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Saroo Brierley
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A Long Way Home Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Saroo Brierley
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Chapter 2, what instrument would be played when Saroo and his family gathered in the courtyard during the hot months of the year?
(a) Chikara.
(b) Pepa.
(c) Kombu.
(d) Harmonium.

2. In Chapter 1 after Saroo was adopted, how long did it take for him to be able to explain that a train took him to Calcutta?
(a) A little over a year.
(b) 11 months.
(c) About a year.
(d) 15 months.

3. In Chapter 1, who did Saroo remember were in the family he lost?
(a) Mother, two sisters, and a brother.
(b) Father, mother, sister, and brother.
(c) Mother, sister, and two brothers.
(d) Father, mother, two sisters, and two brothers.

4. In Chapter 4, what was the house made of where a boy and his mother allowed Saroo to stay at the beginning of Chapter 4?
(a) Bricks and mortar.
(b) Cardboard.
(c) Sheets of plywood.
(d) Rusted tin and cardboard.

5. In Chapter 4, what color was the book that Saroo's new parents created for him with photographs of them and their home?
(a) Red.
(b) Blue.
(c) Black.
(d) Green.

6. In Chapter 4, where did a teenager take Saroo to get help?
(a) Orphanage.
(b) Mosque.
(c) Police station.
(d) City offices.

7. In Chapter 4 at the Liluah juvenile home, how many children would sleep in a bed?
(a) 3 to 4.
(b) 1.
(c) 2 to 3.
(d) 2.

8. In Chapter 2, what did Saroo remember that his mother usually wore?
(a) Red sari.
(b) Yellow sari.
(c) Green sari.
(d) Blue sari.

9. How old was the author in the Prologue?
(a) 29.
(b) 30.
(c) 28.
(d) 31.

10. In Chapter 1, what was Saroo's native language?
(a) Punjabi.
(b) Hindi.
(c) Urdu.
(d) Bengali.

11. In Chapter 4, what were the names of the boys who had recently left the orphanage for Australia?
(a) Daya and Tash.
(b) Abdul and Musa.
(c) Odan and Garg.
(d) Aga and Caru.

12. In Chapter 6, how old was John Brierly when he met Sue?
(a) 21.
(b) 23.
(c) 19.
(d) 24.

13. In Chapter 4, what was the first food that Mrs. Sood got Saroo?
(a) Orange.
(b) Banana.
(c) Star fruit.
(d) Mango.

14. In Chapter 6, how old was Saroo when his mother's father died?
(a) 14.
(b) 13.
(c) 12.
(d) 11.

15. In the Prologue, how long had the author waited to find his old home?
(a) 25 years.
(b) 22 years.
(c) 27 years.
(d) 20 years.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 4, how many people died during the Stoneman murders?

2. In Chapter 5, what food did Saroo have when he met his new parents?

3. At the end of Chapter 3, where did Saroo have to hide?

4. How far away did Saroo run away shortly after Mantosh came to live with the family in Chapter 5?

5. In Chapter 2, how old was Saroo when he was circumcised?

(see the answer keys)

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