Major Pettigrew's Last Stand 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 Pettigrew accuse Roger of being when he takes a lease on the cottage?
(a) Arrogant.
(b) Stupid.
(c) Strange.
(d) Spontaneous.

2. Who helps Mrs. Ali with her business?
(a) Her brother.
(b) Her son.
(c) Her cousin.
(d) Her nephew.

3. What military status did Pettigrew's father hold?
(a) Major.
(b) Lieutenant.
(c) Colonel.
(d) General.

4. Why does Roger say he no longer needs his father's guidance?
(a) He is getting ready.
(b) He is grown.
(c) His mother is dead.
(d) He is moving away.

5. How long of a lease does Roger take on the first cottage he sees?
(a) 6 months.
(b) 10 months.
(c) 12 months.
(d) 8 months.

6. How many children does Mrs. Ali have?
(a) 3.
(b) None.
(c) 1.
(d) 2.

7. What is Mrs. De Vere's first name?
(a) Gina.
(b) Gala.
(c) Gloria.
(d) Grace.

8. What does Jemima need money for?
(a) To replace her old car.
(b) To send her son to school.
(c) To buy a new home.
(d) To get married.

9. How long has Mr. Pettigrew been living alone?
(a) 6 years.
(b) 2 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 3 years.

10. What disappoints Mr. Pettigrew at the funeral?
(a) His daughter wore white.
(b) His son never arrives.
(c) There is not enough crying.
(d) The service is too short.

11. What is the name of Mr. Pettigrew's house?
(a) Rose Lodge.
(b) Rose Grove.
(c) Rose Corner.
(d) Rose Bunch.

12. Why does Mr. Pettigrew need help at the beginning of the book?
(a) He cannot undo the bowtie on his tuxedo.
(b) He has a head cold.
(c) He is depressed and missing his wife.
(d) He is in shock about his brother's death.

13. What kind of business does Mrs. Ali own?
(a) Hotel.
(b) Grocery store.
(c) Tourist shop.
(d) Restaurant.

14. How long has Mr. Ali been dead?
(a) 6 years.
(b) 2 years.
(c) 5 years.
(d) 3 years.

15. What is the name of the first cottage Roger shows his father?
(a) Apple Cottage.
(b) Peach Cottage.
(c) Berry Cottage.
(d) Plum Cottage.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Mr. Pettigrew doing before learning that his brother died?

2. Why is Mrs. Khan rude to Mrs. Ali?

3. Where is Pettigrew when he is put on a committee for the event Alec's wife is planning?

4. How old is Mr. Pettigrew at the beginning of the book?

5. What is Pettigrew surprised to admire about Mrs. Ali during Sunday tea?

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