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. Which problem plagues the father?
(a) Amputated arm.
(b) Speech impediment.
(c) Broken neck.
(d) Enlarged heart.

2. The oldest child is gifted in regards to working with ____.
(a) Harvesting.
(b) Weaving.
(c) Teaching.
(d) Horses.

3. The family had owned land in ____ Valley.
(a) Willow.
(b) Baker.
(c) Gringo.
(d) Hondo.

4. What is the name of the youngest child?
(a) Lizzie.
(b) Anna.
(c) Helen.
(d) Jane.

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

6. Where do Lily and her new husband live?
(a) Tenement.
(b) Boarding house.
(c) With friends.
(d) With his parents.

7. Where is the old ranch located?
(a) Utah.
(b) Texas.
(c) Oklahoma.
(d) Kansas.

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

9. How old is Lily at this time?
(a) 26.
(b) 28.
(c) 27.
(d) 29.

10. What is Rooster's last name?
(a) Conover.
(b) Puckett.
(c) Wills.
(d) Stubbs.

11. Lily learns that her engagement ring is ____.
(a) His ex-wife's.
(b) Lost.
(c) Fake.
(d) Stolen.

12. The friend dies in a ____ fire.
(a) Car.
(b) Barn.
(c) House.
(d) Factory.

13. What is the first lie Lily learns about her husband?
(a) He does not work away.
(b) He lost his job.
(c) He is older than he said.
(d) He has children.

14. Lily throws the ring _____.
(a) In the trash.
(b) In the lake.
(c) Down the garbage chute.
(d) Out the window.

15. Lily is introduced to ___ Smith.
(a) Bob.
(b) Carl.
(c) Jim.
(d) Randy.

Short Answer Questions

1. Lily is eventually sent to The Sisters of ______ of Our Lady of the Light.

2. How old is Buster when he is sent off to school?

3. What is the name of Lily's first true friend?

4. What is the name of the region where the family lives?

5. Who comes to visit Lily?

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