When We Were Orphans Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 127 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the When We Were Orphans Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Christopher remember about the days immediately following his failure to take the lotion back to Ling Tien's room?
(a) Christopher does not remember anything of those days.
(b) Christopher remembers being concerned for his mother.
(c) Christopher remembers being concerned about Akira.
(d) Christopher remembers being concerned for his father.

2. Who does Uncle Philip say "is about as English as they come?"
(a) Christopher.
(b) Christopher's mother.
(c) Christopher's father.
(d) Philip himself.

3. Why does Christopher tell Colonel Chamberlain that he doesn't think it will be necessary for him to go to England?
(a) Christopher tells Chamberlain he can get on in Shanghai by himself.
(b) Christopher tells Chamberlain his parents will return from a trip very soon.
(c) Christopher tells Chamberlain he is a detective and will solve the mystery of his parents' disappearance.
(d) Christopher tells Chamberlain the very best detectives are working on the case of his parents' disappearance.

4. What is the second question Christopher asks Sir Cecil?
(a) Christopher asks if Sir Cecil would like his assistance in solving the mystery of his disappearing cigar box.
(b) Christopher asks whether Sir Cecil would like a drink from his flask.
(c) Christopher asks how Sir Cecil met Sarah.
(d) Christopher asks whether Sir Cecil happened to meet Akira.

5. Who first tells Christopher about Jennifer?
(a) Colonel Chamberlain.
(b) Lady Beaton.
(c) Mrs. Givens.
(d) Sarah Hemmings.

6. When Christopher comes to London from Cambridge he takes a flat in what neighborhood?
(a) Hyde Park.
(b) Knotting Hill.
(c) Kensington.
(d) Downtown.

7. At what age did Christopher and Akira begin playing on the mound in the garden?
(a) Age seven.
(b) Age eight.
(c) Age six.
(d) Age five.

8. What does Christopher remember about Uncle Philip on the day of the plump-faced man's visit?
(a) Uncle Philip seemed to be preoccupied.
(b) Uncle Philip had a big wad of money.
(c) Uncle Philip had just gotten a hair cut.
(d) Uncle Phillip seemed not to be on Christopher's family's side.

9. How does Osbourne offend Christopher?
(a) Osbourne insults Christopher's cooking.
(b) Osbourne claims Christopher was "such an odd bird in school."
(c) Osbourne breaks Christopher's china.
(d) Osbourne calls Christopher's mother a "loose woman."

10. Where do the guests go after the meal and the speech at the Meredith Foundation dinner?
(a) A fashionable club across the street.
(b) The ballroom.
(c) The parlor.
(d) The billiard room.

11. Who does young Christopher see being very familiar with the plump-faced man?
(a) Uncle Philip.
(b) Christopher's father.
(c) Akira.
(d) Christopher's mother.

12. Christopher has an argument over the pronunciation of which English expression?
(a) Boss.
(b) Old chap.
(c) Governor.
(d) Mate.

13. Where is Mr. Banks's study?
(a) Next door to Uncle Philip's office.
(b) On the uppermost floor of the house.
(c) In London.
(d) At the British consulate.

14. Who surprises Christopher while he is investigating the Emory case?
(a) James Osbourne.
(b) Inspector Kung.
(c) Sir Cecil Medhurst.
(d) Sarah Hemmings.

15. Whom does Christopher discover waiting for him when he arrives outside the Meredith Foundation dinner?
(a) Jennifer.
(b) Charles Emory.
(c) Sir Cecil Medhurst.
(d) Sarah.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the event Osbourne takes Christopher to turn out to be?

2. How does Miss Givens strike Christopher in her interview?

3. What does Christopher think about the quality of his memory of the Shanghai garden?

4. What is Christopher's initial response to the plump-faced man?

5. What is Lady Beaton's first reaction to Christopher's proposal that he adopt Jennifer?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 658 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the When We Were Orphans Lesson Plans
When We Were Orphans from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook