4. Where are Peter and Cooper when Chapter 8 begins?
(a) Several towns away from Homer.
(b) In a shopping mall.
(c) In Homer's house.
(d) Back in Washington.

5. How long do Peter and Cooper stay with Homer?
(a) A few nights.
(b) A month.
(c) Twenty days.
(d) A year.

6. In Chapter 12, how long does Peter wait to call his parents?
(a) He does not call his parents.
(b) Three days.
(c) Two weeks.
(d) One day.

7. How does the author keep track of his adventures without carrying a lot of materials?
(a) He writes in code.
(b) He calls his editor.
(c) He records notes in his laptop.
(d) He sends emails.

8. Who is Cooper?
(a) Peter's brother.
(b) Peter's wife.
(c) Peter's roommate.
(d) Peter's dog, a half Alaskan Malamute.

9. At the start of Chapter 5, where do Peter and Cooper heads toward?
(a) The Appalachian Trail.
(b) New York.
(c) California.
(d) Cananda.

10. In Chapter 4, Peter visits a place which will provide him equipment on his journey. What is this place?
(a) A grocery store.
(b) National Geographic.
(c) A bookstore.
(d) A camping store.

11. In Chapter 5, who stops to help Peter and Cooper?
(a) He meets no one.
(b) A kind man in a truck.
(c) A beautiful woman.
(d) A child on a bike.

12. Who joins Peter and Cooper on their journey in Chapter 9?
(a) His brother.
(b) His mother.
(c) His aunt.
(d) His father.

13. In Chapter 3, what does the individual do after he helps Peter and Cooper?
(a) He drives away.
(b) He walks with Peter the rest of the trip.
(c) He steals Peter's money.
(d) He runs away.

14. In Chapter 8, Peter and Cooper find a place to stay. Where is it?
(a) A firehouse.
(b) A school house.
(c) A hospital.
(d) A church.

15. Where did Peter grow up?
(a) The suburbs.
(b) On a lake.
(c) The city.
(d) A farm.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 5, Peter and Cooper meet their first big challenge. What is it?

2. At the end of Chapter 12, what is Peter doing when the special officer arrives?

3. How is Peter feeling about his journey at the end of Chapter 4?

4. What does Peter decide to do at the end of Chapter 12?

5. In Chapter 2, we learn why Peter starts his journey. What is the reason?

(see the answer keys)

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