A Bend in the Road Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Nicholas Sparks (author)
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 151 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

A Bend in the Road Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Nicholas Sparks (author)
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 151 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the unnamed narrator say that Missy and Miles met?
(a) Introduced by their parents after college.
(b) At a high school party.
(c) Introduced by friends in high school.
(d) At a college frat party.

2. In Chapter 2, what does Miles learn Otis Timson is claiming against him?
(a) False arrest.
(b) Lying in the police report.
(c) Police brutality.
(d) Harrassment.

3. In Chapter 5, what does Jonah think is causing Miles' silence in the car ride home?
(a) Miles is planning a surprise.
(b) Miss Andrews said something terrible about Jonah's behavior.
(c) Miles is angry and Jonah is in trouble.
(d) Nothing.

4. In Chapter 1, what does Miles think Missy's reaction to Jonah's troubles would have been?
(a) She would have blamed the teacher.
(b) She would have punished Jonah.
(c) She would have had them under control before they even happened.
(d) She would have bought Jonah a dozen tutors.

5. Who escorted Missy Ryan's funeral hearse to the cemetery?
(a) Every sheriff and police officer in the county.
(b) Miles only.
(c) Military vehicles.
(d) The fire department.

6. What gift does Miles bring to Sarah on their first date?
(a) Six yellow roses.
(b) A box of candy.
(c) An expensive bottle of wine.
(d) A dozen red roses.

7. In Chapter 11, why do Sarah and Miles leave the Tavern before finishing their drinks?
(a) To check on Jonah.
(b) To avoid a fight with Otis Timson.
(c) To be alone.
(d) To get some fresh air.

8. In Chapter 6, what was the first thing that went wrong in Sarah's day?
(a) She learned her ex-husband is re-marrying.
(b) The water heater went out, forcing her to take a cold shower.
(c) Her car had a flat tire.
(d) Several of her students had colds and coughed on her.

9. To what does the unnamed narrator confess to in Chapter 10?
(a) He witnessed the accident.
(b) He was the one who hit Missy.
(c) He loved Missy.
(d) He is a long lost relative of Missy's.

10. What does Jonah sleep with every night that Missy gave him?
(a) A special pillow.
(b) A teddy bear.
(c) An action figure.
(d) A baby blanket.

11. Where did Sarah live before moving to New Bern?
(a) Boston.
(b) New York City.
(c) Baltimore.
(d) Washington, D.C.

12. In Chapter 12, what habit does Sarah tell Miles she uses to dry her hair after a shower?
(a) She wraps her head in a towel.
(b) She uses a shower camp to prevent her hair getting wet.
(c) She lets it air dry.
(d) She uses a blow dryer.

13. How long does Sarah say her parents have been married?
(a) Thirty-five years.
(b) Fifty years.
(c) Twenty years.
(d) Forty years.

14. In Chapter 1, what does Jonah say is the difference between the work his new teacher, Miss Andrews, assigns as compared to his previous teacher, Mrs. Hayes?
(a) Mrs. Hayes explained the lessons in a clearer manner.
(b) Miss Andrews' work is harder.
(c) Miss Andrews' offers less help with the work.
(d) Mrs. Hayes' work was harder.

15. What type of bushes does Miles plant in his garden to please Sarah?
(a) Roses.
(b) Camelias.
(c) Holly.
(d) Bougainvillaea.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Miles say he does not like Sarah's ex-husband?

2. In Chapter 4, what is the unnamed narrator looking at on his desk as he writes this section of his story?

3. What does the unnamed narrator say was the center of Missy and Miles' life?

4. Where does the unnamed narrator say Missy worked shortly after her wedding to Miles?

5. In Chapter 11, where do Sarah and Miles go for their date?

(see the answer keys)

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