Major Pettigrew's Last Stand Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Alec's wife planning?

2. What kind of business does Mrs. Ali own?

3. What does Pettigrew notice while giving Mrs. Ali a tour of the garden?

4. Why does Pettigrew feel so uncomfortable when the boy comes in the shop?

5. What does Alec's wife need help choosing for the event she is planning?

Short Essay Questions

1. Please describe Mrs. Ali's store.

2. How does Pettigrew protect his brother's guns?

3. What is the pretense for Major Pettigrew's tea with Mrs. Ali?

4. How does Major Pettigrew feel about the wives of the golf club?

5. Why does Mrs. Ali feel so down about her life at the beginning of the book?

6. What does Major Pettigrew love about the walk into town?

7. What makes Roger stick out in the crowd at the funeral proceedings?

8. How does Major Pettigrew describe his village?

9. How did people respond to Pettigrew's suggestion for the golf club dance?

10. Who is Jemima, and what does Major Pettigrew think of her?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Which person did you relate with the most in this book? Why is this? How did this person change throughout the book?

Essay Topic 2

Where does India come to play in this plot, and what affects does this have on the tone of the book?

Essay Topic 3

What is the significance of the title of this book?

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