Running in the Family Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old was Lalla when she became a widow?
(a) Almost 25.
(b) 32.
(c) 27.
(d) Not yet 30.

2. Where did Doris hold her breath and faint so that Mervyn would have to stop drinking?
(a) Kitulgala resthouse.
(b) Dambulla resthouse.
(c) Tissamaharama resthouse.
(d) Ambepussa resthouse.

3. When did Lalla die?
(a) March 18, 1946.
(b) November 1, 1948.
(c) April 12, 1945.
(d) August 15, 1947.

4. What would wake Michael and his siblings on the last estate where they lived as children?
(a) A drum.
(b) A gong.
(c) A trumpet.
(d) A bell.

5. How tall was Michael's Aunt Dolly?
(a) 5 ft.
(b) 5 ft. 1 in.
(c) 5 ft. 5 in.
(d) 4 ft. 10 in.

6. What year was the car that was in Aunt Dolly's garden?
(a) 1940.
(b) 1930.
(c) 1925.
(d) 1935.

7. What was Susan's husband's name?
(a) Sunil.
(b) John.
(c) V.C.
(d) Kunar.

8. Where was the first place that Doris lived when she moved to England?
(a) Leverstock Green.
(b) North Finchley.
(c) Potters Crouch.
(d) Lancaster Gate.

9. Where was the school located that Michael first attended as a child?
(a) Colombo.
(b) Jaffna.
(c) Yala.
(d) Kegalle.

10. How long did Michael say it would take for the tea estate to turn to jungle if it was left alone?
(a) 3 years.
(b) 5 years.
(c) 4 years.
(d) 6 years.

11. Where did Doris run a small dance and theater school?
(a) Colombo.
(b) Negombo.
(c) Kegalle.
(d) Galle.

12. What animal appeared out of the trees while Michael and his family were showering in the rain?
(a) Leopard.
(b) Black boar.
(c) Elephant.
(d) Sloth bear.

13. How far was the car from the house when it stalled?
(a) 1 mile.
(b) 1/2 mile.
(c) 2 miles.
(d) 1/4 mile.

14. How far was it to drive from Colombo to the tea estate?
(a) 105 miles.
(b) 75 miles.
(c) 80 miles.
(d) 100 miles.

15. What disease did one of Rene's cows catch?
(a) Mad cow disease.
(b) Rinderpest fever.
(c) Anthrax.
(d) Milk fever.

Short Answer Questions

1. In one of the stories about Mervyn's train escapade, what color were the dogs he was leading?

2. What gear was the car in when the transmission broke?

3. Near where did David Grenier drown?

4. How long was the tunnel where Mervyn threatened to commit suicide?

5. As a teen, what song did Michael dance disgracefully to with girls?

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