The Tie That Binds: A Novel 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. In which month did the Holt County Fair take place?
(a) April.
(b) July.
(c) June.
(d) August.

2. Why didn't John lease the Goodnough land?
(a) John knew the land was useless for farming.
(b) Roy was offered more money by someone else.
(c) John didn't have enough money.
(d) Roy wouldn't allow it.

3. Who drove the car on the way home from the county fair?
(a) Edith.
(b) Sandy.
(c) Mavis.
(d) Lyman.

4. How did Roy die?
(a) Lyman smothered Roy.
(b) Edith poisoned Roy.
(c) Roy choked on food.
(d) Roy died in his sleep.

5. What does Sandy say Mavis dislikes about his personality?
(a) He is bullheaded.
(b) He is slow to understand.
(c) He is too eager to help people.
(d) He is arrogant.

6. How old was Mavis during her first pregnancy?
(a) Thirty years old.
(b) Thirty-seven years old.
(c) Thirty-five years old.
(d) Thirty-three years old.

7. What does Sandy say Lyman always dressed in after returning home?
(a) Construction boots.
(b) A winter coat.
(c) Slacks and a tie.
(d) A housecoat.

8. What did Edith hang on the wall after her father's death?
(a) Her postcards from Lyman.
(b) Her mother's portrait.
(c) Newspaper clippings.
(d) Paintings she had created.

9. After Clevis left, which city did Sandy take Twyla to?
(a) Westminster.
(b) Denver.
(c) Colorado Springs.
(d) Fort Collins.

10. Where did Clevis run away to after hearing Twyla's news?
(a) Washington.
(b) Oregon.
(c) Wisconsin.
(d) California.

11. Toward the end of Chapter 9, who did Mavis say she was worried about?
(a) Edith.
(b) Sandy.
(c) Lyman.
(d) Her baby.

12. What did Sandy smell when he got out of the car after the accident?
(a) Blood.
(b) Popcorn.
(c) Smoke.
(d) Gas.

13. After Lyman returned home, what did he and Edith do some work on?
(a) Their farm equipment.
(b) The old farm house.
(c) The farm's landscaping.
(d) Their property's fencing.

14. What did Sandy need to return to school to study in order to complete his degree?
(a) History.
(b) Geometry.
(c) Algebra.
(d) Chemistry.

15. What did Mavis say Edith and Lyman looked like?
(a) An elderly couple.
(b) A newlywed couple.
(c) Twins.
(d) A couple of kids.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Wilbur Cox do for a living?

2. How did Sandy raise money for Twyla?

3. What did Sandy plan to see at the county fair?

4. What did Leona announce in 1952?

5. After Clevis left, which hotel did Sandy leave Twyla at?

(see the answer keys)

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