East of Eden Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Adam ask Samuel for help?
(a) He is the only one who has childbirth knowledge.
(b) He is not afraid of Cathy.
(c) He is less expensive.
(d) He is the closest neighbor.

2. At what age does Cathy become a complete stranger to her parents?
(a) 14.
(b) 16.
(c) 18.
(d) 20.

3. Why are the babies crying when Cathy leaves the house?
(a) They are hungry.
(b) They are scared.
(c) They are cold.
(d) They need to be changed.

4. What does Adam do when Cathy will not respond to his pleas?
(a) Opens the door.
(b) Slaps her.
(c) Leaves the house.
(d) Cries.

5. Where is Mrs. Trask when she dies?
(a) A shallow pond.
(b) A pew at church.
(c) Her bed.
(d) Her mother's house.

6. What is Samuel's last name?
(a) Hathaway.
(b) Hamilton.
(c) Hemingway.
(d) Hawthorne.

7. What position does Cyrus take after Adam goes to war?
(a) Secretary of defense.
(b) Secretary of state.
(c) Secretary of agriculture.
(d) Secretary of war.

8. How do Cathy's classmates feel about her?
(a) They are jealous of her.
(b) They hate her.
(c) They fear her.
(d) They love her.

9. What is the name of Cathy's new boss after she leaves Adam?
(a) Shaye.
(b) Faye.
(c) Raye.
(d) Kaye.

10. How does Mrs. Trask die?
(a) From consumption.
(b) She is stabbed.
(c) She drowns herself.
(d) From a venereal disease.

11. Who gives Adam needed advice after Cathy leaves?
(a) Lee.
(b) Samuel.
(c) Cyrus.
(d) Charles.

12. What does Adam do to keep Cathy from having her way after she gives birth?
(a) Has Lee watch the babies.
(b) Locks her in her room.
(c) Watches the babies himself.
(d) Gets a bodyguard.

13. How much money does Cyrus leave to his sons?
(a) $10,000.
(b) $10,000,000.
(c) $100,000.
(d) $1,000,000.

14. How does Cathy feel about moving where Adam wants to after their marriage?
(a) She doesn't want to.
(b) She is thrilled about it.
(c) She doesn't care either way.
(d) She manipulated Adam into wanting to go there.

15. In what state does the story take place?
(a) Colorado.
(b) New Jersey.
(c) California.
(d) New Mexico.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who runs the Trask farm after Adam goes to war?

2. What does Adam do when he realizes that his mother is sick?

3. What does Mr. Edwards hire Cathy to do?

4. How many bottle of medicine does Kate steal from the doctor?

5. How does Cathy get what she wants from people?

(see the answer keys)

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