Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where had this person lived until the visit?
(a) Hondo Valley.
(b) Santa Fe.
(c) Chicago.
(d) Hollywood.

2. How many miles away is the town?
(a) 8.
(b) 6.
(c) 3.
(d) 4.

3. How many students does Lily have?
(a) 28.
(b) 19.
(c) 42.
(d) 36.

4. How many steps does the miraculous staircase have?
(a) 11.
(b) 44.
(c) 22.
(d) 33.

5. The college is located in which city?
(a) Santa Fe.
(b) Flagstaff.
(c) San Francisco.
(d) Chicago.

6. What is the name of Buster's wife?
(a) Connie.
(b) Betty.
(c) Andrea.
(d) Dorothy.

7. Old Man ____ is the name of the man who kills the dogs.
(a) Bertram.
(b) Puckett.
(c) Francis.
(d) Tanner.

8. The father is known for his flights of fancy. Lily says, "I sat there, ignoring Dad's prattle about _______ schemes."
(a) Unrealistic.
(b) Foolish.
(c) Harebrained.
(d) Silly.

9. Lily is eventually sent to The Sisters of ______ of Our Lady of the Light.
(a) Peter.
(b) Teresa.
(c) Guadalupe.
(d) Loretto.

10. What type of animal is trained at the ranch?
(a) Horses.
(b) Goats.
(c) Cattle.
(d) Dogs.

11. What store does Lily hope to go to in order to shop?
(a) Marshall Field's.
(b) Montgomery Ward.
(c) Sears.
(d) JCPenney.

12. Lily manages to get a(n) ______.
(a) Hitman.
(b) Annulment.
(c) Restraining order.
(d) Lawyer.

13. What other natural disaster causes a large problem on the ranch?
(a) Blizzard.
(b) Hurricane.
(c) Tornado.
(d) Flood.

14. What type of natural disaster strikes the ranch first?
(a) Blizzard.
(b) Tornado.
(c) Dust storm.
(d) Flood.

15. It became Lily's job to oversee ____ workers.
(a) Day labor.
(b) Runaway.
(c) Local.
(d) Migrant.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many children are in the family?

2. The father is fascinated with which character?

3. What word is best used to describe Lily's professional demeanor?

4. What is Rooster's first name?

5. How far is the school from the ranch?

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