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 is the name of the town where the story takes place?
(a) Holman.
(b) Holt.
(c) Holbrook.
(d) Hot Springs.

2. Jack Burdette's crime had to do with _____________________.
(a) a kidnapping.
(b) a lot of money.
(c) a murder.
(d) a suicide.

3. What type of business does the person in #8 own?
(a) Men's clothing shop.
(b) Insurance agency.
(c) Grocery store.
(d) Floral shop.

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

5. In what month of the year did Jack's father die?
(a) March.
(b) December.
(c) February.
(d) July.

6. Who does Jack date when he returns from the Army?
(a) Wanda Jo.
(b) Doris.
(c) Sallie Ann.
(d) Peggy.

7. Who was the owner of the town's newspaper?
(a) Mr. Arbuckle.
(b) Mr. Archer.
(c) Mr. Arbogast.
(d) Mr. Armstrong.

8. What is a quality that Jack possesses?
(a) Musical ability.
(b) Public speaking skills.
(c) Charm.
(d) Mechanical skills.

9. Instead of doing his homework like she did in high school, what does Wanda Jo do for Jack now?
(a) She mends his clothes.
(b) She washes his car.
(c) She cleans his apartment.
(d) She does his laundry.

10. Who told the person in #46 about Jack's father's accident?
(a) A sheriff's deputy.
(b) An elderly woman.
(c) A group of boys.
(d) A local man.

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

12. What type of relationship does the girl in #75 want with Jack?
(a) Lovers.
(b) Friendship.
(c) Marriage.
(d) Business.

13. How did Jack behave in school?
(a) He was shy.
(b) He was well behaved.
(c) He was a distraction.
(d) He was attentive.

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

15. In what year does the story take place?
(a) 1985.
(b) 2003.
(c) 1969.
(d) 1954.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Jack unhappy during his early days at college?

2. What does Jack do with the young woman in #88?

3. How long had Jack worked at his job before getting a promotion?

4. Who is the author of "Where You Once Belonged"?

5. What does Wanda Jo think is a good sign for her in terms of getting Joe to ask her to marry him?

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