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

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

3. What rumor about Jack spreads quickly in town when Jack returns from his trip?
(a) He hit a policeman.
(b) He had a bad accident.
(c) He is a married man.
(d) He was admitted to a psychiatric hospital.

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

5. Which of the following does NOT describe Jack as a student?
(a) Eager.
(b) Scholarly.
(c) Attentive.
(d) Less than ideal.

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

7. What is the name of Pat's little girl?
(a) Toni.
(b) Tonya.
(c) Missy.
(d) Abigail.

8. What does the person in #8 do after confronting the man in the parked vehicle?
(a) Goes to the police station.
(b) Takes his wife to the beauty salon.
(c) Returns home.
(d) Goes to a bar.

9. From where was Jack's father returning when he was killed?
(a) The hospital.
(b) The high school.
(c) A church.
(d) The bars.

10. Why does Pat not see Jack often at college?
(a) Jack is an athlete and Pat is a scholar.
(b) He is embarrassed to be seen with him.
(c) Their schedules conflict.
(d) They live in different dorms.

11. Where did Pat and his new wife move after graduation?
(a) Sacramento.
(b) Boise.
(c) Holt.
(d) Portland.

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

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

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

15. What does the sheriff do when he confronts Jack?
(a) Tells him to get out of town.
(b) Shoots him in the leg.
(c) Places him under arrest.
(d) Gives him a ticket for loitering.

Short Answer Questions

1. With whom does Pat fall in love while at college?

2. What sport did Jack discover in high school?

3. Where does Jack live after he moves out of his mother's house?

4. What did one of Jack's teachers do out of frustration of having him in her class?

5. What type of business does the person in #8 own?

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