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

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 - Medium

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 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Miles refer to as D-Day?
(a) The anniversary of the day he became a deputy.
(b) Date day.
(c) Donuts for breakfast day.
(d) Dog to the vet day.

2. In Chapter 1, what does Miles realize he is tired of?
(a) Being a single parent.
(b) Being lonely.
(c) Being a sheriff's deputy.
(d) Being an object of pity.

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

4. For what reason does Sarah realize Miles had so much trouble asking her out?
(a) He does not know how.
(b) He is afraid of what people will think.
(c) He does not like her enough.
(d) He feels disloyal to Missy.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What treat does Sarah provide in Chapter 7 during her first tutoring session with Jonah?

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

3. At the end of Chapter 7, how much longer does Sarah tell Miles she will continue to tutor Jonah?

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

5. How old is Sarah as the novel begins?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Miles do the day Missy died rather than stay home and care for the lawn as she asked? What were the last words he said to her that day?

2. In Chapter 7, why does Miles suddenly feel pressured to ask Sarah out? Why does he not do it?

3. What reason does Sarah give for inviting Miles and Jonah to her family home for Thanksgiving dinner?

4. In Chapter 12, what does Miles tell Sarah about Missy? How does Sarah respond?

5. In Chapter 2, for what reason does Sarah think that Jonah has become so far behind in his class work? What does she think of that?

6. What does the unnamed narrator in Chapter 4 tell the reader kept Miles from looking for Missy on the day of her death when she was late coming home? Who told Miles about Missy's accident?

7. Why does Jonah object in Chapter 5 to having to stay after school with Miss Andrews several times a week? How does Miles talk him into cooperating?

8. Why does the unnamed narrator tell the reader he went to Missy's funeral?

9. How does Miles deal with Jonah's many nightmares?

10. How does Sarah react to the news that her ex-husband is planning to remarry? Why does she react this way?

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