The Unquiet Earth: A Novel 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 does Tony do with Jackie when he takes her to the Moose Club?
(a) Makes her wait in the car.
(b) Refuses to buy her any supper.
(c) Makes fun of her when she won't drink beer.
(d) Leaves her alone in a room with pool tables.

2. When Rachel's marriage begins to fall apart, why does she not leave?
(a) She thinks he will change.
(b) She wants to give it more time.
(c) She wants a child.
(d) It is against her religion.

3. Who is Rachel's roommate at nursing school?
(a) Sallie.
(b) Tommie.
(c) Francie.
(d) Jennie.

4. What does Dillon take Jackie up to Trace Mountain to see?
(a) The spectacular view.
(b) A moonshine still.
(c) His uncle's cabin.
(d) A cave.

5. Where do Rachel and Tommie work as army nurses?
(a) London.
(b) Paris.
(c) The Phillippines.
(d) Washington D.C.

6. Who had lived in Rachel and Jackie's house before them?
(a) A union organizer.
(b) A doctor.
(c) A lawyer.
(d) A reporter.

7. Rachel tells Dillon that they can't become romantically involved because _____________________.
(a) her parents forbid it.
(b) they come from different classes.
(c) they are first cousins.
(d) she is not interested in him.

8. What type of business does Dillon plan to open with Sim Gore?
(a) Bakery.
(b) Trucking.
(c) Car wash.
(d) Auto parts.

9. Where does Dillon go to join the army?
(a) Germany.
(b) Italy.
(c) England.
(d) Canada.

10. How does Tommie die?
(a) In a car accident.
(b) In battle.
(c) In a plane crash.
(d) Malaria.

11. What do the men trapped in the coal mine use to bang on the rocks to alert their rescuers?
(a) A shovel.
(b) A rifle.
(c) A tin pan.
(d) A miner's hat.

12. To what church do Rachel and Jackie belong?
(a) Baptist.
(b) Episcopalian.
(c) Catholic.
(d) Methodist.

13. What is the color of the coat that Rachel wears that bleeds out onto her white dress when it rained?
(a) Black.
(b) Blue.
(c) Red.
(d) Green.

14. In what state does the story take place?
(a) Georgia.
(b) West Virginia.
(c) North Carolina.
(d) Alabama.

15. In what year does Dillon get out of jail?
(a) 1959.
(b) 1972.
(c) 1965.
(d) 1970.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the river that runs through the region where the story takes place?

2. Why does Tony not come to help Rachel when her transportation breaks down in the mountains?

3. What part of her body is broken when Rachel falls into the river?

4. What event does Rachel's mother always listen to on the radio?

5. Who is Rachel's wealthy boyfriend in Manila?

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