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

2. How could the girl in #68 best be characterized?
(a) Angry.
(b) Chipper.
(c) Brooding.
(d) Sweet.

3. What is the profession of the father of the girl in #68?
(a) Newspaper publisher.
(b) Attorney.
(c) College professor.
(d) Physician.

4. In what city is the college in #60 located?
(a) Columbus, Ohio.
(b) San Diego, California.
(c) Boston, Massachusetts.
(d) Boulder, Colorado.

5. What was notable about Jack Burdette's father?
(a) He was an alcoholic.
(b) He was a minister.
(c) He was deaf.
(d) He had six fingers on one hand.

6. What can be said about Jack's parents?
(a) They were pillars of the community.
(b) He never knew his father.
(c) They spoiled him rotten.
(d) They were older when Jack was born.

7. Where was Jack's father headed when he died?
(a) Home.
(b) Hardware store.
(c) Church.
(d) Bar.

8. Why does Jack move out of his mother's house?
(a) She married a man he doesn't like.
(b) He wants to live with his girlfriend.
(c) She is too strict.
(d) He went to college.

9. To what job is Jack promoted?
(a) Manager of the real estate office.
(b) Buyer at the men's store.
(c) Head mechanic.
(d) Manager of the grain elevator.

10. To what city does Wanda Jo eventually move?
(a) Des Moines.
(b) Chicago.
(c) Pueblo.
(d) Boulder.

11. In what year did Jack's father die?
(a) 1966.
(b) 1972.
(c) 1959.
(d) 1938.

12. Where does the sheriff hit Jack?
(a) The back of his head.
(b) The back.
(c) The stomach.
(d) The forehead.

13. To what city does Jack go six months after his promotion?
(a) Des Moines.
(b) Butte.
(c) Tulsa.
(d) Boise.

14. How did Jack's father die?
(a) His car was hit by a train.
(b) He had a heart attack.
(c) He had cancer.
(d) He was shot.

15. Why were Jack's friends not happy with the arrangements of meeting in Jack's room?
(a) They weren't allowed to smoke in the house.
(b) The air conditioning was broken.
(c) There was no way to chill the beer.
(d) There was a midnight curfew for the house.

Short Answer Questions

1. When do boys in town come to drink beer and play cards in Jack's room?

2. Who does Jack date when he returns from the Army?

3. What is a quality that Jack possesses?

4. Who is the character who drives into town at the beginning of the novel?

5. How did Jack behave in school?

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