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. What is the name of the only son?
(a) Willie.
(b) Ambrose.
(c) Buster.
(d) Lucas.

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

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

4. What is the name of Lily's first true friend?
(a) Margaret.
(b) Michelle.
(c) Minnie.
(d) Maggie.

5. What is the name of the town where Lily lives?
(a) Red Valley.
(b) Red Pine.
(c) Red Lake.
(d) Red Fork.

6. The father is fascinated with which character?
(a) Billy the Kid.
(b) Ma Barker.
(c) Doc Holliday.
(d) Annie Oakley.

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

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

9. What is Lily's first job in the city?
(a) Newspaper editor.
(b) Sales clerk.
(c) Maid.
(d) Teacher.

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

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

12. What type of tree is used for refuge?
(a) Cottonwood.
(b) Oak.
(c) Pine.
(d) Elm.

13. What event permitted Lily to leave the ranch?
(a) Ranch burned down.
(b) War.
(c) Famine.
(d) Daisy died.

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

15. What type of animal senses trouble in the first part?
(a) Pigs.
(b) Chickens.
(c) Cows.
(d) Horses.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. The friend dies in a ____ fire.

3. Where does the family go to start over?

4. What is the name of the woman who helps the family?

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

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