Orphan Train 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 is the name of the baby that Vivian is in charge of caring for on the orphan train in 1929?
(a) Carmine.
(b) Willa.
(c) Sarah.
(d) Peter.

2. How old is Molly when her character is introduced in the narrative?
(a) 13.
(b) 22.
(c) 91.
(d) 17.

3. What grade does Vivian say she was in school when she was orphaned?
(a) Third grade.
(b) Fourth grade.
(c) Second grade.
(d) Sixth grade.

4. What item of jewelry does Mrs. Byrne express a dislike for on Vivian in Section 2?
(a) Her diamond bracelet.
(b) Her claddagh cross.
(c) Her turtle pendant.
(d) Her ruby ring.

5. In what year is the contemporary narrative of Orphan Train set?
(a) 2013.
(b) 2003.
(c) 2011.
(d) 1999.

6. Who is the author of Anne of Green Gables?
(a) William Wordsworth.
(b) Lucy Maud Montgomery.
(c) Percy Byshe Shelley.
(d) Walt Whitman.

7. Of what does Vivian say in the Prologue, "Many times in my life I have felt them around me, observing, witnessing, when no one in the living world knew or cared what happened"?
(a) Ghosts.
(b) Demons.
(c) Angels.
(d) The gods of Fate.

8. What is the setting for the novel Anne of Green Gables?
(a) South Dakota.
(b) New York, New York.
(c) Prince Edward Island.
(d) Boston, Massachusetts.

9. Where did Joseph Plunkett marry Grace Gifford just hours before his execution?
(a) The County Galway Courthouse.
(b) The County Mayo Courthouse.
(c) The Kilcommon jail chapel.
(d) The Kilmainham jail chapel.

10. What was the name that Vivian was born with?
(a) Deirdre Friel.
(b) Niamh Power.
(c) Aednat Connolly.
(d) Clodagh O'Reilly.

11. How old is Maisie in 1929 when Vivian begins her life story?
(a) 7 years old.
(b) 6 months old.
(c) 18 months old.
(d) 5 years old.

12. Where is Jack's father from?
(a) Brazil.
(b) Mexico.
(c) Haiti.
(d) The Dominican Republic.

13. Where is Mr. Byrne's family from in Ireland?
(a) County Galway.
(b) County Cork.
(c) County Kerry.
(d) County Claire.

14. Where had Vivan and her husband owned a department store before moving to the Northeast?
(a) Wyoming.
(b) Minnesota.
(c) Nebraska.
(d) Kansas.

15. How did Molly's father die?
(a) He was killed in a car accident.
(b) He was shot by a stranger.
(c) He was executed by the state.
(d) He committed suicide by overdose.

Short Answer Questions

1. What color is Molly's hair described as in the beginning of the novel?

2. Who does Molly borrow the pink blouse from that she wears when she first goes to Vivian's house?

3. Where does Molly live with her foster parents in the novel?

4. What grade was Molly in when she transferred to Mount Desert Island High School?

5. How old was Molly when her father died?

(see the answer keys)

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