The Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in Vietnam Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was Tank's responsibility after he was retired from farming?
(a) Protecting the village from thieves.
(b) Carrying shopping back from town.
(c) Protecting the herd from tigers.
(d) Breeding.

2. Why were wild hogs such a problem?
(a) They always tried to impregnate the buffalos.
(b) They were always followed by tigers.
(c) They sometimes attacked without provocation.
(d) They would eat all the rice plants given the chance.

3. Where did the author first travel to with his father at twelve years old?
(a) The mountains.
(b) The jungle.
(c) China.
(d) The city.

4. Which of the following is a question the children asked about Tank?
(a) Why is he always so grumpy?
(b) Why can he run so fast?
(c) Why is his stomach so big?
(d) Who are his parents?

5. What did Hung make a dummy of?
(a) A wild hog.
(b) A child.
(c) A man.
(d) A crocodile.

6. What does Nhuong say the white catfish fought like at the end of the old man's line?
(a) A wrestler.
(b) A boxer.
(c) A devil.
(d) A demon.

7. What did the families do with their bridge at night?
(a) Broke it.
(b) Covered it with oil.
(c) Pulled it in.
(d) Threw it in the trench.

8. Where did the farmer put his daughter before he ran from the wild hog?
(a) In a flower pot.
(b) Behind a shed.
(c) On top of a clump of grass.
(d) Inside his tractor.

9. In which country is the story set?
(a) Thailand.
(b) Cambodia.
(c) Vietnam.
(d) China.

10. Who pulls Tank away from the fight?
(a) Nhuong.
(b) Nhuong's brother.
(c) Nhuong's cousin.
(d) Nhuong's father.

11. Which part of the hog do the villagers save?
(a) Its eyes.
(b) Its heart.
(c) Its head.
(d) Its liver.

12. Why did lowland buffalo not make good fighters?
(a) They never had to look after themselves.
(b) They were not brought up with fierce animals.
(c) They were spoiled.
(d) They had a different diet.

13. What kind of snake did Nhuong's cousin tame?
(a) A horse snake.
(b) A python.
(c) An adder.
(d) A grass snake.

14. Where did Nhuong imprison the otter?
(a) A bamboo cage.
(b) A carrier.
(c) An iron cage.
(d) A small hut.

15. What kind of animals do Nhuong and his cousin hunt and cook alive?
(a) Wild hogs.
(b) Wild chickens.
(c) Wild boar.
(d) Wild buffalo.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of wild hog is most dangerous?

2. What did Nhuong's father do to ensure Tank was not taken again?

3. What does Tank push the buffalo into?

4. How did Nhuong's cousin's father die?

5. What did the author have to stop the water buffalo nibbling on?

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