Where You Once Belonged: 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. Who is the character who drives into town at the beginning of the novel?
(a) Jack Burdette.
(b) Pat Harrison.
(c) Phil Thorpe.
(d) John Hall.

2. Jack's mother was a/an _________________ woman.
(a) religious.
(b) tall.
(c) brilliant.
(d) overweight.

3. Who pays for Jack's accommodations while he is on his trip?
(a) The grain elevator.
(b) His mother.
(c) The Chamber of Commerce.
(d) His personal account.

4. How long has the girl in #75 taken care of things for Jack?
(a) 12 years.
(b) 6 months.
(c) 3 years.
(d) 8 years.

5. What rule for football players did Jack have difficulty following?
(a) A student must volunteer at the soup kitchen.
(b) A student cannot smoke.
(c) A student cannot drink alcohol.
(d) A student has to have passing grades.

6. What college do Jack and Pat attend?
(a) Stanford University.
(b) Duke University.
(c) University of Colorado.
(d) The Ohio State University.

7. Who photographed the accident site where Jack's father was killed?
(a) Tim Miller.
(b) Pat Arbuckle.
(c) Ed Voiles.
(d) Frank Morton.

8. What do Jack and his friends steal from Burcham Scott's house?
(a) A stereo.
(b) A gas grill.
(c) A refrigerator.
(d) A car.

9. Why does Wanda Jo put up with Jack's poor treatment of her?
(a) She hopes that he will ask her to marry him.
(b) She has very low self esteem.
(c) She is bored.
(d) She doesn't know anyone else she wants to date.

10. Which of the following best describes Jack?
(a) Philanthropic.
(b) Empathetic.
(c) Self-centered.
(d) Kind.

11. Who was the girl who agreed to do all of Jack's homework?
(a) Doris Ann Evans.
(b) Wanda Jo Evans.
(c) Millie Sue Evans.
(d) Naomi Lee Evans.

12. What punishment does Jack receive for stealing the item in #65?
(a) He is kicked off the football team.
(b) He is expelled.
(c) He has to go home for a semester.
(d) He has to pay for the stolen item.

13. Who is the first person to notice the character in #2?
(a) Ray Bowen.
(b) Ralph Bird.
(c) Richard Blaine.
(d) Roger Carp.

14. Jack's father was a/an ____________________.
(a) mechanic.
(b) alcoholic.
(c) teacher.
(d) minister.

15. What does Jack do after he leaves college?
(a) Takes a Caribbean cruise.
(b) Starts his own business.
(c) Joins the Army.
(d) Marries Wanda Jo.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the wife of the person in #8 want him to do?

2. What is the sheriff doing when he gets a call about Jack Burdette?

3. What event has traumatized the girl in #68?

4. Who saw Jack at the site where his father was killed?

5. How does Jack handle the unpleasant things in his life?

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