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. Jack is accused of stealing _________________ from another student.
(a) a pair of jeans.
(b) a computer.
(c) a radio.
(d) a textbook.

2. The person in #2 parks the vehicle in front of what establishment?
(a) A cafe.
(b) A tavern.
(c) A movie theater.
(d) A church.

3. What did the person in #46 find it difficult to do?
(a) Try out for sports.
(b) Offer condolences to Jack.
(c) Ask a girl on a date.
(d) Leave for college.

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

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

6. Why did Jack become a hero in Holt?
(a) He did CPR on an accident victim.
(b) He was a good football player.
(c) He intervened in a robbery attempt.
(d) He rescued an old woman from a burning building.

7. Who is the author of "Where You Once Belonged"?
(a) Kurt Hingham.
(b) Kent Harrison.
(c) Kirk Houston.
(d) Kent Haruf.

8. In what state does the novel take place?
(a) Arizona.
(b) Colorado.
(c) New Mexico.
(d) California.

9. Who saw Jack at the site where his father was killed?
(a) Eddie.
(b) Wanda Jo.
(c) Pat.
(d) Doris.

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

11. What did the girl in #28 get in return for doing Jack's homework?
(a) Jack's romantic attentions.
(b) Money.
(c) Football game tickets.
(d) Homecoming queen title.

12. How could Jack be described as a child?
(a) Fat and a bully.
(b) Tall and shy.
(c) Big and tough.
(d) Average and quiet.

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

14. What surprises Wanda Jo about Jack's return to town?
(a) He bought a new suit.
(b) He has a new car.
(c) He bought her an engagement ring.
(d) He is married.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What major decision does Wanda Jo make regarding Jack?

2. What was notable about Jack Burdette's father?

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

4. Who was the owner of the town's newspaper?

5. What type of vehicle does the person in #2 drive?

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