Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel 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. What does the family see upon arriving in the new location?
(a) Fire.
(b) Wild horses.
(c) Battle.
(d) Mirage.

2. How far is the school from the ranch?
(a) 200 miles.
(b) 250 miles.
(c) 100 miles.
(d) 150 miles.

3. Lily applies to a teachers' college in which state?
(a) Arizona.
(b) Utah.
(c) New Mexico.
(d) Illinois.

4. What word is best used to describe Lily's professional demeanor?
(a) Aggressive.
(b) Soft.
(c) Strict.
(d) Rude.

5. Mother Superior told Lily she should become which of the following?
(a) Novitiate.
(b) Nun.
(c) Teacher.
(d) Horse trainer.

6. Helen refers to her each of her beaus as Mr. _____.
(a) Hollywood.
(b) Wonderful.
(c) Right.
(d) Selfish.

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

8. What is the name of the family's daughter?
(a) Helena.
(b) Abigail.
(c) Dorothy.
(d) Winnifred.

9. The father is particularly interested in which of the following?
(a) Engineering.
(b) Weather.
(c) Education.
(d) Railroads.

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

11. What is the age of the oldest child?
(a) 11.
(b) 9.
(c) 10.
(d) 8.

12. Which word could best be used to describe the Mother Superior?
(a) Careworn.
(b) Biased.
(c) Frivolous.
(d) Stern.

13. What is Rooster's first name?
(a) Grant.
(b) Orville.
(c) Wilbur.
(d) Richard.

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

15. Lily surprises the men by being good at ____.
(a) Poker.
(b) Training dogs.
(c) Cleaning stalls.
(d) Cooking.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is the school located?

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

3. Lily began to take day trips to which landmark?

4. The father is fascinated with which character?

5. The friend dies in a ____ fire.

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