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 kind of people considered Tank a prize?
(a) Government officials.
(b) Fur traders.
(c) Buffalo traders.
(d) Buffalo thieves.

2. When is the only time a tiger will attack a wild hog?
(a) When it's young.
(b) When it's alone.
(c) When it's hungry.
(d) When it's in a group.

3. What is the name for a wild hog's home?
(a) A harem.
(b) A pen.
(c) A farm.
(d) A coop.

4. What is the only part of a hog's body not protected by sap?
(a) Its belly.
(b) Its throat.
(c) Its forehead.
(d) Its behind.

5. How does one stop a snake from squeezing a person to death?
(a) By pressing its forehead.
(b) By biting its tail.
(c) By tickling its belly.
(d) By pinching its belly.

6. What part of the wild hog is its most dangerous weapon?
(a) Its legs.
(b) Its tail.
(c) Its head.
(d) Its teeth.

7. What were the tigers always trying to steal?
(a) Money.
(b) Children.
(c) The cattle.
(d) Food.

8. What part of the catfish produces a harmful poison?
(a) Its fins.
(b) Its teeth.
(c) Its tail.
(d) Its gills.

9. What did the author have to stop the water buffalo nibbling on?
(a) Coconuts.
(b) Nettles.
(c) Sugar cane.
(d) Rice plants.

10. How did the mother otter try to stop Nhuong from taking her cubs?
(a) She clawed his leg.
(b) She scratched his back.
(c) She jumped on his back.
(d) She bit his toes.

11. Where did Nhuong hear the story of how Tank was stolen?
(a) A local wedding.
(b) The school yard.
(c) A government meeting.
(d) A supermarket.

12. What does Nhuong say disrupted his dreams?
(a) War.
(b) Adulthood.
(c) Death.
(d) Marriage.

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

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

15. What would fisherman use to fish a white catfish?
(a) A spear.
(b) A bamboo pole.
(c) A metal pole.
(d) A fishing line on its own.

Short Answer Questions

1. What were the houses in the village made of?

2. Who did Nhuong send to deliver a message to his family?

3. Why would have been better for Nhuong if he had caught the otter with its eyes still closed?

4. What would Nhuong's father do during the evenings?

5. Why did lowland buffalo not make good fighters?

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