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

Jeannette Walls
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Lily is in what type of accident?
(a) Factory.
(b) Wagon.
(c) Car.
(d) Farm.

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

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

4. What is the name of Lily's father?
(a) Adam.
(b) William.
(c) Michael.
(d) Bruce.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who makes the sign of the cross?

2. Where do Lily and her new husband live?

3. What is the name of the oldest daughter?

4. What does the family see upon arriving in the new location?

5. How far is the school from the ranch?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where does Lily go to school? Who is in charge of the school?

2. Explain Lily's college experience. What are some of her trials and victories?

3. Where does Lily go after leaving the ranch? What prompts her choice?

4. Why does Lily return to KC Ranch? What has changed since her last visit?

5. What is Lily's philosophy about teaching children?

6. Explain what occurs on Lily's return to Red Lake? Who challenges Lily? How is the situation handled?

7. What are the educational goals of the children? How are those goals addressed?

8. Why is Lily concerned with Helen? What is the plan for Helen's future?

9. What is the first unusual thing that happens when the family arrives in Hondo Valley?

10. How is Lily's career shaped over the next several years?

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